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MCA / RYA / STCW / PYA Approved Courses in Oral Preparation, Sail and Power, Engineering, Yacht Deck, and Workboat in Hoylake, UK

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Located at Hoylake in Merseyside UKJohn Percival Marine Associates (JPMA) & Hoylake Sailing School (HSS) offers training to marine professional from the Merchant Navy, Superyacht and Workboat specializes in for MCA Oral exams for both Deck and Engineering.

They also offer most of the written Yacht modules for Deck up to Master less than 3000gt and Engineering up to Y2. Apart from the above, they also offer courses for Interior crew through the PYA GUEST program.


Hoylake Sailing School is a RYA Training Centre and the courses in the RYA Shorebased Cruising Scheme are with practical courses arranged, with Southern Sailing School or East Anglia Sea School.

The shorebased courses are run as evening classes and also as two weekend or five day intensive courses. Tutorials/Workshops on a One to One or group basis are also arranged.

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Training Programs




Yacht Deck & Engineering Courses

  • Advanced Hotel Services (Y2)
  • Applied Marine Engineering (Y2)
  • Applied Marine Engineering (SV)
  • Approved Engine Operator Course (AEC I)
  • Auxiliary Equipment (Y4)
  • Auxiliary Equipment I (SV)
  • Auxiliary Equipment II (SV)
  • Business & Law (Master)
  • Celestial Navigation Exam Revision Course (Master)
  • Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) (OOW)
  • Fire Safety (BML)
  • First Aid (RYA Small Craft and MCA Elementary First Aid)
  • General Engineering Science I & II (Y2/SV)
  • General Ship Knowledge (GSK) (OOW)
  • Human Element Leadership & Management (Management Level) - HELM (M) (STCW)
  • Human Element Leadership & Management (Operational Level) - HELM (O) (STCW)
  • Marine Diesel Engineering (Y4)
  • Marine Diesel Engineering (SV)
  • Master Oral Prep
  • Medical 1st Aid Aboard Ship
  • MEOL Oral Prep
  • Navigation & Radar (OOW)
  • OOW Oral Prep
  • Operational Procedures, Basic Hotel Services & Ship Construction (Y4)
  • Operational Procedures, Basic Hotel Services & Ship Construction (SV)
  • Oral Preparation for OOW, Master & Engineering
  • Seamanship & Meteorology (Master)
  • Stability (Master)
  • Statutory & Operational Requirements (Y3/2)
  • Statutory & Operational Requirements (SV)
  • VHF/SRC Marine Radio
  • Workboat Operations (Master Workboats <500gt)
  • Workboat Stability
  • Yacht Rating Course
  • Y4, Y3, Y2, Y1 Oral PrepOral Preparation Courses

RYA Courses

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  • Day Skipper (RYA)
  • Diesel Engine (RYA)
  • Radar Observer(RYA)
  • Yachtmaster Ocean (RYA)
  • Yachtmaster Offshore (RYA)