Bluewater Training

Major European MCA and RYA crew training centre, full range of deck, engineering, and interioir courses for any level, Assistance in getting MCA Certificates of Equivalent Competency. MCY approved fire training ground above Antibes. RYA, MCA, and STCW95 approved, can also help crew to obtain a jet ski license for France. Additional facilities in Palma and Ft Lauderdale.
Tel: +33(0)4 93 34 37 73
Fax: +33(0)4 93 34 77 74
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The Crew Coach

Professional personal performance coach and ex- yacht crew Alison Rentoul offers first hand life and career coaching for crew, helping them to identify and achieve their goals. Services include private coaching, cv optimizing, onboard workshops, leadership training, personal development and planning a life after yachting. Based in Antibes. Available worldwide.
Tel: +33(0)4 93 58 14 08
Cell: +33(0)6 77 00 80 57
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With an extensive background in crew training and certification, Honorary Secretary for the Professional Yachtsmen’s Association, Joey Meen offers an essential service to any yacht crew wishing to optimize their career path. Professional career and training advice, including all aspects of MCA yacht qualifications, CoC compatibility and training programs to boost your yachting profession.
Tel: +33(0)6 15 27 02 36
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Founded in 1990 by Captains Rick & Sue Kilborn with the objective of offering affordable, convenient and quality education to the boating public. Now one of the largest private Marine Training schools on the east coast. Staff of professional and USCG Licensed instructors. Classes include safe boating, GPS Radar, “On the Water” Training, coastal navigation, captain’s and launch licenses.
Tel: (800) 698 7373
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Northeast Maritime Institute (NMI)

Recognized as a world leader in training services. Highly recommended private, co-educational institution that offers its students an opportunity to pursue a maritime career-oriented education. Approved to deliver Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) “Master of Yachts” courses as well as required marine safety education, ship operation courses and Coast Guard license and document courses. High-tech, functional training facility hosted in a spectacular and gorgeous historical building. Tel: (508) 992 4025 Fax: (508) 992 9184

Zephyr Yachting

Recognised for its expertise in providing quality service in training, yacht management, charters and delivery captains with a dedicated and experienced team. Provides a full range of accredited courses from their base in Antibes, including Royal Yachting Association Professional Yachtmaster, Coastal/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory and Powerboat level 1 or 2 certificate for leisure.
Tel: +33(0)4 93 33 34 04
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