RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster

Overview

The RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster theory course provides you with knowledge and confidence to explore tranquil anchorages and foreign destinations, or use your qualification as another stepping stone towards a career on the water. Completing this theory course using Urban Truant's easy-to-use educational online portal enables you to go on and do a Coastal or Yachtmaster practical exam.

Our Platform

Sailing Course Online is designed to work seamlessly across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones enabling you to learn at home or on the move.

You can view a demo of the system which will give you a guided tour of the online portal and all the features.

Free Trial

Why not see for yourself how easy it is to learn at your own pace. Request 24 hours' free access to our RYA Day Skipper Online. Fill out the form and once we've verified your e-mail address you will have instant access to the online portal.

Course Syllabus

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ theory is an advanced course that builds on the knowledge gained at the theory Day Skipper level. It is aimed at sailors and motor boaters who are looking to undertake more complex passages perhaps offshore or at night. It will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical course.

This online course is delivered on Urban Truant’s exclusive e-learning portal. Through carefully written modules, it guides you through advanced techniques in all areas of navigation. At the end of each module, you are invited to try out what you have learned with online tests. Full answers are immediately available for every test question and you can go back and re-do any part of the module - giving you confidence to move onto the next section when you know you are ready.

Once you have completed the course you’re ready to sit the exams. This is done from your own home or office and completed in a time limit. Your submitted answers will be marked by a qualified RYA shorebased instructor and if successful you will be awarded the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Theory Certificate.                 

Pre-Course
Experience
Knowledge to Day Skipper Shorebased standard. Practical sailing experience is desirable, as this provides invaluable context to the subjects you’re learning.
Assumed
Knowledge
A basic knowledge of navigation, tides, meteorology and safety theory.
Student
Instructor Ratio
You will be assigned a dedicated RYA Yachtmaster Instructor to answer your questions.
Duration 40hrs online study.
Course
Content
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
Safety equipment and procedure
Ability after
Course
The background knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night. The holder of this certificate can go on to work towards their Coastal Skipper practical course or Yachtmaster™ qualification's

Overview

Our Platform uses a mixture of learning techniques to deliver course content. Realistic 3D animations and graphics provide an effective support to your learning.  Our courses include over 20+ supporting videos for the key areas of content.

Why Choose us for your RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster Theory Online Course

We at Urban Truant are passionate about what we do and customer service is key in everything we do. Here are just some of the reasons why you should choose us. If you're still not convinced give us a call and speak to one of our instructors.

7 day money back guarantee

We are 100% confident that you will enjoy our courses, that’s why we offer a no questions asked money back guarantee. Just return the RYA Course Pack, plotters and dividers to us and we’ll refund your money in full.

Video Content

Our RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Courses all have a mixture of content styles to suite all learning techniques. Our courses include over 20+ supporting videos for the key areas of content.

Multi-platform

Your course content is designed to work seamlessly across PCs, MACs, tablets and smart phones enabling you to learn at home or on the move.

Not Just Online

Urban Truant is also a practical school and has offices at Swanwick Marina on the River Hamble; we're not just an online company. As part of your online theory course, if you really need additional help you can arrange a 1:1 session with one of our instructors in our classroom.

RYA Yachtmaster Instructor support

The shorebased instructors who support Sailing Course Online are additionally RYA Yachtmaster Instructors, giving you fast and knowledgeable assistance whatever your query.

All equipment provided

We provide everything you need to pass: 8 months access, to your course, the full RYA training pack of books and charts, quality plotter and dividers - all packaged in a free Urban Truant bag and sent to you on a next day courier service (UK). Free worldwide shipping is included.

100% pass rate

Urban Truant will support you from the moment you first access the course until you successfully pass your exam(s). We take the time to understand why you might find a particular topic tricky and extra help is always available. We've not had anybody yet that has taken the exams that has not passed.

10% Practical course discount

Your Urban Truant experience need not end with successfully passing your online theory course. We are also an RYA practical school and your online course entitles you to 10% discount on any practical courses you may like to go on and do. Urban Truant is the only RYA Training Centre that delivers online courses using its own platform and also delivers practical courses.

Multi-user discount

You will receive a discount of 10% when ordering two courses and 15% discount when three or more are ordered at the same time. Multiple students can be added to a course seemlessly throught the check-out process.

A friends and family discount of 10% is available on additional theory and practical courses booked with Urban Truant.

What's Included

  • Quality plotter and dividers so you can do your chartwork
  • RYA training charts and almanac
  • RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Northern Hemisphere Exercise book
  • Unlimited access to Urban Truant's qualified RYA shorebased instructors (via email, phone, Skype and FaceTime)
  • All charts, books and equipment are sent by courier on a next day service in your free Urban Truant Navigation bag!
  • 8 months course access, with the ability to extend if required.
  • Access to the online course after passing your exams, great for revision or as an aide memoire
  • All exams are included in the course fee, along with unlimited re takes
  • Discounts on future RYA Practical Training, we are not just a theory school!

Ready to get Started?

Buy your course today and you will get immediate access to the online course content. Your Urban Truant bag containing everything else you need to do the course will be sent by courier on a next day service (UK). We also offer free worldwide delivery normally on a 2-3 day service.

RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster RYA Training Centre

RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster

The RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster theory course provides you with knowledge and confidence to explore tranquil anchorages and foreign destinations, or use your qualification as another stepping stone towards a career on the water. Completing this theory course using Urban Truant's easy-to-use educational online portal enables you to go on and do a Coastal or Yachtmaster practical exam.
£289.99

Oliver D

"I thought the course was very well structured and was particularly impressed with the online learning environment. I found that I learnt a lot and it has greatly encouraged me to continue to develop as a sailor.
 
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