RYA Coastal Skipper Shorebased (Online course)
Pre-course experience Knowledge of navigation to RYA Day Skipper theory level and practical sailing or motorboat experience
Assumed knowledge None but Practical experience and RYA Day Skipper Theory Course useful.
Minimum duration Online approx. 35 hours.
Compatibility Compatible with PC, Mac and Linux and mobile devices including iPad and iPhone
Minimum age 16 years
Course content    Course topics include:
  • Position fixing
  • Course shaping and plotting
  • Tidal knowledge
  • Use of almanacs and admiralty publications
  • Electronic position finding equipment
  • Taking and interpreting forecasts
  • Plotting weather systems
  • Weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
  • Collision regulations
  • Customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.
Ability after the course Theoretical knowledge of offshore and coastal navigation, pilotage and meteorology
Course Fee HK$ 6,000
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Course Template (Pilotage)