RYA Coastal Skipper Course

About the course

Aimed at more experienced day skippers, this course will provide you with the knowledge you need to be able to complete more demanding coastal passages.

You’ll develop skills such as complex boat handling, pilotage and passage planning, as well as navigation, meteorology, command skills, emergency situations, and crew and boat management.

5 day duration.


The syllabus is taught in a ratio of (5:1) students to instructor and covers the following:

  • Passage planning
  • Pilotage by day and night
  • Boat handling
  • Safety and emergency situations


Successful completion of this course will lead to RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Certification.

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