International Yacht Training Worldwide

On The Deck

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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“Yeni Vira / Xone” participates in Beirut Yacht Show!

Founder and owner of Yeni Vira, Levent Baktir, and his team participated in the Beirut Yacht Show this year.  Levent plans to expand into this region under the name of “Xone Superyacht Academy”.  Yeni Vira, with multiple locations in Turkey, offers IYT courses from Personal Watercraft Operations to Master 200 Ton Unlimited.  For more information […]

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“Superyacht Academy in Asia & the Pacific” completes their first Superyacht Hospitality Course in Cebu, Phillipines!

Owner, Jead Advincula, and his team have just completed their first Superyacht Interior Crew Training Course, “IYT Professional Superyacht Hospitality” in Cebu, Philippines.  We congratulate them on a job well done!     The school is approved to offer the following IYT courses: Marine Communications Master – VHF/SRC Small Powerboat & RIB Master Superyacht Deck Crew […]

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“Sea Wolf Nautical School” in Fuerteventura, Spain, has opened a branch in Ibiza

IYT partner school in Fuerteventura (Canary Islands), “Sea Wolf” has expanded their operation to offer training in Ibiza (Balearic Islands).    Owner and chief instructor, Gianmaria Casamatta, brilliantly represents IYT in the region and we are proud to be associated with his organisation.  His enthusiasm and desire for excellence is to be commended.  The school […]

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“12 Knots” is offering IYT certificate holders a 5% discount for bareboat charters!

“12 Knots”, Yacht Charter Broker and IYT Training Partner School, has teamed with 2 major charter brokers and collectively have up to 12,000 boats for charter. “12 Knots” is offering IYT students a 5% discount on bareboat charter bookings! Please see their site for details. https://12knots.com/en/yacht-charter/ To get the 5% discount please make sure to […]

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IYT Welcomes “Moscow Sailing Academy” offering sail training and holidays in the Mediterranean!

We are proud to announce that “Moscow Sailing Academy” has joined our team of partner schools.  They will offer our recreational sailing courses from Learn to Sail to Yachtmaster Coastal.  IYT courses are approved and accepted by most European countries and charter brokers.  Study theoretical and practical training in Moscow and proceed to the Mediterranean […]

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Sigma-Marine Yachting School, in Odessa, Ukraine, now offers practical training in Greece!

IYT’s long time partner school in Odessa, Ukraine, “Sigma-Marine Yachting School”, is now offering practical training in Lavrion, Greece.  Join Vitaly Mikhalyuk, owner and senior instructor, and his team of experienced skippers for theoretical training in Odessa and practical training in the beautiful waters of the Aegean Sea.  For more information please visit their website […]

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“Discover Sailing Asia” in Hong Kong has joined IYT!

We are very pleased to announce that “Discover Sailing Asia” has joined IYT.  Owner, Chong Wei Yong, plans to offer a range of IYT recreational sailing courses in the area from Dinghy-Start Sailing to International Bareboat Skipper.  Join chief instructor, Vincent Su Meng Wee, for a knowledge filled sailing experience.  Whether you are a complete […]

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IYT Welcomes “Sea Life” as Partner School in Kiev, Ukraine / Bar, Montenegro!

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of “Sea Life” as a training provider for our recreational sail and powerboat courses up to Yachtmaster Offshore. Enjoy a sail or powerboat training experience with owner and chief instructor, Iurii Pugach, while exploring the sites and culture of the Adriatic Coast.  Iurii offers theory courses in […]

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Aquatoria Holds First IYT Instructor Training Course in Croatia

Aquatoria, IYT Partner School in Croatia, held its first Instructor Training Course in April under the guidance of IYT Representative, John Goode.  The school is owned and operated by Yury Logushkin.  According to John, the course was conducted aboard Aquatoria’s exceptionally well found 54-foot yacht which proved ideal for both theoretical and practical training elements […]

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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 […]