Yacht Captain

B009 Yacht Captain

COURSE FRAMEWORK CODE B009
COURSE TITLE

Yacht Captain

COURSE APPROVED BY

Approved by TCS Avant and Panama Maritime Administration (TCS Avant approved by American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Maritime Administration of : Panama, Republic of Marshall Islands, Ukraine)

LANGUAGE Russian, English
SCOPE

This course Based on requirements of International conventions: STCW-78, as amended; SOLAS-74, as amended; MARPOL 73/78, as amended; COLREG -72, as amended; International Codes: LSA, COSWP, MFAG.

OBJECTIVES A trainee successfully completing this course will:

  • understand a hull, keel, rudder and cockpit construction;
  • have a proper knowledge in different types of sails and tackles;
  • be able to carry out the required maintenance works upon a hull, sails and tackles;
  • be familiar with a method of steering by means of a magnetic compass;
  • understand the terms and definitions used in sail yachts industry;
  • be familiar with evaluation of a weather information;

  • be familiar with duties of a rating as far as duties of a helmsman on board a sail yacht;

  • be able to use a personal life-safety appliances;
  • understand COLREG-72 Regulations in a way of manoeuvring of a yacht;
  • be able to demonstrate skills of manoeuvring under power and under sails;
  • be able to demonstrate manoeuvring methods dockside or at mooring;
  • be familiar with a common knots, bends and hitches;
  • be able to provide a first-aid assistance on board a yacht;
  • understand the requirements of MARPOL 73/78, as amended.
ENTRY STANDARDS

age : at least 16 years old;

health status : is physically and mentally fit to operate a pleasure craft, and in particular, has sufficient powers of vision and hearing;

ones, who has successfully completed training course for as minimum deck ratings/officer and has initial experience in yacht handling as far as basic safety familiarization training too;

CERTIFICATION

Provided that this course has been approved by the Administration or the Class, a seafarer who successfully completes it will be issued with a certificate attesting that he or she has completed a course which meets or exceeds the level of knowledge specified as a ”Yacht Captain”.

STUDENT NUMBER

LIMITATION

The maximum number of course attendees is 16

STAFF REQUIREMENTS

The course is conducted by qualified instructors that hold a valid Master’s license and have an adequate experience in this subject.

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Classroom and Navi-Trainer 5000” simulator

TEACHING AIDS

Whiteboard and DVD player, overhead projector, placards, audio and video aids, PowerPoints

TEACHING METHOD

Theory in a classroom, practical exercises at Navi-Trainer 5000” simulator

BASED UPON IMO MODEL COURSES

3.12, 6.09 and 6.10

COURSE DURATION 40 hours  
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