Ondeck Antigua WI

Antigua WI

 

Learn to sail in Antigua - RYA / MCA Maritime Training | Ondeck Antigua

Maritime training and Sailing in Antigua and the CAribbean

Probably the best classroom in the World

Ondeck Antigua leads the way in the development of professional and leisure training courses in the Caribbean with an unrivalled range of course from complete beginner to improver to those wishing to pursue or develop a career in the marine industry.

 

Not only do we have first class instructors, a modern fleet of yachts and powerboats to learn on but we also have excellent classroom facilities and have invested heavily in the establishment of facilities to offer STCW safety training including fire fighting and personal-sea survival which are necessary for anyone wanting to work on commercial vessels as well as a new engineering training facility.

 

Use our Quick Course Finder page for a comprehensive list of all the courses we offer.

 

Scheduled Courses

Date Course Spaces Price
2017-05-22Competent Crew 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-05-22Day Skipper Practical 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-05-24Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-05-25SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info
2017-05-28Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
Yes
$995Click for more info
2017-05-29Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-05-29MCA STCW10 Renewal
Yes
$525Click for more info
2017-06-01Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-06-01Boatmaster Theory
Yes
$300Click for more info
2017-06-01SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info
2017-06-05MCA STCW10
Yes
$1175Click for more info
2017-06-08Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-06-14SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info
2017-06-19Day Skipper Practical 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-06-19Day Skipper Theory 5-Day
Yes
$825Click for more info
2017-06-20Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-06-26Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-06-26SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info
2017-06-28MCA STCW10 Renewal
Yes
$525Click for more info
2017-07-03Boatmaster Theory
Yes
$300Click for more info
2017-07-03Competent Crew 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-07-03Day Skipper Practical 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-07-07Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-07-10YM Offshore Sail and Motor
Yes
$1750Click for more info
2017-07-11Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-07-13SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info
2017-07-17Competent Crew 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-07-17Day Skipper Practical 5-Day
Yes
$945Click for more info
2017-07-17MCA STCW10
Yes
$1175Click for more info
2017-07-18Powerboat Level 2
Yes
$550Click for more info
2017-07-20SRC/VHF Radio
Yes
$245Click for more info

 


 

Professional and Advanced RYA Courses

 

Ideal for those wishing to advance their career or their personal skills including Yachtmaster Offshore theory, preparation and exams, Yachtmaster Ocean theory, qualifying passages and ocean exams, Radar, SRC VHF Radio

September 2016 sees the launch of our RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Fastrack Course which will finish in late December and put candidates in a strong position to look for work in the peak of the season.

 

Late 2016 sees the launch of our RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Fast track course which will finish late December and put candidates in a strong position to look for work in the peak of the season.

 

In addition we are launching a range of Motor Courses including RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Prep;  Sail to Power and Power to Sail conversions

 

Professional MCA Courses

 

Professional MCA  approved qualifications: including all modules STCW10 (formerly STCW95) including the PSA (Proficiency in Security Awareness) course. We are also approved to certificate PDSD (Proficiency in Designated Security Duties) course and the STCW10 Update or Renewal course which is required every 5 years.

 

Medical care Onboard Ship, Medical First Aid, EDH (Efficient Deck Hand and Engineering courses are coming soon.

 

Learn to Sail for Leisure

 

A wide range of modular RYA courses that allow progression all the way to Ocean Yachtmaster including Start yachting Competent Crew, Day Skipper, own boat tuition, Powerboat L1 and 2, Instructional and milebuilding cruises.

 

New Motor courses include RYA Helmsman, a short 2 day beginners motor cruising course and Day Skipper a 4 day course both of which are available own boat or on our vessels.

 

We can also issue your International Certificate of Competence (ICC) when you are qualified.

 

Group and Family Packages

 

Group and family packages. a great way to get a group together for a few days learning to sail and seeing antigua and the neighbouring islands from a completely different perspective. special rates for private, whole yacht charters.

