Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course
Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.
40 hours plus exam time
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.