IYT – Try Sailing


Experience Required


To Bring

5 Hours
Bottled Water
Tea, Coffee, Snacks
Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket
Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen

32ft Monohull


40ft Monohull


52ft Monohull


45ft Catamaran

The IYT Try Sailing Course is a 5 hour course aimed to provide candidates with basic
introductory knowledge for crewing a vessel (monohull or catamaran) up to
15 meters in inland or coastal waters <5 miles offshore
during daylight hours in moderate wind and sea conditions.

It’s a fun hands-on course to enjoy being on the water while learning basic sailing skills.

Recommended Entry Level Requirements.

• At least 10 years of age.

Certificate Limitations.

• Crewing a vessel (monohull or catamaran) up to 15 meters
• Inland or coastal waters <5 miles offshore
• Daylight hours
• Moderate wind and sea conditions

Scope of Course

• 3 to 4 hour course, on board, covering theory and practical subjects

What you Learn

• Basic Safety Equipment
• Layout of the vessel
• Basic Deck Equipment
• How Sails Work & Rigging
• Points of Sails and Basic Sailing Terms
• Basic Sail Handling Skills
• Basic Ropework
“IYT Try Sailing Course Completion Certificate” to be issued by the school after successful completion of the course.