Yachtmaster Offshore Sail


Yachtmaster Offshore Sail


Duration: 5 Days
Location: Palma Sea School, Paseo Maritimo 38, 07014 Palma de Mallorca

The aim of the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail course is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic induction in safety procedures & accident prevention & to familiarise them with the employment conditions & working environment on board merchant vessels.

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The RYA Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence is often the ultimate aim of aspiring skippers. It is a well known, highly respected qualification worldwide, proving your experience and competence as a skipper. The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence can used commercially in its own right. It is also a pre-requisite for the MCA’s Officer of the Watch qualification, which enables you to work worldwide on vessels of up to 3000gt.

Course content

International regulations for preventing collisions at sea, safety, boat handling, general seamanship, responsibilities of skipper, navigation, meteorology, signals and much more

Pre-course experience / requirements

  • 50 days, 2,500 miles, 5 passages over 60 miles acting as skipper for at least 2 of these passages and including 2 which have involved overnight passages. 5 days experience as skipper. At least half this mileage must be in tidal waters. All qualifying sea time must be within 10 years prior to the exam.
  • VHF Certificate and a Valid First Aid certificate
  • For Commercial endorsement you will also require a Sea Survival certificate and an ENG1 Medical

Additional information

Course Dates

8 – 12 April 2019, 15 – 19 May 2019, 17 – 21 June 2019, 08 – 12 July 2019, 12 – 16 August 2019, 16 – 20 September 2019, 14 – 18 October 2019, 11 – 15 November 2019, 09 – 13 December 2019

1 review for Yachtmaster Offshore Sail

  1. Bas S.

    I came to Palma Sea School to do the practice, but also needed to refresh the theory and the instructor was very helpful in all aspects.

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