RYA Fast Track Yachtmaster 16 Weeks Starts 6th Jan 2020

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Monday, 6th January 2020 at 7:30pm
East Cowes marina

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Our Yachtmaster Fast-Track is mostly UK based and run from our training base in Cowes.
The Solent is an ideal training ground with strong tides, busy shipping and may local ports to visit. designed to get you up and running in the yachting industry in as short a time as possible. Our comprehensive training programme designed by industry experts and RYA Trainers has all the elements required if you are looking for a career as a Yacht Skipper or
crew on a Superyacht.
Venture Sailing have been training professional Yachtmasters for over 15 years. Our innovative approach to training enables our students to advance and retain the required knowledge to feel confident to Skipper yachts in any part of the world during the 16 weeks you will be spending time with a varied selection of World class instructors, including Retired navy officers, Ocean Racers as well as the well-known Stokey Woodall for your Ocean and weather training.
Our course programme provides an exhilarating mix of training and is a reliable route to certification. We promise you expert tuition, a stimulating learning environment and a great sailing adventure.
During your training with Venture Sailing your time will divided between live-aboard passages and shore-based training.


  • 2,500 sea miles logged
  • RYA Competent Crew
  • RYA Day Skipper Shorebased
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical
  • Sail Week Croatia Skipper Acadamy (Croatia)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Marine First Aid
  • RYA Diesel Engine certificate
  • Yacht maintenance training
  • RYA qualifying passages
  • Spinnaker handling course
  • MCA STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • Sea Survival
  • First Aid
  • Firefighting
  • RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased
  • RYA Coastal Skipper
  • Watch keeping experience
  • RYA Yachtmaster Coastal (Sail) or
  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Sail)
  • RYA Radar 
  • RYA Ocean Theory
  • 16 Weeks Accommodation
  • (Optional) STCW Basic Safety

Course Itinerary
Week 1 – Competent Crew & Confidence Building
Week 2 – RYA Day Skipper Theory
Week 3 – RYA Day Skipper Practical
Week 4 – Skipper Academy (Croatia)
Week 5 – Power Boat L2 (2 Days) RYA First Aid (1Day) RYA VHF (1 Day)
Week 6 – STCW 95 Basic Training 6 Days
Week 7 – Mile Building
Week 8 – Yacht Maintenance & Rigging + Diesel Engine
Week 9 – RYA Costal Skipper Practical
Week 10 – Mile Building Passage
Week 11 – Offshore Passage
Week 12 – Offshore Passage
Week 13 – Advance Navigation & Radar 
Week 14 – RYA Yacht Master Theory
Week 15 – RYA Yacht Master Ocean
Week 16 – Yachtmaster Prep Week & RYA Yachtmaster Exam

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Starts: Monday, January 6th 2020 at 7:30pm
Ends: 4:30pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: August 27th 2019


East Cowes marina
Britannia Way
East Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO32 6UB
United Kingdom

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This event is organized by Venture Sailing.

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Telephone 07894429453
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East Cowes Marina

Britannia Way

East Cowes

Isle of Wight

PO32 6UB

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By Rail :

A regular direct service runs from London Waterloo to Southampton Central.   Journey time is approx. 1hr 10 mins.  From there about 15 minutes taxi ride – to Red Funnel Ferry and then a short walk.

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