RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course

Course price: £499.00 inc VAT per person
Max people: 8

Date(s) available

RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory Course

RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory Courses are intended to provide the theory knowledge required to help you pass RYA Yachtmaster practical exams first time. Yachtmaster theory is the pinnacle of all the RYA navigation and seamanship theory courses. This course is essential preparation to successful attendance of Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore exams.

RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory Course Syllabus includes modules in advanced navigation, pilotage and passage planning, Revision in the IALA buoyage system, advanced meteorology, in depth knowledge of IRPCS, fog navigation including blind pilotage, advanced tidal planning, rescue procedures and effective crew management. The Yachtmaster theory course will consolidate the teaching received on your RYA Day Skipper theory course and build on this to provide increased confidence in your ability to manage the boat and crew as a RYA Yachtmaster during and after your practical course.

It is essential that you have at least a RYA Day Skipper level of Theory Knowledge before attendng this course.

RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course Fee Includes:

  • RYA Yachtmaster shorebased theory training pack - worth £35.00
  • RYA Practice Navigation Tables (PNT) training almanac - worth £6.50
  • Instruction by one of our specialist RYA Yachtmaster theory Instructors
  • Computers on each classroom desk to help with electronic navigation
  • Internet access to use on line training aids
  • RYA Yachtmaster shorebased theory course certification
  • specific one to one training if required at no extra cost
  • Refreshments during the training, but we do not provide lunch
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Warsash Tides

High Tide 01:09 (4.18m)

Low Tide 04:23 (0.95m)

High Tide 11:11 (4.33m)

High Tide 13:05 (4.26m)

Low Tide 16:44 (1.02m)

High Tide 23:28 (4.47m)

The tide times are adjusted for British Summer Time where applicable.

Warsash Weather, Saturday 17:00 - 22:59 UTC


16°C Min

16°C Max


Wind: F5
Wind Direction: WSW
Max. Gust: 28kn becoming 30kn
Sea State: Moderate
Pressure: 1015mb
Visibility: Moderate