Sea Jay's RYA Sailing School and Yacht Charter RYA Sailing School and Yacht Charter
Call: 07764 465773 / 07753 215517

RYA Coastal Skipper Course – Practical

Course Duration

5 days

Previous Experience Needed

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

Course Location

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

Course Price

£395 Winter Rate

Certificate Gained

RYA Coastal Skipper Certificate

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Price Includes

  • 5 days practical instruction on the Solent
  • Accommodation aboard our yacht (from Sunday)
  • Lifejackets.
  • Oil skins
  • Free parking
  • Course certificate
  • 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

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RYA Coastal Skipper Course – Practical RYA Coastal Skipper Course – Practical

RYA Coastal Skipper; Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.


Typically courses run Monday to Friday every week.

Course Schedule

Start at 0900 on Monday and finish at approx 1600 on the final day.

Additional Costs Onboard

  • Crew kitty of £5 per day towards food top up***
  • £5 per day towards mooring costs

Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries, please call: 07764 465773
or 07753 215517 or;

*** 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.



Our Instructors have been with us for a number of seasons and are all very experienced sailors in their own right as well as being highly trained instructors with a wealth of knowledge and talent. Rupert, our Chief Instructor has a background in business management and has run his own yacht brokerage company as well as being a Commercial Yachtmaster.  Jon is a Jazz musician and trumpeter. Euan is a professional sailor who as a hobby renovates houses in his spare time…Our instructors have one mutual love and that is being out on the water sharing their knowledge with all who sail with them.

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