• International Yacht Training Worldwide
  • International Yacht Training Worldwide
  • International Yacht Training Worldwide
  • International Yacht Training Worldwide
  • Global Leader in Marine Certification

    IYT is the global leader and most trusted international standard of excellence in yacht training, maritime certification, and sailing adventures.

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  • Over 30 Years of Experience

    With over 30 years of seafaring leadership and experience, IYT has been adopted and endorsed by the world’s leading regulatory authorities representing the gold standard for marine training.

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  • Greatest International Recognition

    IYT certificates are recognised by 17 international administrations and marine associations. Over 180 schools in 45 countries have adopted the IYT curriculum for both recreational and professional yachting.

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  • High Standards of Excellence

    IYT has achieved ISO 9001 - the highest level of management best practices. Our partner schools represent the gold standard in safety, marine training credentials, and fun at sea.

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Become a partner school

Become A Partner School

As a partner school you will benefit from access to the best yacht training program in the world, with courses that meet the needs of mariners of all levels.

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Get a certificate of competency

IYT Online Courses

Online courses - self study online theory courses which can be linked to practical courses at IYT Partner Schools.

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Renew your certificate

Certificate Renewal and Duplicates

All certificates require revalidating or renewing every five years. Learn how to renew or obtain a duplicate of a lost, stolen or damaged certificate.

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Government & Organization Approvals

  • United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • The Bahamas
    The Bahamas
  • Croatia
  • Ireland
  • Poland
  • United Arab Emirates
    United Arab
  • Bermuda
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
  • Marshall Islands
    Marshall Islands
  • British Standards Institute
    British Standards Institute
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors
    Professional Association of Diving Instructors

International Yacht Training Worldwide

Looking to learn to sail or pursue a career in yachting?

International Yacht Training WorldwideInternational Yacht Training Worldwide provides the most boating and sailing courses through more sailing schools than any other accreditation body. IYT has the most government approvals and operates in more countries and in more languages than any other boating or sailing organisation in the world. The company was started in 2002 for the purposes of:

  • Standardising yacht training throughout the world
  • Offering the training in a modular format
  • Building a network of international training schools so students can be trained anywhere
  • Creating a full range of courses from Recreational Sailing through to Master of Yachts

No other organisation offers such a diverse range of nautical training or is as internationally accepted as IYT Worldwide. To date, we have 150 partner schools in 41 countries and our courses are available in 6 different languages. Our professional yachting courses are recognised by 25 different governments worldwide for commercial use including the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Our commitment to standards of excellence, hands on practical training, and quality instruction have made IYT Worldwide the world's number one choice for nautical training.