Club Sail Tenerife

International Yacht Training Center

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Tel:  +34 648 844 307

IYT INTERNATIONAL BAREBOAT SKIPPER

Sailing & Power

This is a five day course. It is not for beginners and the recommended entry level requirements are a VHF radio operators certificate, and to have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level. The recommended minimum age to obtain this certification is 18.

 

Certificate Limitations:

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

This certificate is the level of competence that one needs when chartering a boat in the Mediterranean or West Indies where there are restrictions in terms of cruising area and distance from the base and the vessel has to be safely moored in a marina or anchored before dark

 

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
 IYT Sailing / IYT Yachting Courses & Charter in Sunny Tenerife

As the longest established Sailing School on Tenerife, Club Sail offers the full range of IYT Yachting Courses, both practical and theory. From our base at the picturesque Marina of Los Gigantes, in southern Tenerife, sail the islands, and enjoy IYT courses in the sun. Whether you want to complete  International Crew,  International Bareboat Skipper or you are an advanced sailor looking to complete your  Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster, we can offer you the full range of Sailing Courses and Theory Courses, including VHF SRC Radio. 

As you progress with your IYT Courses and become a International Bareboat Skipper holding the 
ICC (International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft), you will be able to Bareboat Charter sailing yachts, including our Bavaria 36 sailing yacht "Boncho" 

 

We offer IYT Courses from Novice to Professional!