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RYA Coastal Skipper Course

Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge

Coastal Skipper is for the experienced skipper and can lead to a RYA/MCA examination for Yacht Master Coastal and commercial endorsement if you wish, which means that you can be a professional skipper.

You will learn advanced skippering and sailing skills as well as customs and other international regulations.

We normally try to sail overnight to a distant harbour to practice these advanced skills. Although most people pass the course it is very intense. Successful students are taught to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night.

So, do you think that you are good enough..?

What you need to take this course

PRE-COURSE EXPERIENCE 15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours
ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE Boat handling to the standard of Day Skipper and navigation to shorebased Coastal
MINIMUM DURATION 5 Days
MINIMUM AGE 17

Course content covers the following

Passage planning, Preparation for sea, Pilotage, Passage making and ability as skipper, Yacht handling under power, Yacht handling under sail, Adverse weather conditions, Emergency situations

What you will achieve

Able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night.

What it will cost

per person (public course) €790
per yacht (maximum 5 students) €2,455
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