Yachtmaster Conversion

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If you are in possession of the Yachtmaster Sail and want to convert to Motor, you must pass a practical test on a motor boat approved by RYA.

You will prepare for the exam in 1 day. The exam lasts approximately 3 hours in the case of conversion the duration would be a little longer.

The examiner will ask or ask for tasks from the syllabus. He/She will focus mainly on the most differentiated sections that are taught in a motorboat. Like maneuvers, Passage Plan, radar, etc.

You must have the mile required to do the conversion during the past 10 years prior to the exam.

Requirements for the Yachtmaster Coastal:

  • 400 miles
  • 12 days of life on board
  • 2 days as a pattern
  • 12 night hours.

Requirements for the Yachtmaster Offshore:

  • 1250 miles
  • 25 days of life on board
  • 3 days as a pattern
  • 3 crossings of more than 60 miles including one night.