Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

Learn how to plan passages across oceans and become a blue water sailor!

  • Full course price £449
  • 6 day course
  • Strongly recommended before doing the Yachtmaster Ocean exam
  • Free parking at Chichester Marina

 

Course aims: If you dream of blue water cruising but don’t know where to start, then this course will help you prepare for your first ocean passage. It is equally suited to people who just want to know more about astro navigation and using sextants. By the end of the course you will be able to plan an ocean passage, know about weather routing, and have an understanding of Astro Navigation.  

Course content: Topics covered during the course are astro navigation and practical guide to using sextants at sea, ocean passage planning, world wide meteorology and weather routing, victualing, crew management and emergency situations.

Course pre-requisites: You theoretical knowledge should be equivalent to Yachtmaster, and we would highly recommend having the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate of competence before doing this course.

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