Online Yachtmaster Theory

Understand the traditional methods of navigation in offshore tidal waters on the Online Yachtmaster Theory course

Day Skipper Theory

  • Full course price £315 SPECIAL OFFER £245
  • Online course
  • Strongly recommended before taking the Yachtmaster practical
  • Course provided in partnership with Skippers Online Ltd.


Course aims:

To provide clients with an advanced understanding of traditional methods of navigation in offshore tidal waters. This course is strongly recommended for anyone considering the Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore practical course.  One of the most common causes of Yachtmaster practical exam failure is a poor understanding of the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (IRPCS) and the traditional methods of navigation. The Online Yachtmaster theory course is designed to make sure that you are adequately prepared and ready to apply these principles if you subsequently choose to take the practical exam.

Course content:

The course covers IRPCS, tidal heights and secondary ports, tidal streams, EP’s, Course to Steer, detailed meteorology, advanced pilotage, clearing bearings, and passage planning by day or night.

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Included in the course price:

  • 6 months access
  • Instructor Support 365 days a year
  • Student Pack (2 charts, training almanac & course handbook)
  • RYA chart-plotter software
  • 15 fully-narrated lessons including embedded quizzes with instant feedback
  • 15 self-assessment exercises with fully worked answers 
  • Radar Training
  • Mock Exams with automatic feedback
  • 3 Final Online Exams with detailed instructor feedback and unlimited attempts. You can arrange your own invigilator
  • Unlimited free exam resits
  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course Completion Certificate to support your practical course, professional qualification or MCA Master 200 Oral Exam
  • Download lessons to run offline on iPads, iPhones and Android Devices
  • 2 Years further access to training materials once you’ve completed the course
  • UK Delivery by First Class Post

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