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Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Theory

This course

Ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology.

Required experience

Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.

Minimum duration

40 hours plus exam time

Minimum age



Position fixing, course shaping and plotting, tidal knowledge, use of almanacs and admiralty publications, electronic position finding equipment, taking and interpreting forecasts, plotting weather systems, weather predictions using a barometer.

Certificate issuing criteria

Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day & night.


This is a shorebased course that can be taken in the classroom, online or by distance learning.


£320 (Includes plotter and divider)

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