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IYT Megayacht Programs and STCW 10 Courses Approved by MCA at IYT Fort Lauderdale 

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Established in 2000, Professional Yachtmaster Training (PYTUSA) is the exclusive provider of International Yacht Training (IYT) and MCA approved and STCW compliant training programs in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. PYTUSA provides training for professional yachtsmen in the mega-yacht industry and recreational yacht crew.

MCA and IYT approved courses available from beginner to advanced levels. 15 years of MCA approval, more Government approvals than any other boating organization, more courses, more languages, a recognized ISO Quality Management System, recognized recreational courses. Relevant qualifications meet the requirements for entry to the MCA OOW and Master (Yachts) programs.

Classes are taught by knowledgeable professionals who have worked on yachts. Class sizes are generally small in-order to provide hands-on training and personal guidance. A student will benefit from this level of personal training in the class and during hands-on boating sessions.

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Training Programs

Basic / Intro Courses

  • STCW 10 Basic Safety Training - Compulsory For All Yacht Crew
  • MCA Yacht Rating Certificate
  • Superyacht Hospitality & Interior Introduction
  • IYT VHF Radio Operators Certificate
  • ICC - International Certificate of Competency
  • Revalidation / Security Courses
  • MCA PSCRB (restricted) Revalidation
  • MCA Advanced Firefighting Revalidation
  • STCW 10 Basic Training - Revalidation Course
  • MCA / USCG Security Awareness with Designated Duties
  • MCA / USCG ISPS Security Officer (SSO / VSO / CSO)

IYT Courses

  • IYT Master of Yachts (MOY) Overview
  • IYT Master of Yachts 200 Tons Unlimited (Yachtmaster Ocean)
  • IYT Master of Yachts 200 Tons Limited (Yachtmaster Offshore)
  • IYT Master of Yachts Coastal/Mate 200 Tons
  • IYT Small Powerboat & Rib Master
  • PWC - Personal Watercraft: Crew/Guest
  • PWC - Personal Watercraft: Instructors

MCA Officer Of The Watch (Yachts) <3000gt Courses

MCA Chief Mate (Yachts) <3000gt Courses

MCA Master (Yachts) <500gt/3000gt Courses

  • Master (Yachts) <500gt and <3000gt Training Overview
  • Business and Law
  • Stability
  • Seamanship and Meteorology
  • Celestial Navigation Refresher and Exam
  • Navigation and Radar

LAST UPDATED ON Oct 18, 2018