Private 24-Meter Offshore Power Yacht Skipper Lessons

Private 24-Meter Offshore Power Yacht Skipper Lessons

by Al Bateen Marine Training Institute

17,100 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Private 24-Meter Offshore Power Yacht Skipper Lessons

17,100 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Flexible Dates
Dubai - Business Bay
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 30 days upon booking
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For captains who have driven a 12-meter inshore yacht, progress your learning by exploring the sea off the land. Learn how to steer a 24-meter yacht!

In this private, 7-day course, you'll learn how to sail a yacht equipped for the night and far away from any viewable land. With the help of qualified instructors, you'll be prepared to take on any sea, any time!

Please note that you must complete the ISSA VHF Radio SRC Lessons before booking this course.

Pre-Requisites: Please note that you must complete ISSA VHF Radio SRC Lessons and 12-Meter Inshore Power Boat Skipper Lessons before booking this course.

Course Outline:

  • Day 1 - Theory:
    • Safety at sea and use of safety equipment aboard:
      • Familiarization with electronic navigational aids
      • Types of luxury yacht tenders
      • Types of engines
      • Types of hulls
    • Compass and Magnetism:
      • Variation and deviation
  • Day 2 - Theory:
    • Aids to Navigation:
      • Channel lateral marks and cardinal marks
      • Safe water mark and special marks
      • Isolated danger mark and emergency wreck buoy
    • Marine Navigation:
      • Types of charts
      • Common chart projection
      • Nautical publication
      • Chart work instruments
      • Reading chart symbols
  • Day 3 - Theory:
    • Marine Navigation:
      • Longitude and latitude scale familiarization
      • Plotting a position on the chart
      • Measuring distances
      • Plotting a course
      • Speed, time, distance calculation
      • Point fix and running fix
    • Planning a short passage
  • Day 4 - Theory:
    • International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea:
      • Rules application
      • Definition
      • Responsibility
      • Steering and sailing: Look out, safe speed, risk of collision, etc
      • Lights and shapes
      • Sound and light signals
    • Tides and Currents:
      • Tides and its causes
      • Spring tide and Neap tide
      • Tidal definitions
      • How to read tide tables
      • Tidal streams
      • Currents and its causes
  • Day 5 - Theory:
    • Weather Study:
      • Effect of weather on sailing
      • Sources of weather information
      • High and Low pressure
      • Barometer and Barograph
      • Weather front
      • Warm and Cold front
      • The sea breeze and land breeze
      • Beaufort scale
      • Types of clouds
      • Types of fogs
    • Man, Overboard Procedure and Anchoring Technique:
      • Possible situations for M.O.B.
      • Types of anchors
      • Considerations before anchoring
      • Preparation for the sea
  • Day 6 - Practical:
    • Vessel Preparation for Sea:
      • Vessel pre-departure safety checks
      • Starting the engines and generator
      • Familiarization with the engines’ throttle and how it works
      • Maneuvering the vessel in a confined space
    • Carrying out a short passage practically
  • Day 7 - Practical:
    • Vessel Handling under Power:
      • Vessel preparation for sea
      • Maneuvering in a confined space
      • Berthing alongside and astern
      • M.O.B. Procedure
      • Anchoring
    • Night navigation for 2 hrs at the end of the day

Skill Level:



All materials will be provided

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 30 days upon booking

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

  • Participants must have experience with a 12-meter boat and studied the VHF radio course

  • An International Sailing Schools Association license (ISSA) certificate will be awarded after completion of the course
  • This license cannot be used to sail locally. The center can assist you with applying for local license after completion of the course (fees vary depending on specific requirements)


Unit no. 704 & 705
Clover Bay Tower
Marasi Drive
Business Bay

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Each session takes 6 hours 30 minutes

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