RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Sail Prep Week

/RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Sail Prep Week
RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Sail Prep Week2020-04-14T21:48:12+00:00

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An RYA Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence is often the ultimate aim of aspiring skippers. It is a well known, highly respected qualification worldwide, proving your experience and competence as a skipper.

We provide 5 tailor-made training days to prepare you for the exam, which we give 2 days for following the course.

Book on a Yachtmaster Preparation week below. Future dates are available, please contact the office for details. 

Price: £750, plus exam fee
Previous Experience: VHF/SRC licence, Valid First Aid (RYA, STCW or SeaFish)
Coastal-30 days, 2 as skipper, 800 miles, 12 night hours (halved is you hold the Coastal Skipper course completion certificate). Half the sea time must be in tidal waters
Offshore-50 days, 5 as skipper, 2500 miles, 5 passages over 60 miles including 2 as skipper and 2 overnight. Half the sea time must be in tidal waters
Assumed Knowledge: Navigation to Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory level
Duration: 5 Days (+ 2 days for exam)

Course Content:
There is no fixed syllabus for this course but we try to focus on areas that you need to work on, and that the examiners tend to look at during the exam. For example:

  • Skippering Skills
  • Boat Handling
  • Seamanship
  • Navigation
  • Safety Awareness
  • IRPCS
  • Meteorology
  • Signals

Costs include accommodation, all meals whilst onboard (if as a group you opt to dine out one night, this will be at your own expense), mooring fees, use of waterproofs if required.

EXAM FEE IS NOT INCLUDED

Optional Extra:

  • G158 RYA Logbook £7.50

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