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Cruising Instructor

DurationOne week 

Experience required: Yachtmaster (Offshore) and current sailing experience; good knowledge to Yachtmaster theory level.

Dedicated to Instructor training to prepare you for teaching RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper courses.

* All our courses are tought in English

Cost: 1000€ per person

About the course

If you have already gained your RYA / MCA Yachtmaster Offshore and are thinking of a career on the water why don't you become an Instructor?

​The Cruising Instructor training is designed for a Yachtmaster Offshore who wishes to use their qualification to teach Start Yachting, Competent Crew and Day Skipper.


  • Yachtmaster Offshore

  • current First Aid

  • Passed the Cruising Instructor Knowledge checklist – this is a free on line course – just ask us to sign you up

  • Commercial Endorsement:

  • Current medical (ML5 or ENG1)

  • Sea Survival or STCW95 within the last 5 years

  • Professional Practices and Responsibilities


  • Five days of teaching with accommodation 

  • Tuition from an experienced Yachtmaster Instructor

  • Light weight waterproof jacket

  • Food and drink on board – breakfast, lunch and a glass of wine, or a beer after a days sailing;

  • All mooring fees, gas and diesel  

  • Freshly laundered sheets, duvets,  pillows and towels 

*Notes: We do not include: flights, travel insurance or evening meals ashore.

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