You wish to complete your Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster course but need your theory background first? This might be for you. To be able to gain the skills to become a top notch skipper you will first need to learn the book tricks. Despite what you may think, studying can be done in a fun way! In one of our classrooms, with one of our instructors, surrounded by other students and with sun rays during your break. What else to ask for? With a 5-day course to receive the RYA-approved knowledge you will then be able to enter our Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster course.
To further complete the Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster you will need to be 17 and above.
People who do not like studying on their own.
Efficient way of learning the theory and become eligible to apply your new knowledge immediately if wanted.
This course will bring your knowledge of navigation up to the level required for Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster. Yachtmaster Shorebased is an official RYA course so there will be an examination and certificate at the end.
You will learn all the theory needed to become an experienced skipper. This includes: chartworks, compass variation, tides and position knowledge, passage planning, navigation tools, and pilotage.
A 5-day course (40 hours of theory and an exam) in our classroom in Aegina. Your RYA course book and study materials will be provided.
An instructor teaching you all the materials and available for your questions.
Snacks, fruits, coffee/tea/water throughout the day.
Our shore-based course costs 850€ (see above for what is included). Your travel expenses to get to Aegina and accommodation are at your own expenses.
Availabilities in 2023:
Monday September 25th (09:00) – Friday September 29th (17:00)
Read what some of our sailing students have to say, explore our course catalogue, and contact us for more information about each course and our availabilities to come and sail in Greece!