Course Objective: Prepare sailors to skipper a vessel up to 150NM off the coast by day and by night
Pre Course Experience: Yachtmaster Coastal license or equivalent
Assume Knowledge: 3000NM at sea with some night experience and a good command of a sail boat. VHF license. Medical Test and preferably STCW95
Duration: 5 days theory, 6 days at sea
Cost: Contact us
What I will learn?
- Passage Planning, including route selection, alternate routes, safe anchoring
- Boat preparation, including checking equipment, spare gear, water and food organization
- Heaving weather preparation
- Night Sailing, including night watch keeping routines
- Mooring under sail
- Navigation without Engine
- Radar navigation
Once you have completed the course, you can pass the practical examination with a IYT appointed independent examiner. This is a one day event. If successful, you will be awarded the IYT Yachtmaster Offshore certificate.
With this certificate, you can charter a boat anywhere in the world and skipper a boat day and night up to 150NM from the coast. If you are tempted to go even further you can consider becoming a IYT Ocean Yachtmaster and learnt the art of Celestial Navigation.
It’s recommended that you contact us to book your IYT – Yachtmaster Offshore.
Call +886 918996671 (please, remember the time difference with Taiwan : UTC/GMT +8 hours) to inquire or book or use our contact form.
All our courses are conducted based on the criteria of : IYT – International Yacht Training
IYT – Yachtmaster Offshore Course price:
You can pay by cash or Paypal. All our prices are fixed.
Our course package includes: boat rental and IYT instructive materials, instructor’s fee, warm lunch made from fresh local ingredients (when on boat).
Note: All our courses have to be paid in Taiwan Dollar. The prices in US$ are informative.