Prior Knowledge and Experience required
Students taking the Yachtmaster Exam need to hold a VHF/SRC operators certificate and a valid first aid certificate, and have the relevant miles and skippering experience including night pilotage. The minimum sea time required as a guide for Coastal is 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours. For Offshore this is 50 days, 5 days as skipper, 2500 miles, 12 night hour. All qualifying sea time must be within 10 years prior to the exam. You are strongly advised to complete the Yachtmaster theory too.
Once successfully passed, the CoC can then be commercially endorsed with Sea Survival, PPR and a ENG1 Medical
Course includes use of our training boats which is based in Marina Velal. Fuel,
The RYA exam fee is excluded, the exam will take place on the last day taking in some day/night time driving and include passage planning.