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

Pre-course requirements:

This course assumes knowledge of the RYA Day Skipper Theory and Practical Level, so ideally, we would like you to have at least the equivalent of Day Skipper in Sailing or Motor experience on a Yacht smaller than24m/72ft and smaller than 200gt, before allowing you to move on to the Coastal / Offshore Theory Modules.

  • Positions and circle of uncertainty
  • Magnetic compass
  • Tides and tidal streams
  • Buoyage and lights
  • Navigation and pilotage
  • Electronic navigational aids/ echo sounders / logs and deck log
  • Meteorology
  • International Regulations for the Prevention at Collision at Sea
  • Safety at Sea
  • Conduct and behavior of vessels operating in or near conditions of restricted visibility
  • Passage Planning
  • Marine environment
7 days in the classroom. 8 Hours + a day

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

Email us:
skipper@yachtmaster.co.za

Temporary membership to the Royal Cape Yacht Club (ZAR 200 deposit required for a card)

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore theory workbook and course pack

Navigational tools and stationary

Course completion certificate

 

You will require accommodation, transport and meals in Cape Town

(After booking your course our admin sends you a course program and recommended accommodation and transport arrangements)

 

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This advanced theoretical course in navigation and meteorology will help you to set out onto the open waters enabling you to make key decisions as a competent Yachtsman keeping the yacht safe and enjoyable as you set off on longer passages.
Our Theory Modules are presented in our state of the art classroom based at the Royal Cape Yacht Club under the watchful eye of Table Mountain!

The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Theory course is an Advanced course in Chartwork, Navigation, Meteorology and Tides for candidates of the RYA Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore Exams.
The Theory Course is the Same for Motor and Sail.

This Includes:
• Positions and circle of uncertainty
• Magnetic compass
• Tides and tidal streams
• Buoyage and lights
• Navigation
• Pilotage
• Secondary Ports
• Electronic navigational aids/ echo sounders / logs and deck log
• Meteorology and Weather forecasts
• International Regulations for the Prevention at Collision at Sea
• Safety at Sea
• Conduct and behavior of vessels operating in or near conditions of restricted visibility
• Passage Planning
• Marine environment

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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