Option 1: 2 Week Coastal Skipper Classroom Theory & Practical
Option 2: 1 Week Coastal Skipper with Online Theory & Practical

COURSE FEES: Discounted package price.
Option 1: Classroom US$1,695.
Option 2: Online US$1,320.

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This is a 2 course package for students wishing to progress beyond their RYA Day Skipper Practical qualification, and prepare themselves for their target of RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal or RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore.

The package comprises:

RYA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore shore based – Theory Course1

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical – 5 days of practical sailing.

Note 1
This course is optionally available as personal “face to face” tuition in our waterfront classroom, or as an Online Home Study Course delivered by Navathome though Miramar Sailing School.

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Course Package Cost – Inclusions are the same as for courses booked individually.


  • All year round starting on Sundays subject to prior bookings. With 3 yachts and 3 instructors we are confident we can offer you what you want, when you want it.
  • Reserve your dates.

Consider our 1 or 2 day training courses that will enhance your training and make the most of your time in Antigua. Not only will you maximise the investment in your trip, you will depart with two RYA qualifications instead of one!

If you wish to include any of our 1 or 2 Day Courses in your package please contact us for availability


Please visit our USA Online Store, or UK Online Store for the following recommended pre-course study materials, and a selection of clothing, sailing and travel accessories.

  • International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • RYA Weather Handbook
  • RYA Navigation Exercises
  • Yachtmaster Handbook
  • Offshore Sailing

To assist with your planning we offer some suggestions for Accommodation and Travel

Coastal Skipper Theory Syllabus

CST - Syllabus

Position determination
The Magnetic Compass
Tides and Tidal Streams
Buoyage; Lights; Pilotage
GPS and Chart Plotters
Echo Sounders
Logs (speed and distance measurement)
Deck log
Rules of the Road
Safety at Sea
Navigation in Restricted Visibility
Passage Planning
Marine Environment

Coastal Skipper Practical Syllabus

CSP - Syllabus

Passage Planning
Preparation for Sea
Passage making and ability as Skipper
Yacht handling under power
Yacht handling under sail
Adverse weather conditions
Emergency situations

RYA Theory Class