This certificate is a recreational certificate of competency for command of a sailing catamaran up to 24 meters in length and up to 60 nautical miles offshore.

It is a comprehensive 6-day course which includes the practical on water examination.

*Those who have obtained the Yachtmaster Coastal Sail - Catamaran CoC, can automatically obtain the “International Certificate of Competency (ICC)”, provided the student meets the requirements as laid down by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Resolution 40).  

-International collision regulations
-Navigational charts and publications
-Dead reckoning and estimated position
-Position fixing
-Tides and currents
-Safety at sea
-Ropework Anchoring
-Boat handling
-Docking Passage planning

-Must be at least 18 years of age
-A VHF Radio Operators Certificate, or
-Must take the full IYT VHF-SRC Marine Communications course
-To have logged over 800 nautical miles at sea
-200 of which must have been as crew or captain of sailing catamaran <24m
-25 days at sea as watch leader/skipper including 12 hours underway on watch at night

*Minimum sea time must have been met before the final examination.

*If a candidate already holds an IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Sail certificate, the modules for catamaran training can be a 1.5 to 2-day course. 

 *This certification is for recreational use only and may never be upgraded to a professional certificate. 


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