We offer MCA Master, USCG and RYA Yachtmaster courses in Antibes, Fort Lauderdale & Palma for those starting in yachting and all the required modules to reach the highest levels of professional yachting.
The officer of the watch is qualified to be completely responsible for the safety of the yacht, the crew and the guests during the period of his or her watch. This is a considerable responsibility for which a lot of training is required.
RYA qualifications are known and respected over the world. RYA training has been around for over 130 years, delivering 100 courses to professional and recreational boaters, which are right up to date with safety issues, regulations, and emerging trends.
As master of a yacht you are responsible for the management of extremely large budgets and must motivate your team to achieve to the best of their abilities - often with little downtime - to create the perfect atmosphere for guests and owners.
In order to work aboard commercial U.S. flagged vessels, including charter yachts, mariners are required to hold United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner endorsements. This includes U.S. vessels operating on all U.S. navigable waters including oceans, lakes, rivers and inland waterway routes. Each endorsement holds requirements for both educational training and sea service. The licenses are limited to those with U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status.
With the new requirements laid out in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006), we have developed our training portfolio to provide the new mandatory courses required by cooks, chefs and any member of crew handling food.
Our summer school programme for teens offers a fun educational distraction for English speaking teens in the French Riviera... In 2017 we are able to offer two course options to teens from 16-18 yrs old in three locations; Antibes, Palma and Monaco.
Yachts with helipads face a whole range of safety and operational challenges. In partnership with superyacht helipad specialist HeliRiviera of Cannes, we offer essential training for any yacht with helicopter operations.
Scuba Diving is an extremely popular way to explore new depths in a calm controlled environment, with already, millions of certified recreational divers worldwide. Should you invest yourself in Scuba diving, a whole new world of opportunity can open with divers needed for commercial, scientific, and military purposes as well.