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Training under the RYA program in Montenegro for both beginners and experienced sailors.

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Yachtmaster Fast Track

It is a satisfying but intensive 14 weeks and you will be expected to complete the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore online theory course beforehand as there is insufficient time to teach you theory during the weeks.  

 

Pre Course Requirements

There are no pre-course requirements for this course as it is designed for beginners looking to get all the way to Yachtmaster in one all-inclusive package.

What to Bring

Sailors are exposed to the elements and must always be prepared for 4 seasons. Due to limited storage on board, we always recommend you bring lightweight clothing to suit all possible weather scenarios. Key things to bring include;

  • Sun Protection 

  • Sun Glasses 

  • Boat Friendly Shoes

  • Passport 

  • Shorts & T-shirts 

  • Light Trousers 

  • Bathing Equipment 

  • Lightweight Jumper or Jacket 

  • Personal Care Equipment (Shampoo, Deodorant, prescription Medicines)

  • Anti Sea Sickness Tablets - especially if not an experienced sailor.

  • X 4 passport photograph

 

Course Syllabus

The RYA Yachtmaster Fast Track is a carefully planned programme of Courses, Milebuilders, Theory, and Skills training that is designed to get you from beginner to Yachtmaster in 14 intensive weeks.  You will not only learn how to navigate and sail, but you will also learn skills that will be with you for the rest of your life, make new friends and have a life-changing experience.
 

The Course Syllabus includes:

  • Preparation for sea

  • Passage Planning

  • Pilotage

  • Passage making & ability as skipper

  • Emergency Situations

  • Adverse weather conditions

  • Yacht handling under power

  • Yacht handling under sail

  • Passage making

  • Night cruising

 

What's Included

For 9,995 Euros, this 14-week intensive course takes you from first-timer to Yachtmaster Offshore are a few things that are included in your RYA Yachtmaster Fast Track;

  • Welcome drinks on arrival

  • Breakfast & Lunch every day of the course.

  • Accommodation onboard the training yacht throughout the course

  • Use of life jackets

  • Marina fees

  • Fuel for the duration of the course

  • Exclusive School T-shirt

  • Clean Bed Linen and towels

  • 5 day RYA Competent Crew Course

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory (online or in the classroom it's up to you?)

  • 5 day RYA Day Skipper Course

  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory

  • RYA Coastal Skipper

  • RYA VHF online course

  • VHF exam and issue of license

  • RYA First Aid course

  • RYA Day Skipper Sail Handbook

  • RYA Yachtmaster Handbook

  • RYA logbook

 

Modules

For those with some prior experience, it is possible to enter the Fast Track programme at different points.  For this reason, we have created a modular system that recognizes your previous experience and allows us to focus the training specifically in areas where you need it most.

 

Module 1

We call this module "The basics" as we take you from novice to Skipper in as little as 5 weeks, the courses include;

  • RYA Competent Crew (Week 1)

  • Competent Crew + (Week 2)

  • Drills & Skills (Week 3)

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory (Week 4)

  • RYA Day Skipper Practical (Week 5)

 

Module 2

We call this module "The intermediate" as we take you from Day Skipper to Coastal Skipper in as little as 5 weeks, the courses include;

  • Milebuilding (Week 6)

  • Advanced Drills & Skills  (Week 7)

  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory (Week 8)

  • Milebuilding (Week 9)

  • RYA Coastal Skipper Practical (Week 10)

 

Module 3

We call this module "Advanced" as we take you from Coastal Skipper  to Yachtmaster in as little as 4 weeks, the courses include;

  • Milebuilding (Week 11)

  • Milebuilding (Week 12)

  • Advanced Drills & Skills (Week 13)

  • Prep Week & Exam (Week 14)

 

Post Course

Congratulations.  You have now earned yourself the right to be called a Yachtmaster.  The ultimate goal of many sailors. The world is now open for you to explore. 

Should you decide after the course that you wish to pursue a career in sailing then we can help you get your license Commercially Endorsed so that you can work in the industry either as an Instructor, Delivery Skipper or on Super Yachts.

 

For more informations: https://www.marbellasailingschool.com/rya-yachtmaster-offshore-fast-track

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