Professional Yachtmaster Training

In the Marshall Islands 350 GT Master / 500 GT Mate Course you must possess a 200 GT Master of Yachts certificate or greater.

You must have completed 3 years’ service on vessels greater than (>) 15 meters, 1 year of which must be aboard a vessel greater than (>) 200 tons in the position as Master or Mate.
* This is not a beginners course

*Students sea time must be verified by Marshall Islands administration before being permitted to write the Marshall Island exams

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  • 10 Days – $2,999


  • 10 Days


This is not a beginner’s course. Must possess a 200 GT Master of yachts or greater. Must have completed 3 years’ service on vessel > 15 meters, 1 year of which must be aboard a vessel > 200 tons in the position as Master or Mate.

Applicants need to complete the following:

  • All parts of basic STCW
  • OOW Navigation and Radar with ARAP (IAMI pass certificate)
  • General Ships Knowledge (IAMI pass certificate)
  • Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB)
  • Proficiency in Medical First Aid
  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) – 40 hour course
  • Bridge Resource Management (BRM)
  • Human Element Leadership and Management (HELM – Operational or Management Level)

An approved physical examination within the last two years. National ID document. Marshall Islands seafarers ID book.
PLEASE NOTE:  Proof of the above must be obtained before candidates can sign up for the M.I 350GT


  • 12 Students (max)

Course Description:

The modules of the Marshall Islands 350T Master Yachts course are designed to enable the Master to understand:

  • Legal Framework: The legal obligations for safe operations of the vessel in the context of duties in civil law and statutory obligations; and aspects of MI law necessary for the correct administration of a commercially operated yacht registered in the Marshall Islands.
  • Ships Administration: The basics of administration and accounting practices involved in vessel operation
  • Practical Stability: Stability basics with regard to safe operations of the vessel in normal, emergency and dry docking situations
  • Safety Management: Vessel Safety management including an understanding of ISM and associated procedures and auditing requirements
  • Bridge Resource Management: The importance of proper Watchkeeping practice and Bridge Team management
  • Security: The application of security procedures and risks associated with vessel operation
  • COLREGS assessment

There will be six external exams written on the last day of the course and below are the required marks:

Watch standing Rules/RMI Regulations 90%
Navigational Chart Problems 80%
Deck General 70%
Deck Safety/Environmental Protection 70%
Navigation General 70%
Stability & Trim 70%

Candidates who are not successful in one (1) of the exams must arrange to be re-examined in that section and obtain a passing grade in order to receive certification. Candidates who are not successful in two (2) or more sections must retake the entire course.

A candidate may re-take the section as soon as it has been determined that he/she has been unsuccessful in no more than one (1) section; however, in no case shall this be permitted more than one (1) year from the date of the initial examination.

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