International Yacht Training Worldwide


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.


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, […]


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 […]


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:


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:   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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


IYT has Removed the Daylight Hours Restriction on Flotilla & Bareboat Skipper Certificates

IYT has removed the restriction of “daylight hours” on the Flotilla and Bareboat Skipper Certificates.  This restriction was applied previously because charter companies do not allow their boats to be operated after sundown.  We are leaving this decision up to the charter companies.  If you hold the Flotilla or Bareboat Skipper Certificate which states the […]


IYT Welcomes Cyprus International Sailing Club as a Partner School

After a successful audit this week, IYT Worldwide are delighted to welcome ‘CISC – Cyprus International Sailing Club’ to its family of partner recreational schools. This school offers a range of sailing courses across a range of boats including monohull and catamaran. So whether you are just starting out, interested in becoming qualified to charter […]


IYT Worldwide Is Thrilled To Welcome “Red Oyster Yacht Club” as a new partner school offering IYT Recreational Sailing courses in Taiwan!

Red Oyster Yacht Club is located in the north east of Taiwan with the Pacific Ocean as their sailing area as well as the area near the “Turtle Island” which is 10 kilometers off the coast.  Among the island’s features are high cliffs, steaming fumaroles, mountain peaks, sea-eroded caves, and best of all, the famous […]


IYT Worldwide is extremely proud and excited to have Red Sea Sails become an official IYT Partner School in Egypt!

Red Sea Sails was founded by a group of friends who share the vision of building a sailing environment in the stunning Red Sea. A long time ago, sailboats shaped the history of the Red Sea. Today, replaced by motor vessels, sailboats are almost non-existent. Red Sea Sails recognizes the potentials of the ideal sailing […]

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