This course is designed to provide the highest standard of maritime education for the recreational yachtsman and woman and for those who are serious about obtaining the best nautical qualifications available. They are ideal for those who greatly want to expand their knowledge and experience and increase their confidence in commanding a yacht.
This is a comprehensive live aboard course consisting of 6 days for sail or 5 days for power which includes the practical on the water examination.
The course covers subjects such as navigational charts and publication, dead reckoning and estimated position, position fixing, tides, tidal levels and data, pilotage, safety at sea, meteorology and much more. Because the Yachtmaster Coastal course is conducted a yacht it also covers such practical seamanship skills as rope work, anchor work, boat haddling, docking, yacht presentation, navigation, passage planning and much more.
- A IYT Yachtmaster certifcate is internatinally recognised as a standard of excellence for the recreational yachtsman.
- IYT Yachtmaster qualifications are recognised by marine insurance companies worldwide.
- IYT Yachtmaster qualification gives the yachtsman and woman a much increased level of confidence in their ability to handle a yacht due to our intensive level of on the water training.
- IYT Yachtmaster certifcates are accepted by yacht charter companies on a worldwide basis.
Minimum entry requirements to apply for the IYT Yachtmaster coastal course:
Candidate should have logged 30 days and 800 miles at sea including 2 days as watch leader/skipper and 12 hours underway on watch at night.