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IYT - International certification on recreational big boats

Allsail Sailing Club and School is a partner school in the International Yacht Training Worldwide network of over 200 sail training schools across the globe.

IYT Worldwide courses through Allsail Sailing Club and School offer Australian sailors access to practical and relevant International Recreational Sailing Certificates and International Certificate of Competence (ICC) qualifications for international chartering of yachts to 24 metres.

Courses are conducted on Allsail’s 12 metre yachts – Bavaria 40S, Beneteau 39 and Sydney 38.

IYT Worldwide Sailing courses offered by Allsail

Where to start?

For those completely new to sailing we recommend you attend Allsail’s Australian Sailing Keelboat Crew or Helm courses. These are the entry level courses where you learn the basics on 24-33 foot keelboats before progressing to larger yachts in the IYT program.

International Crew Certificate (Sail)

International Crew Certificate (Sail)

For those with some basic boating and sailing experience who want to become an effective and competent crew member on a sailing yacht.

It is the level of competence that someone needs either when acting as watch keeping crew on a yacht and/or as a skipper of a small yacht in protected waters where help is immediately available in calm conditions.

Complete the online theory study and exam, come for up to three pre-course practice/familiarisation sails, attend two full days onboard training –  and then attend the Allsail Two Day Overnight Onboard practical sailing session.   Full Course Cost $1,550 

Fast Track Option – candidates who have also completed the Australian Sailing Crew or Helm course or equivalent and have some other reasonable experience – may (at Allsail’s absolute discretion)  be eligible for the Fast Track Option.

Complete the Online Theory Study course and exam – then attend the Allsail Two Day Overnight Onboard weekend training and assessment.    Fast Track Course Cost $840

Download the pdf of the Crew course outline here.

International Bareboat Skipper Certificate

International Bareboat Skipper Certificate

For relatively experienced sailors wishing to finetune their skills to achieve the level of competence (and formal certification) needed to act as a recreational skipper when cruising or chartering a yacht inshore or close offshore usually in daylight hours.

Includes home study of comprehensive Online Theory Modules and exam, come for up to three pre-course practice/ familiarisation sails – attend two full days onboard training – and then attend the Allsail Two Day Overnight Onboard practical sailing session and final assessment.

Course prerequisites apply including 200nm and 10 days sea time. VHF Radio Certificate required before certificate is issued.  For candidates who have not quite achieved the pre-requisites – then days and miles spent during this full course can be used to make up the requisite miles and days.  Full Course Cost $1,650

Fast Track International Bareboat Skipper/ICC Assessment may  (at Allsail’s absolute discretion) be available for highly experienced skippers/ charterers or those with appropriate prio rsenior certification. VHF Radio Certificate required.

Complete the Online Theory Study course and exam – then attend the Allsail Two Day Overnight Onboard weekend training and assessment. Ask us for details and if you qualify.     Fast Track Course Cost $890

Download the pdf of the Skipper course outline here.

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

The ICC is your “sailing passport” to the Mediterranean, Americas, Asia and many other destinations worldwide.

ICC is now mandatory in many countries and accepted in others as proof of your competence to charter. VHF certificate also required before ICC can be issued.

Issue of ICC Certificate $125

Holders of the IYT International Bareboat Skipper Certificate qualify for automatic issue of an ICC.

Allsail's 1 day ICC assessment

Allsail's 1 day ICC assessment

Those with truly significant levels of long term experience and competence and an acceptable alternative yachting qualification to skipper, coastal or similar level, may qualify for Allsail’s one day ICC assessment.

This consists of online theory study and a one day onboard practical prep and assessment.

Ask us for details and if you qualify. Minimum 2 candidates required for an assessment day ICC

Assessment & Exam $560 ICC Certificate $125

Allsail also runs coastal mile-maker cruises, races and overseas sailing flotilla adventures to assist candidates to achieve sea time requirements. Terms, conditions and some course pre-requisites may apply – ask us for details before you book.

BONUS OFFER

Candidates for IYT courses can come for a FREE post-course club cruising session or race to practise what they have learned. This is also an opportunity for revisiting any shortcomings in your skills.

A PDF summary of the IYT Courses offered by Allsail can be downloaded here.