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RYA Instructors

RYA Box 160x120The 8th Annual Instructor Convention was held in Sydney on Wednesday 14th - Thursday 15th Sept 2016. Yachtmaster and Sea Survival Instructors came together from across Australia and Internationally to discuss and hear a variety of presentations from Industry experts. Click here to learn more.

Participants in the RYA Cruising programs and courses come from many different backgrounds and have diverse aspirations. Instructors therefore need a multitude of skills which they can adapt to the type of boat and the capabilities of their students.

The first step in teaching within our program is to become qualified as a Cruising Instructor before moving up to the Yachtmaster® Instructor qualification. Qualifications can be gained to teach both sail and motor cruising courses and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly. Practical Instructor qualifications must be renewed every five years.

You also have the option of becoming a Shorebased (theory) Instructor or a specialised Diesel or Radar instructor.

Practical Cruising and Yachtmaster® Instructors must hold the MCA commercial endorsement and satisfy National Maritime Law by holding the applicable Certificate of Competence.  For more information click here.

 

Diesel Instructor Radar Instructor
Cruising Instructor 

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Shorebased Instructor  Yachtmaster Instructor