International Yacht Training Worldwide

Superyacht Deck Crew Course

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Superyacht Deck Crew Course

The five-day IYT Superyacht Crew course is a an MCA approved course and is highly recommended for entry-level students who wish to enter the superyacht industry. It comprises both theory and practical elements that give the student a comprehensive and all-round general knowledge of the requirements of the superyacht industry.

It incorporates three separate MCA approved courses:

  • Superyacht Crew
  • VHF Radio Operators
  • Small Power Boat and RIB Master

Course Outline

  • Industry guidelines and regulations
  • Chain of command
  • Crew rank and positions
  • Preparing a CV / Resume
  • General rules responsibilities and etiquette
  • Safety and equipment
  • Nautical terminology and relative direction
  • Ropework
  • Nautical knowledge
  • Basic collision regulations
  • Planning the first passage
  • Introduction to weather
  • Sails
  • Boat handling under sail
  • Boat handling under power
  • Small powerboat man overboard drills
  • Engine checks and maintenance
  • Charts and the magnetic compass
  • Anchors and anchoring
  • Dingy theory and practical
  • Launching and recovering dingys
  • Introduction to VHF radio operation
  • Code of Safe Working Practices

Next Steps

As a professional in the yachting industry you are required to update and learn new skills on a regular basis. As you move up the chain of command or look for new opportunities your qualifications are essential. Please make sure they do not expire.

IYT plays a leading role in your professional training with 250 + schools in 56 countries around the world. We facilitate theoretical and practical training through our network of partner schools globally.

We are dedicating our efforts to better serve students and schools as we continue to improve our database and system and are working diligently to create new e-learning courses.

IYT is proud to be an ISO 9001:2008 Standard approved company.

View our course progression for an understanding of what is possible when you train professionally with IYT.

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