Theory course about celestial navigation and world weather systems for skipper who wants to do an ocean passage.
Using a GPS is good , but what are your options if your equipment or satellites does not work anymore ? Along the coast we can use radar or landmarks to find our position . On the ocean we can only use the heavenly bodies.
It's important for the prospective students to understand that the training is provided by Skippers Online!
For skippers who wants to undertake an ocean passage
For candidates who wants to take the Yachtmaster ocean practical exam
|Recommended pre-course experience||RYA Yachtmaster offshore|
|Assumed knowledge||RYA Yachtmaster shorebased certificate|
|Minimum age||18 years|
how does a sextant works
adjustment of a sextant
find our position using the heavenly bodies
position plotting (running fix)
World weather systems
developing of tropical storms
avoiding tropical storms
compass check with the sun
RYA /MCA Ocean shorebased certificate
Certificate of competence Yachtmaster ocean
|Price||295 GBP per person|
|Ability after the course||Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on ocean passages|
Advanced medical care
GMDSS General operator certificate
|Booking information||For any questions contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org|
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Included in the Day Skipper Online course price:
6 months access
Instructor Support 365 days a year
Student Pack (2 charts, training almanac & course handbook)
RYA chart-plotter software
13 fully-narrated lessons including embedded quizzes with instant feedback
13 self-assessment exercises with fully worked answers
Mock Exams with automatic feedback
2 Final Online Exams with detailed instructor feedback and unlimited attempts. You can arrange your own invigilator.
Unlimited free exam resits
RYA Day Skipper Theory Course Completion Certificate to support your practical course or a professional qualification
Download lessons to run offline on iPads, iPhones and Android Devices
2 Years further access to training materials once you’ve completed the course
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