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Fast Track Ocean


This 18-week intensive course takes you from novice to Yachtmaster Ocean going through the entire RYA training scheme in Marbella, Spain.

 16,400 Euros All Inclusive

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean 
Fast Track


This is our ultimate Zero to Hero fast track RYA training that we offer, taking students from having little or no experience to a fully qualified Yachtmaster Ocean, with commercial endorsement

 16,400 Euros

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

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Pre Course Requirements

This Yachtmaster Ocean fast track is designed to take you from a total novice sailor to a seasoned skipper with the skills to cross oceans with our specifically designed RYA training program in Spain. Discover celestial navigation and become commercially endorsed and begin your career at sea with the highest level of training offered in the RYA & Yachtmaster accreditation scheme

Pre Course Requirements

Course Syllabus

The RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Fast Track is a carefully planned programme of Courses, Milebuilders, Theory, and Skills training that is designed to get you from beginner to Yachtmaster Ocean in 18 intensive weeks.  You will not only learn how to navigate using the stars and become a seasoned sailor, 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. Commercial Endorsement is your ticket to your sailing career

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

  • Celestial Navigation

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Course Syllabus

What's Included

For 16,400 Euros, this 18-week intensive course takes you from novice to Yachtmaster Ocean. 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

  • Use of life jackets

  • Marina fees

  • Fuel for the duration of the course

  • Clean Bed Linen and towels

  • RYA Competent Crew Course

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory

  • RYA Day Skipper Course

  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory

  • RYA Coastal Skipper

  • RYA VHF online course + Exam

  • RYA Radar Course

  • Yachtmaster prep weeks

  • Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

  • Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passage

  • Mile Building

  • RYA Day Skipper Sail Handbook

  • 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 points.  For this reason, we have created a modular system that recognizes your previous experience and allows us to focus the training specifically in areas where you need it most. Whether you have your RYA Day Skipper or your Yachtmaster Coastal, we will design a bespoke RYA training schedule to fit your needs and experience. 

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Module 1

We call this module "The basics" as we take you from novice to Skipper in as little as 5 weeks, the courses include;

  • RYA Competent Crew (Week 1)

  • Competent Crew + (Week 2)

  • Drills & Skills (Week 3)

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory (Week 4)

  • RYA Day Skipper Practical (Week 5)

From 4,950 Euros

From 4,950 Euros

Module 2

We call this module "The intermediate" as we take you from Day Skipper to Coastal Skipper in as little as 5 weeks, the courses include;

  • Milebuilding (Week 6)

  • Advanced Drills & Skills  (Week 7)

  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory (Week 8)

  • Milebuilding (Week 9)

  • RYA Coastal Skipper Practical (Week 10)

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Module 3

We call this module "Advanced" as we take you from Coastal Skipper  to Yachtmaster in as little as 4 weeks, the courses include;

  • Milebuilding (Week 11)

  • Milebuilding (Week 12)

  • Advanced Drills & Skills (Week 13)

  • Prep Week & Exam (Week 14)

From 3,950 Euros

From 1,950 Euros

Module 4

This module will see you complete the Yachtmaster Ocean theory and Oral exam following on from your Ocean qualifying passage using celestial navigation. This module should take 2 weeks to complete. 

  • Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

  • Yachtmaster Ocean Oral Exam

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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

Post Course

Congratulations.  You have now earned yourself the right to be called a Yachtmaster Ocean.  The ultimate goal of many sailors. The world is now open for you to explore. 


Should you decide after the course that you wish to pursue a career in sailing then we can help you get your license Commercially Endorsed so that you can work in the industry either as an Instructor, Delivery Skipper or on Super Yachts. 

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We offer a wide range of RYA Theory-based courses including Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™️ that are run from our modern classroom in Marbella. Our instructors have real-world experience and teach beyond the curriculum. 

See Our Full Range Of Courses

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

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. If you are looking for a license to charter, check out our Day Skipper Ultimate package

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