RYA Coastal Skipper

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RYA Coastal Skipper & Yacht Master Yacht Sailing Courses in Barcelona and Costa Brava with Barcelona Watersports

During your RYA Coastal Skipper course we aim to put miles on the clock with the longer passages. On this Coastal Skipper course you will plan and execute coastal passages, navigate and skipper both day and night. Skills and drills will also play an important part of the week and will be practiced until you feel confident about all manoeuvres, thus ensuring you are a confident Coastal Skipper when you leave the boat. The content for this course includes:

  • Passage Planning
  • Preparation for sea
  • Passage Making
  • Pilotage
  • Emergency Situations
  • Yacht Handling Under Power & Sail
  • Adverse Weather

The Course: This intense practical course requires you to moor up each night in different ports, giving you a chance to discover locations such as the Balearic Islands and the Costa Brava. Both of these mediterranean locations include warm sunny climates, superb apres sailing, delicious Spanish cuisine and relaxing atmospheres after a hard days sail.

Course Objective: You will be able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night.

Prerequisite: 15 days at sea (including 2 as skipper) 800 logged miles that include at least 8 night hours & Yachtmaster Theory

Venue: Port Vell Marina, central Barcelona

Course Cost: €750