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Superyacht Training Academy

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Our comprehensive programmes for Superyacht Deckhand, Stewardess and Chef are world-class training programmes that equip Superyacht personnel to performing at their optimum. Our career packages focus on the primary qualifications needed to assure success in obtaining the best jobs and maintaining them as a chosen career path.

Career Course

Advanced Deckhand
Career Course

Career Course

Career Course

Advanced Stewardess
Career Course

Career Course

Career Course

Career Course

Superyacht Chef
Career Course

A career aboard a Superyacht is unlike any other

Your passport to the world’s most luxurious Superyachts

The Superyacht Training Academy, Cape Town, is an elite maritime Institute providing Internationally recognised training for professional yacht crew. We pride ourselves in releasing crew into the Superyacht Industry who are confident, competent, and responsible.

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Our courses can be tailored to suit your individual requirements or added to any career programme to bolster your chances of securing lucrative employment contracts worldwide.

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Virtual Tour

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The Superyacht Training Academy is a bespoke training facility that provides every aspect of training for you to obtain an illustrious career aboard a Superyacht. The Academy boasts state-of-the-art equipment, lecture rooms, electronic training equipment, and on-board training.

Our Academy enlists professional trainers and industry experts who provide top-class training and first-hand experience of life on board Superyachts. We challenge you to be the best you can be, so that you can reap the rewards of having the most comprehensive and professional training worldwide. Take a tour of our training venues below:

"I have only good things to say about this academy and all the staff. They have been outstanding in every way and I would not hesitate to come do more courses here. I would highly recommend this sailing school to anyone that I come across that is interested in joining the yachting industry."
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James Fermor
"I completed the land chef to yacht chef conversion course at SYCA and it was an amazing experience. I recommend it for anyone looking to improve their skills in the kitchen as I felt I really learned a lot."
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Rourke Smith

Are you ready to begin your Superyacht Career?

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