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Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course

This course is ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course and Yachtmaster Offshore® exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course is included, plus more advanced skills in offshore and coastal navigation by day and night, pilotage and meteorology.

Pre-course experience

Knowledge equivalent to the Day Skipper shorebased course

Assumed Knowledge

Navigation to Day Skipper standard and some practical experience is recommended

Course content

Navigation, meteorology, collision avoidance, safety and passage planning

Ability after course

Understands the principles of navigating for coastal and offshore passages

Minimum duration

40 hours plus 3 assessment papers

Your instructor is an ex army officer, with a wealth of knowledge and has been sailing from an early age. He’s a yacht owner.

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