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+27 (0)21 788 1009 082 088 7186 skipper@yachtmaster.co.za

Pre-course requirements:
300 Nautical Miles (For holders of RYA Day Skipper) 600 Nautical Miles for others.
This course assumes knowledge of the RYA Day Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Theory, so ideally, we would like you to have at least the equivalent of RYA Day Skipper in Sailing experience on a sailing yacht smaller than 24m/72ft and smaller than 200gt, and the Equivalent of RYA Yachtmaster Coastal in Theory Knowledge before allowing you to move on to the Practical Modules.

 

  • 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
6 days

Call us:
+27 21 788 1009 (Landline)
+27 82 088 7186 (Mobile)
WhatsApp welcome (please include name)

Email us:
skipper@yachtmaster.co.za

All onboard expenses including 3 meals a day
All required publications and navigational equipment
60 Mile coastal passages
The complete dedication of an instructor to your success!!

On-shore expenses

Loan of Foul weather gear and boots (by pre-request only)

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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.

Applicable to:
• Bareboat Charters
• Boat Owners
• Hobbyists
• 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.

This includes:
• 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

Contact us on +27 21 788 1009 or email skipper@yachtmaster.co.za if you would like to join the 18 Week RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Career package or for just this course

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