Top-facebook2x Top-google2x Top-twitter2x Top-youtube2x Top-instagram2x Top-email2x Email us Top-search2x Cart Login
Home / Training / Offshore skills / RYA Yachtmaster Theory
Home / Training / Offshore skills / RYA Yachtmaster Theory

RYA Yachtmaster Theory

PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT CURRENTLY RUN THIS COURSE

This course is is an advanced course aimed at students who wish to skipper a yacht on longer coastal passages or who are working towards the Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams. It requires knowledge equivalent to the Day Skipper Theory and some practical experience is also recommended.

The Yachtmaster Theory Course covers the following:

  • Advanced navigation techniques
  • Tidal heights including detailed secondary port calculations
  • Tidal Streams
  • GPS and chart plotters
  • Meteorology including weather prediction by observation
  • Collision regulations
  • Stability
  • Safety

On successful completion you will have enough knowledge to plan and execute a coastal passage anywhere in the world. Towards the end of the course you will be given three assessment papers to complete; meterology, chartwork and collision regulations.

RYA course materials will be provided. You will also need a set of plotting tools. We can supply these for £25. In addition you will need to purchase 2 or 3 other publications to supplement your studies.

Course Dates:

PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT CURRENTLY RUN THIS COURSE

Course Length: 12 weeks + 1x Saturday
Course Fee: £TBC (includes all RYA materials) + £25 (optional plotting tools)

Last updated 20:56 on 11 February 2018

© 2018 Thames Sailing Club powered by Sailing Club Manager