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IYT Worldwide offers the training you need for a life of ocean adventure.

IYT is just the beginning of a yachting career or time spent enjoying the wonders of the sea. Chartering your own yacht in the Mediterranean, running a sailing school or working on a superyacht, it all starts with your certification! Our On the Deck section features stories from students, captains, schools and features on fantastic destinations.

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IYT Welcomes SisterShip Training as a Recreational Partner School in New South Wales, Australia!

IYT is proud to announce an addition of a new recreational partner school in New South Wales, Australia, SisterShip Training!   Jackie and Noel are a husband and wife team based on the stunning Sapphire Coast in New South Wales. Together they have a combined experience of 80,000+ nautical miles and 60+ years on the […]

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New Card Design & Digital Signatures for ICC Certification

IYT is changing the design of all plastic/pvc credit card style certificates due to issues during the printing process.  We are removing the signature strip and hologram and will move towards digital signatures for the UNECE’s requirement of cardholder’s signature on the International Certificate of Competency (ICC).  We would also like to point out that […]

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URGENT: SailQuest IYT Partner School membership has been revoked.

International Yacht Training Worldwide (IYT) would like to inform the public that SailQuest school in Thailand is no longer an IYT Partner school. The owner of SailQuest, Tim McMahon, was informed on October 18, 2023, that he can no longer operate as an IYT Partner School yet he continues to advertise IYT courses and is […]

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Portugal approves IYT’s Yachtmaster Qualifications!

IYT is very proud to announce that Portugal is also recognizing IYT’s Yachtmaster Coastal, Yachtmaster Offshore and Powerboat Skipper qualifications in addition to the previously recognised  International Bareboat Skipper and Small Powerboat & RIB Master for use in their waters.  For those that wish to view the official government approval please see this document on […]

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Portugal approves IYT Qualifications

IYT is very proud to announce that Portugal is recognizing our International Bareboat Skipper and Small Powerboat & RIB Master qualifications for use in their waters.  For those that wish to view the official government approval please see this document on their website. IYT wishes to thank Ricardo Barradas, Principal of Algarve Cruising in Portugal, […]

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Crew Training Solutions have just opened their 3rd location on the East Coast of the United Kingdom.

We are delighted to announce that our long standing partner school Crew Training Solutions have just opened their 3rd location on the East Coast of the United Kingdom. CTS are now offering a portfolio of IYT, MCA and STCW courses across their 3 locations. Courses include: Master of Yachts Unlimited, Master of Yachts Limited, MCA […]

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IYT Welcomes Recreational Training Provider: Blue Water Sailing School

IYT is excited to announce the addition of a recreational training provider in Melbourne, Australia: Blue Water Sailing School. Blue Water Sailing School are all about helping you achieve a lifestyle full of excitement, adventure, and freedom while out on the water. You can find out more about them on their website: https://bluewatersail.com.au/

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IYT Welcomes Galileo Maritime Academy as a Professional Partner School

IYT is proud to announce a new professional partner school in Phuket, Thailand, Galileo Maritime Academy!   You can find everything you need to contact them on their website: https://galileomaritimeacademy.com/   Galileo Maritime Academy is a dedicated crew training facility that is approved to provide U.K. MCA certification for 20 basic and advanced STCW courses […]

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Docking is a Contact Sport by Mark Fry

I am often asked by yacht crew where they can get experience helming and docking a yacht. It is often a double-edged sword. You can’t get a job without experience, and you can’t get experience without a job. If you ask almost any captain/skipper in the yachting industry where they learned to drive a yacht, […]

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IYT Worldwide is proud and excited to have The Boat Sop Asia become an official IYT Partner School in Malaysia!

IYT is excited to announce the appointment of The Boat Shop Asia as an IYT Worldwide partner school offering a range of courses including Small Powerboat and RIB Master in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Boat Shop Asia is a training academy that provides educational and training services for the pleasure craft community. They offer a comprehensive […]

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