Required pre-course experience

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore


40 hours



RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased


This course unravels the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.

This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.


Course Content

Topics covered include: The earth and the celestial sphere, practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea, meridian altitudes, sun, star and other sights, Ocean passage planning. and meteorology.

Certificate awarded: RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

Price includes all tuition and Greek VAT at the appropriate rate.