STEP ONE: STCW
The STCW is the first step everyone needs to take. this course covers the basics of boat safety, first aid, fire fighting, personal safety, security and sea survival.
STEP TWO: 10 POWERBOAT
The 10M powerboat is the next step we advise to work in the maritime industry.
It is theory and boat handling. You need to be over 16 years old and have boating knowledge and experience.
STEP THREE: DAY SKIPPER
The Day skipper is the third step to being a captain. aimed to deliver a confident and competent day sailor/skipper who can sail a boat up to 10 meters up to 5 miles offshore.
STEP FOUR: BAREBOAT SKIPPER
Teaches you how to command a boat of up to 24M up to 20miles offshore. a VHF license, over 200 nautical miles logged and 10 days at sea is required for this course
STEP FIVE: EXPERIENCE
Before you go on you need some experience.
STEP SIX: YACHT MASTERS MATE COASTAL
The yacht masters mate coastal is a 5 day course to become chief mate of a 200ton vessel up to 150 miles offshore
STEP SEVEN: MORE EXPERIENCE
3,000 logged miles
50 days as an active crew member on watch
30 hours on watch at night while underway
STEP EIGHT: YACHT MASTERS 200TON
This is the final course we can give you in your journey to becoming an internationally registered captain. The Yacht Masters Limited certifies you to captain a 200ton yacht up to 150 miles offshore
SO WHAT IS THE INVESTMENT
Day Skipper $1250
Bareboat SKIPPER $1500
Yacht Masters Coastal $2100
Yacht Masters Limited $3895
GRAND TOTAL $10,805
SO WHAT IS THE EARNING POTENTIAL
Charter Mega Yacht Captain: $150,000-300,000
Mega Yacht Captain: $100,000+
Tug Boat Captain: $89,000+
Ferry Captain: $42,000+
Industry Range: $39,000-$300,000
(Pay Varies depending on size of the boat and experience, and geographical area)