It is not a beginners course. You will learn: Practical boat handling and navigation in our 15 m steel hulled training yacht, the Motor Yacht Lord Nelson (we do not currently offer Yachtmaster Sail). You will gain practical command experience and, because of the weight of the yacht, she handles like a much larger vessel. The boat therefore provides an ideal training platform for those moving to larger yachts.
You are required to hold the VHF
(SRC) Radio Licence, Valid First Aid certificate (to have been taken within 3 years), Valid Personal Survival Techniques
certificate, Valid ENG1, and online PPR certificate.
Assessment You will be examined by an RYA examiner on the last 2 days of the course, who will test your practical ability as well as your written and verbal theoretical knowledge.
2500 logged sea miles, with at least half being tidal miles, 50 days at sea, (5 as skipper*), 5 passages over 60nm including: 2 overnight passages and 2 skipper passages, ENG1, The new online PPR test which is obligatory for the commercial endorsement