RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster Coastal

If you’re thinking of a career in sailing or upskilling yourself, this is the step towards Yachtmaster. This course is Tidal at our base in Palamos on the Costa Brava in Spain. You can take MCA Examinations here providing you have sufficient miles prior to Examination. RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skippers are independently examined and are able to commercially endorse their licences.

You will need 300 sea miles on cruising yachts, and coastal skipper/yachtmaster theory. This is an advanced course and includes night navigation, yacht handling under sail, anchoring under power and sail and much more. On completion you will be able to complete inshore and offshore passages by day and night.This qualification can be MCA-endorsed for commercial use and is known as RYA Yachtmaster Coastal.

Theory (residential) Barcelona Palamos

You will need to have a sound understanding of the theory before undertaking the practical course. If not, you can do the two-week combination course, or study in one of our classrooms for 6 days. You do not need to hold a certificate in the theory to attend the practical course, but you may find it a very tough challenge.

Theory & Practical combined from £1290 at least 6 days shore based

RYA Instructors

We pride ourselves on delivering tuition to RYA standards employing only qualified RYA Instructors; whether you're booking a sailing holiday for you and your family or sharpening your sailing skills, rest assured your skipper will have a wealth of experience to pass on. Remember the emphasis is always to enjoy

Six is a Crowd!

Our yachts are all modern, and MCA coded for your safety; we never have a student Instructor ratio of more than 5 to one on RYA Courses. You will never sail on one of our yachts with any more than 5 students unless Mile Building.

RYA Theory Courses Barcelona Palamos

RYA Theory, come prepared - these courses are challenging and thought provoking. Fastrackers learn in modern classrooms with first class facilities. We believe that your theory should be taught ashore before you put theory into practice.

Theory in Comfort

At our shore based facilities you can study your theory in comfort, our Barcelona Palamos base has classrooms available for shore based study.

Yacht Fleet

Our modern Beneteau yachts, from 31 - 48 feet are also available bare boat for the more experienced; new yachts have been added each year we have added two yachts this (2017) year a Jeanneau 41 and Jeanneau 33i.

Private Tuition

If you would like personal tuition, be it theory, practical or own boat, our RYA Yachtmaster Instructors will take you as far as you would like to go. From Start Sailing, through Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper, to Yachtmaster and beyond.

RYA Coastal Skipper or RYA Yachtmaster Coastal from Barcelona Palamos Spain

Prices per week

You can travel lite our yachts include freshly laundered bedding and towels. Provisioning if required.

A practical course: 5 nights aboard and 5 days sailing from:

£695 per person

RYA Coastal Skipper Practical and Theory Combined from:

£1,290 per person

Theory & Practical combined from at least 6 days shore based:

£1,290 per person


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