RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course in Port Solent, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

The RYA Yachtmaster Theory is a course for those that wish to take their Day Skipper knowledge that step further, giving them the theory and confidence to make longer passages including night  passages and how to operate in bad visibility.

Yachtmaster Theory is also a requirement for those that wish to move into the commercial market (over 10m craft).

The course covers all the subject matter covered in the Day Skipper Theory Course but in greater depth, so it would be an advantage to have sat the Day Skipper Theory prior to attending.

The RYA Yachmaster Theory Course:

In addition to the subjects covered in the Day Skippers Course, the following topics are included:

  • Standard & Secondary Ports
  • Lights –  Sector - leading & directional
  • Stability
  • Tidal, Overfalls – races & eddies
  • Principles of Weather, The life of a depression & Anticyclones
  • Sea & Land breezes, Local winds
  • Pilotage, Techniques & planning
  • Restricted visibility
  • Passage Planning

This is a 45hr course. 

The cost of the RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course is as follows:

45 hrs Classroom
Individual: £350
2 students: £325 per head
3 students or more: £300 per head

The course is normally run on a minimum of four students, however one to one can be arranged. Call Cliff on +447767398892 for details.