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.
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 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.