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There’s a lot you’ll need to know before embarking on a course with Flying Fish.

We’ve gathered the most essential pieces of information for you below to make it as easy as possible for you. Please familiarise yourself with everything so that you can ensure you’re completely organised prior to embarking on one of our courses, or your yachting career!

Superyacht information

In this section, you’ll find everything you need to know about Superyachts, including exactly what they are and what working on one is really like once you’ve achieved the necessary superyacht qualifications…

Royal Yachting Association

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is, as stated on their website, “the national governing body for dinghy, motor and sail cruising, all forms of sail racing, RIBs and sports boats, windsurfing and personal watercraft, and is a leading representative body for inland waterways cruising in the UK.”

Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about them!

Course and exam requirements

If you’re taking a course with Flying Fish, make sure you read through the most relevant information to your specific training/ chosen superyacht qualifications below:

Yachting careers and preparation

Completed your training and ready to embark upon your career with your new superyacht qualifications? All the information below will help!


Below are all the details you’ll need to be aware of in order to successfully finance your Superyacht career:

Other essential information

Learn more about what to expect on a course with Flying Fish, as well as essential safeguarding and data protection information and our complaints procedure:

Is there anything else you’d like to know?

If so, be sure to browse through our blog and other resources, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Flying Fish team – they’ll be more than happy to help!

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Working on Superyachts

Here is a guide on how start your career on a Superyacht, CV writing and top tips

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Work superyachts

Requirements for Yachtmaster Offshore exam

What is the RYA Yachtmaster certificate and what does it mean for me

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Yachtmaster Offshore exam

Funding your new career

If you are looking for another way to fund your new career then we have the answer. Finance options now available at Flying Fish.

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Sales Taxes

Flying Fish UK Ltd is a VAT-registered business in the UK. Payments to Flying Fish UK for courses and events taking place within Europe include non-reclaimable VAT at a marginal rate.

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How to replace a lost certificate

If you have lost my certificate originally issued by Flying Fish then you can buy a replacement here.

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What should you know?

We won't surprise you with any unexpected extras at Flying Fish.

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The ENG1 Medical

How to get your ENG1 Medical Certificate

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ENG1 medical certificate

Windsurfing jobs

The instructor lifestyle is second to none. You go to work in a pair of board shorts and spend most of your days at the beach.

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Windsurfing jobs

Complaints procedure

Flying Fish promises to deliver professional training and services of the highest standard. You have a right to expect the best and our reputation depends on this. If you feel we are not fulfilling our promise, please use our complaints procedure to help us put things right.  

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