Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster

The course has seventeen subjects:

  1. Position
  2. The magnetic compass
  3. Tides
  4. Tidal Streams
  5. Buoyage
  6. Lights
  7. Pilotage
  8. GPS and chart plotters
  9. Echo sounders
  10. Logs (speed and distance measuring)
  11. Deck log
  12. Meteorology
  13. Rules of the Road
  14. Safety at Sea
  15. Navigation in restricted visibility
  16. Passage planning
  17. Marine Environment

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English and Maths, plus Day-Skipper qualification

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: None – course contains a self-assessed workbook

Exams: Three exams

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of coursework. Facilitate and invigilate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Yachtmaster Ocean

Find Out More: Directly from the EASS here

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