An advanced course for more experienced skipper, or those wishing to build on the RYA Day Skipper Theory course.
RYA Yachtmaster Theory courses are run throughout the year from our base in London.
Please have a look at our article, “Is the RYA Yachtmaster Theory course right for me?” for further information.
RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course Content This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.
- Charts and publications
- Tides and how to use them
- Weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
- Course shaping and plotting
- Use of electronic navigation
- Customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos to accompany all our theory courses
Previous experience required Day Skipper Theory
Duration 40 hours
Max instructor ratio 12:1
All training materials, Almanac and exams are included.
You will need to bring – Pen, 2B pencil, eraser, paper and a Portland plotter and dividers.
We can provide a Portland plotter and dividers for £20 please mention when ordering
Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue your RYA qualification and attend a RYA Coastal Skipper course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Interested in gaining seamile? Join us on a mile building trip.
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?