Originally Posted by martini
The important thing for me is not just getting the ticket but getting the experience and skills that are meant to go with it.
No Yachtmaster examiner is going to pass you unless he is satisfied that you meet (exceed even) the criteria, they are all very
experienced mariners and trainers.
Originally Posted by RYA
Before your exam, be more adventurous than the usual weekend trip to your favourite anchorage. Enter some new harbours to refine your pilotage. Attempt the occasional night entry and be aware of the problems.
Does that strike any chords with you?