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OOW Yachting Courses and Certificates Summary

2019-02-11T22:24:09-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

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) Certificate of Competency and are [...]

Why Choose Professional Yachtmaster Crew to Help You Find Your Next Job

2018-12-20T20:34:30-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

It’s no secret that Professional Yachtmaster Training is known as being the "favorite among crew" in the yachting community when it comes to obtaining your yachting certificates. With this in mind, we are excited to announce that we have expanded our ways of helping you obtain a yachting career – with the addition of [...]

Yacht Crew Training Videos On-Line

2018-07-12T19:40:23-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

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 techniques yacht crew will come [...]

Work On A Yacht – Beginner Basics | What You Should Know

2019-05-22T17:18:12-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

Whether you’re starting yachting to travel, change career paths, take a break from the regular 9-5 job or because you can’t get your yacht-working friend to shut up about you joining them, there is no denying it can be nerve racking. Going into an industry you may know nothing about it scary, but it doesn’t [...]

Searching for Work on Yachts – Finding Crew Jobs

2016-11-28T15:49:37-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

There's no arguing; the yachting industry has changed. And while you may be asking yourself 'How', the answer truly depends on what aspect of the industry you are speaking of. In this instance, we are talking about the way crew members search for work on yachts. These methods are sure to land you a yacht [...]

Yacht Crew Visas & Credentials – Paperwork Needed for Working on Yachts

2016-11-28T15:49:40-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

There are many things to consider when going to work in the super yacht industry. Not only are you making sure this is the correct move for you, or ensuring you have the proper credentials needed to work in the industry, you also have to worry about the paperwork side of things. It all sounds [...]

Sun Protection While on the Water and Working As Crew

2016-11-28T15:49:40-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

Between the long work days, the water's reflection and all those days off we spend exploring new towns or chilling on the beach, yachting is hard on our bodies. I'm sure we've all had those moments when we've been working outside in the sun and everything is fine, until it hits you. And, if you [...]

Importance of Yacht Owner and Crew Relationships

2016-11-28T15:49:41-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|

It’s one of those subjects that is very rarely discussed amongst crew and is instead just silently respected – however having a great working relationship between crew members and owners can either cost you your job or be a real lifesaver. Yet it is so strangely different from the regular relationship an employee would have [...]

Newest Course: Personal Watercraft Instruction & Certification

2016-11-28T15:49:45-04:00By |Categories: Working on a Yacht|Tags: , , , , |

Its no secret, super yachts have toys, and lots of them. While there are several different types of toys, it is almost guaranteed that all yachts will be equipped with jet skis, wave runners, or as they are commonly encompassed as; personal watercraft. For several years, deck hands, first mates, bosons, and anyone on the [...]

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