Learn to skipper a yacht by day and by night, complete more challenging passages.
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, 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
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.
Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day, 1 evening meal
To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included. 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 more 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?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?
Learn more about what it takes to become a yachtmaster, or developing your skipper skills.