Yachtmaster Offshore Assessment

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Yachtmaster Offshore Assessment

The purpose of this five-day course is to prepare you for the Yachtmaster Offshore exam. The exam will include a practical assessment of your skippering skills, boat handling, general seamanship, navigation, safety awareness and knowledge of the IRPCS, meteorology and signals. 

  Yachtmaster Offshore exam pre-requisites 
Minimum seatime
  • 50 days, 2,500 miles including at least 5 passages over 60 miles acting as skipper for at least two of these passages and including two which have involved overnight passages. 
  • 5 days experience as skipper. 
  • At least half this mileage and passages must be conducted in tidal waters
  • You will also need a VHF Radio Licence and a First Aid Certificate

PRICE   £500  October – March,  £550 April – September.

(Remember that the RYA will charge you £224 for the exam)