Costa Blanca Sailing – RYA Yachting courses and Sailing in Spain Alicante

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Motor Cruising

5 day course

This course is designed for those who want to cruise further afield and will provide the skipper with all the skills and techniques to take a motoryacht on coastal and offshore passages by day and by night to new sailing areas.

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Motor Cruising Course in Spain

Each student will skipper the yacht over a longer passage, involving detailed pilotage and passage planning. It is recommended that you complete the Shorebased Coastal Skipper theory course beforehand.

  • Suggested pre-course minimum requirement: 15 days sea time (2 days as skipper) 300 nautical miles, 8 night hours.
  • Assumed knowledge: Navigation to Coastal Skipper shorebased standard. Practical ability to Day Skipper practical standard.
  • Course content: Passage planning, preparation for sea, pilotage, passage making and ability as skipper, yacht handling under power and sail, adverse weather conditions and emergency situations.
  • Ability after course: Be able to skipper a vessel on coastal passages by day and by night.
  • Minimum duration: 5 days.
  • Minimum age: 17.

Course price


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Important: We strongly recommend that prior to your course you buy and read the following book(s) and bring them with you for your course:

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