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Yachtmaster®
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http://www.yachtmaster.com

International Yachtmaster® Training provides the highest standards of marine training to both the professional and the recreational yachting industry.

The International Yachtmaster® Training Yachtmaster® Program is a truly international qualification. This course is offered throughout the USA and other countries worldwide. With structured courses leading to the Yachtmaster® Offshore and Ocean, International Yachtmaster® Training intends to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for safe coastal, offshore and ocean passage making in both sail and power vessels.

For the professional yachtsman, International Yachtmaster® Training aims to be the premier specialist yachting school and provide complete, accessible, structured training for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (United Kingdom) Deck Officer Class 4 CE (Y) (aka Master of Yachts, Master (Yachts)), and Chief Engineer Class Y1 to Y4.

  Yachtmaster TrainingWHAT IS THE YACHTMASTER®'S CERTIFICATE?

The syllabus for our Yachtmaster®'s Certificate has been adapted to the professional yachtsman. A portion of this curriculum is included to suit local weather conditions and territorial waters. Our Yachtmaster® Offshore Certification Program is an extensive course designed to provide the highest standards of maritime education for both the professional and recreational yachtsman and woman. It is an intensive course designed for experienced crew with sufficient on the water experience. This program is not for beginners.

Yachtmaster Training

When it comes to facing the elements at sea, textbook knowledge is no substitute for practical experience. There is no doubt that aspiring Yachtmasters and captains must prepare themselves as much as possible before being able to truly take full responsibility for themselves, their vessels and their crews.

Yachtmaster® Certification is of vital importance because it is an established and globally recognized measure of competency for the commanding of power and sail vessels. This certification not only makes yachting a pleasure, as it should be, but also a safer pursuit for all those who wish to participate now and in the future.

International Yachtmaster® Training offers 3 levels of Yachtmaster® Certification Programs and also offers specific M.C.A. Module Courses in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

  IYT COURSES

View a comparison/overview of the IYT Courses.

  1. The Yachtmaster® Coastal Certification*
    This course is designed for those recreational boaters and professional crew who have a basic knowledge and understanding of yachting with a minimum of on water experience. The syllabus will provide you with a thorough knowledge of theory and seamanship skills to confidently handle a small vessel in good and inclement weather. This certificate is accepted by charter companies worldwide for bareboat chartering. This COC (Certificate Of Competency) however is required by law for certain First Mate positions.
    See pricing information and course details for further information.

  2. The Yachtmaster® Offshore Certification*
    The Yachtmaster® Certificate is one of the most recognized international qualifications for Yacht Captains. Our syllabus has been specifically developed to standards that have been adapted to suit local weather conditions and territorial waters. The Yachtmaster® Offshore Certification Program is an extensive course designed to provide the highest standards of maritime education for both the professional and recreational yachtsman and woman. It is an intensive course designed for experienced crew with sufficient on the water experience. This program is not for beginners.
    See pricing information and course details for further information.

*Minimum entry requirements apply; view our Yachtmaster Information for details (Adobe Acrobat format).

  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I apply for enrollment?
In order to apply for selection in the Yachtmaster®'s Certification courses, a detailed yachting resume must be sent to our Marina del Rey office for evaluation. Class starting dates are available by contacting this office.

Candidates are selected based on their yachting experience and nautical knowledge. Selection is at the discretion of the evaluation committee. Classes require detailed schedule coordination and planning, so it is recommended that application materials are submitted in a timely manner.

Radio Communications Certification

What do I receive at the end of the entire course?
Those completing the Yachtmaster® Offshore program will receive the following:
· The Yachtmaster® Offshore - Shore-Based Certificate
· STCW 95 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Certificate
· STCW 95 Basic Sea Survival Certificate
· STCW 95 Basic Fire Fighting Certificate
· STCW 95 Medical First Aid Certificate
· International Yachtmaster® Training Radio Communications Certificate
· Yachtmaster® Offshore Certificate (this has your photograph attached and looks like a passport.)

What are the costs & associated fees?
Since there are many factors that determine which courses you will sign up for, please contact us with your specific training requirements.

How do I get started?
It's simple. You can send us an email right now: , complete our inquiry form (please be sure to give us all of your details), or pick up the phone and call 310-823-5545 or fax 310-823-5738.

Notes: Each Yachtmaster® course is limited in size, so early application is advised. Candidates are required to submit a 50% deposit with their application. Your place in the class will be reserved upon receipt of funds on a first-come, first-served basis.

In what countries is International Yachtmaster® recognized?
View our current list of countries... (link to both regular AND IYT intl country lists!)

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