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
- Boat Handling
- General Seamanship, including maintenance
- Responsibilities of the Captain
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
- VHF SRC
- 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)
Location: DandB Crew Training, Antibes
Dates: 4th – 8th April 2016
For more information please contact:
Tel: +33(0)4 93 34 09 67