The five-day IYT Superyacht Crew course is a an MCA recognised 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 recognised courses:

  • Superyacht Crew
  • VHF Radio Operators
  • Small Power Boat and RIB Master

Course Outline

  • Industry guidelines and regulations
  • Chain of command
  • Crew rank and positions
  • Preparing a CV / Resume
  • General rules responsibilities and etiquette
  • Safety and equipment
  • Nautical terminology and relative direction
  • Ropework
  • Nautical knowledge
  • Basic collision regulations
  • Planning the first passage
  • Introduction to weather
  • Sails
  • Boat handling under sail
  • Boat handling under power
  • Small powerboat man overboard drills
  • Engine checks and maintenance
  • Charts and the magnetic compass
  • Anchors and anchoring
  • Dingy theory and practical
  • Launching and recovering dingys
  • Introduction to VHF radio operation
  • Code of Safe Working Practices