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Yacht Racing

Yachtmaster Fast Track

Flying Fish has been succesfully training Yachtmasters in Australia and the UK for more than twenty years. Our customers include men and women from many countries and walks of life and our programmes are suitable for experienced sailors and newcomers alike. Whatever your previous experience, we can help you achieve this prestigious qualification.

Yachtmaster Fast Track – 8-12 weeks

Join our popular Yachtmaster Fast Track for a comprehensive programme and fabulous sailing adventure leading to Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore qualification.

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Yachtmaster Ocean Fast Track – the gold standard – 16 weeks

From beginner to the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate in 16 weeks. As a Yachtmaster Ocean you will be qualified to take command of a sailing vessel up to 200gt on passage anywhere in the world.

Full details, dates and availability for the Yachtmaster Ocean Fast Track

Yachtmaster Custom

If you are already experienced (at Day Skipper level or above) send us a message and we can create a personal training plan to help you achieve the Yachtmaster as efficiently as possible.

Yachtmaster traineeships

Flying Fish have been supplying professional crew to the yachting industry for more than twenty years. Our Yachtmaster traineeship packages provide an efficient and reliable route to certification.

Yachtmaster personal training plan

If you are already experienced, or prefer to do things slowly, we can schedule a ‘personal training plan’ to suit your needs.

Worldwide employment opportunities

A Yachtmaster qualification is a passport to employment in the yachting industry.

More information about employment opportunites


  • Yachtmaster Ocean Fast Track - 16 weeks

    16 weeks
    The Yachtmaster Ocean Traineeship in Sydney first trains you for your RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate. Then you go on to learn celestial navigation and complete an ocean qualifying passage, in preparation for the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean oral exam.
    $19,990.00


  • Dayskipper to Yachtmaster Fast-track

    7 weeks
    Dayskipper to Yachtmaster Fast-track is a seven week course leading to the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence. Designed for confident sailors who have completed RYA Day Skipper or have previous experience as skipper in sheltered waters.
    $9,590.00

Select any course above for more details or click at right for upcoming dates.