YACHTMASTER AND POWERBOAT TRAINING FACILITY
NEED A YACHTMASTERS CERTIFICATE ?
ALREADY HAVE THE SKILLS & DONE THE MILES ?
THEN OUR YACHTMASTERS JOURNEYMANS OPTION IS FOR YOU
OFFSHORE YACHTMASTERS CERTIFICATE up to 40 meters
COASTAL YACHTMASTERS CERTIFICATE up to 20 meters
BAREBOAT CAPTAINS CERTIFICATE up to 15.2 meters
Its a very simple process, download our logbook fill in your history at sea & email it back to us, our maritime assessors will review your log book and advise you which level of certificate you qualify for. ALL FOR NO CHARGE.
Our Seamanship training & assessment facility follows the Asian Yachting Syllabus its internationally accredited with ISSA,(International Sailing School Association) It was developed over 20 years ago by Capt Marty Rijkuris whos now based in Port Dickson
If you are already an experienced yachtsman then our Journeyman’s Yachtmaster option is tailor-made for you. Get your Yachtmaster’s ticket by downloading our AYS Logbook fill it in with all your sea time and experiences then send it all to us here at PCYC to be assessed by our AYS team of assessors. Please note that you will also need a VHF radio operators license or equivalent. Get your Yachtmasters Certificate for a fraction of the cost.
Journeyman’s Option for International Bareboat Captain’s Certificate
You have owned the boats, done the miles and have the skills , and now it makes more sense to tour the worlds destinations of paridise in a bareboat, these days it takes a minium of a Bareboat/day captains captains certificate to rent one, Our International Bareboat/day captains certificate will get you behind the helm and get you & your friends on the water, if its been a while since you last put to sea ,a couple of hot tips from us will ensure a fun safe trip & that you get your deposit back. Download our log book and lets make it happen!!! AYS Logbook, Fill in you history of your times at sea, & get it back to us along with any supporting documents or certificates, eg. VHF radio operators ticket ,first aid , pilots licence ect it all helps with the assessment.
If you feel that a bit more brushing up might be useful your INTERNATIONAL BAREBOAT CAPTAINS TICKET training can also be done at our waterfront training facility on Chalong Bay and aboard one of our yachts over a five day course.
1) International Bareboat Day Captain’s Certificate
Heres a good option to become a qualifyed B/B captain while you and your friends cruise around beautiful Phuket waterways
Learn the ropes & get behind the helm of your own bareboat ,captain.
This is a 5 day course with a few extra options allowing you to book a charter yacht in Phuket with one of our qualified instructor/captain accompanying you to conduct the course as you island hop in paradise. When you pass the competency assessment you will be awarded your International Bareboat Captains Certificate on the spot. Our instructor will then leave you to let you continue your adventures with you in command. With your newly earned certificate you are ready to set sail in a bareboat up to 15.2 meters (50 ft) anywhere in the world. You’ll get a sailing holiday AND a new qualification at the same time.
RIB Pro Course
This Course is gear up for the superyacht industry or for those who want to handle a RIB professionally.
If the superyacht industry is going to be your chosen career than a foot in the door is credible training, one of the best positions on a superyacht is RIB captain while the others are polishing stainless steel in the sun you will be cruising around & taking care of the RIB & fast tracking your way the command bridge.
Our powerboat course is designed to get you through to the final cut when applying for highly competitive super yacht crew positions.
This course will focus on advanced RIB handling skills. We assume that you have a basic power boat operator’s license & skills.
You should also have a VHF radio operator’s licence, which can be done online.
To the untrained eye a Superyacht RIB/tender looks like a fun toy that would be easy to handle. In reality, they are expensive pieces of equipment, vital to the operation of a superyacht. These RIB’s can cost in excess of $ 100,000. usd & requires a high level of skill to competently operate, Damaging such a “toy” because you don’t possess the necessary skills will seriously shorten your career!
Our AYS RIB Pro Course consists of classroom theory and plenty of time on the water hands-on practical skills training. We at PCYC are an internationally accredited seamanship training facility. In order to obtain your RIB Pro Certificate course you will need be assessed as competent in theory and practice by our experienced training team.
Some subjects covered are: Towing and tugging operations, guest beach drop off /pick up in flat water & heavy surf conditions, all aspects of engine operations a , working in the shallows, Anchoring & other uses of anchors, operating after dark, get to know & the most from your onboard electronics, emergency starting procedure, fuel management, limitations of RIB’s, longterm storage, emergency tube repair, understanding propeller torque, pre trip prep, rope work, salvage techniques, RIB captain’s responsibilitys & procedures.
At sea, be confident – be respected!
Captain Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Founder