IYT Yachtmaster Offshore

IYT Yachtmaster Offshore

Course Objective: Prepare sailors to skipper a vessel up to 150NM off the coast by day and by night
Pre Course Experience: Yachtmaster Coastal license or equivalent
Assume Knowledge: 3000NM at sea with some night experience and a good command of a sail boat. VHF license. Medical Test and preferably STCW95
Duration: 5 days theory, 6 days at sea

Coast: €2500 

What I will learn?

  • Passage Planning, including route selection, alternate routes, safe anchoring
  • Boat preparation, including checking equipment, spare gear, water and food organization
  • Heaving weather preparation
  • Piloting
  • Night Sailing, including night watch keeping routines
  • Mooring under sail
  • Navigation without Engine
  • Radar navigation


Once you have completed the course, you can pass the practical examination with a IYT appointed independent examiner. This is a one day event. If successful, you will be awarded the IYT Yachtmaster Offshore certificate.

What’s next?

With this certificate, you can charter a boat anywhere in the world and skipper a boat day and night up to 150NM from the coast. If you are tempted to go even further you can consider becoming a IYT Ocean Yachtmaster and learn the art of Celestial Navigation.

It’s recommended that you contact us to book your IYT – Yachtmaster Offshore.

Call +639 959 655 287 (please, remember the time difference with the Philippines: UTC/GMT +8 hours) to inquire or book or use our contact form.

All our courses are conducted based on the criteria of : IYT – International Yacht Training

IYT – Yachtmaster Offshore Course price:


You can pay by cash or Paypal. All our prices are fixed. 

Our course package includes: boat rental and IYT instructive materials, instructor’s fee, warm lunch made from fresh local ingredients (when on boat). Our package does not include the Eco tourism Development fee and has to be paid in cash. This ticket costs P200 and is valid for 10 days.

Note: All our courses have to be paid in Philipino Pesos. The prices in Euros are informative.