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Efficient Deckhand (EDH)

Isle of Wight, UK

  • Price: GBP (£)825 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School UKSA
  • Location Isle of Wight, UK
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included Yes

Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

The Efficient Deck Hand must now be completed as part of the OOW certification. The course covers basic seamanship, ropework and wire work, use of lifting equipment, rigging of stages and bosuns’ chairs, basic painting and maintenance routines, steering and duties of the lookout and the responsibilities of crew members under the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen.

What’s included:

Our price includes all your food, accommodation and exam fees. You won’t find a better value course.

Pre-requisite experience:

A minimum of six months sea service in a deck capacity. You must hold a Navigational Watch Rating Certificate of RYA/IYT Offshore Yachtmaster and practical CoC.


5 days

Training towards:

Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Examination and assessment:

There is an oral and practical examination at the end of the course carried out by an approved MCA examiner.


This course is required by all Officer of the Watch (Yachts less than 3000gt) candidates from January 2014.

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UKSA, Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ

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