RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Exams

MCA/ RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence is gained by examination, conducted by RYA Yachtmaster Examiners who are independent of our sailing school. This course is for the very experienced sailor that completed all the prerequisite miles and completed the qualifying passages required.

Our school has produced over the years approximately over two hundred Yachtmasters. The school has developed a program regarding the preparation for the Yachtmaster examination. It involves candidates that require First aid Certificate, and Restricted Radio Operator's Certificate and to brush up their navigation theory. We undertake to organize this for you. We also spend three days on the water. The training on the water will cover navigation, pilotage, boat handling both under engine and sail, safety and an emphasis on crew and yacht management. This all assumes that you have completed all the required sea time.

The Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate is internationally recognized throughout all the yachting industry. This is a minimum requirement for seeking work in the industry. Whether you would like to work in charters, deliveries or are seeking crew work on mega yachts, then this is your first step.

Having achieved a success rate of ninety percent over the previous ten years we are take great pride in our specialty in Yachtmaster training. We are well suited within the industry to offer you the best program that is tailored to your needs. If this is the course that you require then you should contact us immediately for a consultation and begin your career in the yachting industry.

Yachtmaster Syllabus

This is an advanced course in navigation and meteorology for candidates for the Coastal Skipper and

  • Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate.
  • Position
  • The magnetic compass
  • Tides
  • Tidal streams
  • Buoyage
  • Lights
  • Pilotage
  • GPS and chart plotters
  • Echo sounders
  • Logs (speed and distance measuring)
  • Deck log
  • Meteorology
  • Rule of the road
  • Safety at sea
  • Navigation in restricted visibility
  • Passage planning


Price per person in Euro 2.350

Above prices include: 50 hrs. Theory, Instructor's fee, course material, First Aid Course with Certificate, Sea Survival Course with certificate, VHF Course with certificate, VHF fees, 8 hrs. Practical training, 4hrs. Safety Briefing on board, Yacht with equipment, exam fees, port fees, Yacht's fuel.

Above prices do not include: Air tickets, transfers, provisions