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

2021 Course 2: To be announced

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

If you make a future booking, please be reassured that if the course is unable to go ahead due to public health restrictions we will reschedule the course to a time of your convenience or refund the fees.

EU Digital COVID Certificate

Since the 7th of December 2021 the EU Digital COVID Certificate is required for attending programmes such as the ones we offer. We will apply, expand and restrict this measure in line with regulations in place at the time of the programme. We will not refund fees where someone is unable to produce an EU Digital COVID Certificate at the time of their programme.

Can't make a lesson?

We know that life, especially there days can be unpredictable. Therefore, we'll be streaming each lesson online while it's running live, so you can join in remotely if you need to miss an evening. Equally, these recorded lessons will allow course participants review materials again in their own time if needed.

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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 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 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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