This is an advanced navigation course for more experienced skippers who has the ambition to sail on a professional level. The RYA/MCA Coastal/ Yachtmaster shorebased certificate is also your entry ticket to work professionally on yachts up to 24m.
With this RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster theory course you will have necessary knowledge to do the practical Coastal skipper course and/or the pass the Yachtmaster offshore practical exam . The RYA/MCA Coastal skipper / Yachtmaster skipper shore based certificate is valid for motor and sail yachts.
Intended for: For anyone who wants to skipper a sail or motor yacht on a professional level.
Recommended pre-course experience: RYA Dayskipper practical sail or similar experience/RYA Dayskipper practical motor or similar skills experience
Assumed knowledge: RYA Dayskipper shorebased certificate or similar knowledge
Minimum age: 18
- Lights & day shape from ships
- Safety equipment & emergency situations
- Weather forecast and meteorology
- Advanced reading and understanding navigational charts
- Plotting a course including the tidal currants
- Calculating tidal heights including secondary ports
- International regulations for prevention of collision at sea
- Use of electronic navigation
- Basics about stability
- Preparing a longer distance passage plan
- Day & night pilotage plan
Certification: RYA /MCA coastal / Yachtmaster shorebased certificate. The certificate is delivered after a successful written exam at the RTC NCP school in Croatia
Number of students: Minimum 2 - maximum 12. Private tuition is also possible on request
Minimum duration: 40 hours + 5 hours exam
Ability after the course: Having the theoretical knowledge to skipper safely a sail or motor yacht during the day & night up to 150 Nm from save haven.
- RYA coastal / yachtmaster shorebased course package
- RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster shorebased exam
- RYA training almanac
- 2 RYA training charts
- RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster shorebased certificate ( if successful )
- RYA electronic navigation simulator
- Cold & hot drinks during the break
- One free reassessment
- RYA logbook
- Divider & plotter