IYT Master of Yachts Coastal



The IYT Master of Yachts Coastal is a comprehensive liveaboard course, which includes a practical examination on the water. The course covers subjects such as navigational charts and publications, dead reckoning and estimated position, position fixing, tides, tidal levels and data, pilotage, safety at sea, meteorology and much more.

Because the course is conducted on board a vessel, it also covers practical seamanship skills as ropework, anchor work, boat handling, docking, vessel presentation, navigation, passage planning and much more.

If you hold the IYT Master of Yachts Coastal certificate you are qualified for work as:


For the IYT Master of Yachts Coastal certification the following requirements must be met:

NOTE: IYT will also accept military letters stating service days for seatime, however, each will be reviewed to ensure they have sufficient experience for the level of certificate they are requesting.


This course is generally run over 6 days for Sail or 5 days for Power.