Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.
The course is taught over 40 hours with one extra assessment day (three exam papers). You may choose a series of 3 weekends or an intensive week-long course.
Ability after the course
This course will stretch your knowledge on navigation, allowing you to make sound decisions on navigational passage planning, position finding and regulation, both during daytime and during the night. This course is highly recommended for all who aim at achieving a Yachtmaster practical examination and the Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence.
We recommend the RYA Diesel Engine and RYA Radar and practical C-MASTERS courses, in particular Passage Planning and Navigation @ Night.
We recommend the RYA Sea Survival handbook and the RYA Navigation Exercises book.