Yachtmaster Ocean

This course consists of thirteen lessons:

  1. The Earth and the Celestial Sphere
  2. The PZX Triangle
  3. The Sextant
  4. Measurement of Time
  5. Meridian Altitudes
  6. Sun, Star and Other Sights
  7. Compass Checking
  8. Satellite Navigation Systems
  9. Great Circle Sailing
  10. Meteorology
  11. Passage Planning
  12. Passage Making
  13. Communications

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have completed the RYA Coastal Skipper course, or have equivalent knowledge.

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: None – course contains a self-assessed workbook

Exams: One exam

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

Tutor Support: Yes

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