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International Bareboat Skipper (IYT) Course

Duration

Regular event

Team level

Еxperienced

Activity level

Moderate

Event Language

Russian, English
International Bareboat Skipper (IYT) Course
About event

Start:Limassol, Cyprus

Finish:Limassol, Cyprus

International Bareboat Skipper (IYT) Course

Having received the International Bareboat Skipper Certificate, you can independently charter a yacht and operate it in the waters of any country.

The recommended entry-level requirements for the International Bareboat Skipper course are to have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level. The candidate should be 16 years of age or over. 

If the candidates don’t have a VHF Radio Operators Certificate they can take this course as well.

Certificate Limitations:

  • Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 meters
  • In coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore
  • In daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions

Course Outline:

  • Responsibilities of a bareboat skipper
  • Crew safety checks
  • Hull and rig checks
  • Machinery and systems checks
  • Fuel and water capacity and range
  • Menus and quantities
  • Float plan
  • Sources of meteorological information
  • Weather patterns
  • Sea and land breezes
  • Cloud types and formations
  • Pilotage and passage planning
  • Considerations when planning a passage
  • Routine for navigating a coastal passage
  • Passage strategy
  • Port regulations, customs, immigration
  • Pilotage plans
  • Vessel handling in confined quarters
  • Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside
  • Ropes, knots, care and use of lines
  • General deck work
  • Tides and currents theory
  • Tidal heights, springs and neaps
  • Rule of “twelfths”
  • Position fixing, running fixes
  • Plotting the effect of tides and currents
  • Collision regulations
  • Lights, shapes and sounds
  • Application of the regulations
  • Advanced dingy handling

The theoretical part of the course can be completed online. The practical - on the territory of our club.

Events schedule

  • Regular event

    The course starts when there is a team of 4-6 people

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Location

Limassol, Cyrpus

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