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Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course

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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.

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Assumed knowledge:
Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.
Minimum duration:
40 hours plus exam time
Minimum age:
none
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, weather predictions using a barometer.
Ability after course:
Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day & night.

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