There are many careers available on the water. Recreational & professional careers on sailboats, powerboats or superyachts are found around the globe. From Diveboat skippers, to private yacht crew, to marine police and sailing instructors there are hundreds of jobs available that provide good pay and an excite lifestyle at sea.
IYT Worldwide is the starting point for this career path. Along with our approved schools we offer certification for professional yachtsman and yachtswomen. Here are a few Certifications you may be interested in obtaining.
Master of Yachts 200Tn
The IYT Master of Yachts courses may be taken at the professional level. The courses are designed to provide the highest standard of maritime education for the professional yachtsman and woman and for those who are serious about obtaining the best nautical qualifications available. They are ideal for those who want to greatly expand their knowledge and experience and increase their confidence in commanding a yacht. These courses are intended for experiences yachtsman
If you wish to seek a career in professional yachting you will also be required to complete STCW Safety Training along with your Master of Yachts certification.
Becoming a professional instructor and running your own school is a dream for many. To instruct you need to take your basic ICC certification and then work towards gaining enough experience and training time to qualify. Some essential courses may include;
- Master of Yachts
- International Crew
- Bareboat Skipper
- VHF Radio Communications
- SCW basic training
- Superyacht Crew
In addition to professional and recreational careers working for a sailing school or on a Superyacht there are other opportunities to work on the ocean in special positions. This may include Diveboat crew and skipper, Marine Police, Security, Search and Rescue and Auxiliary coast guard positions among others.
IYT Worldwide offers special training for a number of these programs and can also tailor custom courses for organizations that require special certification. If you have a unique career at sea request and do not see your requirements listed please give us a call and we can help plan a solution for you.