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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course

Ondeck provide a comprehensive, professional training curriculum, covering all aspects of Ocean Sailing from the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory course to the qualifying Ocean Passage and Oral Exam.
The Yachtmaster Ocean Theory course is run over 5 days and covers astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology. You will learn the art of using a sextant as well as what to do in heavy weather and hurricane situations. Passage planning is also covered as part of this course and you will be ask to consider everything from your choice of yacht to victualling and fuel management and much much more.
Students can choose to undertake this course as a stand-alone course or combine it with the Ocean Practical whereby successful candidates also gain the Ocean Qualifying passage. Students wanting to complete the Yachtmaster Ocean Exam will need to hold a Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence.  



5 days

No. Students to Instructor: 12:1
Previous Experience: Ideally students should have completed the Yachtmaster Offshore Practical examination, however this course can be undertaken in a more informal manner for those students who just want to learn about traditional navigation using the sun and stars Minimum Age: 18


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