RYA Yachtmaster Preparation Course in Malta
|Cost:||£575.00 per person per week (5days/4nights)|
|Yachtmaster Exam:||£125.00 (1 Day)|
|Examination fee:||£210.00 (2015 price) payable direct to RYA|
|Duration||5 days / longer by request|
Full prices for non UK, or Yachtmaster conversions available at the RYA Website via this link Yachtmaster Exam Fees
Minimum Previous Experience:
- 50 days, 2500 miles, 50% in tidal waters, 5 passages of at least 60 miles(2 as Skipper) including 2 overnight & 5 days as skipper.
Candidates will be set tasks to demonstrate their ability as skipper of an offshore cruising yacht and may also be asked questions on any part of the syllabus for all courses except Yachtmaster Ocean. Training will be given specifically to areas assessed that appear to be weak. The yachtmaster preparation course is aimed at people with a high standard of sailing along with a good understanding of basic sail trim, the course will advance this knowledge and teach you new skills as well as improving your existing sailing ability, in readiness for your exam but equally importantly giving you skills that will be beneficial throughout your on going sailing period.
Upon completion of the Yachtmaster preparation course an independent RYA yachtmaster examiner will come aboard the yacht to conduct the exam. This is often quite a daunting experience as each candidate can be examined in excess of 12 hours. Modern examiners want people to pass there yachtmaster exam and will do all they can to make this happen, they are not looking for racers or show offs, just good sailors who are prepared and ready to take the yacht out and demonstrate safe efficient sailing.
Practical courses include:
- accommodation onboard,
- use of lifejackets & foul weather clothing,
- marina fees & fuel.
- All breakfasts and lunches are provided and 3 evening meals.
RYA Training Malta Winter 2017 Malta and surrounding islands offers an excellent sailing area all year round, we are pleased to be able to offer all RYA training courses, mile building trips, cruises and entry into local regattas throughout the winter until end April 2018. Forthcoming events: Round Malta race 10th to 13th December 2017, including 2 days race training Day Skipper practical course 16th to 20th January 2018 Marzamemi Regatta 26th April to 1st May 2018...read more