International Yacht Training Worldwide


IYT Worldwide offers the training you need for a life of ocean adventure.

IYT is just the beginning of a yachting career or time spent enjoying the wonders of the sea. Chartering your own yacht in the Mediterranean, running a sailing school or working on a superyacht, it all starts with your certification! Our On the Deck section features stories from students, captains, schools and features on fantastic destinations.


IYT Worldwide Is Thrilled To Welcome “Red Oyster Yacht Club” as a new partner school offering IYT Recreational Sailing courses in Taiwan!

Red Oyster Yacht Club is located in the north east of Taiwan with the Pacific Ocean as their sailing area as well as the area near the “Turtle Island” which is 10 kilometers off the coast.  Among the island’s features are high cliffs, steaming fumaroles, mountain peaks, sea-eroded caves, and best of all, the famous […]


IYT Worldwide is extremely proud and excited to have Red Sea Sails become an official IYT Partner School in Egypt!

Red Sea Sails was founded by a group of friends who share the vision of building a sailing environment in the stunning Red Sea. A long time ago, sailboats shaped the history of the Red Sea. Today, replaced by motor vessels, sailboats are almost non-existent. Red Sea Sails recognizes the potentials of the ideal sailing […]


IYT Worldwide Welcomes “KRAKEN” our new partner school offering sailing training up to Yachtmaster Ocean!

IYT is excited to announce the appointment of KRAKEN Sailing School as a training provider of Power and Sail courses up to Yachtmaster level with the school base located in Kiev, Ukraine. Educational Center KRAKEN was created by professionals to provide the best training service. The school is using innovative teaching systems which offer their […]


Honouring the late John Goode

It is with incredible sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague John Goode. He touched so many lives including those he worked with, and the countless people that he shared his love of the sea including the IYT family, school owners, principles instructors and students. After a short and unexpected […]


Consequences of Not Having a Carbon Monoxide Alarm Onboard

The following Marine Accident Investigation Branch, April 2021, Accident Report has been forwarded to us by an IYT advisor/auditor who is also a 3000GT Master.  We thought it important to share on our news page and social media as the consequences of not having a carbon monoxide alarm on board a vessel can be deadly.  […]


IYT Worldwide Is Thrilled To Welcome “TBSA Training Academy” as a new partner school offering IYT Recreational courses in beautiful Singapore.

IYT is excited to announce the appointment of TBSA Training Academy as training provider for of IYT recreational courses in Singapore. TBSA Training Academy has been providing training to the Pleasure Craft community since 2013. They are the largest PPCDL training school in Singapore offering PPCDL as well as other competency courses and they are […]


IYT Worldwide Is Thrilled To Welcome “Spindrift Charters” as a new partner school offering Recreational Courses in Cayman Islands.

IYT is excited to announce the appointment of Spindrift Charters Sailing School as training provider for our Small Powerboat & RIB Master, MCA ICC 10m Power Coastal and Inland and VHF Marine Communication Master SRC in Cayman Islands. Join the owner and experienced IYT instructor Mark Tarsh for a fully immersive experience into all the […]


IYT is now offering a 3-4 hour “Try Sailing Course”

IYT is pleased to introduce a new 3-4 hour “Try Sailing” course aimed to provide candidates with basic introductory knowledge for crewing a vessel (monohull or catamaran) up to 15 meters in inland or coastal waters <5 miles offshore during daylight hours in moderate wind and sea conditions.  It’s a fun hands-on course to enjoy […]


IYT Worldwide Welcomes “Maritime Practice” our new partner school offering sailing training up to Yachtmaster Offshore level!

The educational center “Maritime Practice” provides sail training onboard well-known Russian Tall Ships STS Kruzenshtern, STS Sedov and STS Pallada. Yachtmaster training programme is held on yachts in Moscow, Kaliningrad and Croatia (Marina Pirovac). Modern simulators based in the Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy of Kaliningrad State Technical University (BFFSA) are used in the educational process as well. Theoretical practice […]


Attention! We have now made available downloadable PDF course notes for Master of Yachts Coastal and Master of Yachts Limited.

As you are aware, IYT offers multiple free eLearning courses that can be done in preparation for your practical training. We have now added downloadable PDF Master of Yachts Coastal and Master of Yachts Limited course notes for pre-study.  Many IYT partner schools are holding zoom meetings now for theory training while we self-isolate, so […]

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