YOA SUPER YACHT TRAINING
Welcome to our super yacht training school, the premier institution for those seeking to enter the exciting and lucrative world of yachting. Located in the beautiful city of Cape Town, we offer a comprehensive range of courses to suit all levels of experience and expertise.
Our deckhand courses are designed to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to work effectively as a member of a yacht crew. Our experienced instructors will teach you everything from knot tying and line handling to navigation and safety procedures, ensuring that you are fully prepared for life on the high seas.
If you're looking to obtain your VHF radio license, we have got you covered. Our VHF radio courses are run by experts in the field and will teach you how to operate a marine radio in compliance with international regulations. With this certification, you will be able to communicate effectively and safely with other vessels and shore stations.
In addition to our deckhand and VHF radio courses, we also offer the STCW10 Basic Safety Training course, which is a requirement for anyone seeking to work on a commercial yacht. This course covers a range of topics, including firefighting, first aid, personal survival techniques, and sea survival.
For those interested in working as a stewardess, our stewardess training course is the perfect place to start. Our experienced instructors will teach you how to provide exceptional service to yacht guests, including table setting, meal service, and cleaning techniques.
At our super yacht training school, we understand that every student has unique needs and goals. That's why we offer a range of other yachting courses, including yacht engineering, yacht master, and officer of the watch courses. Whatever your interests, we have the expertise and resources to help you achieve your dreams.
Our school has a reputation for excellence, and our graduates are highly sought after in the yachting industry. With our expert instruction, comprehensive facilities, and beautiful location, there's no better place to start your career in yachting.
If you're interested in learning more about our courses or would like to enroll, please contact us today. We look forward to helping you achieve your dreams and embark on a thrilling career in yachting.
Courses we offer:
ADVANCED DECKHAND COURSE
STCW-10 BASIC TRAINING
RYA POWER BOAT LEVEL 2
RYA PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC)
OFFICER OF THE WATCH COURSE MODULES
YOA Superyacht Training was founded in 2014 and is run by MCA Chief Officer Don McKee, who spent 15 years working on board some of the finest motor and sailing yachts in the business.
Don facilitates our 4 day deckhand course and is the co-owner and director of YOA ltd., an MLC2006 compliant crew agency with locations in Cape Town and New Zealand, that supplies crew to yachts worldwide.