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UKSA

RYA Coastal Skipper

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Yachtmaster Offshore Prep & Exam

Isle of Wight, UK

925 GBP (£)

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School UKSA

Location Isle of Wight, UK

Dates 2 dates available

Accommodation None Included

The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation course enables those who hold the required prerequisite experience to sit the RYA Yachtmaster Coastal or RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam to fine tune their existing skills prior to sitting the practical exam. Accommodation: • Food and accommodation are included.

Course Structure

During the prep course your instructor will frequently update you on your progress and ability and recommend which exam you should aim for – whether Coastal or Offshore. The syllabus is taught in a ratio of (4:1) students to instructor.

Useful Information

Prerequisites: RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Exam (Sail) • Candidates must be aged 17 or over and require; o A Radio Operators Qualification – A GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) or higher grade of marine radio certificate o A valid first aid certificate o Seatime – 800 miles logged within 10 years prior to examination, 30 days living on board, two days as skipper and 12 night hours. • For holders of the RYA Coastal Skipper Practical course completion certificate, the seatime requirement is reduced to 400 miles, 2 days living on board, 12 night hours, two days as skipper • Half of the qualifying seatime must have been gained in tidal waters. For sizes of vessel please refer to page 73 in the RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook (G158/15). RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Exam (Sail): • Candidates must be aged 18 or over and require; o A Radio Operators Qualification – A GMDSS Short Range Certificate (SRC) or higher grade of marine radio certificate o A valid first aid certificate o Seatime – 50 days, 2,500 miles, including at least five passages over 60 miles, acting as skipper for at least two of these passages and including two which have involved overnight passages. Five days’ experience as skipper. • At least half of the qualifying seatime must have been accrued in tidal waters. For sizes of vessel please refer to page 73 in the RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook (G158/15). Exam Duration • The exam will take around 8-12 hours per candidate. No more than two candidates can be examined in 24 hours. Whilst one candidate is being examined the remaining candidates will act as crew.

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