Yachtmaster Coastal

Yachtmaster Coastal (Power or Sail)

The IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Coastal certificate is a recreational certificate of competency for sailing and power vessels. It is a comprehensive live aboard course consisting of 6 days for sail or 5 days for power which includes the practical on water examination.

The course covers:

  • international collision regulations
  • navigational charts and publications
  • dead reckoning and estimated position
  • position fixing
  • tides and currents
  • pilotage
  • safety at sea
  • meteorology
  • ropework
  • anchoring
  • boat handling
  • docking
  • passage planning

Certificate Limitations:
command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 metres
in coastal waters up to 60 miles offshore
in moderate wind and sea conditions
not for commercial use

Minimum entry requirements:

30 days and 800 miles at sea including 2 days as watch leader/skipper
12 hours underway on watch at night