RYA Yachtmaster Preparation
Course pre-requisite: Yachtmaster Theory and logbook requirements
Course duration: 5 days
2021 Dates: September 13th – 17th ( Exam 18th & 19th )
This course is designed for sailors wishing to participate in either a Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore practical exam in the near future. The course content is essentially the same for both levels, the expectation is that the skill level is higher for offshore candidates. It is essential that you meet the pre-course experience below.
Prior to starting this course, sailors should be proficient in the following areas:
International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea (I.R.P.C.S)
Be confident with the collision regulations section of the Yachtmaster shore based course especially the identification of day symbols, navigation lights and sound signals.
The participant will have experience and confidence to sit an Irish Sailing Association or Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster practical assessment.
This course consists of night sailing. All equipment and meals on board are included in the price.
Course Dates 2021 -
November 8th - 12th (prep) 13th & 14th (exam)
November 29th - 3rd Dec ( prep) 4th & 5th Dec (exam)
- 800 miles
- 30 days at sea, 2 days as skipper
- 12 night hours
- 400 miles
- 20 days at sea, 2 days as skipper
- 12 night hours
- 50 days at sea
- 2500nm logged
- 5 passages over 60 miles including 2 overnight and 2 as skipper.
- 5 days as skipper
RYA Exam fees to be paid directly to examiner £224stg + examiner expenses approx. €80 per candidate.
Group discounts available for groups of 5 or more people. Contact us for details!