• Professional RYA Instructors
  • MCA RYA Inspected Yachts 
  • Own berth with fresh bedding 
  • Breakfasts, Lunches, Snacks  

  • Low Cost Airport Transfers 
  • Mooring fees and fuel all included! (We never ask for a kitty) Wifi 
  • Courses start every Monday no minimum numbers max 1 : 5 
  • Once your course is booked we deliver it - no waiting lists EVER!
  • Choice of 48 and 37 foot yachts

RYA Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence, with Commercial Endorsements – Barcelona Sailing School – Power & Sail

If you have the following pre-qualifying experience you can take your RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessment and Coastal Skipper Offshore Assessment with us at Barcelona Sailing School


These Qualifications allow you to work in the Industry

RYA Examiners regularly assess RYA Yachtmasters and RYA Coastal Skippers for both Certificates of Competence and Commercial Endorsements. The pre-qualifying experience for Yachtmaster candidates is as follows;

  • Sailed 2500 miles in the last 10 years
  • Half in Tidal waters (so 1250 must have been sailed in Tide)
  • Completed 5 times 60 mile passages, 2 as Skipper and 2 at night (Tidal or Non-Tidal)
  • Spent 50 days on board (not consecutively)
  • Hold a recognised VHF Licence
  • Hold a recognised first aid qualification RYA First Aid or STCW10

In addition For Commercial Endorsements

  • Hold a valid Sea Survival Certificate STCW10 or RYA Basic Sea Survival
  • Hold a valid Medical Certificate
  • Professional Practices and Responsibilities Certificate Mandatory requirement excludes Master 200gt

If you don’t have enough Tidal miles don’t worry, we regularly run Tidal Mile-Building trips so just ask us for the next mile-building sailing adventure. We also offer 60-mile passages as Skipper or Crew, by day and night.

  • RYA Yachtmaster Preparation and Examination
  • Mile building
  • 60 mile Passages
  • Pre-qualifying Courses
  • RYA VHF
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA Sea Survival
  • RYA Radar

We have trained Professional RYA Yachtmasters from many diverse backgrounds and knowledge bases, and helped Yachtmasters from countries such as Argentina, Italy, Spain, France and Germany to successfully convert to RYA Yachtmaster Offshore.

Contact us for information and booking a berth or course.


Barcelona Sailing School open all year for RYA Courses and Adventure Sailing