Club Sail Tenerife

International Yacht Training Center

Contact David: 


Tel:  +34 648 844 307


Small Powerboat and RIB Master (MCA approved)


This is the most popular Powerboat Course!  Entitles you to an International ICC & is recognised by the MCA for professional use.


  • Covers vessels up to 15m (45')
  • Driven by outboard or inboard motors
  • In fair weather
  • No horsepower limitations
  • No accommodation
  • Up to 20 miles from a safe haven.


This two day course covers one day of theory and one day of practical boat handling including:

  • Safety at sea
  • VHF Radio operations
  • Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
  • Launching and recovery
  • Anchors and anchoring
  • Nautical terminology
  • Boat handling under power
  • Man overboard procedures
  • Ropes and rope-work
  • Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
  • Glossary of terms

This course qualifies you for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) up to 15m. 

Note: The size of vessel on which the course is taken will dictate if your ICC is up to 10m or 15m.


Powerboat Master


Designed for those to wish to operate a pleasure boat (power, with accommodation) up to 24 m, (80') in sight of land in fair weather. Tailored for those who are considering chartering a powerboat or for those who are purchasing a vessel.


Five day course which includes both theory and practical components including but not limited to:

  • Safety at sea
  • VHF Radio operations
  • Nautical terminology
  • Taking over a vessel
  • Ropework
  • Collision regulations
  • Introduction to weather/meteorology
  • Charts and compass work
  • Charwork
  • Passage planning
  • Dingy handling
  • Boat handling under power
  • Berthing, anchoring and coming alongside
  • Glossary of terms


 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!