International Yacht Training Worldwide



IYT Worldwide Welcomes “Great Escape” our first and only partner school in beautiful New Zealand!

IYT is very pleased to announce the appointment of “Great Escape” as a training provider for our recreational sailing courses up to International Bareboat Skipper Sail. Great Escape Sailing School has been helping sailors develop sailing expertise for over thirty years, their graduates are now sailing successfully all over the world.  Their instructors are all passionate sailors with many ocean miles, numerous regattas and years of sailing.  You will be sailing in their beautiful Bay of Islands, a stunning, sparsely populated, diverse cruising ground.  

Julie Kidman has been a passionate sailor for many years, lucky enough to be introduced to the sport as a child she has sailed a wide range of dinghies, keel boats and multi-hulls.  She just recently returned from another season of sailing in the Pacific with her family.  Julie is a Bay of Islands local, and with her very experienced sailor and boat builder husband owns and operates the Great Escape Sailing School.  They look forward to having you come sailing with them.   

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