• Start date
    06-02-2023
  • End date
    11-02-2023
  • Course length
    6 Days
  • Duration
    8 Hours Per Day

The IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited 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.

If you hold the Master of Yachts Unlimited certificate you are qualified for work as:

  • Master of 200 ton vessel all oceans
  • Chief Mate of 500 ton vessel up to 150 nautical miles offshore
  • OOW (Officer of the Watch of a 500 ton vessel all oceans).

What are the entry level requirements?

  • Candidates should be 18 years of age or older.
  • MCA OOW Certificate
  • MCA stamped Notice of Eligibility (NOE)
  • MCA Master (Code Vessel) <200GT
  • Marshall Islands Master (STCW II/3) <350GT / Chief Mate (STCW II/3 <500GT)
  • AMSA Master less than 35m Near Coastal (Master <35m NC) (previously Master 4)/li>
  • A current physical/medical, which must include eyesight and colour blindness check.
Prior to taking the course the candidate MUST have undertaken either two trips of 250 miles, or one trip of 500 miles out of sight of land.To cover those areas where this may be difficult, i.e. the Mediterranean or Caribbean; this out of sight of land requirement can be satisfied 20 miles or more from a shore line.It is expected that a passage plan be made for that voyage, which would subsequently be used in the course for review and debriefing purposes leading to improvements by the final theory exam.It is strongly preferred that the passage(s) be carried out prior to the course being taken (but that it may be done after the course with extenuating circumstances).

What does the Master of Yachts Unlimited theory course consist of?

The course consists of six days of astronavigation and worldwide meteorology. A thorough knowledge of all subjects covered in the IYT Master of Yachts Limited course is assumed. There will be a final written examination on the last day of the course.
  • 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
The Master of Yachts Unlimited 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.Candidates who have demonstrated the required level of understanding and expertise in the course syllabus will be awarded the IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited Certificate

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  • By booking this course you are confirming that you meet the pre-entry requirements where applicable. A member of our team will contact you within 72 hours after booking requesting any documentation that may be required such as seatime etc. Joining instructions will also be sent out to the email provided in the next 72 hours or at least 12 hours before the course (whichever comes first).
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Price (EUR) 1100.00€ excl. VAT
  • Course / group name
    IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited (MCA approved) - Palma / 06.02.23 IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited (MCA Approved)
  • Location
    Palma De Mallorca
    Astilleros de Mallorca Contramuelle, Mollet
    11 07012, Palma de Mallorca
    Illes Balears
    Spain
  • Info
    The IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited 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.
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    Whatsapp: +44 (0) 749 821 1374
    Mobile: +34 625 186347
    Telephone: +39 081 0143550
    Email: palma@crewtrainingsolutions.com

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