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Yacht Crew Training Centres

Below is a list of Yacht Crew Training Centres World Wide with a brief description of the courses they run.


Diploma


MPI Group / PYA

A Diploma in Superyacht Operation supported by the PYA.

A year long Diploma course delivered by distance learning and comprises of ten modules, including Chartering, Accounting, Superyacht Insurance and Project Management.

For more information www.mpigroup.co.uk


Deck

 

Capital Sailing

Location: London

From RYA Diesel Maintenance and Radar Operators licence to Yachtmaster offshore and Oceanmasters all in the London area.

Contact: Paul Bew.
Tel: 0044 7050 223817
Email: Paul@capitalsailing.com
Website: www.capitalsailing.com

 
Club Sail

Location: Sydney, Australia

The  leading superyacht crew training academy in Australia.

Providing professional and internationally recognised certifications by International Yachtmaster Training in Florida, and the MCA.

Courses included are Yachtmaster Offshore & Coastal, Fastrak, STCW95, Stewardess & Steward for both sail and power vessels.

Contact: Deborah Brown or Christopher JS Brown
Tel: 0061 2 9979 9669
Email:
Website: www.clubsail.com.au/


Blue Water Training

Location: Antibes, France and Palma, Mallorca

From RYA to MCA certification including,STCW95, OOW, Chief Mate, Master certificates for Yachts & Engineering courses.

Palma, Contact: Ely Arcal
Email: bluewateryachtingpalma@telefonica.net

Antibes, Contact: Phillip Holden
Email: training@bluewateryachting.com
Website: http://www.bluewateryachting.com


Flagship

Location: Portsmouth

Flagship delivers exceptional training and integrated support services. Our broad capabilities make us unique, not only because of the groundbreaking partnering agreement we have with the Royal Navy, but also the bespoke services we can offer to our customers.

Contact:
Tel: 0044 239 233 9000
Email: vtflagship@vtplc.com
Website: http://www.flagshiptraining.co.uk


Flying Fish

Location: UK & Australia

Flying Fish is a Solent based RYA/MCA recognised training centre, providing professional sail training from entry level Superyacht Deck Crew up to Yachtmaster Ocean. Also shorebased training which includes Superyacht Interior Crew courses for Stewards and Stewardesses and STCW95 Basic Safety Training Certificates.

Contact:

Tel: +44 1983 280641
Email: info@flyingfishonline.com
Website: www.flyingfishonline.com


International Yachtmaster Training

Location: Ft Lauderdale, USA

Yacht Crew training for both MCA and USCG tickets

Contact: Chris Taylor
Tel: 001 954 779 7764
Email: info@yachtmaster.com
Website: www.yachtmaster.com


Lairdside Maritime Centre

Location: Wirral, UK

A training establishment for MCA certification including, OOW, Chief Mate, Master and ISPS certificates, all of which have been organised so that the modules run in a neat order with no long gaps. They also have one of the most advanced ship simulators in the world.

Contact: Phil Russ,
Tel: 0044 (0)1516470494
Email: p.russ@livjm.ac.uk
Website: www.lairdside-maritime.com

 

Lowestoft College Maritime & Offshore Centre

Location: Lowerstoft, UK

Lowestoft College takes great pride in being able to provide training and educational courses to suit almost everyone's needs. We offer the full range of STCW courses including VHF SRC, GMDSS ROC & GOC radio training.

Contact: Lesley Scrivener,
Tel: 00 44 (0)1502 525025
Email: maritime@lowestoft.ac.uk
Website: www.lowestoft.ac.uk


Maritime Professional Training

Location: Ft Lauderdale, USA

A training establishment for both USCG, MCA and RYA certification including Yacht Ratings, STCW 95, OOW-Yacht, Chief Mate-Yacht, Master 200gt-Yacht, Master 500gt-Yacht, Master 3,000gt-Yacht, AEC, MEOL, Engineer Y4-Y1 and many others. Also has one of the best ship simulators in the world.

Contact: Julie Liberatore,
Tel: 001 9545251014
Email: Julie@mptusa.com
Website: www.mptusa.com


Oceanpro Power boating

Location: South of France

British 'Royal Yachting Association' powerboat school. Two-day courses for International boat licences (ICC) covers boats up to 24m in length. Advanced powerboat courses. Own boat tuition at homeport. VHF licences, CEVNI (Inland Waterways licence).

Tel: 0033 (0) 4 93 53 65 95
Email: info@oceanpro.co.uk
Website: http://www.oceanpro.co.uk/


Professional Yachtmaster Training

Location: Durban, South Africa

The PYT in Durban, is one of the world's leading megayacht academies and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere directly recognized by the MCA.

Tel: 0027 (0) 31 3 07 49 92
Email: info@pyt.co.za
Website: http://www.pyt.co.za/


Red Ensign Maritime Training

Location: Isle of Wight, UK

Red Ensign Maritime Training is one of the leading providers of maritime safety training in the UK, delivering MCA and STCW 95 approved training for all sectors within the commercial shipping industry.

