Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

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Avinguda de Gabriel Roca, 38, 07014 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain   View map
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+34 662 330 493
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The Yachtmaster Ocean Theory course looks at passage planning, astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology, as well as exploring and solving the mysteries of the use of a sextant!

The RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate is also a pre-requisite for the MCA’s Chief Mate, Master 500 and Master 3000 qualifications.

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The RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory course looks at passage planning, astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology,as well as exploring and solving the mysteries of the use of a sextant!

The RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate is also a pre-requisite for the MCA’s Chief Mate, Master 500 and Master 3000 qualifications.

Course content

  • The Earth & the celestial sphere
  • The PZX triangle
  • The sextant
  • Measurement of time
  • Meridian altitudes
  • Sun, star & other sights
  • Compass checking
  • Satellite navigation
  • Great circle sailing
  • Meteorology
  • Passage planning
  • Passage making
  • Communications

Pre-course experience / requirements

Assumes knowledge of all subjects covered in previous shorebased courses (e.g. YM Offshore shorebased)

1 review for Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

  1. Amador N.

    Recommended!!

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