Yachtmaster “Xpress” 2018 – 2 berths available

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RYA Yachtmaster

Students travel from Australia for Yachtmaster “Xpress” course

We welcome Martin & Ashley who will be travelling from Brisbane, Australia next January to join us for our 2018 Yachtmaster “Xpress” package.
We are seeking 2 more students to join them!

The Miramar Sailing School Yachtmaster “Xpress” package is probably one of the most comprehensive “Fast Track” Yachtmaster schemes available.
The package is ideal for:
• Gap year students seeking to acquire additional skills.
• Those seeking a change of direction in their lives with an eye to employment in the lucrative sailing industry.
• Novice sailors who have decided they have the “passion” and want to reach the pinnacle of RYA training quickly.
• Anyone seeking an exciting adventure with the added benefit of acquiring new skills.

The package comprises 2 modules that can be booked individually. Students do not have to do both.

Module 1 – 16 weeks – Training to RYA/MCA Yachtmaster standard to achieve the coveted Yachtmaster qualification. The RYA courses included are:
Competent Crew
Day Skipper Theory
Day Skipper Practical
Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory
4 weeks of Mile & Experience Building in the Leeward islands to include Coastal Skipper Practical
Diesel Engine Maintenance
First Aid
Radar
Power Boat Level 2
SRC (VHF)
6 weeks of Mile & Experience Building around the Grenadines
Yachtmaster Preparation Week prior to Yachtmaster exam

Our 2018 Yachtmaster “Xpress” Module 1 starts on Sunday, January 7th and ends on Saturday, April 28th at which point our students should be RYA/MCA Yachtmasters!

Module 2 – 2 weeks – Training to RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean standard to achieve the pinnacle of the RYA Yachtmaster (Sail) Scheme qualification. The courses included are:
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
Miramar Yachtmaster Ocean Preparation

Following this, students will be expected to seek a 600-mile non-stop passage on which they play a major role in passage preparation and take astro navigation sights in readiness for the Yachtmaster Ocean examination.
Module 2 starts on Sunday, April 30th and ends on Thursday, May 10th.
Both Modules include on board accommodation, on course catering and all RYA training materials and certification.

Course Costs:
Yachtmaster “Xpress” Module 1 – US$15,795
Yachtmaster “Xpress” Module 2 – US$1,940.
There are 2 places left that can be secured with a 10% deposit. Contact Us
to book now.

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