Master Yachts Seamanship and Meteorology Course from UKSA
The MCA Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yacht) course is a component of the MCA Master certificate.
The course covers five areas;
- Seamanship: including heavy weather, emergency action, ship handling, drydocking.
- Navigation: including watchkeeping procedures, IRPCS and passage planning.
- Meteorology; including atmospheric stability, air masses, local variations, pressure and meteorological forecasting.
- MARPOL; including IMO conventions concerning safety of life and environmental protection.
- Code of Safe Working practices; including personal safety, safety officer responsibility, incident reporting and investigation.
- None required
- 5 Days
Examination and assessment:
Assessment is by written 2.5-hour examination at the end of the module. A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.
A useful glossary of Navigation and Seamanship terms
- Seamanship: the skill, techniques, or practice of handling a ship or boat at sea.
- Navigation: the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one’s position and planning and following a route.
- Meteorology: the scientific study of the atmosphere and of atmospheric conditions, especially as they relate to weather and weather forecasting.
- MARPOL: the shortened version of Marine Pollution, which refers to the 1978 international treaty for the prevention of pollution from ships.
- IRPCS: is the acronym for International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
- MCA: the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency.
|Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yachts)||28/10/2019||01/11/2019||£1,150||£1,070|
|Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yachts)||03/02/2020||07/02/2020||£1,150||£1,070|