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Yachtmaster Offshore – Practical 4th – 8th April 2016

This course is usually taken after the student has completed their Yachtmaster Offshore Theory: 28th March – 2nd April.

The Yachtmaster Offshore Practical is a four day course in preparation for the Yachtmaster Offshore Examination on the final day.

During the four days the Instructor will cover:

  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions At Sea
  • Safety
  • Boat Handling
  • General Seamanship, including maintenance
  • Responsibilities of the Captain
  • Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Signals

Throughout the course, the examiner will be assessing the student in a captain’s role, checking navigation skills, practical boat handling ability, the understanding of international regulations and the ability to organise the crew under different conditions that may be encountered, this includes day-time and night-time navigation.

Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Course Requirements

  • Valid first aid certificate
  • 50 days at sea
  • 2,500 sea miles including at least 5 passages over 60 miles acting as skipper for at least 2 of these passages and including 2 of which have involved overnight passages
  • 5 days experience as skipper

*Half the qualifying sea time must have been conducted in tidal waters (outside the Mediterranean and at least 1250 miles on vessel of less than 24 meters)

Price: 1750euro
Location: DandB Crew Training, Antibes
Dates: 4th – 8th April 2016

For more information please contact:

Tel: +33(0)4 93 34 09 67


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