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Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Motor Cruising Practical Examination

Duration: 5 days including 8-10hr Practical Examination

The more ambitious motor cruising skipper can improve his or her skills on a Coastal Skipper Course.

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Individual Bookings

£1495.00 per person

(We do not charge extra for VAT, Fuel or a Fuel Surcharge)

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Course Information

Motor Cruising Practical

The scheduled Yachtmaster exam preparation courses and Yachtmaster exam are held at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire UK and in the Solent area.

Own Boat Tuition Yachtmaster exam preparation courses and Yachtmaster exam can be conducted in Southampton, Hampshire, Hamble, Portsmouth, Lymington, Chichester, Cowes, Poole, Isle of Wight, or anywhere on the South Coast, elsewhere in the UK or in Europe.

Course Content

Candidates will set tasks to demonstrate their ability as skipper of an offshore motor yacht, including questions on collision avoidance, navigation, pilotage, meteorology and boat handling.

Minimum Yachtmaster Exam Duration:
8-12 hours for one exam candidate, 10-18 for two.

Ability After Course

Can skipper an offshore motor cruiser by day or night.


Content of Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory course. Content of RYA motor cruising practical courses.

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2023 Dates for RYA Motor Cruising courses will be published soon, please email us for further details.

Sleeping aboard one of our vessels is not normally available. Some of the above courses are delivered by our partner RYA Training Centre who deliver the course to our own exacting standards.

Click Here to View our Scheduled Yachtmaster Preparation Course Dates

Additional dates can be scheduled for groups of 3 or more.

The scheduled Yachtmaster preparation courses are held at Ocean Quay Marina, near Ocean Village Marina, Southampton, Hampshire UK and in the Solent area.

Own Boat Tuition Yachtmaster preparation practical courses can be conducted in Southampton, Hampshire, Hamble, Portsmouth, Lymington, Chichester, Cowes, Poole, Isle of Wight or anywhere on the South Coast, elsewhere in the UK or in Europe.

Private and highly personalised Yachtmaster preparation practical training is available on a one-two one basis.

Why choose Duck-2-Water?

Our aim is to provide a full and comprehensive service to boating enthusiasts. If you would like to buy your first boat, we are here to listen to what you are trying to achieve and give completely impartial advice, so that you purchase the right yacht charter for you. When you need to gain confidence or qualifications, our RYA Sea School can help at all levels.

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