RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Course

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Course

The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Course is designed to help you pass the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Exam. Before joining the course, you will have to pass a practical examination showing your skippering capabilities. To be a Yachtmaster, you will need to be an experienced coastal skipper and be able to run things smoothly for longer periods even in difficult conditions.

During the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore course, the candidates will revise the theory and practical subjects for five days with knowledgeable and certified RYA Yachtmaster instructors. The instructors will work along with you to assess your strengths and the areas that need a little coaching to pass the examination successfully. You will be briefed on your progress and be able to work on your weaker areas before taking the exams. The course content includes navigation by day and night, close quarters handling under power and sail, pilotage by day and night, man overboard recovery and advanced skippering management techniques.

Helm Yacht Charters RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Course

All RYA courses on this site are run in association with Helm Yacht Charters by the British Offshore Sailing School (BOSS) from their accredited sailing school in Hamble Point Marina. The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Course is completed over 5 Days & Nights. Full board with check-in on Sundays, the course is followed by an exam by an independent RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Instructor. The cost for this extensive course and the exam is £750. On completion of the course you will receive your RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competency that is acknowledged by sailing governing bodies throughout the world.

The minimum experience required to take the course is the RYA Yachtmaster shore based course certificate, thorough knowledge of the Collision Regulations and skippering a cruise yacht on passages up to 150 miles from port. Complete the enquiry form on this page for more information.

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