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The Yachtmaster certificate is your gateway to a new lifestyle, job and career. Join Flying Fish, have the time of your life and come away with the professional qualification you can use as your passport to worldwide work and adventure.

The Yachtmaster Offshore certificate allows the holder to skipper a sailing vessel up to 24 meters in length to 150 miles from a safe haven. The RYA Yachtmaster Offshore qualification is recognised worldwide and is seen as the benchmark in professional sailing.

Yachtmaster course programme

The Yachtmaster Offshore certificate is the entry level qualification for commercial skippers and a requirement for superyacht crew looking to become Officer of the Watch.  Whatever your reason, the Yachtmaster Offshore will be the start of a wealth of new opportunities.

This course is suitable for beginners and those with basic sailing skills. Whatever your level, we guarantee to improve your knowledge and sailing skills. If you already have experience then we can customise a course to suit your needs.

Train with Flying Fish and benefit from over 20 years of running professional training courses around the world on great yachts.

Sydney Australia

Flying Fish run all Yachtmaster Offshore courses in Sydney, Australia. Training in Sydney offers so much more than the hot climate. You will learn to sail on the beautiful Sydney harbour and offshore along the East Coast of Australia. Customers are encouraged to go racing with yacht owners at Middle Harbour Yacht Club or join Flying Fish weekend courses as mate to a qualified instructor to gain experience.

There is so much to do off the water too. You can relax on beautiful sun-drenched beaches, enjoy world class food and, of course, learn to surf!


You will find the Flying Fish crew apartments in Manly, a stunning location right in the heart of the Northern Beaches and a stone’s throw from the centre of Sydney. Flying Fish apartments are comfortably furnished and a short walk from the bars, restaurants and supermarkets in the centre of Manly.

Manly beach, Australia

The famous Manly beach

Night life

Manly has a vibrant night life, with many bars and restaurants to choose from. There are so many bars that you will find it difficult to choose! If this is not enough then a short ferry ride will have you in the heart of Sydney. Everybody loves Manly: we guarantee that you will have some amazing nights out.

For a course that includes everything?

12 Weeks from £7,973

Yachtmaster Offshore Course

Our Yachtmaster Offshore course takes you from a beginner to Yachtmaster in 12 weeks

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