Yachtmaster Coastal Assessment

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Yachtmaster Coastal Assessments

The purpose of this five-day course is to prepare you for the Yachtmaster Coastal Exam.  The exam will include an assessment of your skippering skills, boat handling, general seamanship, navigation, safety awareness and knowledge of the IRPCS (collision regulations), meteorology and signals.

  Yachtmaster Coastal exam pre-requisites 
Minimum seatime
  • 30 days, 2 days as skipper, 800 miles, 12 night hours. If you hold the Coastal Skipper practical course completion certificate this is reduced to 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours. 
  • Half the qualifying sea time must be conducted in tidal waters. 
  • You will also need a VHF Radio licence and a First Aid Certificate.

PRICE  £500  October –  March,   £550 April – September 

(Remember that the RYA will charge £193 for the exam.)