Galileo Maritime Academy is Asia\\\'s premier Superyacht Training & Crewing destination, based in Yacht Haven Marina, Phuket, Thailand. Galileo is recognised all over the world in providing the best trained crew to luxury Superyachts. The only one of its kind in ASIA to be accredited by the UK government Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), Galileo boasts world class facilities and a practical hands on training approach that offers the highest standards of training in the industry. Whether your looking to start a new career in the Superyacht industry or advance up through the ranks to captain, Galileo provides a wide variety of training solutions.
What makes your company different from similar gap year providers?
Galileo is recognised internationally for supplying first class superyacht crew.
We recruit, train, certify and place you on the finest superyachts around the world.
Our speciality is entry level crew who wish to join this highly paid career working as crew on the yachts of the rich and famous.
We are accredited by the UK government Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). This is the highest standard of international certification for seafarers.
How many people do you take on your gap years each year?
We meet the growing need for superyacht crew around the world.
We are based in Phuket, Thailand, the centre of superyacht activity in the Asia Pacific region with four large marinas where more than 60 superyachts are based and more visit. Around the world, there are more than 10,000 superyachts at the moment with more being launched every day, and all of them need crew.
We run our training courses every month in Phuket at our residential academy and on board our training yachts at sea. During the training you will stay in our luxury onsite residence on a full board basis.
Why are you a good company to travel or work with?
We are recognised globally as a premier source for professionally qualified entry level superyacht crew and Galileo is the only maritime training academy in Asia with MCA accreditation and approval to issue MCA certificates of proficiency.
We have several course options running each month that will help you kick start your career.
We have world leading facilities that are all located within a 200 acre campus in the largest superyacht marina in Asia.
Yacht Haven Marina is nestled between Phang Nga bay and the Indian ocean making our training grounds among the best in the world.
All of our courses are inclusive of food, drink, accommodation, course materials, branded apparel, CV creation and career guidance.-
From the minute you land at Phuket International Airport you are part of the Galileo family - meaning professional support throughout your career at sea.