Yacht Interior Service - Level 1

Interior yacht crew training course
Course Duration: 5 days
Training Centres
  • Fort Lauderdale
5 days
Upcoming Classes
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The Yacht Interior Service (YIS) Level 1 is a 5 day entry level course that consists of the following: 


Day 1 Introduction to Yachting and Personal Characteristics 

• Overview of Yachting Industry, Regulations, Cruising Areas, Types of Yachts 

• Descriptions of Yacht Positions and Chain of Command 

• Basic Nautical Terminology 

• Basic Use of Radios for Communication 

• Basic Knot Tying, Line Handling and Watch Keeping 

• Personal Presentation—Appearance, Hygiene, Dress, Manner, Speech, Body Language 

• Professionalism-- Etiquette, Protocols and Confidentiality when dealing with Owners and Guests 

• Safety, Life on Board and Responding to Emergencies 


Day 2 Job Search, Communication and a Day in the Life of a Steward(ess) 

• Job Search Recommendations-Crew Agencies, Networking, Dock Walking 

• Types of Jobs, Salaries, Benefits and Crew Agreements 

• Interviewing Skills and Writing an appropriate CV/Resume 

• Attention to Detail • Communication and Team Working 

• Day in the Life of a Stewardess- Rotations 

• Tools and Checklists Used 

• Working with Children and Elderly Guests 

• Theme Parties and Events, Flower Maintenance 


Day 3 Laundry and Linens 

• How to Run an Efficient Laundry Room 

• Stain Removal and Reading Labels 

• Ironing and Folding Techniques, use of different irons, including roller iron 

• Guest and Crew Laundry 

• Plus Services and Origami 

• Table Linens and Napkin Folding 

• Wardrobe Organization, Packing and Unpacking Suitcase 

• Practical Assessment 


Day 4 Housekeeping and Bed Making 

• Proper Use and Storage of Cleaning Products and Chemicals 

• How to Clean and Maintain the Following Surfaces: Wood, Stone, Glass, Leather, Carpet and Drapes, Furniture and Upholstery, Metals 

• Silver Polishing 

• Fine Art and Antiques Maintenance and Protection 

• Detailing and Cleaning a Room 

• Bed Making and Sheet Folding 

• Cabin Turn up and Turn Down Service 

• Practical Assessment 


Day 5 Silver Service 

• Styles of Service and Technique 

• Table Setting, Mise en Place and Decoration 

• Serving/ Clearing Methods 

• Differences of China, Glassware and Flatware 

• Beverage Service- Wine, Cocktails, Coffee, Tea 

• Final Practical Assessment

• Final Practical Exam 


Entry Level Yacht Interior crew will also be advised to take the following courses

• Proficiency in Designated Security Duties 

• Food Safety and Hygiene-Level 2 

• Powerboat Level 2

We provide this yacht training course in Fort Lauderdale.

Duration details

5 days


Practical and Written Assessments

  • I have a sufficient level of spoken and written English to understand the course content and to pass any verbal or written assessments.
Upcoming Classes
Start Date Location Price AVAILABILITY
24 April 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
22 May 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
19 June 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
24 July 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
21 August 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
18 September 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
16 October 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
13 November 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available
11 December 2023 Fort Lauderdale $1060 Places available