The Yachtmaster Fast Track
The Yachtmaster Fast Track course is designed for those in a big hurry to get qualified as an ISSA Offshore Skipper and then after gaining a further 2000NM experience one is ready to be assessed for Yachtmaster Offshore.

Yacht Master Fast Track

This  course is aimed at someone who wants to become a Yacht Master in the shortest time possible.  The Fast Track course is designed to start at a beginner level. The student learns to become a competent crew, a vhf radio operator, and an inshore skipper  while gaining mileage, skills and experience over a four to six month period.

Coastal cruising experiences are vital. Its necessary to collect 800- 1000NM and to attend the final Offshore Skipper course and you can be assessed as a YMO skipper when you have completed 3000NM of experience.  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 Offshore Skipper course ensures that there are no gaps in your competences.

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.
Additional Details:
The course covers:
Stage 1 includes:
  • ISSA Yacht Crew
  • ISSA RIB Skipper 1&2
  • ISSA Inshore Skipper
  • VHF radio (certificate awarded)
  • ISSA Offshore Skipper (certificate awarded)
Stage 2 includes:
  • Building experience
  • ISSA Inshore and Offshore Skipper
  • 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: 4-6 months
Qualifications: ISSA Offshore Skipper. (along the way you'll also earn Inshore Skipper, RIB Skipper, 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 600,000THB
Phuket c. 4 months 450,000THB