Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course
A course in astro navigation, worldwide meteorology and passage planning, which also unravels the mysteries of the sextant.
Price: 500 EUR
Navigation to Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased standard.
40 hours plus exam time.
The earth and the celestial sphere; Practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea; Meridian altitudes; Sun, star and other sights, ocean passage planning.
Certificate issuing criteria
Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on ocean passages.
This is a shorebased course that can be taken in the classroom or online by Zoom.
When you book the course, you will receive a course pack which includes the required student training material and certificate for the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean course. One YMO pack comes in two separate shrink wrapped parts:
Core Part :
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Notes (pack version)
Exercises and Course Information booklet
Nautical Almanac Extracts
Sight Reduction Tables
Ocean question paper
RYA course completion certificate