Master Of Yacht 80GT

Captain of a sailing vessel up to 80 Gross Tons and no more than 24 metres Length Overall (LOA), private or commercially registered. Mate or Watch-keeper on sailing vessels up to 200GT, private or commercially registered.

Course objective: Become a MOY80GT or Mate200GT.
Pre Course Experience : Sea Areas Category III & IV:
40 days at sea (5 days pro deck crew)
4 night passages 8 hrs.
logged 400Nm.

Pre Course Experience : Sea Areas Category I & II:

34 days at sea (5 days pro deck crew)
3 night passages 8 hrs.
logged 340Nm.

Pre Course Certificate: YachtMaster Offshore
Duration: 5 days theory, 5 days practice

Certificate : MOY 80GT Sail

Certification issuing requirements:

Seafarers Medical Certificate.
Radio GMDSS Restricted Operators Certificate + Sat-Com.
Sea-time log book signed-off.
Sea-time testimonials signed-off.
STCW Basic Safety Training.

Operational Limits for privately registered sailing vessels: 150Nm from a Safe Haven.

Operational Limits for commercially registered sailing vessels for charter:
60Nm from a Safe Haven in Category Waters II, III & IV (excluding polar waters).

Price: €2200

What I will learn :

  • Chartwork and plotting
  • Paper Charts and publications
  • Distance and bearing
  • Compass, variation deviation
  • Coastal and offshore navigation
  • Tides and Currents
  • Meteorology
  • Pilotage
  • Passage planning
  • Navigation instruments
  • Radar
  • Electrical systems
  • International regulations for preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)
  • Ropes and Ropework
  • Towing
  • Anchoring
  • Safety procedures
  • Man over board
  • Emergency procedures
  • Ships power plant
  • Vessel handling under power and sail
  • Night passage
  • First aid
  • Engine work
  • Dock departure and arrival procedures

More details

The Master of yacht 80GT certificate is an entry level professional certificate in the field of sailing charter and nautical tourism. The objective is to enhance training and professional recognition for qualified skippers of commercial sailing vessels less than 24m and 80GT. It is meant to attract existing sailors with experience to migrate towards an internationally recognized certificate to operate charter operation thus boosting sailing tourism around the world.

Certification Flow Diagram :

Palawan Sailing courses start at 8:00am and finish at around 4:30pm but may run later for night sighting
We have a maximum of 4 students.