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.


Yacht Racing

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.

Course Information

MayVHF Certificate
Sea survival
First aid
JuneBoat handling drills
Maintenance Skills
Day skipper theory
Day skipper practical
Round The Island Race200nm
JulyBoat handling drills
Regatta preparation
Yacht Master Theory
RORC St Malo Race
Tattinger Regatta
RORC Channel Race
AugustBoat handling drills
Regatta preparation
UK to Gibraltar Passage
Cowes Week
Rolex Fastnet Race
SeptemberGibraltar to St Tropez Passage
Yacht Master Practical Exam


Contact us to find out more and start you journey to a new career!