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RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory

105 Medina Village, Bridge Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7LP

  • Price: £375 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Red Ensign Training
  • Location 105 Medina Village, Bridge Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7LP
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

Course Outline

This is advanced training for more experienced skippers and builds on the knowledge gained at Day Skipper level, enabling you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

Content & Objectives

To cover the following

position fixing

course shaping and plotting

tidal knowledge

use of almanacs and admiralty publications

electronic position finding equipment

taking and interpreting forecasts

plotting weather systems

weather predictions using a barometer and by observation

collision regulations

customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad

Learning Mode

This five day, classroom-based course is taught at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.

Entry Requirements

You should have passed the RYA Day Skipper theory course or equivalent before attending this course and be aged over 18.

Costs

This five day course costs £375 inc VAT

If you require accommodation during the course we can help with a list of local crew houses, B&Bs and hotels to suit all budgets.

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Red Ensign Training

105 Medina Village, Bridge Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7LP

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