Yachtmaster Offshore Course (Sail)

IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Course (Sail)

The IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate allows you to take command of a vessel up to a maximum 24 metres, up to 150 nautical miles from the coast (Day or night, any weather).

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Course Pre-requisites

The Candidate should be 18 years of age or over

  • 3000 nautical miles
  • 50 days on board at sea(1 day = 24 hours)
  • 30 hours on watch at night underway.
  • A physical/medical which must include eyesight and colour blindness check
  • VHF or Radio Operator Certificate

It is recommended also to hold STCW 2010 Basic Safety Certificates.

Duration : 11 days

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    Course Details

    Island Spirit Thailand offers an 11 day comprehensive high level course comprising:

    Day 1 – 6

    A six day in depth classroom based module including assessment papers and written examinations covering navigation, Tidal calculations, international collision regulations, pilotage, meteorology, anchoring and berthing, buoyage, safety, passage planning, general ship knowledge and seamanship.

    Day 7 – 10

    A five day offshore practical section is conducted onboard a training vessel. This part of the instruction covers seamanship skills such as nautical terms, tides, seamanship, anchoring, boat handling, docking, weather, navigation and passage planning.

    Day 11

    On the fifth day of the offshore module you will be assessed by an independent instructor examiner on board.