To renew a Master of Yachts certificate, please follow the step-by-step instructions listed here to create a profile.


Documents needed for Master of Yachts

  • Documented proof of 50 days at sea within last 5 years (seatime logbook scans)
  • Current medical fitness examination - must be dated within the last 2 years, and must contain colourblindness test, and list any restrictions. Download a medical form here: eyesight_medical_fitness_standard_form.pdf
  • Head shot photo in profile (this will be printed on your card)
  • Shipping address in profile
  • Government-issued ID in profile
  • Revalidate within 5 years, no earlier than 6 months before expiry. Late revalidation penalty fees apply to expired Master of Yachts certificates (see below).

Renewal/Replacement Costs




Late Fees for Master of Yachts

Please be aware that late fees apply for Master of Yachts certificate revalidations:

1. Up to 1 year out of date: a late penalty of $90.00 USD
2. Up to 2 years out of date: a late penalty of $180.00 USD
3. Over 2 years out of date:
         a) Sit an oral examination at an IYT Worldwide-approved Master of Yachts school (subject to examiner costs). In the event of failing the oral, the candidate will be required to re-sit the theory course.
         b) A late penalty of $270.00 USD
4. Over 3 years out of date:
         a) Practical and oral re-sit required for Master of Yachts Coastal/Mate 200gt and Limited certificates
         b) Written exam re-sit required for Master of Yachts Unlimited certificates.
         c) A late penalty of $90/00 USD per year over expiration date.