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RYA yacht training courses for sail and power boats in the Greek Islands

coastal skipper

Required pre-course experience

RYA Day Skipper plus over 800 miles

Duration

5 Days

Price

€995

RYA Coastal Skipper (Sail)

Overview

Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake longer coastal passages by day and night.

Like the Day Skipper course, this course consists of skippered passages in a variety of situations but concentrates on night cruising and handling heavy weather.

Course Content

Passage planning for longer passages, Preparation for sea, Pilotage, Passage making and ability as skipper, advanced yacht handling under power, advanced yacht handling under sail, tide, adverse weather conditions, night sailing and watchkeeping, emergency situations.
 
Ability after the course: Able to skipper a yacht on longer coastal passages by day and night.
 
Minimum age: 17 (under 18, must be accompanied by an adult)
 
Maximum Student to Instructor ratio: 5:1
 
Method of assessment: Continual assessment by your Instructor, no tests or exams.
 
Certificate awarded at end of course: RYA Coastal Skipper (Sail).

Price includes all tuition, accommodation on a school yacht, meals when at sea, fuel, mooring fees, use of wet weather gear, study materials, bedding, towels and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate.