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The IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Coastal certificate is a recreational certificate of competency for command of sailing and/or power vessels up to 24 metres in length up to 60 nm offshore.

Entry Standard and Certificate Limitation

  • The Candidate should have 2 days at least as captain
  • 800 nautical miles
  • 25 days on board at sea
  • 12 hours on watch at night under way
  • Hold the IYT Bareboat Skipper Certificate
  • Command of a pleasure vessel up to a maximum length of 80 ft /24 meters
  • Crew in coastal waters up to a distance of 60 miles offshore
  • In daylight and nightlight hours in moderate wind and sea conditions
  • Minimum age to obtain this certification is 18
  • Must attend a 6 days practice and theory on board a yacht with practical assessment and written examination.

To be issued after successful completion of all the modules of “IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Coastal Certificate” have been completed.

It is a comprehensive live aboard course consisting of six days for sail or five days for power, which includes the practical on water examination.

Course Duration: 6 days


  • nautical terminology
  • safety & vessel checkout
  • incorporating subjects including navigation
  • tides and currents
  • international collision regulations
  • pilotage
  • weather and forecasting
  • anchoring
  • berthing
  • buoyage
  • safety
  • passage planning
  • seamanship.

The course duration be a minimum of 40 hours of theory and practical training, but this time frame may be reduced for those who have recognized prior learning or boating/sea time experience


The objective of the course is for the student to develop the knowledge and skill sets to competently operate as a member of a crew and to understand the basic theory and practical application of nautical terminology.

Maximum Class Size
Candidate/Instructor Ratio: 5 to 1 for the on board practical. 16:1 when teaching shore based theory modul

Yachtmaster Coastal Certificate (theory and practice on board)

16-25 Jun 2020

Parnu-Kihnu island – Ruhnu island – Myntu (Saaremaa island) – Kuuresare (Saaremaa island) – Varbla Puhekula – Parnu

Yachtmaster Coastal IYT

Approximately 200 nm

Price per person:
DBL –650 Euro
SGL – 1100 Euro

27 Jun-04 Jul 2020
Sicily - Nature and history.

Portorosa – Vulcano – Lipari -Salina – Stromboli – Milazzo – Portorosa

Yachtmaster Coastal IYT

Approximately 200 nm

Price per person:
DBL –980 Euro
SGL – 1500 Euro

15-22 Aug 2020
Northern Kaleidoscope

Sweden – Norway – Denmark
Goteborg – Fjalbjaka -Fridrichstadt – Lysekil – Skagen – Marstrand – Goteborg

Yachtmaster Coastal IYT

Approximately 270 nm

Price per person:
DBL –880 Euro
SGL – 1380 Euro

26 Sep-05 Oct 2020
Atlantic France - Brittany

La Trinite – Quibero – Port Luis – Groua –
Belle Illes – La Roch Bernard – Vannes-Arzon – La Trinite

Yachtmaster Coastal IYT

Approximately 200 nm

Price per person:
DBL –980 Euro
SGL – 1750 Euro

31 Oct - 10 Nov 2020
Spain - Gibraltar - Morocco

Sotogrande – Gibraltar – Tanger – Cadiz – Barbate – Ceuta – Marbella – Estepona – Sotogrande

Yachtmaster Coastal IYT

  • Approximately 270 nm
  • Sailing boat Dufour 375 – 3 cabins 1 WC

Price per person:
DBL – 980 Euro
SGL – 1500 Euro

We develop the rest on yachts with the best route in any water area. A responsible, attentive, benevolent and competent captains instructor who is familiar with the yachts will not be hearsay. We know everything about sailing and yachting, or almost everything, and are going to share the accumulated information with you. We hope that you will appreciate our efforts for dignity, and training in the “Yacht-Challenge” will bring you joy and 100% result. Support for graduates after graduation.

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