Working on a Yacht

OOW Yachting Courses and Certificates Summary

2019-02-11T22:24:09-05:00Categories: 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 [...]

Yacht Crew Training Videos On-Line

2018-07-12T19:40:23-04:00Categories: 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 [...]

Searching for Work on Yachts – Finding Crew Jobs

2016-11-28T15:49:37-05:00Categories: 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 [...]

Importance of Yacht Owner and Crew Relationships

2016-11-28T15:49:41-05:00Categories: 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

2016-11-28T15:49:45-05:00Categories: 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 [...]