SailQuest International Yachting Certificates


Depending on where you plan to operate, own or charter a power or sailing yacht, there may be local regulations concerning the qualifications of the captain and/or crew of the vessel. The SailQuest Sailing School is certified to issue 3 types of internationally recognized maritime certificates. 

1.) International Yacht Training (IYT) Certificates

Students who successfully complete the SailQuest 10 Day IYT Bareboat Sailing Course will receive the IYT Bareboat Skipper's certificate with a power or sail endorsement. This certificate is recognized by yacht charter and insurance companies and many governments around the world as a certificate of excellence in yachting.

We also offer other IYT certificates, like the IYT International Crew Certificate the IYT VHF Radio Operator certificate.

Learn more about International Yacht Training.

2.) The International Certificate of Competency (ICC)

The ICC is a certified level of competency required when operating a pleasure craft in most European Coastal or Inland waterways. SailQuest Sailing School, via IYT Worldwide, has been approved by the Irish Government to issue ICC's to any qualified applicants on their behalf.

SailQuest Sailing School will process students ICC application upon successful completion of the SailQuest 10 Day Hands-On Sailing course.

Learn more about the International Certificate of Competency

3.) NauticEd Online Sailing Course Verified Proficiency Endorsements

The NauticEd Online Sailing Theory courses are an excellent way to get started in developing a solid knowledge of yachting basics. SailQuest recommends this online program to students as a way to prepare for the 10 Day Hands-On Sailing Course. You may wish to complete the NauticEd Skipper, Charter Master or Captain Rank course bundle before attending SailQuest classes. 

Upon completion of the SailQuest 10 Day Hands-On Sailing Course, SailQuest instructor's will be able to add the Verified Proficiency endorsements to your on NauticEd online certificates.

Learn more about NauticEd Online Sailing Theory Courses.



Get Started with the SailQuest "Learn to Sail" course now:

Sign up for the SailQuest 10 Day IYT Bareboat Skipper's Certificate course:

  1. Select your preferred training dates from our Monthly Course Schedule.
  2. Contact SailQuest to check availability on your selected course dates or Call Captain Tim @+66845399689.
  3. Go to our 10 Day IYT Bareboat Skipper's Pricing & Payment page to confirm your booking.

We are looking forward to sailing with you, providing an exceptional training program and helping to turn your sailing dreams into reality.