RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased

Through this course you will learn how to navigate during coastal passages during day and night as a skipper.


  • 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 and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad


Course material: The RYA “student pack” is included.
Certification: After you completed the shorebased course successfully you will receive a RYA certificate of satisfactory completion.
Language: The course, the course material and the exam are all in English.
Duration: 40 hours + exam
Times: Between 10.00 and 18.00
2 – 7 April 2021
Alternative dates:
In case the course has to be postponed due to COVID-19 government measurements, these wil be the alternative dates:
29 May – 3 June 2021
Location: Weesp
Number of students: min. 2, max. 10
Please bring with you: Training Almanac, charts, plotter, dividers, pencil compass, pencil, eraser, pen, graph paper, reading glasses or magnifying glass, laptop, calculator.
Price: Euro 975,- Including VAT and exam fee, excluding training almanac, lunch and drinks.