Yacht Master Coastal, Offshore & Ocean exam Preparation (sail & motor)
For those who want to refine their knowledge and improve their boat handling skills in the open sea as well as in close quarters or are looking forward to a professional career in the yachting industry, the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of competence is the key to achieve it.
The RYA Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence can be commercially endorsed for use for employment. Add the STCW '95 Basic Safety Training endorsement and they become the most requested and recognized certificates worldwide, up to 200 gt vessels.
The course consist of theoretical preparation, practical familiarisation with the boat that will be used for the exam and the area, GMDSS Short Range Certificate and optional STCW '95 Basic Safety Training.
The Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence (Offshore or Coastal) are gained after examination by an independent RYA Examiner.
Exam participation requirements
min 2500 nm at least half in tidal waters
- Tidal Theory
- Passage planning
- Radar theory course (non RYA course)
- Liferaft and survival course*
- First aid course*
- VHF SRC online course + practical session with training radios and assessment
- Boat handling
- Navigation exercises
- Emergency Situations
- Safety Briefing
Evening Classes: 4hr sessions 3 times/week for 5 weeks plus practical and exam
Fastrack Course: 8hrs per day for 7 days plus practical and exam