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Patents & Licences

IYT Training - Certificate

Yachting 2000 offers the possibility to acquire the internationally recognized IYT Bareboat Skipper Worldwide patent thanks to our sailing school Yachtraining 2000.

The IYT Worldwide Bareboat Skipper course is composed of practical and theory parts. The course offered by Yacht „Yachting 2000“ takes place on board one of our sailing vessels while at sea for two weeks. 

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The VHF operators course will also be completed while underway. The candidate must have logged at least 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea prior to certification. The successful candidate will recieve both certificates on completion of two written theory exams and a practical evaluationof nautical skill.


Sample Licences

International Bareboat Skipper
International Bareboat Skipper
VHF-Radio Operator Certificate of Competency
VHF-Radio Operator Certificate of Competency
International Boating&Sailing Passport
International Boating&Sailing Passport

Bareboat Skipper Course outline:

  • Responsibilities of a bareboat skipper
  • Crew safety checks
  • Hull and rig racks
  • Machinery and system checks
  • Fuel and water capacity and range
  • Menus and quantities
  • Float plan
  • Sources of meteorological information
  • Weather patterns
  • Sea and land breezes
  • Cloud types and formations
  • Pilotage and passage planning
  • Considerations when planning a passage
  • Routine for navigating a coastal passage
  • Passage strategy
  • Port regulations, customs, immigration
  • Pilotage plans
  • Vessel handling in confined quarters
  • Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside
  • Ropes, knotes, care and use of lines
  • General deck work
  • Tides and currents theory
  • Tidal heights, springs and neaps
  • Rule of „twelfth“
  • Position fixing, running fixes
  • Plotting the effect of tides and currents
  • Collosion rregulations
  • Lights, shapes and sounds
  • Application of the regulations
  • Advanced dingy handling

In order to operate an on board VHF Radio, at least one crewmember must have a VHF Radio operators licence. Our Bareboat skippers course includes the IYT VHF Radio Operators cetrificate.

Course outline:

  • Introduction to VHF radios
  • Basis radio theory
  • Line of sight
  • Subsidiary equipment
  • Common radio terms
  • Regulations/Licdnsing requirements
  • VHF radio equipment
  • Radio procedures
  • Transmitting and receiving
  • The phonetic alphabet
  • Emergency radio communications
  • EPIRB and SART
  • Hand held short range VHF radios

Coastal patent - Croatia

Yachting 2000 offers the possibility to attend the test for Croatian coast patent, in the competent port authority of Zadar.

Price: EURO 245,- (incl. documentation)
To bring with you: passport + 2 passport pictures

Audit issues:

•    Navigation
•    Safety lights
•    Safety on sea
•    Priority rules
•    Military alphabet