The Yachtmaster is an experienced yachtsman, competent to skipper a cruising yacht on any passage during which the yacht is no more than 150 miles from the harbour. The main aspects of this examination are: Seamanship, offshore and coastal navigation, pilotage and meteorology. We can prep you for this exam.
Yachtmaster Offshore prep and exam.
|Assumed Knowledge:||Navigation to YM theory level with extensive hands on experience|
|Prep Content:||Offshore & coastal navigation, pilotage & meteorology, boat handling, navigation aids, skippering skills, delegation skills, Safe operating procedures.|
RYA/DoT Yachtmaster Offshore Exam (8-12 hour exam for one candidate, 10-18 hours for two.) Required experience and certification.
Minimum Seatime within ten years of 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 a skipper for at least two of these passages, and including two which have involved overnight passages
|Certificates required:||A restricted (VHF only) Radio Operators Certificate
First Aid qualification
Click here for more information on the yachtmaster exam.