The Yachtmaster Offshore Skipper Certificate certifies a recreational sailor’s ability to skipper a sailing yacht under sail and auxiliary motor on any passage during daylight and at night. The assessment is a practical assessment run at sea in a cruising boat. When you have completed the Yachtmaster Offshore Preparation course, you book the practical exam with SailCork . The Examiner is external . Duration is 10-18 hours for 2 candidates.
Requirements on log within 10 years: ( purchase the RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Logbook)
- 2500 miles logged
- 50 days at sea
- 5 days as Skipper
- 5 passages over 60 miles long to include 2 overnight passages and 2 as Skipper.