Please see our Endorsements page.
We do not issue a STCW Endorsement in recognition of Yachtmaster Offshore / Ocean certificates of competency since these are not certificates awarded in accordance with STCW 1978, as amended. However, we do recognise them as certificates to serve on Isle of Man vessels up to a certain gross tonnage (for deck watch ratings up to 3,000GT - unlimited; Master up to 200GT, YM Ocean - unlimited, YM offshore - less than 150 miles from a safe haven; Chief Mate up to 500GT - for less than 150 miles from a safe haven; and Officer of the Watch up to 500GT - unlimited).
Yes. An official seaman may be issued an Isle of Man Seamans Discharge Book to serve on Isle of Man registered ships including yachts.
See our Discharge Book page.