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RYA Coastal Skipper Course Content
Building on previous experience, you will learn to prepare and plan coastal passages, and how to navigate at night and in restricted visibility. Develop your boat handling skills under sail and engine with more challenging situations. Learn to handle a boat in adverse weather and how to recover a man over board under sail.
Join the boat on Monday morning, meet your instructor and crew, and after a safety briefing set off returning Friday afternoon.
After your course
Gain the confidence and skills required to skipper a yacht by day and night, and take on more challenging coastal passages.
Previous experience required 15 Days (2 days as skipper) 300 miles, 8 night hours. Navigation to Yachtmaster theory level
Duration 5 days
Max instructor ratio 5:1
Included on courseRYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 2 evening meals. An RYA Log book is available for a nominal fee.
Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete your RYA Yachtmaster contact us for more details
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Learn more about what it takes to become a yachtmaster.
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.
RYA Specialist Courses
- RYA VHF Course
- RYA First Aid
- RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety
- RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
- RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the Specialist Courses we offer.
Who are the RYA?
Find out more about the Royal Yachting Association (RYA): Who are the RYA?