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AMSA Chief Mate Yachts CoC Requirements (General, Sea Service and STCW) for Australian International Seafarers

amsa chief mate yacht

This section includes the AMSA International Qualifications (CoC) and requirements under STCW for Chief mate less than 3000 Gross Tonnage (Yachts). Chief mate <3000 GT (Yachts) certificate allows you to perform the duties or functions of Chief mate on yachts <3000 GT in any operating area, duties as Rating forming part of a navigational watch, and if endorsed, master duties or functions on yachts < 200 GT and <24 m long in any operating area.

Yacht means a vessel that is less than 3000 gross tonnage, is commercial use for sport or pleasure, does not carry cargo, and does not carry more than 12 passengers. A yacht does not need to be designed to carry sail and may be a training vessel, a sail training vessel or a short ranger yacht provided they are not designed to carry cargo.

 3000gt yacht

Yacht means a vessel that is less than 3000 gross tonnage, is commercial use for sport or pleasure, does not carry cargo, and does not carry more than 12 passengers

General Requirements for Watchkeeper Deck <3000 GT (Yachts)


  • To be eligible for a Chief Mate <3000 GT (Yachts) certificate of competency you must meet medical, sea service and course requirements.
  • The requirements depend on whether you are getting a certificate for the first time or revalidating an existing certificate.
  • The person must have passed a final assessment.
  • For endorsement as Master <200 GT (Yachts) have passed a final assessment for the endorsement

AMSA Chief Mate <3000 GT (Yachts) CoC Requirements

Chief Mate <3000 GT (Yachts) Sea Service Requirements

Chief Mate <3000 GT (Yachts) STCW Training and Certificate Requirements

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