The Yachtmaster Power course helps you to prepare for the MCA Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence. You will practice the skills needed to skipper a motor cruiser or work vessel up to 200 tonnes and take responsibility for the vessel and crew for passages up to 150 miles offshore, day and night. To attain the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate, candidates must pass a practical examination of their skippering ability. A Yachtmaster is capable of skippering a yacht on extended offshore passages by day or night
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore - 5 Day Prep/Exam
RYA Yachtmaster Motor (Coastal or Offshore exam)
Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth, PO6 4TJ.
- Next Date: 16th Oct 2023
- Price: GBP (£)1,625
- School Portsmouth & Chichester Marine Training
- Location Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth, PO6 4TJ.
- All Dates 16th Oct 2023 - 4 places
18th Mar 2024 - 4 places
22nd Apr 2024 - 4 places
- Duration 7 day(s)
- Accommodation Included Yes
- Reference YMP
Course content: An experienced Yachtmaster Instructor will prepare and polish your skills for the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence. Revision of advanced skippering techniques, close quarters handling, navigation and pilotage by day and night, man overboard recovery and overall yacht management skills. The exam will be conducted on the 5th and 6th day by an external examiner (exam fees payable on the day to the RYA).
Course pre-requisites – Yachtmaster Coastal : A minimum of 800 miles logged sea time, practical boat handling experience to Day Skipper level, as well as a sound working knowledge of tidal navigation, preferably a Yachtmaster Theory certificate.
Course pre-requisites – Yachtmaster Offshore: A minimum of 2500 miles logged sea time, including at least 5 passages over 60nm. You should have practical boat handling experience to Yachtmaster Coastal level, as well as a sound working knowledge of tidal navigation, and preferably a Yachtmaster Theory certificate.
You will also need an indate and valid First Aid certificate.
Accommodation is onboard our Motor Cruiser, bedding and towel provided. We have an Azimut 36, twin engined with flybridge. Food is provided for breakfast, lunch and snacks. All fuel and mooring fees included in the price.
PLEASE NOTE: The RYA exam fee is not included in the price. Currently Coastal exam fee is £200 and Offshore exam fee is £231. Payable at time of exam.
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