RYA Yachtmaster Coastal CoC

This is the exam which will allow you to complete your Yachtmaster Coastal Certificate of Competence and work commercially under MGN 280 up to 20nm from a safe haven.

Dates can be arranged to coincide with completion of your Exam Prep Course.


6-10 hours for 1 candidate, 4-8 hours per candidate where there is more than 1.

Exam Fee: £193, to be sent with the application form.

Seatime –

  • 30 days
  • 2 days as skipper
  • 800 miles (this reduces to 400 if you have completed the Coastal Skippers course)
  • At least half the qualifying seatime must have been accrued in tidal waters.
  • Knowledge to the level of Yachtmaster Coastal Shorebased.

Certificates required – 

  • A valid First Aid certificate
  • A VHF License.

Minimum age – 

  • 17