The Yachtmaster Fast Track
The Yachtmaster Fast Track course is designed for those in a big hurry to get qualified as an IYT Coastal Yachtmaster. 

The Yacht Master Fast Track

This  course is aimed at someone who wants to become a yacht captain who has the skill and competence to take a yacht and her crew safely on coastal passages.  The fast track course is designed to start at a beginner level. The student learns to become a competent crew, a vhf radio operator, a watch leader and a bareboat skipper  while gaining mileage, skills and experience over a four month period. Coastal cruising experiences are vital. Its necessary to collect 800- 1000NM and to attend the final Yacht Master Coastal course and be assessed as aYMC skipper. This course starts at the very beginning the yacht master fast track course teaches you how to sail, how to crew, how to navigate, how to be safe; indeed all you will need to know to be a skipper. The course also provides the opportunity to build the experience you need to take that knowledge and build your skills to the required level. The YMC course ensures that there are no gaps in your competences and you end up with all the knowledge you need.

Do you have what it takes to skipper a yacht in all weather conditions? - If you have it, we'll identify it and we'll get you to the level needed to pass both practical and theory exams. We will ensure you can run a yacht at night, in a squall or storm, in light winds, when you lose your engine, or in worst case scenarios - a man overboard situation / night or day. Our sailing yachts are ocean going capable and we design the course to continually challenge you and encourage your ability to command and run a sailing yacht. Want to know more?  Call us on Whats App! We look forward to talking to you.


Fast Track Yachtmaster - for those in a hurry
Our Farr 1104 yachts are ideal for the yachtmaster fast track course. Fast and fun to sail, but not too complex. They will test your boat handling skills in a stiff breeze as well. The handle well under power and sail, just what you need to perfect though skills that the examiner will be looking for, like man-overboard and tight tacking.

The course is structured in two phases. In phase one you get a lot of training and the chance to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have gained. This then allows us the opportunity to give you a thorough assessment and determine whether you will reach the grade for Yachtmaster Coastal.


Additional Details:
The course covers:
Stage 1 includes:
  • International crew
  • RIB Master
  • Watch Leader / Flotilla Skipper
  • VHF radio (certificate awarded)
  • Bareboat Skipper (certificate awarded)
Stage 2 includes:
  • Building experience
  • Yachtmaster Coastal
  • Practical and theory exams

Previous experienceNothing essential, but we suggest that you have a little experience as this is a major commitment. and you really want to know that you're going to like it.
Duration: 6 months
Qualifications: IYT Yachtmaster Coastal. (along the way you'll also earn Bareboat Skipper, RIB Master, VHF Radio operator)
What's included: Safety equipment, Instruction, Yacht/RIBs, Bottled Water, Fuel and Insurance
What's OptionalSailing Gloves, SiA T shirts, SiA Caps and Log Book
What's requiredWaterproof bag. Sun protection. Sun hat. Shorts that cover the knees when sitting are best. Footwear for on-board tennis shoes / trainers / Crocs. Some people like to use gloves. Lightweight wet weather clothing.

We can help you with the following on request:
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Motor Bike or Car Rental
  • What to do and where to go in Phuket
Course Dates:
Contact us for start dates
These courses can be run on very flexible lines


Yachtmaster Fast Track Course Prices

Location Duration (days) Early Booking Discount Price (THB)
60 Days Before 30 Days Before Full Price
Phuket c. 6 months 500,000THB
Phuket c. 4 months 350,000THB