Coastal Skipper Practical

Coastal Skipper Practical

Take your skippering skills to the next level.

This intensive practical course encompasses advanced skippering techniques, to include passages in more challenging and demanding conditions.

Thorough tuition and attention to detail for passage planning, pilotage by day and night, boat handling in close quarter situations, safety and emergency procedures is provided throughout.

The RYA Coastal Skipper course is suitable for those students who already have considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, and want to undertake coastal passages by day and night.

Price: € 825.00

Pre-Requisites for Coastal Skipper:

  • 15 days on board
  • 2 days as skipper
  • 300 miles
  • 8 night hours
  • Boat handling to the standard of the Day Skipper Practical Course
  • Coastal Skipper Theory Certificate or navigation to the standard of the Coastal Skipper Theory course
  • We recommend that you hold a RYA VHF Licence

What’s included:

  • Accommodation on board your yacht to include bedding and towels
  • Breakfasts, lunches and snacks
  • Two evening meals on board
  • Berthing Fees & Fuel
  • Loan of wet weather gear
  • Use of a life jacket, harness and all safety equipment

What’s not Included:

  • Evening meals eaten ashore


  • 5 days.