2nd Yachtmaster Xpress Course for 2018

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For the first time in the 8 year history of Miramar Sailing School we are offering a 2nd Yachtmaster Xpress course commencing on Sunday April 29th
UPDATED March 22nd, 2018 – Now only one place remaining. You have just over a month to join the crew for this fantastic Caribbean Sailing Adventure!


The Yachtmaster Xpress course targets those looking for a life style change, a new career, or just an adventurous sailing experience in the Caribbean with the added bonus of training and RYA certification.

This is an intense program that includes 3 weeks of shore based training and 13 weeks of sailing around the vast majority of the islands in the Caribbean Island Chain from the Leewards in the north, to the Grenadines in the south. It culminates in the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster exam, the pinnacle qualification for most sailors.

The program costs US$14,760 and includes:

  • ALL accommodation during training including days off.
  • ALL catering when at sea, plus light lunch for classroom courses
  • ALL RYA course notes and certification
  • FREE WiFI when at school base
  • Refrigeration for students own provisions
    The schedule of courses is as follows:

  • Competent Crew – Practical Sailing – Sunday April 29th – 5 days
  • Day Skipper Theory – Classroom Training – Sunday May 6th – 5 days
  • Day Skipper – Practical Sailing – Sunday May 13th – 5 days
  • Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Theory – Classroom Training – Sunday May 20th – 6 days
  • Radar – Classroom Training – Sunday May 27th – 1 day
  • First Aid – Classroom Training off site – Monday May 28th – 1 day
  • Diesel Engine Maintenance – Classroom Training – Tuesday May 29th – 1 day
  • Power Boat Level 2 – Practical Power Boating – Wednesday May 30th – 2 days
  • SRC(VHF) Assessment of Online Training – Friday June 1st – 1 day
  • Tidal Mile Building – Practical Sailing to the Grenadines and back including Coastal Skipper Practical – Sunday June 3rd – 6 weeks
  • Non Tidai Mile Building – Practical Sailing around the Leeward Islands, – Sunday July 15th – 4 weeks
  • Yachtmaster Preparation Week – Practical Sailing – Sunday August 12th – 5 days
  • Yachtmaster Examination – Friday August 17th – 2 days
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    All courses are conducted by RYA Yachtmaster Instructors.
    There are 2 berths available. Get on board for this fantastic opportunity to become a RYA/MCA Yachtmaster in a very short period of time compared to taking courses and gaining experience in smaller blocks!

    Yachtmaster Training in the Caribbean

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