Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.


This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

As with the Day Skipper shorebased course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used during the course to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.

The course is taught over 40 hours with three exam papers.

Course topics include:

It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

The course is run at the Turner House ideally situated in tranquil surroundings at the head of Stongfjord.  Meals are included in the price.

The course is a minimum of 40 hours which includes Tuition and completion of set exercises plus a short assessment.

To ensure easy completion we are running the course over 6 days rather than 5.  This allows some free time to take advantage of the superb surroundings.

Feel free to call Ray on +47 96660686 to discuss individual requirements.