• 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
Skippered passages


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 & 2Milebuilder Passage UK to Gibraltar. RYA Day Skipper Practical Training
Week 3 & 4Milebuilder Passage Gibraltar to St Tropez. Further RYA Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper Practical Training
Week 5Regatta preparation and yacht maintenance
Week 6Les Voiles de St Tropez Regatta
Week 7Milebuilder Passage St Tropez to Malta. Further RYA Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper Practical Training
Week 8Practical Skills Training & Yacht Maintenance
Weeks 9 & 10RYA Coastal Theory & Practical Course. VHF Radio & First Aid Tickets
Weeks 11, 12 & 13Milebuilder Passage Malta to Gibraltar. Includes skippered passages, skills training & navigation
Week 14Milebuilder Passage Gibraltar to Canary Islands.
Week 15Yachtmaster Skills Training - Las Palmas
Week 16Yachtmaster Skills Training - Las Palmas
Week 17Transatlantic prep. week las Palmas Grand Canarias
Week 18Christmas Break
Week 19Milebuilder Passage Las Palmas to Lanzarote
Week 20Training & Yacht Preparation for RORC Transatlantic Race
Weeks 21, 22 & 23RORC Transatlantic Race
Weeks 24Passage Grenada to Antigua
Weeks 25RYA YM Prep Week & Exam


Contact us to find out more and start you journey to a new career!