Sailing School Malta

Expand your horizons.

Sailing School Malta

Expand your horizons.

Fast Track Yachtmaster Course

Fast Track Yachtmaster is a 15 week course. We also run a halftrack course for those with suitable experience. Please call us to discuss these options.

Fast Track Sailing Courses

If you’re looking for a career in the sailing industry, we will teach and refine your skills and when you’re ready, organise examinations for RYA / MCA qualifications.

Before the exam...

Prior to the Yachtmaster exam we will ensure you have achieved a minimum of 2,500 sea miles at least half of which will be tidal. In reality you will log considerably more! Quality miles and expert tuition.

Live the Dream!

  • Two Base sailing Malta and Canary Islands or the UK
  • Don't get stuck in the same marina for months on end!
  • Minimum of 2,500 sea miles
  • Required 5 x 60 mile passages
  • Visit different Marinas and Anchorages
  • Maximum 5 students to a yacht
  • Visiting differnt countries, eg. UK, Malta, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Morocco and Portugal
  • Excellent shore-based facilities, classrooms, and restaurants at the Royal Malta Yacht Club, Valletta
  • Exam fees excluded
  • Full range of modern yachts
  • Big boat handling (45+ ft)
  • Professional sailing on modern safe yachts in a warm and exciting sailing area. Enjoy sailing and live the dream!

It is recommended that you undertake an MCA medical examination prior to the course in order for you to do your final Yachtmaster examination... Contact us for details.


RYA Yachtmaster Department of Transport (DoT) certificates with option to add commercial endorsement and opening the path to Cruising Instructor and/or Ocean Yachtmaster.

Fast Track Yachtmaster Course

The course includes:

  • 15 weeks half board
  • DSC VHF course
  • Yacht Maintenance
  • Sail care and repair
  • Knots and Splicing
  • Sail Trimming
  • RYA Theory courses
  • RYA Competant Crew
  • RYA Day Skipper
  • RYA Coastal Skipper
  • RYA Sea Survival
  • RYA First Aid
  • Self Skippering weeks
  • Weather course
  • Rigging and tuning
  • All RYA courses, quality mileage, and skippered passages required for Yachtmaster

Fast track Yachtmaster Programme

If you put in the study hours both on and off the water you can achieve the coveted Yachtmaster qualification, known and respected throughout the world.

Course requirements

Fastrackers - you must come with your own life jacket and harness, waterproofs, deck shoes, Breton / Portland plotter or similar, dividers, notepads and pencils. Please phone for advice before purchasing expensive items.

Yachtmaster Preparation

All students are ready to be prepared for the Yachtmaster Exam. The weeks training will be intense, focusing on the weaker points to ensure you are well above the standard required. We coach you at your pace so you benefit from one-to-one coaching. And finally the Big Day!

You will be so well prepared, having sailed so many quality sea miles, entered a host of different marinas, sailed tidal and non-tidal waters that, although maybe a little nervous, you’ll skipper with confidence.

Following your successful Yachtmaster exam you can apply to undertake the Cruising Instructor course. This will qualify you to teach up to Day Skipper level under an RYA approved sea school.

You may also progress on to Yachtmaster Ocean.


  • Fast Track Yachtmaster
    15 weeks with half board accommodation for the duration
    Total £9,295

  • Fast Track Yachtmaster Plus includes STCW 95
    16 weeks with half board accommodation for the duration
    Total £11,495

  • Half Track
    For those with prior experience. Talk to us about your requirements first please.

  • STCW Modules
    Can be taken separately, call us for details. Update courses also available.