The Nautical Academy is delighted to announce the opening of its new superyacht crew training facility in Barcelona, Spain in collaboration with Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92). The Academy will be our industries first full training facility, providing all the tools to increase the level of service provided onboard the yachts. The Nautical Academy’s exciting collaboration with MB’92 makes Barcelona the leading location for superyacht repair, refit and crew training.
Pepe García-Aubert, Managing Director of MB’92 comments: “We are delighted with The Nautical Academy and highly value their professionalism. This collaboration will enable us to provide our clients with yet another valuable service while the yachts are in our facilities or in Barcelona area”.
Offering exclusive access to leading training providers; Warsash Maritime Academy [Warsash Superyacht Academy], Interior Yacht Services, Med-Aire and Blanchard International. Through joined forces we provide the highest level of education and training, where crew is able to complete courses across all departments including; Deck, Engineering, Interior and Galley, generating a superior level of service.
The quality of our training is guaranteed through world-recognized programs, accredited by the MCA, RYA, PYA and PADI.
Joey Meen, Honorary Secretary of the Professional Yachting Association [PYA], recently stated: “No expense has been spared on both facilities and materials, including monogramed towels for the professional bar“ It is great that there is now a training facilitator for yacht crew in Barcelona, and I am certain that The Nautical Academy will add value to the training requirements for the future education of the growing numbers of yacht crew”
Peter Vogel, The Nautical Academy Director, states: “The Academy is focused on providing support to captains & crew enhancing the service provided to their owners and charter guests. MB’92 is providing us with a perfect platform to operate our unique training facility”
The official launch of The Nautical Academy at MB’92 Barcelona took place at the Setai Yachts Lounge in Zest restaurant, Port Hercules, during the Monaco Yacht Show.