Deckhand Starter Course

SuperYachting South Africa 1 hour and 44 minutes

This course offers a detailed insight into starting a career in the deck department within the superyacht industry.

It is designed to give you a better understanding of the professional culture of the superyacht industry and help you recognise the importance of setting good first impressions, the need for discretion and developing your own professional network.

In this course, we will take a detailed look at how to start your career in the superyacht industry and hopefully clarify some of the uncertainty around what a deckhand does, the different categories of a superyacht, what qualifications you need, where and when to go, how to get there, and how to find a job.


Course author

SuperYachting South Africa

Super Yachting South Africa’s Deckhand Training Division was created in 2008 by experienced Captain and SYSA co-founder, Jason Hunter and has grown to become one of the global leaders in superyacht training and the Academy holds Royal Yachting Association (RYA) accreditation. The experience amongst SYSA’s current team of instructors has never been at a higher and more dedicated level. Our team of instructors emanate from global experience and nationalities, with the highest-ranking maritime qualifications.

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  2. Price: Certificate issuing cost $49.99.
    Included in business subscription.
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 1 hour and 44 minutes
  5. Intended for: Intended for people of all backgrounds new to the superyacht industry who are considering a career in the deck department.
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference