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General Ship Knowledge (OOW Yachts)

£1,150 GBP

Course Type:
Officer of the Watch (Yachts) - Less than 3,000GT
Training School:
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
5 days

The General Ship Knowledge (OOW Yachts) course provides an introduction to ship construction, stresses and corrosion, transverse stability, reverse buoyancy and damage control, meteorology and seamanship, watchkeeping, preparation for sea, and maintenance.

Food and accommodation are available onsite at UKSA. The residential price for this course is £1,370.

Pre-requisite experience:
• At least RYA/IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate, as well as the corresponding Shorebased certificate
• STCW Basic Training and Efficient Deck Hand

5 days.

Training towards:
OOW Yachts

Examination and assessment:
General Ship Knowledge (GSK) course assessment consists of a 2.5 hour theory paper. A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 29th April 2024 (1 place)
  • 10th June 2024 (1 place)
  • 29th July 2024 (1 place)
  • 14th October 2024 (1 place)


Arctic Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983294941
Email: send message

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