Originally Posted by barnakiel
Maybe the RYA school
gave up on their Gibraltar to West Indies event.
It was called Fast Track and I read about it in one of British magazines, possibly back in 2007 or thereabout.
RYA and ask support. If the course is still there, they will send you to the right agency.
Alternatively, buy a sailboat and learn by doing.
You can't do the YM just doing long passage
. ( and actually you learn little on a trans Atlantic) the rules were changed to ensure candidates had several , often many voyages maki g up the 3000 miles.
Anyway all the tricky stuff happens of coastal trips. They're the ones that sort the men
from the boys. Tides, lights and shapes , night entrances to ports