RYA Coastal Skipper Fasttrack

Course Duration

10 days*

Previous Experience Needed

15 days sailing, 2 days as skipper, 300 logged miles, 8 night hours and knowledge of navigation to RYA Day Skipper level.

Course Location

Berthon Marina, Lymington, SO41 3YL Pontoon C12 & C10

Course Price

£815 inc VAT + £45 RYA Exam Papers

Certificate Gained

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Certificate + RYA Yachtmaster Theory Cerificate.

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Price Includes

  • 5 days practical instruction on the Solent
  • 5 days theory instruction in our classroom (plus exams)
  • Accommodation aboard our yacht (from Sunday)
  • Lifejackets.
  • Oil skins
  • Free parking
  • Course certificates
  • RYA Logbook G158

Course Content

  • Passage planning
  • Preparation for sea
  • Pilotage
  • Passage making and ability as skipper
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail
  • Adverse weather conditions
  • Emergency situations
  • Advanced skippering techniques
  • Close quarters handling under power and sail
  • Navigation by day and night
  • Pilotage by day and night
  • Man overboard recovery

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RYA Coastal Skipper Fasttrack RYA Coastal Skipper Fasttrack

The Coastal Skipper fast-track course provides 5 days of sailing instruction on the Solent and 5 days theory work (plus exams) in the classroom. The course includes passage planning, yacht handling under power and sail, advanced skippering techniques, day and night navigation, dealing with adverse weather and man overboard recovery.


Courses run once a month ** See course dates>

Course Schedule

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Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries, please call Fiona on: 07764 465 773 or email: hello@seajayssolentsailingschool.co.uk.
* Coastal Skipper students may be required to join the yacht on the Sunday evening.

** Food cost will cover breakfast and lunch as well as one dinner on board for the evening of the night sail. Other evenings we eat in the local pub.



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