Club Sail Tenerife

International Yacht Training Center

Contact David: 


Tel:  +34 648 844 307



   Winter Sun Instructor Training

Sail, Power, Powerboat & Theory Courses 

We have been training Yachtmasters in the Sun for more than 25 Years!


IYT Instructor Training Courses are mainly run during the off season (October to May) when it is still SUNNY in Tenerife but IYT Schools can spare Instructors to attend the course.

  • We offer Initial Instructor Courses as well as upgrades to higher levels. 
  • We train Instructors for all  IYT Recreational Courses 
  • Sail & Power all levels to IYT Yachtmaster Offshore
  • Powerboat to IYT RIB Master Instructor
  • All Courses taught by:
 IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Instructor Trainers 


Course Language: English (Translator Available)

Course Duration:     

36 Hours over 5 days (Monday to Friday)



  1. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain  or
  2. Your Base Location by arrangement only.


Dates for Courses 

(Additional courses will be run as required)


IYT Instructor Course 03 - 2016

Mon 05 to Fri 09 December 2016

Registration closes:  24 October 2016


IYT Instructor Course 01 - 2017

Monday 23 to Friday 27 January 2017

Registration closes:  12 December 2016 

Pre-Instructor Course Training

10 - 17 March: 7 Days IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Course 


IYT Instructor Course 02 - 2017

Monday 20 to Friday 24 March 2017

Registration closes:  06 February 2017

Please Note: Once registration has closed, the authorization process begins. All participants must be authorized by IYT  before being permitted to attend an Instructor Course!


Club Sail Tenerife reserves the right to amalgamate courses in the event of under subscription.




Maximum 5 Student Instructors

Type of Training CBT:    

Theory in the Classroom & Practical Training onboard our Sailing Yacht or Powerboat. 


to teach:  International Bareboat Skipper (Power or Sail)

Minimum Qualification:    YM Coastal

preferably with STCW 95 Basic Safety Certificates

To Teach:   Yachtmaster Coastal & Offshore (Power or Sail)

Minimum Qualification:  MOY Limited or Yachtmaster Offshore

with STCW'95 Basic Safety Certificates

All Candidates should
Upload copy of passport and a JPEG head shot front face no hat nor sunglasses

Send Email to David:
1.  Copies of all Sailing certificates (incl STCW, VHF Radio
2.  A CV/Resume with Sea-time}
3.  A Physical/Medical which covers colour blindness. (We have a 2 page form if needed – can be sent afterwards) If in Russian a translation is required.
4.  A current First Aid certificate also translated if in Russian

                                 COURSE OUTLINE FRAMEWORK


This is a certificate of excellence for those candidates who wish to become an IYT Instructor.



A 5/6 day course, in the classroom and on board, comprising an introduction to the theory of training and competency based practical instructing techniques by all the participants



The course requires a 100% attendance for all parts of the course, theory and practical.  The course will be carried out over a period of 36 hours and comprise both theory and practical components.



By the end of the course the participants should understand the basic theory and practical application of instructing in a classroom and afloat to the level required of the instructor endorsement being sought.


Each candidate will be required to prepare 20 minute theory & practical lessons on a subject issued to him/her before the class starts.


In addition the final assessment will be based on:

  1. Continuing assessment throughout the course, and
  2. The satisfactory delivery of additional theory and practical lessons, each of 20 minutes duration, at the end of the course.


Entry Standard:         

The Candidate should be at least 18 years.

The Candidate must have held the level of certificate for which he/she is requesting the instructor endorsement, for a minimum of one year. 

Pre-authorization will be required from IYT Worldwide for an individual to attend the course.


Price: € 975 per person 

One discipline: Sailing / Power or Powerboat  (VHF Radio included)

Additional disciplines at extra cost


Price includes:

5 days tuition from a qualified IYT Yacht Master Instructor Trainer, use of a sailing yacht or powerboat for practical elements, including fuel and mooring fees at the Base Marina. 


Not included: 

Accommodation & Food,   IYT fees for plastic (credit card style) certificates are extra.


Course Extension:

Consider extending your Instructor Course with Powerboat or VHF Radio Training.  Ask for details.

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