RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Practical (Power)
The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper teaches further skills and relies on greater experience than the previous course, Day Skipper. The aim of the course is to teach the skills and techniques required to skipper a cruising vessel (7-15m LOA) safely on coastal passages by day and night.
Content & Objectives
The course includes the following
Preparation for sea, including safety requirements for offshore passages
Ability as a skipper
Yacht handling under power
Dealing with adverse weather conditions
The course is taught over five days on board one of our vessels in the Solent and surrounding waters.
A reasonable amount of skill on board a boat is required in order to take the Yachtmaster Coastal qualification. We would strongly recommend that you also have completed the Yachtmaster theory course.
In order to qualify as a Yachtmaster Coastal you are required to take a practical exam of around 6 to 10 hours at the end of the course which is assessed by an indeprendent RYA examiner.
In addition, you must also
hold at least a restricted (VHF) Radio Operator's Certificate or GMDSS Short Range certificate
hold a valid First Aid certificate (RYA or STCW)
Have logged 800 miles seatime in the previous10 years, 3 days living on board, 2 days as skipper and 12 night hours
The cost of this course is £1020 inc VAT.
Course Duration: 5 days
Please place a online enquiry below or call us on +44(0)1983 294088.
We are running this course on demand throughout the year. Call +44(0)1983 294088 for the latest course updates, or use the online enquiry form to be added to the waiting list for this course.
For group bookings or if more than six places are required then please use our contact form
or call us on +44(0)1983 294088.