Bluewater is developing highly informative online yacht training courses with interactive exercises and exams.
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.
We have all the required MCA accredited RYA courses for those serious about their careers. Learn about charts, plotters, navigation and more with our excellent instructors.
As master of a yacht you are responsible for the vessel and all those onboard, including crew, owners and guests. You must manage budgets, motivate your crew, understand the law in seafaring and much more. The main difference between achieving a Master 500 and 3000 is age and experience, the training modules, however, remain the same.
Yachts often contain cutting edge equipment. The skills required behind the scenes to maintain the calm while the storm is happening below deck demands extremely qualified yacht engineers.
The phrase "attention to detail" gains a whole new meaning on board as yachts can only be compared to the best of luxury boutique hotels. We provide interior training courses for all levels of knowledge with both foundation and management courses in interior, silver service, barista, valet, cocktails, wine and floristry.
Bluewater has developed a training portfolio to include the new mandatory courses required by cooks, chefs and any member of crew handling food in line with the new requirements laid out in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006).
The 2010 ’Manilla’ amendments to the STCW convention introduced, for the first time, a requirement for management and leadership training for all ships officers. These courses are designed to promote the skills needed to lead an organisation.
Our summer school programme for English speaking teens aged 16-18 in Antibes and Palma, and aged 16-20 in Monaco, allows you to learn the basic skills needed for a career in yachting.
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 millions of recreational divers already certified worldwide. Should you invest yourself in scuba diving, a whole new world of opportunity can open up with divers needed for commercial, scientific and military purposes as well.