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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

26th August 2019 - 30th August 2019

€690.00

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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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Dave

Top class i really enjoyed it. I have had a sextant for 10 years and never used it until now.

4 years ago

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Details

Start:
26th August 2019
End:
30th August 2019
Cost:
€690.00
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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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