RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
A successful candidate is deemed competent to skipper a cruising yacht on any passage day and night during which the yacht is no more than 150 miles from the harbour.
Our 5 Day Yachtmaster courses are ideal preparation for your Yachtmaster exam. During the course, you will focus on all aspects that you may be tested on practising your skills in a variety of conditions.
The exam will include an assessment of your
RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Candidates will be set tasks to demonstrate their ability as skipper of an offshore cruising yacht and may also be asked questions on any part of the syllabus for all courses except Yachtmaster Ocean.
Before taking the exam candidates must be aged 18 or over
Half the qualifying seatime must have been conducted in tidal waters and all qualifying seatime must be within 10 years prior to the exam
In addition candidates must hold the following…
Exam Duration – The exam will take about 8 to 12 hours for one candidate and 10 to 18 hours for two. No more than two candidates can be examined in 24 hours and no more than four candidates can be examined in any one 2 day session.
Full details can be found on the RYA’s website.