With up to 20 weeks of seasonal work experience available you will complete your summer well qualified and industry trained, with a minimum of 8 weeks experience as a professional Skipper under your belt.
WHO WILL YOU TRAIN WITH?
Our RYA Training Partners are among the very best in the industry chosen specifically for their expertise
in professional Skipper training to work in the marine industry.
UKSA is one of the worlds leading maritime training providers, based on the Isle of Wight. UKSA boast an experienced team and outstanding fleet. They offer structured career paths and training routes in yachting, and aim to ensure that each student is in the best position possible at the end of their training to be successful in their chosen career.
Gibraltar is an excellent base for Yachtmaster training thanks to reliable winds, warm tidal waters, busy shipping lanes and a wide variety of interesting sailing passages to exotic destinations in Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Rock Sailing has been delivering Yachtmaster courses for 7 years and is a leading provider in the industry.
WHO WILL YOU WORK FOR?
Train to Work. No hanging around looking for experience, all successful graduates are offered
a work placement with one of our partner brands.
PRE-SEASON TRAINING PROGRAMME
All newly qualified Skippers take part in the pre-season training programme
before first placement with any of The Yacht Academy partners. This ensures you are equipped
with the knowledge and expertise required for the role you will be assigned.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- 10-day programme with meals and accommodation included
- Charter yacht management and maintenance practices
- Med style mooring practices, including yacht raft building
- Operational practices
- Local knowledge – including island tours and various excursions
- Introduction to guest management
- Food safety training and menu preparation
- Incident management
This 10-day training course is free to all Academy graduates!