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Yachtmaster Ocean Course

690,00 

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Description

This course is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.

You will learn how to find your position by the moon, stars and planets although the course covers weather, passage planning, watch keeping and much more.

If you are working towards your Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence, completion of this shorebased course prepares you for you for the written exam.

Duration: 40 hours with one exam paper. We offer it as an intensive week-long course.

Calendar

Type Start date Finish date Schedule Exam
COURSE 04/11/2019 08/11/2019 From 9 am to 6 pm 09/11/2019
COURSE 02/12/2019 06/12/2019 From 9 am to 6 pm 07/12/2019
COURSE 17/02/2020 22/02/2020 From 9 am to 6 pm 23/02/2020
COURSE 06/04/2020 11/04/2020 From 9 am to 6 pm 12/04/2020

Syllabus

Course topics 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
  • 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.
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