Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

We do not teach this course – however if there are sufficient numbers / interest it may be possible to arrange such course.

A course in astro navigation, worldwide meteorology and passage planning, which also unravels the mysteries of the sextant.

Assumed knowledge:
Navigation to Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased standard. Coastal and Offshore Sailing.
Minimum duration:
40 hours plus exam time.
Minimum age:
Course content:
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
Ability after course:
Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on ocean passages.