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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 Worldwide Welcomes “Nevsky Flot” offering sail training in St. Petersburg, Russia!

We are very pleased to announce that “Nevsky Flot” has joined our family of partner schools in St. Petersburg, Russia.  They will offer IYT’s sail training programme up to International Bareboat Skipper. IYT’s Bareboat Skipper certificates are accepted for charter in most areas of the E.U. and Caribbean. There is much history surrounding this yacht […]

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IYT Welcomes “SportFlot” in Moscow to our team of worldwide partner schools!

We are very pleased to announce the addition of “SportFlot” as a training provider for our recreational sailing courses from Dinghy to International Bareboat Skipper.  IYT’s Bareboat Skipper certificates are accepted for charter in most areas of the E.U. and Caribbean.  SportFlot is dedicated to excellence in training yachtsmen and women.  They offer a broad […]

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IYT International Crew Course held in Xiamen, China

Our new school in China, Launch Club Xiamen, has just completed their first training session for IYT’s International Crew Sail Certification in Xiamen!  We are proud to have the school and their instructors on board as our partners in the region!   We are equally proud of the new IYT students!  Congratulations!      

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Dubai International Boat Show 2017

February 28, 2017 – March 4, 2017 | Dubai International Marine Club Last years show was attended by IYT Worldwide President Mark Fry at the invitation of our Dubai training centre Marine Concept Sea School. Marine Concepts is a tier 1 school provides IYT maritime training courses, certification and international boat licenses from IYT Small […]

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Boot Dusseldorf 2017

January 21, 2017 – January 29, 2017 | Dusseldorf Germany Boot Dusseldorf is the number 1 show worldwide and considered by many to be the most important gathering place for the industry. This year will feature the largest collection of boat manufacturers in Europe. All the top names will be there from Sweden to Italy. […]

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Miami International Boat Show

February 16, 2017 – February 20, 2017 | Miami Marine Park & Basin In 2017 the Miami International boat show moves to a new island location across the bay from downtown Miami to Virginia Key and the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. The new venue allow for over 1,300 boats and 550+ slips and […]

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Moscow Boat Show

March 8, 2016 – March 12, 2017 | Moscow Boat Show The Moscow Boat Show is the place to be for an overview of the power and sail industry in Russia. Boating is a way of life for many in the country with world class destination in the Black Sea, the Baltic and close by […]

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New Training School in Greece with IYT Worldwide

Nautical Athletic Club of Voula in Greece We are very pleased to announce the appointment of “Nautical Athletic Club of Voula” as a training provider for our recreational sailing courses up to Yachtmaster Offshore. They are also approved for the International Certificate of Competency (ICC) which is mandatory for chartering in some areas of the […]

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Sailing the Black Sea

Sailing in Sochi – The New Hot Spot With the Russian resort city of Sochi gaining tremendous exposure from the 2014 Winter Olympics it is no wonder that this beautiful part of the Black Sea has become a hot destination. Often described as the pearl of the Russian Riviera Sochi is Russia’s top sea resort […]

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Traveling in the Bermuda Triangle

The famous Bermuda Triangle delivered a harrowing tale of survival. Read about Captain Fry’s experiences sailing to Bermuda, and the huge challenges he and his crew faced as the weather changed for the worst and the seas got ugly. Just another example of the uncertainties at sea, and how training for the worst pays off.

Over the years, there has been much controversy over the Bermuda Triangle and how safe it may or may not be to sail through, so let me tell you of my years of experience in the Triangle. First of all, let me explain that the Bermuda Triangle is an area that runs from Bermuda to Puerto Rico to Florida, and covers approximately 500,000 sq miles of water (depending on who you ask!)