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The Superyacht Academy is the faster growing and most successful training centre in South Africa, providing all aspects of training for Superyacht Crew. Working on Superyachts might seem like the best job on earth, earning good money, visiting exotic locations and enjoying the benefits of a luxury lifestyle, but the work is sometimes difficult and rigorous, and we set you up for this challenge.
Our specific industry accepted international training programmes cater for individuals entering the exciting world of Superyachting as well as advanced training programmes for seasoned yacht crew wishing to improve their skills.
A Career Aboard a Superyacht is an Opportunity Unlike Any Other.
We prepare you to be the best you can be, so that you can reap the rewards of having the best and most comprehensive training worldwide. We have a 95% success rate for our students finding positions on board yachts.
We pride ourselves in releasing crew into the superyacht industry that are skilled in their choice of career and can that we know will stand proud in this industry.
The Superyacht Training Academy is single training facility that provides every aspect of training for you to obtain an illustrious career aboard superyachts. The Academy boasts state-of-the-art equipment, lecture rooms, electronic training equipment and on-board training. All our lecturers are specifically skilled in their particular field of choice and provide top-class training and first-hand experience of life on board superyachts.
Get started on your Superyacht Career Training by selecting one of the career paths below to find out what you need to become an accomplished and sought-after crew member on Superyachts
“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines.”
Superyacht Culinary Academy is a South African Registered Training Organisation and Industry Leader.
We offer fully accredited courses to enable you to secure the best positions on commercial or leisure vessels anywhere in the world. Whether you choose a career as a deckhand, superyacht chef or stewardess, our comprehensive training programmes will set you up to be the best you can be in any situation. We further advise you the industry regulations as to which courses are mandatory for Superyacht Crew and which are optional ‘CV improvement’ courses.
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We provide all the courses necessary for you to work on any vessel, anywhere in the world.
Our training is focused on providing the skills & confidence to deliver the best service and to secure the best positions on yachts. Our training programmes are internationally recognised and offer the best packages for you to start your career at sea.
“I would highly recommend Brett’s Superyacht Culinary Academy for anyone who wants to improve their cooking skills, while gaining valuable practical experience in a casual but focused environment. I’m off to the British Virgin Islands for the upcoming Caribbean season! Thanks again guys!”
“I had such an amazing experience. Brett took my cooking skills and turned it into a professional skill that I am comfortable with to take with me into the the Superyacht world. I would recommend the Superyacht Culinary Academy to anyone who wants to take their profession to the next level. ”
“The Superyacht Culinary Course was the perfect way to jumpstart my Cheffing career in the yachting industry. I learnt invaluable cooking and food presentation skills and gained practical experience working and preparing in a galley setting. I would highly recommend this course. I have now been working as a yacht chef for 9 years and loving it!”
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