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August 1, 2022
August 2, 2022

Coastal Skipper Practical course in Turkey


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Coastal Skipper Practical course in Turkey
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Start:Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey

Finish:Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey

Coastal Skipper Practical course in Turkey

This 6 day course is an ideal bridge between the Day Skipper course and the RYA Yachtmaster preparation and exam. The course is designed to give an experienced RYA Day Skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which will involve sailing at night or involve watch keeping systems.

At the successful completion of the RYA Coastal Skipper course you will be awarded the RYA Coastal Skipper Course Completion Certificate and will be able to skipper coastal passages safely and confidently.

Previous Experience Required: 15 days aboard, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles logged and 8 night hours. A knowledge of navigation to RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory level.

Coastal Skipper Practical Syllabus:

1. Passage planning

Can plan a coastal passage including a consideration of the capability of the yacht




Ports of refuge

Tidal heights and tidal streams

Publications required

Know Customs procedures

2. Preparation for sea

Is aware of safety equipment required for offshore passages

Can prepare a yacht for sea including stowage, safety briefing, watch keeping, delegating responsibilities and equipment and engine checks

3. Pilotage

Can prepare a pilotage plan, with consideration of surroundings, transits, clearing bearings, buoyage, port or harbour regulations and tidal considerations.

Can pilot a yacht by day and night

4. Passage making and ability as skipper

Can take charge of a yacht and direct the crew

Can organise the navigation, deckwork, and domestic duties of a yacht on passage

Is aware of the significance of meteorological trends

Is aware of crew welfare on passage

Can use electronic navigational equipment for planning and undertaking a passage, including the use of waypoints and routes

5. Yacht handling under power

Can control the yacht effectively in a confined space under power

All berthing and unberthing situations in various conditions of wind and tide

6. Yacht handling under sail


Can use the sails to control the yacht in a confined space

Anchoring and mooring in various conditions of wind and tide

Can sail efficiently on all points of sailing

7. Adverse weather conditions

Preparation for heavy weather and yacht handling in strong winds

Navigation and general conduct in restricted visibility

8. Emergency situations

Recovery of man overboard under power and sail

Understands action to be taken when abandoning to the liferaft and during helicopter and lifeboat rescues

Events schedule

  • Aug 1, 2022

    17.30 Saturday until approximately 16.00 Friday. Students may stay onboard until Saturday morning but MUST vacate the boat by no later than 9 am



Netsel Marina, Marmaris, Turkey


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