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.
|Course intended for||Persons who wants to obtain the Yachtmaster coastal or Offshore certificate of competence|
|Pre-course & exam experience||
For Yachtmaster coastal exam:
30 days, 2 days as skipper, 800 miles, 12 night hours (if you hold the Coastal Skipper course certificate this is reduced to 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours). Half the qualifying sea time must be conducted in tidal waters.
For Yachtmaster Offshore exam:
50 days, 2,500 miles including at least 5 passages over 60 miles measured along the rhumb line from the port of departure to the destination, acting as skipper for at least two of these passages and including two which have involved overnight passages. 5 days experience as skipper. At least half this mileage and passages must be in tidal waters. All qualifying seatime must be within 10 years prior to the exam.
A GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) or higher grade of marine radio certificate.
A valid first aid certificate
|Minimum age||18 years|
|Course content||Meanly a 24 hours test exam to expose your weak points and correct them before the final exam|
|Certification||RYA Yachtmaster coastal of offshore after passing successfully the practical with an external RYA examiner|
|Number of students||
Minimum 2 - Maximum 5 persons
Private tuition is also possible on request
|Minimum duration||3 days + 2 days exam|
|Ability after the course||To skipper a sailboat on a professional level|
|Next course?||Yachtmaster ocean|
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