Adult Sailing

Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore

This course is designed for those undertaking coastal cruising, and the RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence Exam. The course builds on the knowledge gained in the Day Skipper Course and includes more advanced navigation techniques.

Course Syllabus...

  • Secondary Port Calculations
  • Course Shaping and Plotting
  • Use of Almanacs in conjunction with Admiralty Publications
  • Advanced use of Chartplotters and other Electronic Position Fixing Equipment
  • The interpretation of weather forecasts including use of forecasting with a Barometer
  • Passage Planning, Routing and Plotting

We provide...

  • Training Charts
  • Textbook
  • Sample Questions
  • Test Papers
  • Plotter
  • Dividers

What to Bring...

  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Eraser
  • Notebook

Course Options | Online or Classroom

Classroom Yachtmaster Theory Course

Course 3: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.30pm-10pm and Saturdays 9.30am-5pm

  • October: Tuesday 20th, Thursday 22nd, Saturday 24th, Tuesday 27th, Thursday 29th, Saturday 31st
  • November: Tuesday 3rd, Thursday 5th, Saturday 7th
  • Exam dates: Tuesday 10th and Thursday 12th November (if not possible to complete earlier)

Course Fee - €499: Includes a hot cooked meal on Thursday eveningsif you would like, all course notes, books, papers and complimentary tea and coffee.

Amendments to bookings due to COVID-19

  • In light of the current situation, we have significantly relaxed our booking terms and conditions. If courses cannot run due to issues relating to COVID-19 we will move bookings without penalty, or refund fees where a suitable alternative cannot be found.
  • Please see the current schedule alterations here.
  • If you make a future booking, please be reassured that if the course is unable to go ahead due to restrictions extending beyond the current restrictions we will reschedule the course to a time of your convenience or refund the fees.

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You can book by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling. Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

Online Yachtmaster Theory

The Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course is delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. Upon booking, a website link and password will be sent to you, please allow one business day to receive this.

You will be tutored /supported by an experienced RYA instructor. Hard copies of training charts are course notes are also sent to you by post. The cost of the programme is €400.

The contract is between Navathome.com and the student and please note that by booking this course you agree to terms and conditions of Navathome available here. To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Navathome via www.navathome.com. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Navathome is an RYA training centre which specialises in online navigation training and will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course. Please review the full details of this here. You'll have 6 months to complete the course, however, this can be extended for a €30 fee.

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Upon booking, you'll recieve an email confirming your booking. You'll receive a second email with your login details within one business day, and your course materials within three business days.

Book Online Now...

You can book by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling.

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