5 Day Course PLUS Exam
5 days theory 8.00am – 6.00pm Or
2 weekends (8.00am – 6.00pm) PLUS 2 evenings (6.00pm – 10:30pm)
This is an advanced navigation course for those who wish to take the Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate. We assume that you are already qualified as a Day Skipper and although there is some time set aside for the revision of subjects covered in the elementary course you should arrive with a good understanding of the basics.
Previous experience necessary: This course assumes that you are a qualified Day Skipper or have equivalent experience.
On this course you will cover more complex aspects of navigation at sea including how to work out secondary tidal heights, position fixing, navigating in restricted visibility, passage planning and the capabilities and limitations of electronic navigation aids.
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
Emergencies – safety equipment, towing
Tides and currents
Navigation with restricted visibility
GPS & chart plotters
Echo sounders & logs
Safety at sea
What do I bring?
Two soft 2B pencils
Note pad and pens
* Must be pre-ordered at least 2 weeks prior and will supplied on the day, please phone or email details.
How long is the course?
The course involves five days classroom theory, 8.00am – 6.00pm.
RYA Yachtmaster Theory certificate presented upon successful completion of exam.