General Ship Knowledge (OOW) Yacht

MCA - OOW yacht crew training course
Course Duration: 5 days
Training Centres
  • Palma
  • Antibes
  • Fort Lauderdale
5 days
Upcoming Classes
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This course is divided into four sections: Basic Seamanship, Meteorology, Stability and Construction. The course covers introduction to ship construction, stresses and corrosion, transverse stability, reserve buoyancy and damage control, meteorology and seamanship, watchkeeping, preparation for sea and maintenance.

This course covers a wide range of subject material and some pre-course reading is highly recommended. Reeds ’Superyacht Manual’ provides a good source of introductory reading.

From January 1st 2017 your EDH certificate must have been issued at least 18 months prior to the issue of your OOW Certificate of Competency.

We provide this yacht training course in Palma, Antibes & Fort Lauderdale.


Assessment will be by a written 2.5 hour examination of 7 questions. The pass mark will be 60%.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date Location Price AVAILABILITY
30 March 2020 Palma €1335 Places available
20 April 2020 Antibes €1335 Places available
11 May 2020 Fort Lauderdale $1320 Places available
05 October 2020 Antibes €1335 Places available
02 November 2020 Antibes €1335 Places available