OCEAN YACHTMASTER TRAINEESHIP (10 MONTH)

COURSE DETAIL

  • Minimum 4 (out of 8 possible) regattas with 1 Offshore Race and 1 Transatlantic:
    • Les Voiles De St Tropez
    • RORC Rolex Middle Sea Race
    • ARC Transatlantic Race
    • Jolly Harbour Valentines Regatta
    • RORC Caribbean 600
    • St Martin Heineken Regatta
    • BVI Regatta
    • Les Voiles de St Barth’s
    • Antigua Sailing Week
  • Minimum 7000 Nautical Miles sailed
  • Plus optional STCW 95 (£TBC)
  • Price £15,995

INFORMATION

The PYT Ocean Yachtmaster Traineeship is our flagship course. Run over 10 months, visiting up to twelve different countries and working alongside some of the yacht charter industries leading professionals this course truly is an amazing doorway into the marine industry.

During the course you will gain RYA training and certification from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster, in addition you will sail across the Atlantic offering the chance to gain an ocean passage leading to the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean ticket

Take part in Royal Ocean Racing Club offshore race events and become a key crew member in leading regattas in the Med and Caribbean. Industry experience, yacht maintenance and dealing with charter guest and race clients make this course unparalleled in the industry.

COURSE ITINTERARY

UK/Mediterranean
Week 1RYA Day Skipper Theory (5 days shore based)
Week 2Practical Skills Sailing/RYA Day Skipper Practical* (5 days live aboard)
Week 3Tickets week (VHFDSC, First Aid, Sea Survival, PPR (5 days shore based)
Week 4Milebuilder passage UK to Gibraltar (16 days live aboard)
Week 5Milebuilder passage UK to Gibraltar (16 days live aboard)
Week 6Milebuilder Gibraltar to St Tropez France (12 days live aboard)
Week 7Milebuilder Gibraltar to St Tropez France (12 days live aboard)
Week 8Regatta prep and maintenance
Week 9Les Voiles de St Tropez Regatta
Week 10Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 11Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 12Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 13Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 14Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 15Either St Tropez to Malta & the Rolex Middle Sea Race followed by Malta to Gibraltar and Las Palmas Milebuilder
Or
St Tropez to Gibraltar then Gibraltar to Las Palmas Milebuilder
Week 16Transatlantic prep week las Palmas Grand Canarias
Week 17ARC Transatlantic
Week 18ARC Transatlantic
Week 19St Lucia Arrival Caribbean
Week 20Passage to Antigua

Christmas Break

Caribbean/UK
Week 21Yacht Maintenance Week
Week 22Tickets week (VHFDSC, First Aid, Sea Survival, PPR (5 days shore based)
Week 23RYA Yachtmaster Theory (7 days shore based)
Week 24Sailing Skills Week (5 days live aboard)
Week 25Valentines Regatta (Racing)
Week 26Regatta prep and maintenance
Week 27RORC Caribbean 600 Race
Week 28Passage to St Martin Milebuilding. Heineken Regatta
Week 29Passage to Antigua Milebuilding & Yacht Maintenance
Week 30Sailing Skills Week
Week 31Yacht Maintenance & Passage to BVI’s Milebuilding
Week 32BVI Regatta
Week 33Passage to Antigua or St Barth’s Milebuilding
Week 34Les Voiles de St Barth’s Regatta
Week 35Passage to Antigua Milebuilding & Yacht Maintenance
Week 36Regatta preparation
Week 37Antigua sailing Week Regatta
Week 38Yachts prepped for shipping
Week 39Yachtmaster Offshore prep week part 1 (5 days live aboard)
Week 40Yachtmaster Offshore prep week part 1 (5 days live aboard)

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