Our RYA Yachtmaster eLearning Theory in cooperation with Splash Seaschool offers you the opportunity to learn the necessary theoretical knowledge at any time and place. The exam also takes place online. All you need is a computer (PC / Mac), a modern browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari) and an internet connection.
After booking and paying the course fees, you will receive your personal access data by eMail and a few days later the course material included in the course price by mail. Of course, you will be supported for the duration of your theory course by our tutors, which will be happy to help you with questions and ambiguities.
The RYA Yachtmaster theory is tested in three parts. – after successful passing you will receive the RYA Yachtmaster Theory certificate, which confirms your theoretical knowledge.
These courses are conducted in English. Therefore, good understanding of English is needed. RYA Yachtmaster candidates should at least have the experience of a Coastal Skipper.
Stability and sea safety, with some chart revision and advanced techniques.
Required study time about 60 hours, plus three exams
Course Material Included
RYA student pack – charts, exercises, electronic chart plotter, and small handbook for CS / YM
Portland Plotter and Dividers
set of Compasses, eraser and 2B pencil
RYA Training Almanac
Chart Symbols 5011 book
RYA Navigation Manual
RNLI Safety at Sea CD
RYA IRPCS (Collision Regs) book
including course materials
The eLearning courses are conducted by the RYA Training Center Splash Seaschool. The Swiss Maritime Academy acts as agent and your details are forwarded to Splash Seaschool for further booking formalities.
Your tutor John Kelso is an experienced instructor for second language English speaking clients and of course you can contact us at any.
Please contact us if you have any questions – we are happy to advise you!
Handy for the library at home or on board: