Antibes is not the only place where you can get your training to start or keep your career on yachts. Many yachties train in countries like the UK, the US, South Africa, Croatia and even exotic Thailand. But Antibes IS the place to go to if you are serious about yachting.Read now
Why Get a Crew Member Trained as a PW Instructor?Read now
So that you can turn your yacht into an RYA Training Center and get your guests trained. Not just for the fun and safety, but to comply with the maritime laws. Jet skiing is perhaps the most popular activity for...
Start Career on Yachts in 2023Read now
In the midst of the ongoing global crisis, yachting industry perspectives are bright. While Covid-affected in 2020, the industry experienced a surge in demand for private boats and saw a steady revival in 2021-2022. Within the next 5 years, its...
Rethinking the value of gifts: why opt for experience?Read now
Last night I was working on my letter to Santa when I caught myself putting on the list a pair of boots YET AGAIN! Turns out, I have two pairs of almost identical boots each of which I asked for and, of course, received for Christmas.
Many of you, I believe, have had a similar situation.
STCW Basic Safety or Refresher course: check your certificatesThe original STCW Convention was adopted in 1978 and has seen many changes since then. A major one became effective as of 31st December 2016 and requires now holders of STCW BST certificates to take a Refresher training every 5 years. But do you always need to take Refresher only?Read now
Meet Hugh, our RYA Cruising Chief InstructorRead now
Hugh began teaching with Seascope France in September 2021. He currently divides his time working as a commercial skipper and instructor in Antibes with family life in Chepstow on the Welsh border. The historical border of Wales and England in...