Course

STCW 95 basic

DATE:

DAYS: 4 days

SPOTS AV.BLE: 12

LEVEL: Intermediate

SETTING: Classroom

LOCATION: Netherlands

COST * € 1.452,-

RYA Coastal : Yachtmaster Theory

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • All course materials including
  • Lunch, Tea and Coffee
  • Exercises
  • Examfee
  • Professional Expert Instructor

COURSE DATES

Dates available upon request. We maintain a list and start a course when enough students enroll. Sign up using the ‘reserve’ button.


What you will learn (modules)

  • Survival techniques;
  • Fire safety and firefighting;
  • First aid in accidents;
  • Safe working practices;
  • Social responsibilities.

Certificates

STCW 95 Basis certificate

Next Step ——–

STCW commercial endorsement

COURSE SCHEDULE

The four-day STCW Basic Training is an essential course for anyone looking to work aboard seagoing vessels. This course provides both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in four key areas:

  • Trainees learn about minimizing fire risks, the causes of fires, and how to extinguish them.
  • Includes practical training with firefighting equipment and breathing apparatus, focusing on extinguishing various types and sizes of fires.
  • Instruction in emergency procedures and self-protection in emergency situations.
  • Practical training using life jackets and inflatable life rafts.
  • A blend of theory and practical training for basic first aid and life-saving skills.
  • Covers safety procedures, accident prevention, and familiarizes newcomers with the employment conditions and working environment onboard.

The road to RYA Yachtmaster

Ahoy there! So, you’ve dipped your toes into the boundless seas with your Competent Crew certificate snug in your pocket, and now you’re eyeing the horizon, where the proud title of Yachtmaster Offshore awaits. Well, my friend, you’re in for an exhilarating voyage, one that’s as rewarding as it is challenging.

First off, remember this: becoming a Yachtmaster isn’t just about ticking boxes; it’s a journey of transformation. You’re not just learning skills; you’re becoming a mariner. And what a journey it is!

Step 1: Building Experience After your Competent Crew adventure, it’s time to rack up those nautical miles. Get yourself aboard as many different boats as you can. Each vessel has its own quirks and charms, much like people. You’ll learn how to handle a sprightly 30-footer and a grand 50-foot yacht, each teaching you lessons in humility and confidence.

Step 2: Day Skipper – Taking the Helm Next, you’ll want to earn your Day Skipper qualification. Here’s where you move from crew to commander, learning the art of navigation, pilotage, boat handling, and the fine craft of leading a crew. It’s not just about charts and compasses; it’s about growing a leader’s spine. You’ll start making decisions, and remember, a decision, right or wrong, is often better than no decision at all.

Step 3: Advanced Skills and Coastal Skipper Now, onto the Coastal Skipper. This is where the game gets upped. You’ll be dealing with complex passages, night sailing, and refining those sailing skills till they shine like a polished bell. Coastal Skipper isn’t just a title; it’s a statement. It says you can take a boat and crew safely through challenging waters and bring them home with tales to tell.

Step 4: Mastering Theory Don’t forget the books! Yachtmaster theory is no walk in the park. You’ll delve into advanced navigation, meteorology, collision regulations, and safety. It’s like learning to play chess; every piece moves differently, and you need to think several moves ahead.

Step 5: Gaining More Sea Miles Before you can stand for the Yachtmaster exam, you need a bag full of sea miles and some solid skippering experience. These aren’t just numbers; they’re your stories, your trials, and your triumphs.

Step 6: The Yachtmaster Offshore Exam Finally, you’re ready for the Yachtmaster Offshore exam. It’s a practical test of your sailing ability, your leadership, and your wits. You’ll be tested on everything from man-overboard recovery to handling the yacht in rough weather. It’s intense, but remember, the sea doesn’t compromise, and neither does the Yachtmaster standard.

Becoming a Yachtmaster Offshore isn’t just about mastering the seas; it’s about mastering yourself. It’s a title that speaks of salt in your hair, wind in your face, and a depth of experience that only the sea can teach. So, set your sights, brave mariner, for the journey is grand, and the title of Yachtmaster Offshore awaits you with open arms!