Sydney By Sail is fully accredited with International Yacht Training Worldwide.
IYT Worldwide was started in 2002 to standardise yacht training across the globe. IYT Worldwide offers an entire range of recreational courses from entry level sailing up to International Bareboat Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore. No other organisation offers such a diverse range of nautical training or is as internationally accepted as IYT Worldwide. There are more sailing schools in more countries teaching IYT courses than any other type of training.
Most of our courses are conducted aboard our Dufour 310 Yachts, perfect for up to five students and the Instructor. These yachts are also available for bareboat or skippered charter. For our International Bareboat Skipper Course, lessons are conducted on our Dufour 412 which comfortably caters for five students and an instructor for our sailing passages and offshore training.
Our fully licensed sailing instructors are highly experienced yachtsmen. Many have done the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, various long distance ocean crossings and international sailing events. Sail training courses run all year round on weekends and Theory during midweek. Two complimentary three-hour afternoon sails are also included in the International Skipper Package. All students are entitled to discounts on further sailing courses, charters and packages.