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Purser Course


In recognition of the increasing standards & demands on-board yachts, The Crew Academy has developed a comprehensive training for on-board yacht administrators to prepare them for the demanding requirements as a purser.

The first training of its kind to facilitate the industry, the Yacht Purser Course was born due to the demand from yacht management & crew alike to enable crew to progress seamlessly through the ranks to purser and furthermore provide key support to captains, head of departments and shore management.

Course Outline

Delegates navigate their way through a 15 day training course and are assessed via multiple means such as essays, written examinations, seminar presentations, written reports, case studies, group work and end of course final examinations.

Key Outcomes

Those attending emerge from this training proficient in the administrative duties required and armed with the knowledge to carry out all tasks that are often associated with the yacht purser.

Course Pre-requisites

The course requires students have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a senior position on-board. This is to ensure that everyone completing the course has some experience of the content of the role of a purser.


Price €5,500 per course in 2018, which includes all training material, private accommodation, and daily breakfast and lunch at the academy (excluding weekends) for the 3 week duration. Number of delegates per course is a minimum of 2 and maximum of 8 to ensure optimal training results.

If you would like to sign up for this course, please fill out the form below.

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