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Master Of Yachts - Unlimited 200GT MCA Approved

This Course if fully approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

What is the IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited Certificate?

Master of Yachts Unlimited The IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited certificate is a qualification that indicates that the holder has sufficient knowledge of celestial navigation to navigate globally using a sextant and to plan, undertake and manage an ocean passage together with a comprehensive understanding of the factors involved with regards to routing and meteorology.

If you hold the Master of Yachts Unlimited certificate you are qualified for work as:

Master of 200 ton vessel all oceans
Chief Mate of 500 ton vessel up to 150 nautical miles offshore
Chief Mate of 200 ton vessel all oceans
OOW (Officer of the Watch of a 500 ton vessel all oceans

What are the entry level requirements?

IYT Worldwide MOY Unlimited Programme is restricted to current holders of a valid IYT Worldwide MOY Limited Certificate.
A current physical/medical which must include eyesight and colour blindness check.
The proof of seatime documents is needed.
Prior to taking the course the candidate MUST have undertaken either 2 trips of 250 miles, or 1 trip of 500 miles out of sight of land.

What happens if my seatime in Mediterranean only?
Please contact to our Office to disscuss about the details.

It is expected that a passage plan be made for that voyage which would subsequently be used in the course for review and debriefing purposes leading to improvements by the final theory exam.
It is strongly preferred that the passage/s be carried out prior to the course being taken (but that it may be done after the course with extenuating circumstances)

What does the Master of Yachts Unlimited theory course consist of?

The course consists of 6 days of astronavigation and worldwide meteorology. A thorough knowledge of all subjects covered in the IYT Master of Yachts Limited course is assumed. There will be a final written examination on the last day of the course.

Course Outline

The earth and the celestial sphere
The PZX triangle
The sextant
Measurement of time
Meridian altitudes
Sun sights
Planet sights
Starsight planning
Starsights
The pole star
Moon sights
Compass checking
Satellite navigation systems
Great circle sailing
Meteorology
Passage planning

The IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited certificate is a qualification that indicates that the holder has sufficient knowledge of celestial navigation to navigate globally using a sextant and to plan, undertake and manage an Ocean passage together with a comprehensive understanding of the factors involved with regards to routing and meteorology.

Candidates who have demonstrated the required level of understanding and expertise in the course syllabus will be awarded the IYT Master of Yachts Unlimited Certificate

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