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.

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 an 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.


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. 720,00

Food, drinks and Harbourfees 24,50 Euro p.p p. day.



When:

Course dates 2021 midweeks:

Mar 22- Mar 26 Jul 26 – Jul 30
Apr 05 – Apr 09 Aug 09 – Aug 13
Apr 19 – Apr 23 Aug 23 – Aug 27
May 03 – May 07 Sep 06 – Sep 10
May 17 – May 21 Sep 20 – Sep 24
May 31 – Jun 04
Oct 04 – Oct 08
Jun 14 – Jun 18 Oct 18 – Oct 22
Jun 28 – Jul 02
Jul 12 – Jul 16