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Career Oriented RYA Approved Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course Online at Splash Sea School

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Located at Winchester (Hampshire) UK, Splash Sea School is an accredited RYA Training Centre and provides Online RYA Theory Courses for beginners or experienced sailors looking for an RYA certification at the comfort of home. 

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore theory course is an advanced course in navigation and meteorology. It provides the theory base needed for candidates for the Yachtmaster Coastal practical course and the Yachtmaster Offshore exam.

The course covers advanced topics like vessel stability and AIS systems in addition to helping students to develop more accurate and precise plotting skills. This level of course is essential for students wishing to make a career in the commercial world of the professional seaman or woman. Those already in the professional sailing world seeking to move on to achieve senior officer appointments

The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore qualification is now widely accepted as part of the studies required for more advanced professional qualifications such as Officer of the Watch (OOW) and Master 200 and is seen as indicative of a very high standard of seamanship. 

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Yachtmaster Online Training

The Splash Yachtmaster course is suitable for those with a range of sailing experience, from limited to experienced, for both leisure and commercial mariners, and covers the theory required for Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore certificates. Candidates should normally have completed a Day Skipper Theory course, or be at that level of knowledge.

Yachtmaster Online Course Materials Provided

  • RYA Electronic Chart Plotter
  • RYA Yachtmaster Advanced Theory Book
  • RYA Training Almanac, RYA YM1 Exercises and course information book
  • RYA Training Chart 3
  • RYA Training Chart 4
  • RYA Weather Booklet
  • Reeds Skipper's Handbook - (course reference book)
  • Splash Chart Plotter Breton Style
  • Dividers - single handed
  • Compasses
  • 2B chartwork pencil, special pencil eraser for chartwork, rope
  • Splash rucksack with reflective strip.

Yachtmaster Online Course Content

  • Latitude and Longitude
  • The Magnetic Compass
  • Position
  • Tides
  • Tidal Streams
  • Buoyage
  • Lights
  • Pilotage
  • GPS & Electronic Aids to Navigation
  • Echo Sounders
  • Logs (Speed and Distance)
  • Deck Log
  • Meteorology
  • Rule of the Road
  • Safety at Sea
  • Navigation in Restricted Visibility
  • Passage Planning
  • Marine Environment
  • Anchoring

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