Cruising Instructor Pre Course Requirements
Cruising Instructors must hold a commercial endorsement prior to attending an instructor training course. They must continue to hold a valid commercial endorsement for their Instructor award to remain valid.
A number of additional training courses and medical fitness certificates are required
to be eligible for a commercial endorsement.
Your original certificate – see list above
Your Professional Practices and Responsibilities certificate
A commercial endorsement
Your original, completed medical ML5 or ENG1, or any other that is recognised by the RYA
A copy of your RYA Basic Sea Survival certificate or STCW Personal Survival Techniques
A copy of your RYA Marine Radio SRC Certificate or other acceptable GMDSS Marine Radio Operator’s Certificate.
A passport sized photo with your name on the back
The application fee
Professional Practices and Responsibilities course
It is a requirement for commercial endorsement holders to take the online Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course (PPR).This course is broken down into four modules:
Time allowed for this online course 6-8 hours.Assesment end of course is split into two sections totalling 2.5 hours.
Recommended reading RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Instructor’s Handbook G27
The RYA trainers use our modern classroom facilities and RYA coded yachts to deliver the course. There will be 2 boats. This will give you the opportunity to be in the company of like-minded candidates sharing experience and the opportunity to see our school operating, maybe a place you would like to work a little too.
The price of €1.575 includes accommodation on board, tuition, online-knowledge check, all yacht expenses such as mooring dues and fuel, electricity and water for the yacht, end cleaning as well as food for breakfasts and lunches onboard, bedding and towels.
Read what some of our sailing students have to say, explore our course catalogue, and contact us for more information about each course and our availabilities to come and sail in Greece!