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Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yachts)

Course Summary


Course Type:

Leadership and management


Course.Provider:

UKSA


Course location:

UK


Course.CloseDate:

8/29/2024 11:00:00 PM


Posted:

9 months ago

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The MCA Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yacht) course is a component of the MCA Master certificate.

About the course

The course covers five areas:

  • Seamanship – including heavy weather, emergency action, ship handling, dry docking
  • 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

Training towards:

Master (Yachts less than 500gt)

Prerequisites

None required.

Assessment

Assessment is by written 2.5-hour examination at the end of the module. A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.

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The MCA Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yacht) course is a component of the MCA Master certificate.

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