 

Milebuilding and Passages

 

Milebuilding and passages: 100- 300 mile passage making in the Caribbean and across the Atlantic just for fun or to build experience and miles to progress.

 

Online Training

 

PPR Professional Practices and responsibilities now a necessity for anyone seeking to commercially endorse their license and Essential Navigation and Seamanship an excellent introduction course for those starting out.

 

SRC [VHF Radio] is also available online with a need for a face to face assessment at our base in Antigua

 

Boatmaster Professional Caribbean Courses

 

Boatmaster: Ondeck has launched the Boatmaster courses that follow the International Maritime Organisation syllabus. These are primarily aimed at Caribbean based boat captains requiring Caribbean legal certification and are endorsed by ADOMS [Antigua Department of Marine Service] Structured prof crew programmes.

 

Marine Engineering Courses

 

We have completed our new engineering training centre at the facilities of North Sound Marina and are running Boat Engineer and vessel maintenance and repair courses from September 2016. This is an ideal location providing clean workshop space as well as a working boatyard. Our Engineering courses are divided into four main areas:

 

MCA AEC or Approved Engineering Course, Boat Engineer Course, Boat Owner's Course, RYA Diesel Engine Maintenence Course.

 

Training for Leisure Vessel Users in Antigua

 

The Small Craft Control Act 2015 applies to all small craft under 24 metres/ 78 feet in length. Ondeck supply training for Leisure Vessel Users in a course designed specifically for smaller vessels

 


 
Our courses include:

 

> RYA Sailing courses, RYA/MCA Yachtmaster, Yachtmaster Ocean training, Yachtmaster examinations.
> MCA Deck crew qualifications for entry into the Superyacht industry including  STCW10, Powerboat Level 2 and SRC Radio
> International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
> Marine Engineering Courses
> Big boat mile building experience
> Fast track and Gap Year sailing opportunities
> Instructional cruises and blue water sailing for families and groups

 

We are also delighted to announce our first Online Interactive courses. Currently we offer the Essential Navigation and Seamanship course, Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) and Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course. You can complete the Essential Navigation and Seamanship course from the comfort of your own home - for full details click here.

 

Central to Ondeck's ethos is YOU. Our friendly, professional instructors will ensure that you get the highest possible standard of training.  All our training is accepted globally and is externally assessed on an annual basis. We ask the right questions to get you on the right course and our pre, during and post course support is always available.
 
Whether you just want to learn to sail in the Caribbean with family and friends, or need to get qualifications for progression in the yachting industry, Ondeck can offer a professionally run, enjoyable RYA/MCA course to suit you. 

 

Ondeck Sailing offer the following courses from our base in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

 

Please click on the courses listed below for full details, dates and prices.

 

 


Practical Courses

Shorebased Courses

RYA Start Yachting
RYA Competent Crew
RYAPowerboat Levels 1 and 2
PWC (Personal Watercraft)

RYA Day Skipper - Practical

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

Coastal Skipper

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail and Motor

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Preparation and Exam

Yachtmaster Power Sail Conversions

 

ADOMS/IMO Boatmaster Practical

 

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship

RYA Radio Operators License (SRC)

RYA Day Skipper - Theory

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

Ocean Oral Exam

 

MCA STCW10 (formerly STCW95) includes:

> Personal Survival Techniques

> Elementary First Aid

> Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

> Personal Safety and Social Responsibility - PSSR

> Personal Security Awareness - PSA

> STCW MFAS Medical First Aid
> STCW MCOS Medical Care
> STCW MCOS Updating

 

MCA Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)

 

RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities

Boatmaster Theory
MCA Sea Survival (MNTB)
MCA First Aid

MCA Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)

Marine Engineering Courses

MCA Approved Engineering Course (AEC)

Boat Engineer Course

Boat Owner's Course

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance Course

 



 

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