RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course – 5 Days / 4 Nights Onboard

From: 795.00


RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course – 5 Days / 4 Nights Onboard

From: 795.00

2022 Training Starts April / May

Please Select Your Cabin * 

Standard price is for a “Shared Double Cabin” : (Bookings of 2 people will automatically share / Private Cabins are limited Onboard)

There is also sleeping availability in the saloon, on deck under the stars or bring your own hammock to hoist on the bow.

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RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course – 5 Days / 4 Nights Onboard

From: 795.00

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course Split Croatia. Progress your sailing knowledge and sailing skills with the Coastal Skipper Qualification. Learn Advanced techniques to gain further confidence helming a yacht.

Yacht Sail Training offers a full range of courses with new courses and dates added regularly.

We offer RYA courses for individuals, groups and families onboard YST’s well maintained yachts, on your own bareboat charter yacht or even your personal private yacht. 
Other Services Include: 
Skippered Sailing Holidays + Bareboat Yacht Charter
We can even provide Skippers or Hostesses for your own sailing holidays, do you require a yacht moved or inspected? then ask for a quote. 


RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course – Become a Coastal Skipper RYA

Course Duration: 5 Day’s + 4 Night’s Accommodation Onboard

Prices are All Inclusive (Excluding evening meals, unless shoreside facilities are not accessible).

Course Start Time: 09:00 / End Time: 17:00 (Last Day)

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course ran over 5 days – For longer courses please see our 6/7day courses and Private Yacht Tuition.

Learn advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women. With considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night. RYA Coastal skipper Practical Course is the follow on course from the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course.

Like the RYA Day Skipper Practical course. This course consists of skippered passages in a variety of situations. Each trainee will skipper more challenging passages and learn more about passage planning, pilotage by day and night, boat handling, safety and emergency situations.

It is a satisfying and intensive week, with candidates often working towards a ICC – International Certificate of Competence.

We strongly advise completing the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore Theory Course This can also be completed with one of our Online Theory courses and should be completed beforehand as there is insufficient time to teach the theory required during a practical 5 day course.

What Will I Learn?

During the course RYA Coastal Skippers should be able to undertake more difficult passages by day and night and handle the yacht in more demanding conditions. By the end of the course you should have the knowledge, if not the experience, to become a Yachtmaster™.


This Is the last step before heading off o your own to gain some mileage and further experience before you then consider to take the Yachtmaster Exams.


Yacht Sail Training always recommends furthering your experience with a professional skipper and one of the best ways is to work through the RYA Syllabus. However if you feel it necessary we are also able to offer Private Yacht Tuition with one of our RYA Instructors and they can tailor your requirements more precisely on your own yacht or with one of our various charter yachts we offer.

Price for Private Instructors are also available please contact us with dates and duration required.

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical – Requirements & Outcomes

Pre-course experience 15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours
Assumed knowledge Boat handling to the standard of Day Skipper and navigation to shorebased Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore
Minimum duration 5 days. (For longer periods check out Yacht Sail Training Private Tuition)
Minimum age 17
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
Ability after the course Able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night

So you have passed your Day Skipper Practical course and you want to proceed? then the RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course is the direction to go.

After completion of this course we advise you to consider taking the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Prep Week course 

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Need help to find extra information about this RYA Coastal Skipper Practical course? Maybe you should get in touch or book one of our rya sailing theory courses?. Yacht Sail Training is a sailing school in the heart of Croatia with professional instructors good boats and no catches!.

Therefore use Yacht Sail Training rya sailing school courses to progress your sailing and yachting qualifications. Use the courses to work on or enjoy your own Sailing Yacht, Motorboat, Super-yacht or even enjoy your rib around the world with more confidence. To help you progress we want to help you learn and Therefore find Sailing jobs and sail with new sailing crew. Why not join a race or a regatta. Therefore training for your next sailing course will take you one step closer to your goal.

Above all, we are an RYA Sail Training School Based in Split, Croatia. Furthermore, we supply STCW2010/95 courses and Online RYA Courses. Also including RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship. RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster coastal. Above all RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean. Furthermore RYA Fast Track Yachtmaster Offshore Courses including Adventure and Mile Building courses.

RYA Sailing School – Teaching Sailing

Likewise, Yacht Sail Training is also a Recognised Royal Yachting Association Sailing Training School for practical and theory courses. We also offer Online RYA Theory Courses. So why not Learn to Sail and take a course in sunny croatia. We also offer free classified adverts for Job finding, Yacht Charter, Skipper Charter and Sailing Holidays In Croatia, Greece And Italy.

