RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore "Navathome" On-Line Theory Course

An advanced course in meteorology and navigation for those aspiring to Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore Certification. This course provides revision of the Day Skipper Theory Course without which the successful completion of this more advanced skills level is unlikely to be possible. Therefore completion of the RYA Day Skipper theory course is highly recommended prior to attempting this level. This on-line theory course is delivered by our partners “Navathome”.

See “Navathome” Terms and Conditions here

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                        Combined theory/practical courses with Canary Sail are offered at a discounted package


The course takes approximately 50-60 hours with a long assessment of 3 parts
(IRPCS:1.5 hours, Passage Making A:1.5 hours and Passage Making B:2 hours).
These can be taken in one sitting or as 3 separate papers.

Assumed Knowledge
Assumed Knowledge

It is a mandatory RYA requirement for the student to hold a full working knowledge of the theory to Day Skipper level for enrolment onto this course.

Course Content
Course Content

Position, The magnetic compass, Tides, Tidal Streams, Buoyage, Lights, Pilotage, GPS and chart plotters, Echo sounders, Logs (speed and distance measuring), Deck log, Meteorology, Rules of the Road, Safety at Sea, Passage planning.

Expected Learning Outcome
Expected Learning Outcome

This course is the ideal method to advance to your next level – RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Completion certificate and/or your MCA/RYA exam. On successful completion of this Navathome theory course, you will receive an official RYA certificate signed by Navathome.


€385.00 plus delivery of your book/navigation tools pack to your nominated address (UK delivery costs included - See Shipping costs here).

Shipping Policy
The student pack will be sent on either the same day or the next working day. 
All packs, whether sent via Royal Mail or by courier, are sent with tracking information and should be signed for.
Navathome will not be held responsible for any duty or expenses incurred in the country of delivery.
Packs sent to 'Care Of' addresses.
Navathome will not be held responsible for pack sent to 'care of' addresses of any type including business, marinas, relatives etc.
Replacement packs for those lost after delivery will be at the sole expenses of the purchaser including postage and handling fees.

Theory Pack Contents:
RYA Training charts
RYA Exercises booklet
RYA Yachtmaster Shore based notes booklet
RYA Training Almanac
A plotter and dividers set may be purchased separately for £15

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A wide range of practical and theory courses offered all year round

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From Bareboat to skippered charter, we have an option to suit your needs

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Get in Touch

Phone any time on our UK Divert No. (UK call cost): 0044 1252 837648
Phone (USA): 001 855 866-5566
Phone (Spain): 0034 922 141 967

Postal Address:
Apartado 211,
Calle Del Medio, 38800,
San Sebastian de La Gomera,
Islas Canarias, Spain

Office opening hours:
Tuesday-Friday 08.30-15.30

Calls diverted outside of office hours, excluding Mondays. Please send us an email and your enquiry will be dealt with promptly.

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