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NOTE! The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate is required BEFORE you can take your RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Exam.





This is a course in astro-navigation, worldwide meteorology and ocean currents, which also reveals the mysteries of the sextant.

It assumes a knowledge of all subjects covered in all the other shore-based courses ie RYA Day Skipper AND RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Theory) and is usually run after the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Practical exam.

This course is Instructed personally by our Principal Mr Alex Cousins.



The earth and the celestial sphere
The PZX triangle
The sextant
Measurement of time
Meridian altitudes
Sun, star and other sights
Compass checking
Satellite Navigation Systems
Great circle sailing
Passage planning
Passage making

7 days

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+27 21 788 1009 (Landline)
+27 82 088 7186 (Mobile)
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RYA theory packs and certificates.


• Week 1 – Monday to Friday in the classroom doing Ocean Theory
• Week 2 – Monday and Tuesday in the classroom doing Ocean Theory


This is followed on: –
• Week 2 – Wednesday and Thursday on the yacht doing Ocean Sights with a sextant

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

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