Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Online

Course overview

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.

Pre-requisite experience

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
This online course is delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training.
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!

Suggested minimum pre-course experience and recommended knowledge:

Competent in coastal navigation skills RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster shorebased certificate recommended.


Study time :

Approximately 50 hours.


Price:

370,50 euro. includes the RYA courses notes which include practice navigation tables and question papers.

Postage 39,00 euro.


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