This is a certificate of excellence for those candidates who wish to train to become an active crew member on a power or sailing yacht. It includes Introduction to Boating for power and sail yachts.
The International Crew Course consists of Modules 1 – 11 in the IYT International Boating & Sailing Passport and is a pre-requisite course for the IYT International Flotilla Skipper and/or IYT International Bareboat Skipper Course/s.
Crew on a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 metres
in coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore
in daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions
It is the level of competence that someone needs either when acting as watchkeeping crew on a yacht and as a skipper of a small yacht in protected waters where help is immediately available in calm conditions.
Basic rules of the road
Introduction to weather
Basic sail handling
Basic handling under power
Man overboard procedures
Vessel equipment and instruments
Engine checks and maintenance
Sailing vessels handling skills
Sailing vessels under power
Power vessel handling skills
Dingy handling under power
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