Professional Yachting Association (PYA)

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The association for yachting professionals worldwide with crew advice on certificate and training; Service Record Book recognised by the MCA for recording sea time; general assistance among other benefits; represents yacht crew at international level.

PYA is the professional body for yacht crew. It is a not for profit association run for crew by crew. PYA validates sea time on yachts on behalf of MCA and provides crew with unbiased, accurate advice on their training and certification needs. Members benefit from a range of additional services such as legal advice and discounts from training providers. PYA attends MCA policy meetings and is the voice of those who actually live and work onboard yachts. Be part of it!”