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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

Monday 24th February - Friday 28th February

€690

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Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.

This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.

Topics covered include:

  • The earth and the celestial sphere
  • Practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea
  • Meridian altitudes
  • Sun, star and other sights
  • Ocean passage planning
  • World weather systems

Prior to the course your navigation skills should be at the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course.

If you are working towards your Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence, completion of this shorebased course exempts you from the written exam.

The course is taught over 40 hours with one exam paper.

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Details

Start:
Monday 24th February
End:
Friday 28th February
Cost:
€690
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Website:
https://seamanship.ie/courses/category/rya-isa-courses/

Venue

The Seamanship Centre
Killybegs Harbour
Killybegs, Donegal F94 V8WH Ireland

Organiser

Richard Timony
Phone:
+353 (0) 86 893 7225
Email:
info@seamanship.ie
Website:
https://www.seamanship.ie
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