Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Theory

31 May 2021
  • Fort Lauderdale
6 days
No place left

The Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster certificate has become the industry standard qualification after the entry-level stage. It is the first formal training in navigation and seamanship that deckhands receive on their path to higher MCA issued certificates and it is a vital part of their maritime education.

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

You will learn:
• position fixing
• course shaping and plotting
• tidal knowledge
• use of almanacs and admiralty publications
• electronic position finding equipment
• taking and interpreting forecasts
• plotting weather systems
• weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
• collision regulations
• customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad.

For MCA OOW, Chief Mate and Master Certificates it is a requirement that this theory course is successfully completed as part of the training.
We provide this yacht training course in English in Antibes & Fort Lauderdale. Course notes, charts, & exam packs are included in this course price.

For Bluewater Crew Training Europe (France - Spain), this course is free with your ONE Account.

For Bluewater Crew Training USA (Ft. Lauderdale), the ONE Account will cover up to $500 of the Yacht Master Course only.


3 exam papers over the duration of the course


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Elementary First Aid (STCW Code AVI/1-3)

3 exam papers over the duration of the course


3 exam papers over the duration of the course

Upcoming Classes
Date Location Price Places
20 September 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1250 No place left
04 October 2021
Antibes €960 Limited places
11 October 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1250 No place left
25 October 2021
Antibes €960 Places available
08 November 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1250 1 place left
15 November 2021
Antibes €960 Places available
29 November 2021
Fort Lauderdale $1250 1 place left
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