International Yachtmaster Training Sailing Courses


Module 1 is the Introduction to Yachting Certificate

The International Recreational Crew Certificate is divided into 6 modules, module 2 gets us under way and you will be learn about safety on board a boat and the use of the life raft and first help package, fire extinguishers, flares, life coats and security harnesses. You will find out an extremely fundamental theory of how a diesel engine works and upkeep treatments such as examining the level of the oil, altering the oil, altering filters, ensuring the flow of cooling water to the engine and how to alter impellors. You will take a look at basic navigation, course plotting, nautical charts, safe passage conditions, tides and currents and weather forecasts.

 

On the practical side, module 3, you will find out how to coil a line and secure it to a cleat, tie a variety of knots and utilize the winches. You will discover how to protect the boat for sea and after that how to leave a berth, as soon as under method you will carry out the responsibilities of a lookout, learn how to hoist and set the sails and while helming the boat go through tack and gybe regimens. You will anchor the boat and go through male overboard recovery drill.

 

Module 4 is theoretical and you will look at the International Regulations for Collision Avoidance or the “guidelines of the roadway”. Specifically taking a look at lights, shapes, and sound signals. You will look at some more sail managing methods, there is more work with charts and compass and to conclude you will have a look at marine customs, rules and good manners.

 

The next practical module includes security checks and look at the through hull fittings, engine warning lights and alarms and the emergency fuel cut off. You will learn more abilities at the helm, tacking, gybing, sailing a triangular course, sailing a compass course and heaving to.

 

 

Module 6 takes a look at both theory and practise of Dinghy/Tender handling. You will find out the different types of tenders, engines, spares and maintenance and security equipment. On the useful side you will find out to row, how to move under power, launch and recover and move to and from the dinghy to the boat or dock.

This area concludes with an assessment of theoretical understanding and practical abilities acquired. At the of this course you will be a beneficial team member on any little luxury yacht.

 

The Radio Operator/Communications Certificate is a stand alone module. You will discover how to operate a radio consisting of emergency situation calls, calling ship to ship, ship to shore, the types of marine radios offered and the regulations governing it’s usage. An examination concludes the course.

 

The next 5 modules are the International Watchkeeper/Flotilla Skipper Certificate

 

Number 8 is theoretical and looks at the responsibilities of a watchkeeper, charts and chartwork, the compass, magnetism and concludes with an appearance at buoys and marks.

 

The next useful module focuses on security including a briefing that ought to be offered to crew members when they join the vessel and looks at the galley location which if not utilized properly can be a threat to all those on board. The remainder of the section is committed to boat handling and establishes on the abilities learnt in the International Recreational Crew Certificate course.

Back to theory in the next module with an appearance at basic first help. More work is finished with the International Regulations for Collision Avoidance. You will take an additional look at marine customizeds, manners and today’s ever increasing legal requirements.

 

In module 11, the next useful phase you will prepare a passage strategy, and while carrying out a short passage work still even more on boat handling skills.

 

This section concludes with an assessment of theoretical knowledge and useful abilities gained

 

You have now reached a level that entitles you to the International Certificate of Competence or ICC. It is likewise suggested that some business require it prior to permitting charter of a boat.

The next three modules make up the International Bareboat Skipper Certificate and the very first looks at taking over a vessel and the required checks on hull and rig, machinery and systems, instruments, security devices, spares, tools, fuel, water and provisions. The section concludes with an appearance at the duties of the Skipper, their interaction with and delegation to the team.

 

 

On the practical side you will develop sailing skills with more basic deck work, ropes, knots, entwines, the care and usage of lines. There is more vessel handling work including anchoring, berthing, mooring, dealing with in confined locations and handling with currents.

There is an in depth look at passage preparation including pilot books, almanacs, factors to consider for passage planning, seaside passages, passage strategy, port policies, pilotage plans. You will take a more look at the International Regulations for Collision Avoidance.

 

This area concludes with an assessment of theoretical knowledge and practical abilities gained.

 

Module 4 is theoretical and you will look at the International Regulations for Collision Avoidance or the “guidelines of the roadway”. You will look at some more sail handling strategies, there is more work with charts and compass and to conclude you will take an appearance at marine custom-mades, rules and good manners.

The next useful module consists of security checks and look at the through hull fittings, engine caution lights and alarms and the emergency situation fuel cut off. Back to theory in the next module with an appearance at fundamental very first help. The next 3 modules make up the International Bareboat Skipper Certificate and the very first looks at taking over a vessel and the needed checks on hull and rig, machinery and systems, instruments, safety equipment, spares, tools, fuel, water and arrangements.

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