Tel: 0044 (0)1983 294088
Email: info@redensigntraining.com
Website: http://redensigntraining.com/


UKSA, United Kingdom Sailing Academy

Location: Isle of Wight, UK

The UKSA is a registered charity and non profit making organisation set up with the specific aim of providing top quality seamanship training. Academy professional training brings together a globally unique range of training options for anyone interested in starting or further developing their skills and ability for commercial work within the industry. UKSA provide basic RYA and MCA STCW 95 courses, professional yacht training and MCA training from Officer of the Watch to Master 3000gt.

Contact: ZoŽ Daish
Tel: 0044 (0)1983 294941
Email: zoe.daish@uksa.org
Website: http://www.uksa.org


Warsash Maritime Centre

Location: Southampton, UK

A training establishment for MCA certification including, STCW95, OOW, Chief Mate, Master certificates for Yachts as well as training commercial seafarers.

Contact: Pamela Stevens or Bernadet Smallshore
Tel: 0044 (0)1489 556214
Email: wma.yachts@solent.ac.uk
Website: http://www.warsashcentre.co.uk


Interior


Anne Ager’s One-to-One Food & Wine Courses

Location: South of France.

Opportunity for yacht chefs and senior stewards/stewardesses to learn new culinary techniques and hospitality skills, on board. Each course individually tailored to your requirements.

Contact: Anne Ager
Tel:0033 (0) 4 93 34 41 02
Email: anne.ager@tiscali.fr
Website: http://www.anne-ager.com

 

Club Sail

Location: Sydney, Australia

The  leading superyacht crew training academy in Australia.

Providing professional and internationally recognised certifications by International Yachtmaster Training in Florida, and the MCA.

Courses included are Yachtmaster Offshore & Coastal, Fastrak, STCW95, Stewardess & Steward for both sail and power vessels.

Contact: Deborah Brown or Christopher JS Brown
Tel: 0061 2 9979 9669
Email:
Website: www.clubsail.com.au/

 

Crew Pacific

Location: Cairns, Australia

Crew Pacific runs an Internationally recognized Eight-day, Super Yacht Training for Steward/ess. This course has been designed for Steward/ess, looking too advance their careers into the Maritime Super Yacht Industry.

Contact: Joy Weston,
Tel: 0061 (0) 7 40 37 01 13
Email: info@crewpacific.com.au
Website: www.crewpacific.com.au


Flying Fish

Location: UK & Australia

Flying Fish is a Solent based RYA/MCA recognised training centre, providing professional sail training from entry level Superyacht Deck Crew up to Yachtmaster Ocean. Also shorebased training which includes Superyacht Interior Crew courses for Stewards and Stewardesses and STCW95 Basic Safety Training Certificates.

Contact:

Tel: +44 1983 280641
Email: info@flyingfishonline.com
Website: www.flyingfishonline.com


Penny Roberts School of Cookery

Location: Mallorca, Spain.

Training of galley cooks, stewards and stewardesses. Established intensive and comprehensive training courses in foods, wines and service for galley cooks, stewards and stewardesses in Palma, Mallorca

Tel: 0034 971 510 644 or 0034 609 812 511
Email: enquiries@yachtcookery.co.uk
Website: www.yachtcookery.co.uk/


Bettina Papenkort's Beauty school

Location: Mallorca, Spain.

Tuition in: Full body massage – incorporating reflexology, lymphatic drainage and aromatherapy.

Classical cosmetics – after and pre sun face treatments, manicure, pedicure and eyelash tint.

Detoxifying Thalasso – body wraps with mud, seaweed and salt.

Tel: 0034 971 67 60 10 or 0034 609 812 511


Medical

 

Academy of Maritime Medicine

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Originally just a medical academy but has now branched out into STCW basic safety training courses.

Contact: Ernest Schultz
Tel: 0027(21) 425 4381
Mob: 0027 (0)83 542 3083
Email: maritimemedicine@telkomsa.net

 

Ocean Medical International Ltd

Location: Mallorca, Spain

Yacht medical equipment and supplies: Providing MCA & Luxembourg class medical kits, medical training for yacht crew and 24/7 Radio medical advice and support.

Contact: Nicholas Stael von Holstein
Tel: 0034 629 818 826
Mob: 0034 666 289 298
Email: admin@omi2.com
Website: www.omi2.com


   

 



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Medical



Licensing bodies.

PYA: Professional Yachtsman Association.

RYA: Royal Yachting Association, English basic ship handling qualifications recognised World Wide covers up to 24mt Yachts

MCA: Maritime Coast Guard Agency deals with commercial certification and writes the laws concerning British Flagged vessels and vessels inside UK waters

USCG. US Coast Guard deals with commercial certification and writes the laws concerning US Flagged vessels and vessels inside US waters

Courses

Yacht Masters: Basic boat handling (RYA)

Ocean Master: Ocean navigation. (RYA)

STCW 95: Basic safety training courses, required on commercial Yachts

OOW: Officer of the Watch ticket. the first run of the ladder to 3,000gt Mater. (MCA course)

Chief Mate: Second step to 3,000gt Master. (MCA course)

Master 200gt (both USCG and MCA use this name)

Master 500gt (both USCG and MCA use this name)

Master 3,000gt (both USCG and MCA use this name)

Master 200gt (USCG)

AEC: Basic Engineering. (MCA)

MEOL: Medium Engineering. (MCA)

Y4-Y1: Increasing stages of Engineering certificates. (MCA)