International Yacht Training Worldwide

IYT Worldwide is the trusted standard of excellence in yacht training, maritime certification and safety around the world.

The company operates more boating courses with more Government approvals through more schools, in more countries and in more languages than any other boating organization in the world.

IYT has achieved the highest level of internationally recognized and sanctioned best practices (ISO 9001:2008) certification through BSI, British Standards Institute.

IYT's founders represent 20 years of seafaring and yachting leadership and experience. This expertise has been adopted and endorsed by the world's leading regulatory authorities (MCA, USCG, Government of Ireland, The Marshall Islands, PADI), representing the gold standard for professional and recreational marine training and accreditation.

In over 24 jurisdictions worldwide and a growing number of maritime associations recognise IYT certifications. We have over 200 schools in 41 countries have adopted the IYT curriculum.

IYT's courses are offered worldwide through a network of partner schools. Through these schools, the company offers an entire range of recreational courses from entry level sailing and powerboat courses up to Yachtmaster Ocean.

IYT is renowned for its professional yachting courses such as the Master of Yachts Coastal, Limited and Unlimited, Superyacht Chef, Megayacht Deck Crew,  Superyacht Hospitality and Basic STCW Training. No other organization offers such a diverse range of nautical training or is as internationally accepted as IYT.

What Makes us Work

Our company values allow us to remain a stalwart in the world of yachting, sailing, and boating:Our professional yachting courses are recognized by 24 different Governments worldwide for commercial use including the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Our commitment to standards of excellence, hands-on practical training, and quality instruction have made IYT the world's number one choice for nautical training.

Discipline - professionalism and safety above all else
Wisdom - world-class depth of maritime knowledgeInnovation - create and maintain worldwide standards
Reliability - collaborate and support the success of our students, schools, and partners
Adventure - celebrate the spirit and adventure of maritime experiences
Service - consistent delivery with the highest level of quality
Accountable - responsible and accessible to all stakeholders
Heritage - respect and support maritime history and traditions

IYT is proud to be a member of the Canadian Safe Boating Council and the British Marine Federation.