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Additional information

All Inclusive*

All Inclusive (Breakfast, Lunch, Soft Drinks, Tourist Tax, Bedding, Towels, Marina / Port Fees, Fuel, Certificates) See Extras at time of booking for all other options.

Single Occupancy / Shared Double Cabin

Sharing a double cabin, Onboard our SO49 there will also be a en-suite bathroom. Bed linen, 1 Large Towel, 1 Hand towel. We also allow sleeping on deck under the stars, bringing your own hammock or even in the spacious saloon is also allowed. See extras when booking for all other options.

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General Course Information

Our Courses are:

All Inclusive** (Breakfast, lunch, port fees, fuel, tourist tax, maintenance, water, bedding, towels, cleaning.

What is not included?:

Evening meals (normally enjoyed ashore), Flights and transfers and alcohol, Please read the booking form for course materials provided with each course.  

Provisions: Breakfast & Lunch will be available with menu's, all food will be cooked by the crew on a rotation basis throughout the week

Would You Like a Hostess Onboard?

Private host / hostess if required, cooking breakfast & Lunch + internal cleaning costs £1100 per course and will cook for up to maximum of 4 guests and the instructor please note a hostess is only possible for 4 students or less onboard.

Marina Fees / Tourist Tax / Fuel: 

All included within tuition fee. (Please take out your own travel insurance for your own peace of mind).

Travel Expenses: 

Travel expenses to and from the marina are not included.

If arriving in Croatia early we recommend www.booking.com for for hotels. And for flights we recommend skyscanner.com.


For transfers from the airport to the marina we are happy to organise a taxi for you please book it when booking your course.

Alternatively there are local taxis at the airport or Uber works well in Croatia also. 

RYA Shorebased Courses (Classroom)

We are able to advise on reasonably priced accommodation near the sea. Tea & Coffee facilities are provided and you are able to purchase lunch just a short walk from the training centre during the lunch break provided. 

Please Note:

Yacht Sail Training shorebased classrooms and facilities are based in Split City which is 10-15 minutes drive from the our home marina base in Kastella Marina. 


(This is also possible by Uber Taxi: Approx €10-€15euros / bus approximately €2.50 or bicycle: 30 minutes cycling).

Travel to and from Marina Kastela, Split, Croatia: 

Flight Bookings:


Local Airports

Split Airport - Closest

Closest airports is Split.

Zadar Airport

Approximately 1.5 hours drive away. With a regular bus service connecting it to Split also. 

Dubrovnik Airport

(if travelling to Dubrovnik there is a connecting ferry or bus to Split which takes approximately 4.5 hours. Split Airport and Split Ferry port is located approximately 15 minutes drive away with regular bus services and taxi's also available. We recommend using Uber taxis.

Zagreb Airport

Located about 4.5 hours drive from Split. 

There is also a regular bus route and taxi services available from Zagreb Airport.


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Arrival/Embarkation Times:

Our “5 day RYA Practical Courses” commence at 9:00am on first day of the course.

When To Turn Up?

We ask that you turn up a little earlier around 8/8:30am to make sure you can find the yacht in the marina, take your cabin and meet the rest of the crew for the course.

Will I Get Breakfast On The First Day?

We advise having breakfast before arriving

(Please check your booking confirmation incase this changes) – 

Crew List Information - Pre Boarding

Crew list information will be required from each student after a booking has been made and this must be submitted 14 days before the start of a course.

A link will be emailed to you once a booking has been completed. 

The First Night?

First night may be spent in the home port marina after a day sail however if the day is progressing well we will aim to get out of the marina to one of the gorgeous islands on the Adriatic Coast.

Islands We Visit

The islands we often visit include: Brac, Hvar, Solta, Pakleni Islands, Scedro, Vis and Korcula. (Please note in a 5 day course you will not get to visit them all).

Breakfast & Lunch:

Provisions will be delivered to the yacht before you arrive so the course will be ready to start once you have dropped your bags in a cabin. 


We will either be in a new port, marina or harbour, spending the night on anchor or we will return to our home port. If there are not facilities to eat ashore provisions to make food onboard will be supplied. 

(This is all depending on the weather and the particular course structure required for your chosen syllabus).


All yachts will return to home port at 16:00 on the last day of the course and all students are expected to assist with a general clean and tidy up of the yacht.  

Disembarkation is usually at 4:30/5:00pm so cleaners can get onboard to sort the yacht out for the next course. 

End Of Course Drinks:

Most students then decide to enjoy an end of course beverage in Bavadria bar located in the marina. 

2022 RYA Course Dates & Prices

Please follow the below link: 


2022 RYA Course Dates & Prices


For current availability please contact us via email or Whatsapp.


More RYA course dates added regularly. 


We also offer Private Yacht Training and own boat tuition alternative dates. 

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