RYA Coastal  Skipper Practical Course

Become a skilled skipper on coastal passages by day and night and enjoy an active holiday.

Description: This course is designed to give an experienced Day Skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night or involve watch keeping systems. During the course you will skipper passages in a whole variety of situations and enjoy an intense and satisfying week. This course is an ideal bridge between Day Skipper and the full RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal course. It is an advanced skippering course for yachtsmen and women who have considerable knowledge of and experience in sailing and navigation.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience: 15 days at sea, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours. A knowledge of naviation to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/ Offshore theory level.

Recommended pre-course knowledge: Knowledge of advanced offshore & coastal seamanship, navigation, pilotage and meteorology. Knowledge of all aspects of the RYA competent crew syllabus and RYA day skipper syllabus

Course contents: Coastal- and offshore skippering techniques. Undertaking demanding passages by day and by night. More advanced boat handling and pilotage for experienced Day Skippers.

Dates & Prices: See next

Students to Instructor Ratio
5:1 maximum on all practical courses

Prelearning, exams and courses are delivered in English

Syllabus

Example schedule

Duration: 5 consecutive days.

Certificate: After successful completion we award you with a RYA Coastal Skipper Course Completion Certificate.

After the course: You are able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and by night.  Reduced required sea time to enter an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal Exam for holders of an RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Certificate.

If you are a competent sailor but have little experience in skippering a yacht. Please click here and have a look at our RYA Dayskipper Practical Course

What does RYA Coastal skipper allow you to do?

Covid 19: We have taken special measures and because of that we may start and finish in Regatta Center Medemblik.


Suggested minimum pre-course experience:

15 days at sea, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours. A knowledge of navigation to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/ Offshore theory level. Knowledge of all aspects of the RYA competent crew syllabus and RYA day skipper syllabus


Recommended pre-course knowledge:

Knowledge of advanced offshore & coastal seamanship, navigation, pilotage and meteorology.


Course contents:

Coastal- and offshore skippering techniques. Undertaking demanding passages by day and by night. More advanced boat handling and pilotage for experienced Day Skippers.


Duration:

5-days: from monday 09.00 till friday 16.00


Prize:

5 days Eur. 795,00

Food, drinks and Harbourfees 27,50 Euro p.p p. day.



When:

Course dates 2022 midweeks:

Mar 28- Apr 01 Aug 01 – Aug 05
Apr 11 – Apr 15 Aug 15 – Aug 19
Apr 25 – Apr 29 Aug 29 – Sep 02
May 09 – May 13 Sep 12 – Sep 16
May 23 – May 27 Sep 26 – Sep 30
Jun 06 – Jun 10
Oct 10 – Oct 14
Jun 20 – Jun 24
Jul 04 – Jul 08
Jul 18 – Jul 21