ABOUT RYA YACHTMASTER OFFSHORE CERTIFICATION
Confident Captain/Ocean Pros is one of only two facilities in the
United States that offers the elite Yachtmaster Offshore Sail Certification.
This certification is essential to those in the international yachting
community who are looking for a certification that is recognized
If you are looking for a certification that will allow you to
captain vessels of up to 200 tons and is recognized by over 20 countries,
than this is the course for you! Although many students choose to
have their Yachtmaster Certification commercially endorsed, this
course is also for the accomplished recreational boater who is looking
to improve his/her skills and have those skills recognized by the
Royal Yachting Association, the UK based organization that oversees
the Yachtmaster Program.
The Yachtmaster Offshore certification is a professional credential
and is designed for students who have already achieved a professional-level
status in their sailing career.
To determine if you are eligible for the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
Certification and to apply to the course please download the Yachtmaster
If you have questions about how to document sea time or have other
questions regarding the course, contact
Although both professional mariners and recreational yachtsmen
attend this course, the class is conducted in a professional manner
that will meet the needs of all parties. The course is rigorous
but can be successfully be completed by various types of yachtsmen.