RYA Online Theory Day Skipper & Coastal /  Yachtmaster courses

All our online courses are provided by Skippers Online with shipping charges to the UK free.  The main advantages of these online courses are as follows:

    1. 14 day money back guarantee
    2. We offer 20% discount using voucher code 4SXCB111408J
    3. 12 months to complete course which can be extended for as little as £50
    4. Full e-mail support and potential to Skype (so can screen share) 7 days a week
    5. Lessons run offline on IOS and Android devises
    6. Works with PC’s, Macs, iPads, Androids, Windows, MacOS, IOS, Linux…
    7. Lessons fully narrated (voice-over) & 3D graphics employed to depict scenarios
    8. Lessons come with humour & anecdotes to give the ‘real experience’ feel
    9. Comes with training charts & RYA almanac
    10. RYA course completion certificate when you have passed your exams
    11. Free online radar fundamentals course included
    12. Book online courses through us: After certification we offer 10% discount off our practical courses

RYA DAY SKIPPER THEORY SYLLABUS

  • Chart Familiarisation
  • Tidal Heights
  • Tidal Streams
  • The Compass & Position Fixing
  • Dead Reckoning & Estimated Position
  • Course to Steer
  • Electronic Navigation
  • Buoyage
  • Pilotage
  • Passage Planning
  • Meteorology
  • The Collision Regulations
  • Safety & Protection of The Environment

RYA YACHTMASTER THEORY SYLLABUS

  • Charts & Other Publications
  • Definition of Position, Time, Speed & Distance
  • The Compass (including allowance for deviation and swinging the compass)
  • Tidal Theory
  • Tidal Heights (including secondary ports)
  • Tidal Streams (including interpolation of drift)
  • Estimated Position
  • Course to Steer
  • Visual Aids to Navigation
  • Electronic Aids to Navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Passage Planning
  • Meteorology (including interpreting surface pressure charts)
  • The Collision Regulations
  • Safety & Protection of The Environment

CLICK HERE for demonstration on buoyage

CLICK HERE for demonstration on pilotage

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Student Resources Shorebased Practical


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Competent Crew

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Day Skipper

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Coastal Skipper

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Yachtmaster™ Prep

Often the ultimate aim of spring skippers proving skipper experience & competence

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ICC prep and exam

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Yachtmaster™ Instructor

For the day: Own boat: Manoevering, sail trim, practice MOB (with 50kg dummy) or ICC

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Mile building Weekend

Weekend sailing to the West Country or across channel to gain sea miles and experience

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