RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

A course in celestial navigation, worldwide meteorology and voyage planning. Suitable for competent navigators planning an ocean passage, or those interested in offshore navigation techniques.

Practical use of the sextant on the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Course with UKSA

The Ocean Theory course includes an introduction to the principles of celestial navigation, practical use of the sextant, measurement of time, position fixing by sun and stars, compass checking and great circle sailing.

Worldwide meteorology, including tropical revolving storms, and passage planning for ocean voyaging. At the end of the course you will understand the theory of astronavigation, and be able to fix position using sun, moon and star sights.

Pre-requisite experience:


  • 6 days


  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Certification

What’s included:

Includes all food and accommodation

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased13/01/202018/01/2020 £540 £440
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased20/01/202025/01/2020 £540 £440
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased05/05/202010/05/2020 £540 £440
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased05/10/202010/10/2020 £540 £440