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Yachtmaster Fast Track

Flying Fish pioneered Yachtmaster Fast Track training in the UK in 1993. In 1996 we ran our first Fast Track course in Australia. Since then we have evolved into a busy training academy offering innovative courses that are well known throughout the industry.

Fantastic sailing conditions

A Flying Fish Yachtmaster Fast Track course in Sydney is a balanced schedule of practical and theoretical training and an exhilarating training adventure in fantastic sailing conditions. Our Fast Track programmes provide an efficient and reliable route to Yachtmaster certification.

You will develop your leadership and teamwork skills in challenging and unfamiliar situations and graduate from the course with a wealth of knowledge, skills and qualifications as well as an international group of like minded friends.

Professional instructors and fabulous yachts

Flying Fish employ a team of highly qualified, friendly and professional instructors and operate a range of fabulous training yachts.

We offer scheduled Fast Track training packages for Yachtmaster Coastal, Offshore and Ocean certification.  If you are an experienced Day Skipper you can join our Dayskipper to Yachtmaster Fast Track course. All our programmes can be customised to suit individual needs.

Yachtmaster Ocean Fast Track – the gold standard

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.

Worldwide employment opportunities

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


  • 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

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