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

Deposits can ONLY be accepted for bookings 6 months or more in advance:

Full payment required 90 days before departure.

Course information: 

Onboard / Practical Courses: 

Food / Accommodation / Marina Fees / Tourist Tax / Fuel / Insurance: 

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

(Private hostess if required, cooking breakfast & Lunch + internal cleaning costs £1100 per course and will cook for up to maximum of 4 guests – so numbers do not go over 5 students + 1 Instructor onboard.

Marina Fees / Tourist Tax / Fuel / Insurance: All included within tuition fee. (Please take out your own travel insurance also for your own peace of mind).

Travel Expenses: No travel expenses to and from the marina are included however we can advise on travel costs we recommend www.booking.com for flights and a taxi to the marina from the airport costs approximately €12.00

Shore-based Courses:

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. 


Yacht Sail Training shorebased classrooms and facilities are based in Split 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).

Basic Boarding Itinerary Information:

Arrival/Embarkation Time: 09:00am on start date of the course for boarding at 10:00 (Unless otherwise stated) – Please make sure you have submitted your crew list info in advance of arrival to save time at boarding and not to hold up other students.

First night may be spent in the home port marina / getting to know each other and getting accustomed to the yacht and a possible day sail.

Breakfast & Lunch Provisions will be available and we will await our already ordered food delivery for the course ahead if not onboard already and the crew will get the chance to check the yacht out fully in daylight.

Course Syllabus then commences from 10am on the day of arrival or before.  

Evenings: We will either be in a new port, spending the night on anchor or we will return to our home port.

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

Disembarkation: All yachts will return to home port at 16:00 on the last day of the course with a general clean up of the yacht and then disembarkation or end of course farewell drink in the marina from 6pm 

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

From: £1,095.00

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 being added regularly, If the date you require isn’t available do not hesitate to contact us as we may be able to accommodate.



RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course – Become a Coastal Skipper RYA

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

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 a great introduction to sailing and is the pre-entry level and the minimum requirement for chartering yachts in various locations around the world. Couple it with your VHF license and off you go.


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 experience15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours
Assumed knowledgeBoat handling to the standard of Day Skipper and navigation to shorebased Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore
Minimum duration5 days. (For longer periods check out our 6/7 day courses and Private Tuition)
Minimum age17
Course contentPassage 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 courseAble 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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