Yachtmaster Pro Traineeship

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Yachtmaster Pro Traineeship

Duration: from 4 months
Countries: Australia, United Kingdom
This is our most popular skipper-training programme - suitable for experienced sailors and newcomers alike. Get qualified as an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore in 15 weeks.

Yachtmaster Pro Traineeship

Flying Fish delivers professional RYA Yachtmaster training, leading to the well respected:

  • RYA/MCA certificates
  • Yachtmaster Offshore/Master of Yachts 200gt 150nm
  • Yachtmaster Ocean/Master of Yachts 200gt Unrestricted

As an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore you will be confident taking charge of a sailing yacht and its crew on passages up to 150 miles from shore. RYA Yachtmaster certification demonstrates your competence - and it is a passport to travel and employment opportunities worldwide.

Even if you are inexperienced you can achieve RYA Yachtmaster in a remarkably short period with Flying Fish. Our Yachtmaster Pro Traineeship provides four months of intensive training - and intense fun.

Join us in the UK at Cowes, then go on to develop your skills and experience in Sydney Harbour and along the East Australia coast. Or you can stay in Europe for four months sailing in the Solent and English Channel, including a week in Greece and offshore passages to France, the Channel Islands and southern Ireland.

What's included:

  • All training
  • Domestic flights
  • Accommodation
  • Food on board
  • Equipment
  • Publications
  • Tuition
  • Exam fees

How to apply:

The Flying Fish experience is enjoyed by over 1000 people a year on professional courses - plus hundreds more who learn a new sport or join an improvement course. They come from all round the world. Everyone is over 18 but there is no upper limit. Many candidates are in their thirties and forties, a few in their fifties and sixties.

  1. Start by visitng our site
  2. Select your course or event and follow the prompts to hold a place for 48 hours. You can do this without a deposit.
  3. Use the same screen to make a full application or book online. You can make a payment at this stage to confirm your place.
  4. Contact the training advisers at Flying Fish for advice at any time.


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Cost Details:

Price includes all training, domestic flights, accommodation and food on board, equipment, publications, tuition and exam fees. Long haul flights, accommodation and meals during shorebased training not included.



This placement would suit:

Any gapper looking to combine a professional sailing qualification with travel (optional employment) adventure and FUN.

Do you accept non UK citizens?


User Comments:

‘I was looking to re-train for a career in the sailing industry and wanted to combine the Yachtmaster qualification with a trip to Oz, so Flying Fish provided the perfect solution.’

~ by Gary Christie

About Flying Fish

Welcome to the world of Flying Fish: professional training and international adventure on the sea and the snow. We guarantee you fun and excitement. Combine professional training with international adventure on courses from 2 to 18 weeks. Suitable for trainee professionals, gappers, career breakers, experienced instructors, yacht skippers & crew.

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