RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Online

This is an advanced course in coastal navigation. It assumes knowledge to Day Skipper level. The terms Coastal Skipper theory and Yachtmaster theory refer to the same qualification. The course aims to to take you to an advanced level of knowledge for chart work, tides, weather and collision regulations and it is the peak theory qualification for coastal navigation.

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Completion of your Day Skipper theory course is a prerequiste for Yachtmaster theory. If you do not have Day Skipper you can enrol in the Yachtmaster fast track program which includes revision of Day Skipper content.

The price of the Yachtmaster theory course is $625 during our January special.

Yachtmaster fast track which includes comprehensive day skipper revision and full coastal theory is $875. The course fees includes charts, almanac, access to the RYA chart plotter simulator and radar simulator. Plotters and dividers are an extra $50.

If you would like to go from zero to having  your Yachtmaster theory or have some experience and would like to go straight to Yachtmaster,  then this is the course for you.
The course includes Day Skipper revision to the level required to take your Yachtmaster course Once you have completed the revision you go on to complete the full the Yachtmaster theory online course.

Included in the course are:-

RYA pack containing practice charts, Yachtmaster course notes, access to the RYA plotter simulator, the RYA Southern Hemisphere almanac, assessment as often as needed and the RYA Yachtmaster certificate on successful completion of the course.
Navathome plotter and dividers are not included but can be bought at time of booking for $50.

Certification:- RYA Yachtmaster Theory Certificate Yachtmaster.
Assessment:- Included and online.
Study time :- Fasttrack - Approximately 60 hours. Yachtmaster theory only approximatly 45 hours

We help you every step of the way. When filling in answers to RYA questions using our innovative form system, the auto-help feature will give you instant help if your answers are incorrect. help is also available from our instructors who will be available either by email or telephone seven days a week.
Recently added 'Hint' buttons make it easy to remember the steps required to answer questions and reach a successful conclusion.
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The animated lessons used in our courses are designed to make learning interesting and questions easy.
Assessment methods within the courses ensure student training is Evaluated, Validated and Recorded.
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What is included in your Coastal / Yachtmaster Offshore theory pack. More info?
The RYA course pack containing the RYA course notes, an RYA practice almanac, two RYA practice charts, The RYA plotter simulator, connection to the online course and questions, postage in Australia and personal help throughout your course from our fully qualified instructors. Your access last 6 months after which there is a $60 option to renew for a further 6 months. You can also put your course on hold if you go through a patch where you are unable to continue. Click to hide?

Coastal Yachtmaster Syllabus. More info?

  • Chartwork Revision:- includes charts and publications, variation and deviation, position fixing revision course to steer and leeway revision.
  • Tidal heights revision and introduction to seocndary ports.
  • Position fixing techniques including running fixes and circles of error.
  • Position fixing:-, compass variation, compass deviation, position fixing using various methods, dead reckoning and estimated position.
  • Advanced course to steer including time zone variations and allowance for leeway.
  • Pilotage covering transits and leads, clearing bearings, errors and planning.
  • Passage planning including SOLAS requirements.
  • Passage making and practice chartwork assessment.
  • Buoyage and lights including dipping distance light characteristics and revision.
  • Electronic Navigation including fixing techniques and use of radar.
  • Meteorology:- Weather forecasts, weather systems, global effects, local effects, highs and lows and sources of weather information.
  • Passage planning:- Puts everything together to form a plan for a safe passage taking into account pilotage for entering and leaving marinas and tides, conditions and wind direction for the main passage.
  • Collision regulations:- General regulations, lights, shapes, sound signals, collision avoidance, stand on and give way.
  • Safety and environment:-  includes safety briefs, rescue, dangers, vessel stability.
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  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory certificate on course completion.RYA Theory courses
  • Optional voice over for lessons to assist clarity.RYA Theory courses More info?
    We have provided optional voice overs on our lessons to assist with clarity.
    You can choose what works best for you e.g. read and watch, read, listen and watch or just listen and watch as the step by step intuitive animated lessons take you towards your theory certificate.
    How it works All our animations have the explanation for each step in clear text so you can, not only read or check back through as many times as you like without having to rewind but, have the text narrated at the touch of a button.
    If you miss something that has been said it is still there in front of you in plain text, moreover, every animated lesson has click forward and back buttons for revision that take you back an exact step so you do not have to search back using an inaccurate slider bar.
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  • Your RYA Pack is sent out within 24 hours.RYA Theory courses
  • Discounts available for multiple courses up to 15%RYA Theory courses
  • Your RYA pack is sent out at the latest the next day.rya tick
  • Up to two years access to learning materials after completion.RYA Theory courses
  • Help via email, phone or Skype 7 days a week.RYA Theory courses
  • Free Radar simulator.RYA Theory courses
  • Six months access to the course with the option to extend. rya tick
  • The course can be completed in as little as 45 hours.rya tick

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The School Principal is Don Punch who is an RYA Yachtmaster instructor and has a Master Class 5 for power and sail.