IYT International Bareboat Skipper


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IYT International Bareboat Skipper

  • The IYT International Bareboat Skipper course is aimed at the individual that either wants to expand his knowledge about using nautical charts and gain experience helming a boat with twin inboard engines.
  • If you want to rent or drive your own boat up to 78ft this licence is essential.
  • The IYT International Bareboat Skipper certificate is an international licence accepted by the majority of charter companies worldwide.
  • This course is designed for an individual with some experience on yachts.
  •  Dual certification possible FTA BOAT DRIVING LICENSE 24 M

Course Itinerary

To receive your International Bareboat skipper qualification, you will need to complete the following:

  • 4 full days or 7 evening classes comprehensive shore based theory course, including assessment papers.
  • Three days practical training incl. night cruise (approx. 21 hours). You will be assessed on the final practical day.
  • Training vessel is our 16 meter Sunseeker 50 PEARL
  • Written theory exam


Further included benefits


  • Breakfast snack, lunch or dinner (where applicable)
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Coffee or tea during theory
  • Marine Concept T-shirt and base cap
  • Training sea chart 3176 for personal use
  • Portland plotter and divider and UK 5011 book can be borrowed
  • During practical training we have always 2 instructors on board
  • Dual certification = FTA Boat Driving License 24 Meter

Entry Requirements:

Minimum Age: 18

IYT International Bareboatskipper

  • VHF Radio Operator licence

  • IYT Small Powerboat and Rib Master course or similar qualification OR

  • Logged 200 nautical miles on board a power vessel with a minimum of 10 days at sea