Yacht Master Theory & YM Coastal Skipper Practical / Exam Prep and Exam
(Coastal 800nm / Offshore 2500nm required)
This career package is the next step in your qualification and is normally a follow on from the Super Crew Package or Day Skipper Course. Having a yachtmaster qualification on your CV when starting out is 1st prize.
This package is for those who have prevous knowledge in sailing and prefereably hold a Day Skipper\'s qualification.
The courses commences with Yacht Master Theory, in the classroom for 5 days, followed by a 5 day and 4 night Coastal Practical of sailing and staying on the yacht.
The Yacht master Exam Preparation is 10 – 12 days and takes place in Langebaan, due to the tides required for the 1 day Exam. Pre requisites for the exam are 800nm for Yacht Master Coastal and 2500nm for Yachtmaster Offshore.
Yachtmaster Theory 5 days
Yachtmaster Coastal Practical 5 days
Exam Prep and Exam 10/12 days
Additional courses that we highly recommend to compliment the Super Mate:
RYA PWC (Jetski) 1 day
RYA RADAR 1 day
RYA DIESEL 1 day
Deck Hand course 4 days
The Deck Hand course covers maintenance, knowledge and application, wash-downs, teak maintenance, deckhand duties (navigational watch and guests on board), line handling and anchoring duties, etc. Students learn how to assess damage and begin the repair process, starting with damage control and protection of surrounding areas, application of anticorrosive primers and fillers, all the way to applying the Polyurethane Topcoat. Another part of the maintenance section of the course focuses on woodwork and varnishing skills. Protection of surrounding areas, correct taping up, knowledge of sandpaper, sanding with the grain, staying inside taped up areas, correct mixing and applying of the varnish. As an added benefit students also get help with tips on the interview process and creating a CV fit for the industry.