Yachtmaster Motor Practical Exam Preparation

Course price: £1595.00 inc VAT & Accommodation per person
Max people: 4 students over 6 days training/exam

Date(s) available

RYA Yachtmaster Motor Exam Preparation

RYA Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence is the pinnacle of the RYA training scheme and is recognised worldwide. MCA deck officers, offshore industries, and superyacht crews all require the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore as part of their training/employment criteria.

This level of training is suitable for you if you have been boating for a number of years and have operated on board as skipper or navigator. You will need to hold the following qualification before starting the exam: 

  • RYA VHF certificate
  • A valid First Aid Certificate (within 3yrs of the exam) 
  • RYA Yachtmaster Theory course.

RYA Yachtmaster (power) training with us is a thorough preparation for the YM exam at the end of the week. Our aim is to provide excellent RYA Yachtmaster practical training while offering outstanding customer service. You will get the best available training while enjoying the experience of working with a team of Yachtmaster candidates and learning from each other. At Marine Matters we conduct a large amount of the worldwide Yachtmaster (power) exam preparation training and exams; with a success rate of over 95% from our base on the river Hamble, on The Solent.

Yachtmaster Motor Practical Exam Preparation Fee Includes:

  • No fuel surcharges, marina fees or hidden costs when on our boats
  • Accommodation onboard saving approx £55/night at local B&B's
  • Towels, duvets, pillows & professionally laundered bedding
  • Food for breakfast and lunch, evening meals should be taken ashore
  • One to one additional instruction as requested at no extra cost
  • Use of our motor cruiser for Yachtmaster training
  • Instruction by our specialist RYA Yachtmaster instructors
  • RYA/MCA recommended safety equipment
  • Foul weather clothing, if required, to complete training in comfort

Please note the RYA Yachtmaster Exam fee is extra and is payable to the examiner on the day of the exam.

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Warsash Tides

High Tide 01:00 (4.84m)

High Tide 03:24 (4.73m)

Low Tide 06:49 (0.10m)

High Tide 13:19 (4.76m)

High Tide 15:47 (4.63m)

Low Tide 19:08 (0.16m)

The tide times are adjusted for British Summer Time where applicable.

Warsash Weather, Friday 05:00 - 10:59 UTC


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Wind: F3
Wind Direction: ESE becoming E
Max. Gust: 16kn
Sea State: Slight
Pressure: 1023mb
Visibility: Good