yachtmaster theory


Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper Course

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal ad offshore passages.  It allows some time for revision of the basics and them moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

Course topics include

  • position fixing
  • course shaping and plotting
  • tidal knowledge
  • use of almanacs and admiralty publications
  • electronic position finding equipment
  • taking and interpreting forecasts
  • plotting weather systems
  • weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
Level: Some experience on the water is desirable
Qualification: RYA Yachtmaster Certificate
Duration: 40 hours with 2 exam papers
Course Fees: 12,500 THB
Day: 5 Days or 3 weekends by arrangement