Practical & Realistic

A solid foundation of skills and professionalism for a great future in yachting.

6 Day Course

Start your career in style with everything you need all in one go.


Trainers with over 20 years experience in the yachting industry.


Designed to introduce the entry level stewardess/steward to working on yachts and the world of yachting.  Everything you will need to know to work and live onboard as well as communicate and interact with the guests.  How to clean and care for the yacht, covering all aspects of housekeeping, bed and heads as well as laundry.   How to do food and beverage service as well as an understanding of wine, mixology and the correct way to serve food at fine dining level.

A full and comprehensive guide to joining the industry will be provided as well as introduction to crew agents and how to find a job.  This also includes your Food Safety Level 2.

Aimed at crew new to the industry.

Our course dates are scheduled to work with Bluewater Yachting STCW Basic Safety course dates.  If you need assistance with booking your ENG 1 or accommodation in Palma we can also help.

Introduction to Yachting:            

  • Demographics of the industry & yachts
  • Basic Seamanship and terminology
  • Life on a yacht
  • Departments and hierarchy
  • Role of the interior department and crew
  • Guidelines for your job search
  • Personal presentation
  • Communication skills

Introduction to Guests:                  

  • Etiquette
  • Cultural Differences & Religious Influences
  • Titles and Forms of Address
  • Guest Protocol

Introduction to Housekeeping & Laundry:

  • Cleaning on board and standards expected
  • Cleaning methods and products
  • Bed Making
  • Bathroom Cleaning
  • How to clean and care for different materials and surfaces
  • Laundry duties

Introduction to Basic Food Service

  • Understanding Menus
  • Table Setting
  • Table Decorations
  • Table Service
  • Service Styles

Introduction to Wine, Bar & Mixology

  • Understanding Wine
  • Wine Service
  • Wine Storage
  • Bar Service, Alcohols and Mixers
  • Cocktail Making
  • Duration

    6 DAYS

  • Location
    Carrer Federico García Lorca, 6,
    07014 Palma De Mallorca,
    Illes Balears
  • Price

    1295 €

50% payment is required in advance. There will be no refunds for no-shows or cancellation within 3 days of the course date.

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Complete Yacht Interior Introduction Package

GUEST Yachting Interior Introduction Module – Unit 23

GUEST Basic Food Service Module – Unit 2

GUEST Introduction to Wine, Bar & Mixology Module – Unit 3

FOOD SAFETY Level 2 Certificate


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