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RYA Yachtmaster SAIL Preparation & Exams
We offer training and preparation for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore for Sail
ABOUT THE COURSE
- Includes Fuel, Lunches, Berthing fees & Examiner Travel - 5 Days Practical Prep followed by the Exam - Ratio: Max 4 persons - Difficulty: Advanced
Prior Knowledge and Experience required
Students taking the Yachtmaster Exam need to hold a VHF/SRC operators certificate and a valid first aid certificate, and have the relevant miles and skippering experience including night pilotage. The minimum sea time required as a guide for Coastal is 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours. For Offshore this is 50 days, 5 days as skipper, 2500 miles, 12 night hour. All qualifying sea time must be within 10 years prior to the exam. You are strongly advised to complete the Yachtmaster theory too.
Once successfully passed, the CoC can then be commercially endorsed with Sea Survival, PPR and a ENG1 Medical Course includes use of our training boats which is based in Marina Velal. Fuel, The RYA exam fee is excluded, the exam will take place on the last day taking in some day/night time driving and include passage planning.
- Revising chart work - Collision regulations - Meteorology - Boat handling in harbour and out to sea - Night time passage making - Passage planning in tidal waters - Boat checks and safety equipment - Engine checks - Crew briefing and safety situations - Radar
What to Bring
- All you logged miles - Any qualification relevant like the STCW, VHF, Medical - Passport Photos - Kit for all conditions, be prepared - We provide all food onboard - Drinks, coffee & Tea and lots of biscuits included
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included?
We provide a practical onboard preparation with an experienced instructor and then using the same boat we arrange for the examiner to arrive at the end of the preparation.
What is the pass rate?
It is important you check you are ready for the exam with the RYA pre requirements in milage and experience and then we can help prepare you for the exam.
Is it a tidal exam?
The course is in non tidal waters but the RYA Yachtmaster is for both, so it is very important your knowledge of tidal waters is good and completing the RYA Yachtmaster theory course helps practice this. The examiner will ask questions on tides during the exam
Cancellation will only be accepted on payment of the cancellation charges as set out below. The following cancellation fees apply:
• More than 4 weeks before course/event – loss of deposit, • Less than 4 weeks before course/event – 100% of price of course/event
This listing is listed for following charter options.
With Captain Only
Based on the choice of charter option set for this listing and your choice to avail these options under the process of booking this charter, an extra fee may be applicable, for eg; for availing Crew service.
Exact directions to the departure location will be provided after a confirmed booking.