Superyacht Deck Crew


5 Days



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Service Description

The five-day IYT Superyacht Crew course is an MCA recognized course and is highly recommended for entry-level students who wish to enter the superyacht industry. It comprises both theory and practical elements that give the student a comprehensive and all-round general knowledge of the requirements of the superyacht industry.

It incorporates three separate MCA recognized courses:

  1. Superyacht Crew

  2. VHF Radio Operators

  3. Small Power Boat and RIB Master

Course Outline:

  1. Industry guidelines and regulations

  2. Chain of command

  3. Crew rank and positions

  4. Preparing a CV / Resume

  5. General rules responsibilities and etiquette

  6. Safety and equipment

  7. Nautical terminology and relative direction

  8. Ropework

  9. Nautical knowledge

  10. Basic collision regulations

  11. Planning the first passage

  12. Introduction to weather

  13. Sails

  14. Boat handling under sail

  15. Boat handling under power

  16. Small powerboat man overboard drills

  17. Engine checks and maintenance

  18. Charts and the magnetic compass

  19. Anchors and anchoring

  20. Dingy theory and practical

  21. Launching and recovering dinghies

  22. Introduction to VHF radio operation

  23. Code of Safe Working Practices