Master of Power Yacht 200GT

Course details

Competence after the course:

Act safely as a Master of motor yachts up to 200GT, day & night, up to 150 nm offshore. Minimum age required: 18 years old.

Experience required prior to training:

1- Logged 60 days at sea as a skipper or watch keeper at least in 3 different sea areas, including tidal waters. (Letters of experience can be provided).
2- Sea time must be obtained on a vessel at least 15m in length.
3- Thirty hours on watch at night underway as an active member of a yacht’s crew.
4- Valid medical fitness.

Certificates required prior to training:

1- VHF SRC Radio certificate.
2- STCW 95 -Basic Safety Training-as amended 2010.
3- Provide any certificates you may hold (optional).

Course duration: 5 days theory & 3 days practical + 1 day exam.

Course Syllabus

  • Chartwork instruments
  • Charts, latitude, and longitude
  • Distance, speed, time & direction
  • The magnetic compass, variation & deviation
  • Position lines and position fixes
  • Dead reckoning and estimated positions
  • Tides
  • Currents
  • Course to steer to counteract a current
  • Meteorology
  • Pilotage
  • Passage planning
  • Electronic navigation aids
  • International regulations for preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)
  • Ship stability
  • Ropework
  • Towing
  • Anchoring
  • Emergency procedures


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