RYA Coastal Skipper Practical – Sail

This course is geared toward sailors with considerable navigational knowledge who would like to take their ability to the next level.

During this course, you will be expected to skipper more demaning passeages under the instructor’s observation, taking full resposability for yout actions. You should already have the background theoretical knowledge in place to back up your skills and this will be applied, but not taught from scratch. By the end of this course you should have a solid knowledge of applied passage planning, pilotage, boat handling in difficult situations and a full knowledge of how to handle emergency and safety situations.

This is an intensive five day course which should leave you with the knowledge and competence to go on to your Yachtmaster™ examinations.

Prerequisite Knowledge


Included in Fee


Ability After Course


  • You are expected to remain on board for the duration of the course
  • Instructor will decide which days you will be berthing outside home port or anchoring at a bay.

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5 Days 09:00 - 17:00



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