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PYTUSA’s Statement on The Coronavirus, COVID-19

Professional Yachtmaster Training is closely monitoring the developing global situation with the Coronavirus, COVID-19 and will continue to do so in the coming weeks. While a few cases of the virus have been reported locally, we have implemented enhanced sanitizing protocols for all public areas of the school. Our [...]

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2019

It's That Time of Year Again - This year it's going to be bigger than ever. Calling all crew for the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. This year there is a new Super Yacht Village located at Pier 66 and Marina. Read our earlier article "Survival Guide to [...]

OOW Yachting Courses and Certificates Summary

We thought it might be a little helpful to create an article summarizing the OOW (Officer of the Watch) courses. The MCA Officer of the Watch Certificate consists of seven different modules, these are required to be completed for the MCA Officer of the Watch (Yachts Less Than 3000 GT) [...]

Yacht Crew Training Videos On-Line

Watch Latest Videos Here are some short videos to help understand some of the basics and give you an understanding of the courses offered by PYT USA. Nautical Knot Tying Videos We give some basic video demonstrations with step-by-step descriptive instructions on some of the important knots and line handling [...]

Palm Beach International Boat Show 2018

Notice to All - The 2018 Palm Beach Boat Show begins Thursday March 22 and runs through Sunday March 25.  This is an "international" show,  meaning; lots of large internationally flagged yachts and not just "boats" from the area. A great time to see yachts and equipment of all kind [...]

Life Skills You Should Master While Working on Superyachts

As much as the yachting lifestyle seems all hard work and no play (kidding!), believe it or not there are some pretty valuable life lessons to be learnt while working on superyachts aside from the shammy-ing and vacuuming. When most people think about the yachting industry, or learn about it [...]

Yacht Stewardess Gadgets | Health & Happiness

There are few things that stewardesses on a private yacht don’t have access too while working. It’s a tough job to hold down the interior, mother the crew and keep a positive attitude – we know. However, while you’re busy stain treating, whipping up cocktails for happy hour and setting [...]

Dealing with Cabin Fever on Board a Yacht

We’ve all been through it, and yet we’re still convinced that cabin fever on-board a yacht is next level when compared to being stuck in an actual cabin during a Northern winter. Whether it’s due to a long charter season, or due to not moving much at all and you’re [...]

Why Professional Yachtmaster Training is the School for You

The truth is we know there are several yachting schools out there. We know that it can be tough when it comes to choosing a school for updating your courses, advancing in your career path or starting off in the industry. So, when you’re sitting in front of your computer [...]