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RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased

Through the course RYA Yachtmaster you will learn how to navigate during coastal passages during day and night as a skipper. The RYA shorebased courses are organised in Zeist, The Netherlands as well as Milan, Italy.


  • 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 Yachtmaster “student pack” is included.
Certification: After you completed the shorebased course RYA Yachtmaster successfully you will receive a RYA Yachtmaster certificate of satisfactory completion.
Language: The course, the course material and the exam are all in English.
Duration: 40 hours + exam
Times and dates: 5 days, between 10.00 and 18.00, you will find the course dates under the form below.
Location: Zeist, The Netherlands and Milan, Italy.
Number of students: min. 2, max. 5
Instructor: Elmar Teeuwen
Prerequisites for the course: Level RYA Day Skipper, but a certificate is not required.
Please bring with you: RYA Training Almanac, RYA Charts, plotter, dividers, pencil compass, pencil, eraser, pen, graph paper, reading glasses or magnifying glass, laptop, calculator.
Price: Euro 975,- Including exam fee, excluding RYA training almanac and lunch.

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