Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation Course starting 8 October 2017
The IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Offshore certificate is a recreational certificate of competency to command sailing vessels up to 24 meters in length up to 150 nm offshore. It is a comprehensive theory and live aboard course consisting of 6 days classroom theory and a practical component of 5 days for sail including the practical on the water examination.
8 till 13 October classroom theory, Patras Greece.
14 till 18 October live aboard practical starting/ending at Patras marina.
The exams will be held the days after the preparation.
Our preparation course is designed to ensure that those who choose to go forward and take the examination have the best possible chance of passing first time. The intensive practical live on board days, are used to practise all manoeuvres also to hone all navigational skills by day and night.
To pass the practical exam, a skipper must display the capability to handle a yacht in all conditions and effectively skipper the boat avoiding all dangers and taking many variables into account.
- Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 metres
- Up to 150 miles offshore
- Not for commercial use