Exam Prep weeks & RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore Exam

Experience required: Competent Crew Practical, RYA Day Skipper Theory, RYA Day Skipper Practical, RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Theory, RYA Coastal Skipper Practical, RYA VHF SRC Radio & STCW Elementary First Aid

Whether you plan on doing the RYA Yachtmaster Coastal or RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exams, this course will equip you with extra practical and theoretical know how you need to ensure you pass your exams. The training you will receive during this course is of a high caliber, but the final knowledge and skill you will require exceed all expectations.

The syllabus is the same for both RYA Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore Certificates of Competence, but the level of experience, skill and knowledge required for the award of Yachtmaster Offshore is higher than that required for the award of Yachtmaster Coastal.

You are also able to do a dual RYA / SAS practical exam and thereby gain your SAS qualifications needed for skippering yachts in South African waters.

What you’ll learn:

  • International Regulations for preventing collisions at sea
  • Safety
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail.
  • General seamanship including maintenance
  • Responsibilities of the skipper
  • Navigation
  • Meteorology

Duration: 9 days

Total course fee: R21 000

Fees exclude: RYA Yachtmaster Exam Fees amounting to £524

Contact us now for course dates and availability. 

 

Requirements to do the Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore exams:

·      Mileage has to be from within the last 10 years

·      Mileage needs to be Logged and signed off by the Skipper.

·      Mileage needs to be gained Under Sail on a Sailing Yacht

·      The Sailing yacht needs to be less than 24m / 79ft or 200gt

·      RYA Restricted (VHF only) Radio Operator's Certificate

·      STCW Elementary First Aid Certificate

·      RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Theory Certificate

 

Requirements to do the Yachtmaster Coastal exam prep and exam:

·      30 days sea time (reduced to 20 days if you have your RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course Certificate)

·      2 days as skipper

·      800 miles (at least 400 Miles {half of required 800 miles} must be done in Tidal Waters) i.e. not all gained in the Med (reduced to 400 days if you have your RYA Coastal Skipper Practical Course Certificate)

·      12 night hours

Requirements to do the Yachtmaster Offshore exam prep and exam:

·      50 days sea time

·      5 days as skipper

·      2500 miles (at least 1250 Miles {half of required 2500 miles} must be done in Tidal Waters) i.e. not all gained in the Med

·      5 passages over 60 miles, including 2 overnight and 2 as skipper

 

 

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