Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Online
A course in celestial navigation, worldwide meteorology and voyage planning. The course is suitable for competent navigators planning an ocean passage, or those just interested in offshore navigation techniques.
The Ocean Theory course includes an introduction to the principles of celestial navigation, practical use of the sextant, measurement of time, position fixing by sun and stars, compass checking and great circle sailing. Worldwide meteorology, including tropical revolving storms, and passage planning for ocean voyaging. At the end of the course you will understand the theory of astro navigation, and be able to fix position using sun, moon and star sights.
It is not essential to study before the course, however you may find Celestial Navigation by Tom Cunliffe helpful.
Competent in coastal navigation skills RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster shorebased certificate recommended.
- Do your theory in the comfort of your own home.
- No classroom pressure pressure to keep up,
- You can study when ever you feel like it and when you have the time.
- Your enrolment last for three years.
- Six months access with the option to extend.
- Animated diagrams show you how and why Astro Navigation works.
We have a 100% pass rate for everyone who has completed this course.
Course includes the RYA courses notes which include practice navigation tables and question papers,
Free downloads of pro-formers for plotting and pro-formers for sight reductions.
Online pro-formers for entering answer with instant feedback and help.
There is a 6 month access period with an admin fee to extend.
We are able to offer RYA Day Skipper, Coastal Yachtmaster offshore and Ocean theory as on online course provided by Navathome an RYA recognised training centre specialising in providing online RYA courses.
The contract is between Navathome.com and the student. By Booking you agree with the terms & conditions of Navathome.
Gain the necessary background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night. Click here and book or enquire about your Yachtmaster Coastal/Yachtmaster® Ocean Online Course now!