Yachtmaster Preparation Course

A comprehensive refresher course for those with sufficient sea miles looking to take the Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Examination.

Course Journey

  • COURSE REQUIREMENTS

    A minimum of 50 days experience, 5 as skipper, 2500 sea-miles, 5 passages over 60 miles including 2 overnight & 2 as skipper. VHF radio operator licence or SRC is required, also an approved First Aid Certificate.

  • COURSE AIM

    This is a comprehensive refresher course for those with sufficient sea miles, looking to take the Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Examination.

  • ABILITY AFTER COURSE

    You will have the ability to tackle the Yachtmaster examination with confidence.

  • NEXT STEP

    Complete the Yachtmaster examination.

Course DetailsCOURSE DETAILS

A comprehensive refresher course for those with sufficient sea miles, looking to take the Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Examination.

Pre-course Experience

A minimum of 50 days experience, 5 as skipper, 2500 sea-miles, 5 passages over 60 miles including 2 overnight & 2 as skipper. VHF radio operator licence or SRC is required, also an approved First Aid Certificate.

Assumed Knowledge

You must have learned the content of Coastal and Yachtmaster shore based & practical cruising courses.

Course Content

You will be set tasks to demonstrate your ability as skipper of an offshore motor yacht including questions on collision avoidance, navigation, pilotage, meteorology and boat handling.

Minimum Duration – The course is 5 days long, with the examination taking place on the 5th day.

Minimum Age

This course is for adults only.

Ability after Course

Able to progress to the Yachtmaster Practical Exam with confidence.

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