YachtMaster offshore

Palawan Sailing school école voile ISSA El Nido Philippines yachtmaster offshore yachtmaster hauturier

The objective of Yachtmaster offshore course is to prepare sailors to skipper a vessel up to 150NM off the coast by day and by night.
Pre Course Experience: Bareboat license or equivalent
Assume Knowledge: >1000NM at sea with some night experience and a good command of a sail boat. VHF license. Medical Test and preferably STCW95
Duration: 5 days theory, 6 days at sea
Cost: €2500 

What I will learn?

  • Passage Planning, including route selection, alternate routes, safe anchoring
  • Boat preparation, including checking equipment, spare gear, water and food organization
  • Heaving weather preparation
  • Piloting
  • Night Sailing, including night watch keeping routines
  • Mooring under sail
  • Navigation without Engine
  • Radar navigation

What’s next?

With this certificate, you can charter a boat anywhere in the world and skipper a boat day and night up to 150NM from the coast. If you are tempted to go even further you can consider becoming a Ocean Yachtmaster and learn the art of Celestial Navigation.

Book your course now :

Palawan Sailing courses start at 9:30am and finish at around 4:30pm.
We have a maximum of 4 students per boat and a minimum of 2 students. It is recommended that you contact us to book your course.
Call +639 060185714 (please remember the time difference with the Philippines : UTC/GMT +8 hours) to inquire or book or use our contact form.

Yachtmaster Offshore Course price:


You can pay by cash or Paypal. All our prices are fixed. 

Our course package includes: boat rental and instructive materials, instructor’s fee, warm lunch made from fresh local ingredients (when on boat). Our package does not include the Eco tourism Development fee and has to be paid in cash. This ticket costs P200 and is valid for 10 days.

Note: All our courses have to be paid in Philipino Pesos. The prices in Euros are informative.