Commercial Skipper 200 Ton Yachtmaster Course (Sail and Motor)

Now enrolling for our next course which takes place from 8th January 2018

The marine industry is one of the few areas that has not been affected by the current economic recession. Huge growth in the offshore industry is still underway and the yachting industry is not faring too bad either.

With this in mind Bow Waves are delighted to offer prospective candidates the opportunity to take an intensive 16 week (yachtmaster offshore) or 24 week (MCA Master 200) course for Commercial Skipper’s accredited by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) recognised worldwide. The course is also run in conjunction with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA)


Modules 1-4 (8 Weeks)
Competent Crew
Keelboat Sailing
Day Skipper Practical
Mile Building Sail
Coastal Skipper Practical
Yachtmaster Prep


Modules 1-4 (4 Weeks)
Powerboat Level 1
Powerboat Level 2
Intermediate Powerboat
Advanced Powerboat
Day Skipper Power

STCW Basic Safety Training

Modules 1-4 (1 Weeks)
Elementary First Aid
Personal Survival Techniques
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Security Awareness

Shoreboard Courses

Modules 1-4 (1 Week)
SRC Marine Radio
Diesel Engine
Yacht Maintenance Electrics and Electronics

Module 6
Human Element and Leadership Management
GMDSS General Operators


Modules 1-4 (2 Weeks)
Day Skipper
Yachtmaster Offshore

Module 5
Yachtmaster Ocean

Examination Modules

Modules 1-4
Coastal Skipper
Yachtmaster Offshore

Module 5
Yachtmaster Ocean

Bow Waves commercial yacht master course includes STCW Basic Safety training and powerboat operations up to advanced level, upon successful completion of the course candidates will be qualified to a recognised worldwide standard that will enable them to apply for positions as Skipper, 1st Mate or Officer of the Watch on motor vessels up 200 Ton and entry level for Super Yachts.

  • Course Type: Practical and theory
  • Required Experience:.
  • Waterproofs (Optional) will be provided
  • Life jacket will be provided
  • Waterproof Deck Boots
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water confident – swimming ability not essential
  • Passport or Seafarer Discharge Book
  • Must be able to pass a medical including eyesight test.
  • RYA-ISA Membership.

Coastal – up to 40 miles.
Offshore – up to 150 miles.
Ocean – worldwide.

Duration: 16 weeks fulltime

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