YACHTMASTER TRAINEESHIP (August to February)
- International Regatta Racing and a Transatlantic Race:
- Les Voiles De St Tropez
- RORC Transatlantic Race
- Grenada Sailing Week
- Minimum 7000 Nautical Miles sailed
- Plus optional STCW 95 (£TBC)
- Course Fees £ Price On Application
- Application Form Available on Request
The GYT Yachtmaster Traineeship is our new flagship YM trainee course.
Run over 25 weeks, visiting a number of different countries and working alongside some of the yacht charter industries leading professionals this course truly is an amazing doorway into the marine industry.
During the course you will gain RYA training and certification from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster, in addition you will sail across the Atlantic offering the chance to gain an ocean passage.
Take part in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's transatlantic race and become a key crew member in international regattas in the Med. & Caribbean. Industry experience, yacht maintenance and dealing with charter guest and race clients make this course unparalleled in the industry.
|Week 1 & 2||Milebuilder Passage UK to Gibraltar. RYA Day Skipper Practical Training|
|Week 3 & 4||Milebuilder Passage Gibraltar to St Tropez. Further RYA Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper Practical Training|
|Week 5||Regatta preparation and yacht maintenance|
|Week 6||Les Voiles de St Tropez Regatta|
|Week 7||Milebuilder Passage St Tropez to Malta. Further RYA Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper Practical Training|
|Week 8||Practical Skills Training & Yacht Maintenance|
|Weeks 9 & 10||RYA Coastal Theory & Practical Course. VHF Radio & First Aid Tickets|
|Weeks 11, 12 & 13||Milebuilder Passage Malta to Gibraltar. Includes skippered passages, skills training & navigation|
|Week 14||Milebuilder Passage Gibraltar to Canary Islands.|
|Week 15||Yachtmaster Skills Training - Las Palmas|
|Week 16||Yachtmaster Skills Training - Las Palmas|
|Week 17||Transatlantic prep. week las Palmas Grand Canarias|
|Week 18||Christmas Break|
|Week 19||Milebuilder Passage Las Palmas to Lanzarote|
|Week 20||Training & Yacht Preparation for RORC Transatlantic Race|
|Weeks 21, 22 & 23||RORC Transatlantic Race|
|Weeks 24||Passage Grenada to Antigua|
|Weeks 25||RYA YM Prep Week & Exam|