RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster

This online course is fully approved by the RYA for gaining your Coastal Skipper qualification and can be used to support a MCA Master 200 Oral application.



Kipper Sailing’s eLearning for RYA Coastal Skipper Theory comprises 15 online lessons, most of which have embedded practice questions or quizzes, and 15 associated exercises. Depending upon the depth of a topic the total time required to attend a lesson and complete the associated exercise is approximately 2-5 hours. You can pause and rewind lessons.

Support from a highly experienced Yachtmaster Instructor is always on hand. You can ask questions from directly within a lesson.

If your unsure whether you’re ready to study at Coastal Skipper level, you might consider our combined Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory course. See here for more details.

For your course fee of £295.00 you get:

  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Student Pack12 months Internet access to our RYA Coastal Skipper online training materials comprising 15 individual lessons, written exercises and multiple quizzes.
  • The ability to download lesson onto a PC, iPad or Android tablet so that you can study offline.
  • Fast email support from a highly experienced Yachtmaster Instructor and, if you really get stuck, phone support by way of a pre-arranged Skype call.
  • The RYA Coastal Skipper Course Pack comprising: The Coastal Skipper Course Handbook, 2 RYA Training Charts, a RYA Training Almanac, an online copy of US Chart 1 (symbols and abbreviations) which is a free Admiralty Chart 5011 substitute, and the RYA training chart-plotter for Windows PCs on CD.
  • The exams and, for successful students, a course completion certificate.

Your Coastal Skipper Course Pack will be mailed to you within 24 business hours of signing up by First Class mail or Airmail if you are overseas (+£10 for Europe, +£20 rest of The World). It should arrive next day within the UK, within 3-4 days in Europe and around 5-7 days elsewhere. If you would prefer overseas courier delivery you can request it for £35.

You will need also need a chart-protractor and dividers, which we can provide for £21, 2B pencils a rubber and an A4 pad.