RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Course

€690 EUR

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Superyacht courses
Training School:
The Seamanship Centre
Location:
Killybegs Harbour, County Donegal, Ireland
Duration:
6 days
Language:
English

Yachtmaster Ocean

Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.
This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.

Topics covered include:

  • The earth and the celestial sphere
  • Practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea
  • Meridian altitudes
  • Sun, star and other sights
  • Ocean passage planning
  • World weather systems

Prior to the course your navigation skills should be at the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course.

If you are working towards your Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence, completion of this shorebased course exempts you from the written exam.

The course is taught over 40 hours with one exam paper. We normally run this course Monday - Saturday.


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The Seamanship Centre

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The Seamanship Centre
Killybegs Harbour
County Donegal
F94 V8 WH
Ireland

Tel: (+353) 0868937225
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