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Course info

Ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology.

This is a classroom-based course.

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

Assumed knowledge

Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.


6 Days (48 Hours - plus exam time)



Please contact our bookings office for availability.