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Yachtmaster Ocean (Power or Sail)

What is the IYT Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate?

This certificate is a qualification that indicates that the holder has sufficient knowledge of celestial navigation to navigate globally using a sextant and to plan, undertake and manage an Ocean passage together with a comprehensive understanding of the factors involved with regards to routing and meteorology.

What are the entry level requirements?

To gain the IYT Yachtmaster Ocean certificate, candidates must first hold the IYT Yachtmaster Offshore certificate.

What does the Yachtmaster Ocean theory course consist of?

The course consists of 6 days of astronavigation and worldwide meteorology. A thorough knowledge of all subjects covered in the IYT Yachtmaster Offshore course is assumed. There will be a final written examination on the last day of the course.

The course covers:

The earth and the celestial sphere
The PZX triangle
The sextant
Measurement of time
Meridian altitudes
Sun sights
Planet sights
Starsight planning
Starsights
The pole star
Moon sights
Compass checking
Satellite navigation systems
Great circle sailing
Meteorology
Passage planning

Courese Fees

Note : All Course Fees are Subject to Change Without Prior Notice

MINIMUM OF 3 CANDIDATES 1,450 (USD) (Shorebased theory)