RYA Coastal  Skipper Practical Course

Become a skilled skipper on coastal passages by day and night and enjoy an active holiday.

Description: This course is designed to give an experienced Day Skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night or involve watch keeping systems. During the course you will skipper passages in a whole variety of situations and enjoy an intense and satisfying week. This course is an ideal bridge between Day Skipper and the full RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal course. It is an advanced skippering course for yachtsmen and women who have considerable knowledge of and experience in sailing and navigation.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: 15 days at sea, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours. A knowledge of naviation to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/ Offshore theory level.

Recommended pre-course knowledge: Knowledge of advanced offshore & coastal seamanship, navigation, pilotage and meteorology.

Course contents: Coastal- and offshore skippering techniques. Undertaking demanding passages by day and by night. More advanced boat handling and pilotage for experienced Day Skippers.

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Duration: 5 consecutive days.

Certificate: After successful completion we award you with an RYA Coastal Skipper Course Completion Certificate.

After the course: You are able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and by night.  Reduced required sea time to enter an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Exam for holders of an RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Certificate.

If you are a competent sailor but have little experience in skippering a yacht. Please click here and have a look at our RYA Dayskipper Practical Course

Suggested minimum pre-course experience:

15 days at sea, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours. A knowledge of navigation to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/ Offshore theory level.


Recommended pre-course knowledge:

Knowledge of advanced offshore & coastal seamanship, navigation, pilotage and meteorology.


Course contents:

Coastal- and offshore skippering techniques. Undertaking demanding passages by day and by night. More advanced boat handling and pilotage for experienced Day Skippers.


Duration:

5-days: from monday 09.00 till friday 16.00


Prize:

5 days Eur. 695,00

Food, drinks and Harbourfees 22,50 Euro p.p p. day.


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Course dates 2019:

Mar 25 – Mar 29 Jul 22 – Jul 26
Apr 01 – Apr 05 Aug 05- Aug 09
Apr 15 – Apr 19 Aug 19 – Aug 23
Apr 29 – May 03 Sep 02- Sep 06
May 13 – May 17 Sep 16 – Sep 20
May 27 – May 31 Sep 30 – Oct 04
Jun 10 – Jun 14 Oct 14 – Oct 18
Jun 24 – Jun 28 Oct 28 – Nov 01
Jul 08 – Jul 12

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