International Yacht Training Worldwide


IYT Worldwide offers the training you need for a life of ocean adventure.

IYT is just the beginning of a yachting career or time spent enjoying the wonders of the sea. Chartering your own yacht in the Mediterranean, running a sailing school or working on a superyacht, it all starts with your certification! Our On the Deck section features stories from students, captains, schools and features on fantastic destinations.


IYT Welcomes “Black Sea Sailing” offering sail holidays and training in the Crimea!

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of “Black Sea School” as a training provider for our recreational sailing courses up to International Bareboat Skipper. The company offers charters and training aboard sail cruising yachts and catamarans and is based in Novorossiysk, Russia.  Enjoy a sailing holiday, exploring the sites and culture of the […]


IYT Welcomes “Star Sailing School” offering sail holidays and training in Phuket, Thailand!

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of “Star Sailing School” as a training provider for our recreational sailing courses up to International Bareboat Skipper Sail.        Owner, Ilya Saldaev has held his IYT Bareboat Skipper Certification for 4 years and wants to expand the market in Thailand targeting Russian nationals.  Chief Instructor, Nikolay Pismenskii, […]


Club Sail Tenerife Has Set Winter Dates for Instructor Training Courses

IYT Partner School and Instructor Training Center, Club Sail Tenerife, has set winter dates for Instructor Training Courses.  If interested please contact David at  The dates are: Monday Nov 6 – Friday Nov 10 Monday Dec 4 – Friday Dec 8 Monday Jan 22 – Friday Jan 27 Please visit their site,, for more […]


“Yeni Vira / Xone” participates in Beirut Yacht Show!

Founder and owner of Yeni Vira, Levent Baktir, and his team participated in the Beirut Yacht Show this year.  Levent plans to expand into this region under the name of “Xone Superyacht Academy”.  Yeni Vira, with multiple locations in Turkey, offers IYT courses from Personal Watercraft Operations to Master 200 Ton Unlimited.  For more information […]


“Superyacht Academy in Asia & the Pacific” completes their first Superyacht Hospitality Course in Cebu, Phillipines!

Owner, Jead Advincula, and his team have just completed their first Superyacht Interior Crew Training Course, “IYT Professional Superyacht Hospitality” in Cebu, Philippines.  We congratulate them on a job well done!     The school is approved to offer the following IYT courses: Marine Communications Master – VHF/SRC Small Powerboat & RIB Master Superyacht Deck Crew […]


“Sea Wolf Nautical School” in Fuerteventura, Spain, has opened a branch in Ibiza

IYT partner school in Fuerteventura (Canary Islands), “Sea Wolf” has expanded their operation to offer training in Ibiza (Balearic Islands).    Owner and chief instructor, Gianmaria Casamatta, brilliantly represents IYT in the region and we are proud to be associated with his organisation.  His enthusiasm and desire for excellence is to be commended.  The school […]


“12 Knots” is offering IYT certificate holders a 5% discount for bareboat charters!

“12 Knots”, Yacht Charter Broker and IYT Training Partner School, has teamed with 2 major charter brokers and collectively have up to 12,000 boats for charter. “12 Knots” is offering IYT students a 5% discount on bareboat charter bookings! Please see their site for details. To get the 5% discount please make sure to […]


IYT Welcomes “Moscow Sailing Academy” offering sail training and holidays in the Mediterranean!

We are proud to announce that “Moscow Sailing Academy” has joined our team of partner schools.  They will offer our recreational sailing courses from Learn to Sail to Yachtmaster Coastal.  IYT courses are approved and accepted by most European countries and charter brokers.  Study theoretical and practical training in Moscow and proceed to the Mediterranean […]


Sigma-Marine Yachting School, in Odessa, Ukraine, now offers practical training in Greece!

IYT’s long time partner school in Odessa, Ukraine, “Sigma-Marine Yachting School”, is now offering practical training in Lavrion, Greece.  Join Vitaly Mikhalyuk, owner and senior instructor, and his team of experienced skippers for theoretical training in Odessa and practical training in the beautiful waters of the Aegean Sea.  For more information please visit their website […]


“Discover Sailing Asia” in Hong Kong has joined IYT!

We are very pleased to announce that “Discover Sailing Asia” has joined IYT.  Owner, Chong Wei Yong, plans to offer a range of IYT recreational sailing courses in the area from Dinghy-Start Sailing to International Bareboat Skipper.  Join chief instructor, Vincent Su Meng Wee, for a knowledge filled sailing experience.  Whether you are a complete […]