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MCA Yacht Rating Certificate

5,200 ZAR

Course Type:
Yacht Rating
Training School:
Get Onboard Superyacht Academy
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
5 days

The Yacht Rating Certificate is required by Superyacht crew members to be part of the safe manning requirements of the vessel. This course is well suited to beginners as it requires no qualifying experience.

A Course Completion Certificate is issued to successful candidates and, on application to the MCA, this leads to the issue of the MCA Yacht Rating Certificate after two months of sea service.

This 5-day Training Course Covers the Following Topics

  • Navigational Watch Duties
  • Life-Saving and Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Seamanship
  • Code of Safe Working Practices
  • Engine Watch Keeping Duties
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Knots, Bends, and Hitches
  • Whipping and splicing
  • International Safe Management Code
  • Chartwork
  • Rules of the Road
  • Day shapes
  • Lights and IALA A and B Buoyage system

Advantages of gaining your MCA Yacht Rating Certificate are:

  • The certificate informs Captains that you have advanced deck skills
  • You can now be included in the yachts safe manning requirement
  • It shows that you are more responsible and can lead to higher salaries and also faster promotions
  • It is a good introduction for students that want to do the EDH (Efficient Deckhand)

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Get Onboard Superyacht Academy

32 Kloof Street
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Tel: (+27) 0839954589
Email: send message

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