The Performance Yacht Racing 4 month Yachtmaster Traineeship is aimed at sailors with previous experience who are looking for a break into the sailing industry or a summer of great training and offshore sailing with some exciting racing included.
Theoretical RYA Training from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster which covers Passage planning, Navigation and chart work, GPS and electronic aids, Meteorology, Tidal heights and streams, Vessel stability, Safety equipment and procedures and Collision Regulations (IRPCS)
Your Practical Training will see RYA courses covered as well as boat handling skill developed before a passage from the UK to the Mediterranean.
You will join a race crew as part of a winning team and competed in UK and Med regattas and offshore races.
Work experience – Working with real clients on one of the best race charter yachts and with probably the most experienced skippers in the Industry, this is Yachtmaster training with a real difference.
Gain in-depth experience of operating a race charter vessel including MCA coding requirements, ISAF regulations in addition to yacht prep for racing, splicing, rope work, engine checks and sail care.
Get a unique insider look at the race yacht charter industry and as a result gain a Yachtmaster qualification.
|June||Boat handling drills|
Day skipper theory
Day skipper practical
|Round The Island Race||200nm|
|July||Boat handling drills|
Yacht Master Theory
|RORC St Malo Race|
RORC Channel Race
|August||Boat handling drills|
UK to Gibraltar Passage
Rolex Fastnet Race
|September||Gibraltar to St Tropez Passage|
Yacht Master Practical Exam