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News and Features

All the latest news and features from Flying Fish.

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Not Going to Uni? Alternative Career Paths

20th April 2018

If you are not going to uni and are looking for some ideas on what to do next then our feature on the working on Superyachts may be of interest

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What if I fail my ENG1 medical

9th March 2018

If you have recently completed an ENG1 medical and have failed the Ishihara test which tests colour vision then don't give up hope as there is another test that can be completed which may prove helpful

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An example of an ENG1 Medical certificate, demonstrating part of how to get a job on Superyachts. 

Life working in the Superyacht industry

18th January 2018

We caught up with ex-student Charlotte Fox who had an interesting start to her life in the Superyacht Industry. Charlotte, who was new to yachting industry spent two weeks training with Flying Fish in March 2017, we were keen to see how she got on!

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Life working in the superyacht industry

French sailor breaks around the world solo record

18th December 2017

François Gabart finished his circuit of the globe in a time of 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.

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107 Yachts to start Sydney Hobart 2017

18th December 2017

This year will be the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart, the races promises so much with 107 yachts currently scheduled to cross the start line in Sydney Harbour on the 26 December.

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What is STCW Basic Safety Training?

4th December 2017

At Flying Fish we get a lot of questions about STCW, What STCW is all about and why do I need STCW?

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A Flying Fish instructor running a classroom presentation on the immersion suit, representing the answer to "What is STCW?"

Updates to our Superyacht Deckcrew Training Course

13th November 2017

The Flying Fish Superyacht Deckhand programme has been updated for 2018 with the addition of two new elements. The course we offer gives you the essential qualifications required to enter the Superyacht industry as a Deckhand.

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How to get a job on a Superyacht

2nd October 2017

Get the right qualifications, a CV designed for the superyacht industry, be at the right marinas at the right time and you could find a job on a superyacht

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My first year in the Superyacht Industry by Hannah Brown

2nd October 2017

We have been catching up with one of our students from one of last year’s STCW Superyacht Deck Crew Training Courses Hannah Brown to see how she has found her first year in the Superyacht industry.

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Superyachat crew member Hannah Brown on the superyacht industry

Why I paid to do the RYA Dinghy Instructor Course

2nd March 2016

I recently attended an RYA dinghy instructor course on Sydney Harbour run by Flying Fish, and to say I learnt something would be an understatement, I learnt a tremendous amount.

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Dinghy Instructor Course
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