Module 1 (5 weeks). This module will take those with limited sailing experience to a level of competence beyond the RYA Day Skipper level, so they are confident to skipper a yacht going to sea. Ideal for those looking at chartering, family yacht sailing or looking to progress further in their own sailing careers.
Individuals will be trained to be competent yacht sailors, candidates will achieve the RYA Day Skipper qualification but will be provided with additional qualifications, knowledge and experiences that takes their competence to a higher level ensuring they feel more confident to safely skipper a yacht. Much of the training is afloat but classroom-based learning is also part of the course.
This module includes additional training on marina berthing skills and finishes with a mile building offshore sailing experience. Combined with non-certificated sail training and mile building experiences this module includes the following RYA courses;
Module 1 is the first of three steps in a bigger Professional Yachtmaster Training course. Module 1 can be combined with Module 2 to take your skills to RYA Coastal Skipper level and beyond. The final Module 3 reaches for the RYA Yachtmaster qualification the highest level of award within the scheme with a worldwide reputation.
If the modules are done separately some sailing experience will be needed between them. Our Instructors will be happy to discuss this with you to ensure your sailing experience meets the minimum sea-time requirements for any RYA qualifications or examinations.Equipment and Kit Information