Performance Yacht Racing’s August 6 month Yachtmaster Traineeship provides almost as meany miles as our flagship 10 month program

A great mix of RYA Theory and Practical Training, Regatta racing and offshore passage making.

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)


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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 race across the Atlantic as part of an ARC Transat crew before returning to the UK to undertake the RYA Yachtmaster Prep course and exam

AugDay Skipper Theory
Day Skipper Practical
Maintenance Skills
Passage preparation
Cowes Week
RORC Oshore Series
Ushant RORC Race
SeptUK to Gibraltar Passage
Gibraltar to St Tropez Passage
Les Voiles de St Tropez1750nm
OctSt Tropez to Malta Passage
Oshore Race Prep
Malta to Gibraltar Passage
Rolex Middle Sea Race2000nm
NovMalta to Gibraltar Passage
Gibraltar to Las Palmas Passage
ARC Preparation
ARC Translantic4000nm
DecARC arrival in St Lucia
St Lucia to Antigua Passage
ARC Translantic200nm
JanDay Skipper/Yacht Master Theory
Day Skipper/Yacht Master Practical
Boat Handling Drills
Maintenance Skills


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