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Masters Standing Orders

Some Suggested Masters Standing Orders   All Officers are to comply with the provisions of MGN 315 ‘Keeping a Safe Navigational Watch’ Unless I have formally taken charge of the watch, you are my appointed my deputy and are responsible for the safety of the ship, her cargo and all the persons on board. There may be times when you feel that your experience does not amply cover the current situation, or one which is developing. Remember, I may be…

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Master 200

So taking you Master 200 is a great step for many budding professionals who are becoming stuck against a glass ceiling with their RYA qualifications. So what’s the driving force behind the move? Well the driving force behind the move must be the perceived erosion of the standard of newly qualified yacht masters and the apparent reliance on electronic navigation. I believe that this is probably true in part but is mainly due to the increasing numbers of qualified Yacht…

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