RYA Coastal Skipper

RYA Coastal Skipper

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.

After your course

Gain the confidence and skills required to skipper a yacht by day and night, and take on more challenging coastal passages.

Course Details

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

Cost £625

RYA Coastal Skipper

Available Dates

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To Book

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Included on course

RYA 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.

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.

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?

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.

Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.

RYA Specialist Courses

Learn more about the Specialist Courses we offer.

Further Information

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Who are the RYA?

Find out more about the Royal Yachting Association (RYA): Who are the RYA?