AMSA Recognition of Sailing Qualifications

by Chris Kameen on July 4, 2014

RYA Yachtmaster Recognition in AustraliaJuly 1st was a very exciting day for the sailing industry in Australia. AMSA recognised the RYA Yachting Australia Yachtmaster as a commercial sailing qualification in it’s own right.

A process that was started 7 or 8 years ago by Penny Haire then of the RYA and then picked up by myself during my time as Yachting Australia Training Manager has finally paid off. What this means is that young sailors wishing to go and work in the Super Yacht industry or work as a charter skipper in the WhitSundays now have a pathway to work.

This isĀ something that we worked so hard on and for that work to have continued under Martin Silk’s guidance is brilliant, well done Yachting Australia.

Read the full story on the Yachting Australia Website


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