Master (Yachts) - Business and Law
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Master (Yachts) - Business and Law
- Training School:
- Warsash Maritime School
- Southampton, United Kingdom
- 5 days
This course starts with a basic introduction to civil and criminal law, negligence and duty of care. Other subject areas include an introduction to international law, safety management, certification, documentation, safety requirements and sea worthiness.
On completion you should have achieved the following objectives at a level of understanding necessary for the safe operational management of a large yacht:
- State the basic principles of public international law of the sea
- Apply the major international shipping conventions to the operation of yachts
- Apply the United Kingdom merchant shipping regulations and employment law generally as it relates to the engagement, management and termination of crew contracts of employment
- Describe the legal responsibilities of the owner/master as they relate to the provision of a seaworthy vessel, including manning and watch keeping arrangements
- State the statutory duties regarding saving life, in the event of collision, reporting accidents and dangers to navigation
- State the responsibilities of the owner/master for the health and safety of all persons on board yachts
- Describe the law and practice of chartering, the basic principles of marine insurance and maritime salvage law as they relate to the safe operation of a yacht.
What you'll learn
- Legal framework
- Arrival and departure
- International law
- Safety certificate and documentation
- Prevention of marine pollution
- Statutory safety duties
- Seaworthiness and safe manning
Contracts and marine insurance
- Contracts of salvage
- Contracts of employment
- Yacht charter agreements
- Marine insurance
Notice of Eligibility (NoE) and oral exams guidance
When you have accrued sufficient sea time to sit an oral exam with the MCA, you are required to apply for a Notice of Eligibility (NoE).
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