Online Course

RYA Online Yachtmaster Theory Course

LOCATION Online

LEVEL: Advanced

TIME TO COMPLETE 40 hours

COST * € 350,-

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Yachtmaster online theory course

Advanced training for more experienced skippers to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages

The RYA Coastal Yachtmaster online theory course is an advanced training program designed for sailors and boaters who wish to deepen their navigational skills. This course covers more complex aspects of navigation, pilotage, meteorology, and collision regulations, and is suitable for those who already have a solid foundation in basic sailing and navigation skills. It’s often taken by individuals aspiring to achieve the RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore qualifications.

Advanced Navigation and Passage Planning: Equips skippers with the skills needed for complex coastal and offshore navigation, both by day and night.

Preparation for Practical Exams: Tailored to meet the theoretical requirements for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams.

Comprehensive Coverage: Includes a revision of Day Skipper subjects before delving into more advanced topics in navigation, pilotage, and meteorology, enhancing overall seamanship skills.

There is an exam at the end of the RYA Yachtmaster online theory course. This exam assesses the knowledge and skills gained throughout the course, ensuring that participants have achieved the required standard in navigation, pilotage, and meteorology for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore qualifications. The successful completion of this exam is crucial for those looking to progress to the practical examinations and certifications.

Syllabus

  • Chart and other publications

  • Definition of Position, Time, Speed & Distance

  • The Compass

  • Tidal Theory

  • Tidal Heights

  • Secondary ports

  • Tidal Streams

  • Estimated Position

  • Course to Steer

  • Visual Aids to Navigation

  • Electronic Aids to Navigation

  • Pilotage

  • Passage Planning

  • Meteorology

  • The Collision Regulations

  • Safety & Protection of The Environment

Trip includes

RYA Coastal : Yachtmaster Theory
Example lesson day skypper – dead reckoning and estimated position: