The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Practical is perfect for those looking for a course that will equip them with the skills and qualifications needed to safely and effectively skipper a sailing vessel on more than just day trips.
Also suited to those seeking to follow a career in the Yachting or Super Yachting industry.
• Bareboat Charters
• Boat Owners
• Candidates seeking employment on Super Yachts
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a RYA / MCA Yachtmaster Coastal course completion certificate.
Put your theoretical knowledge from the Coastal/ Offshore Theory certification into practice as you take to the seas and improve your skippering and navigational skills. While living aboard the yacht for six days, you’ll get a chance to practice your seamanship, boat handling, heavy weather tactics, night sailing, coastal navigation, seamanship and leadership skills.
• Giving safety briefing
• Improved use of emergency equipment
• Engine checks and advanced trouble shooting
• Improved skippering ability
• Maneuvering under power in confined spaces
• Maneuvering under sail in confined spaces
• Improved sailing and sail trim
• Motoring and sailing up to mooring buoys
• Various berthing situations
• Man-over board recovery techniques
• Distress, safety and seamanship
• Night Sailing
• GPS and other electronic aids
• Advanced navigation and Piloting techniques
• Advanced meteorology and weather forecasting
• Greater emphasis on the International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea
• Maintenance and repairs
• Planned victualling and feeding at sea
• Passage Planning
• Food Preparation
• Improved efficiency in all practical exercises