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Yachtmaster Offshore
Fast Track

This 16-week intensive course takes you from first-timer to Yachtmaster Offshore

 13,950 Euros All Inclusive

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore 
Fast Track

This is the ultimate Zero to Hero fast track that we offer, taking students from having little or no experience to a fully qualified Yachtmaster, the ultimate goal for most sailors.

 13,950 Euros

The ratio of student to instructor is Max 4:1 (usually 3:1)

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Pre Course Requirements

There are no pre-course requirements for this course as it is designed for beginners looking to get all the way to Yachtmaster in one all-inclusive package.

Pre Course Requirements

Course Syllabus

The RYA Yachtmaster Fast Track is a carefully planned programme of Courses, Milebuilders, Theory, and Skills training that is designed to get you from beginner to Yachtmaster in 16 intensive weeks.  You will not only learn how to navigate and sail, but you will also learn skills that will be with you for the rest of your life, make new friends and have a life-changing experience.

The Course Syllabus includes:

  • Preparation for sea

  • Passage Planning

  • Pilotage

  • Passage making & ability as skipper

  • Emergency Situations

  • Adverse weather conditions

  • Yacht handling under power

  • Yacht handling under sail

  • Passage making

  • Night cruising

Course Syllabus

What's Included

For 13,950 Euros, this 16-week intensive course takes you from first-timer to Yachtmaster Offshore. Here are a few things that are included in your RYA Yachtmaster Fast Track;

  • Welcome drinks on arrival

  • Accommodation aboard the training yacht throughout the course

  • Own Cabin (except on Mile Builders)

  • Use of life jackets

  • Marina fees

  • Fuel for the duration of the course

  • Clean Bed Linen and towels

  • 5 day RYA Competent Crew Course

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory 

  • 5 day RYA Day Skipper Course

  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory

  • RYA Coastal Skipper

  • RYA First Aid

  • RYA SRC VHF Course + Exam

  • RYA Radar Course

  • Yachtmaster prep week

  • Mile Building

  • Captains Maintenance Course

  • RYA Yachtmaster Handbook

  • RYA logbook

What´s Included


For those with some prior experience, it is possible to enter the Fast Track programme at different levels.  For this reason, we have
created a modular system that recognizes your previous experience and allows us to focus the training specifically on areas where you need it most. We offer an inclusive package for all modules for €13,950.


Module 1


This comprehensive package of courses will take you from novice to Day Skipper in 5 weeks. The courses include;

  • Week 1 - Competent Crew

  • Week 2 - Competent Crew Plus

  • Week 3 - Day Skipper Theory

  • Week 4 - Day Skipper Practical

  • Week 5 - Day Skipper Plus

From 4,950 Euros

Module 2

From 4,950 Euros

This comprehensive package of courses will take you from novice to Coastal Skipper in 5 weeks. The courses include;

  • Week 6 - Milebuilding

  • Week 7 - Milebuilding

  • Week 8 - Yachtmaster Theory

  • Week 9 - Coastal Skipper Practical

  • Week 10 - Advanced Drills & Skills

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Module 3

Now we set sail for 4 weeks into the Atlantic, you will experience offshore sailing and tidal waters.

  • Week 11 - Milebuilding

  • Week 12 - Milebuilding

  • Week 13 - Advanced Drills & Skills

  • Week 14 - Advanced Drills & Skills

From 3,950 Euros

Module 4

Prep Week & Exam
Join us for 2 final weeks to prepare you for your Yachtmaster exam. 

Week 15 - Skills & Drills

Week 16 - Yachtmaster Prep Week, Captains Maintenance Course + Yachtmaster Exam

From 2,450 Euros

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What to Bring

Sailors are exposed to the elements and must always be prepared for 4 seasons. Due to limited storage on board, we always recommend you bring lightweight clothing to suit all possible weather scenarios. Key things to bring include;

  • Sun Protection 

  • Sun Glasses 

  • Boat Friendly Shoes

  • Passport 

  • Shorts & T-shirts 

  • Light Trousers 

  • Bathing Equipment 

  • Lightweight Jumper or Jacket 

  • Personal Care Equipment (Shampoo, Deodorant, prescription Medicines)

  • Anti Sea Sickness Tablets - especially if not an experienced sailor.

  • X 4 passport photograph

What To Bring

Yachtmaster Ocean

After completing your Yachtmaster Offshore Exam, many students look to further their knowledge and experience with offshore sailing. Crossing the Atlantic has become a right of passage in the sailing world and nothing can prepare you better than our RYA Yachtmaster Ocean package. 


  • Week 1 - RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

  • Week 2 - Practical Ocean Passage

From 2,450 Euros

See Our Full Range Of Courses

Click on the course type to find out what courses are available

Marbella Sailing School is not just about being out on the water. Part of the RYA curriculum includes theory-based courses and vital skill training including First Aid & VHF Courses.

View all of our practical courses right here. Take to the sea and discover the joys of yachting while learning from experienced instructors who will make sure you learn & most importantly, have a good time.

For those looking to go from Zero to Hero, look no further than our Fast Track programs. Each one individually designed for your needs, whether it be for Charter or Professional work within the maritime industry.

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