RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Course
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Superyacht courses
- Training School:
- The Seamanship Centre
- Killybegs Harbour, County Donegal, Ireland
- 6 days
Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course
Ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology.
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.
Ability after course:
Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day & night.
Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.
40 hours plus exam time. We normally run this course over six days Monday - Saturday.