International Yacht Training Worldwide

Become An IYT School


As an IYT Worldwide partner school your candidates will benefit from access to the best yacht training program in the world, with courses designed to meet the training needs from entry-level novice to fully qualified professional yacht captain. You will also benefit from being part of an increasingly recognised global brand with a direct link from to your school website.

The management of IYT have developed relationships over the years with all of its schools, their principals, members of the professional yachting industry as well as government officials, and are dedicated to bringing the pleasure and safety of yachting to the global public.

While our courses are developed in the English language we encourage schools to instruct in their native language so the candidate gets the utmost from his or her training experience. We invite you to apply to join our network of global partner schools and become a member of the IYT family.

Reasons for and Benefits of Joining

  • IYT is a worldwide recognized brand.
  • New schools from all over the world join every week.
  • IYT currently (April 2017) has almost 250 partner schools in 56 countries.
  • Our commitment to standards of excellence, hands-on practical training and quality instruction have made IYT Worldwide the world’s number one choice for nautical training.
  • No other nautical company in the world is as internationally recognized as IYT Worldwide.
  • No other nautical company has 50-plus international government approved or recognized courses.
  • No other organization offers such a diverse range of nautical training.
  • IYT has a proven track record of 20 years in business.
  • IYT is the only yacht certification company that has as ISO 9001:2015, internationally recognized Quality Management System.  We are proud to be certified by the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)
  • Companies that join IYT substantially increase their revenues and customer base.
  • IYT has developed an international modular format of standardized training.
  • Initial and subsequent modules can be completed with any one of our partner schools anywhere in the world.
  • Students can, for example, begin training in Croatia and complete training in Australia.
  • All schools teach to the same syllabus with the same course materials and standards.
  • As a recreational IYT school you may offer your candidates an International Certificate of Competency (ICC) through IYT Worldwide which is recognised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of Great Britain (MCA). The ICC is required to operate pleasure craft in most European waters.
  • The company offers an entire range of recreational courses from entry-level sailing and powerboat courses up to Yachtmaster Ocean celestial navigation.
  • IYT courses are available in multiple languages so your candidates may train and study using their native language.
  • IYT offers professional government approved yachting courses such the MCA Recognised Master of Yachts.
  • Our Professional Yachting courses are recognized by 20-plus governments worldwide for commercial use, including the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
NOTE: IYT will not partner with schools who are associated with international Sailing Schools Association (ISSA).

Please refer to this link on our support site for more information on becoming a recreational school.

Please refer to this link on our support site for more information on becoming a professional school.

Please click here to proceed to the “School Application Form”

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