RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory Course

Falmouth Training Solutions are running the above course over three weekends in the New Year. Bookings must be made direct with FTS and not StMSC

Telephone: 01326 211311
Email: john@falmouthtrainingsolutions.co.uk
Web site: http://www.falmouthtrainingsolutions.co.uk/

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Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory
Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on their Day Skipper course. This course equips skippers to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.

This course will take their theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

As with the Day Skipper shorebased course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used during the course to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.

Course topics include:

  • 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 and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad

Course is over 3 Weekends

  • 1st & 2nd February
  • 15th & 16th February
  • 22nd & 23rd February

Venue

Falmouth School of Sailing, Bridge House, Tregoniggie Industrial Estate, Falmouth TR11 4SN

Just £395.00 per person

10% Discount to RYA and Local Sailing Club Members

Groups of three or more 15% discount

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