The company, with the home office in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, certifies more boating courses with more government approvals through more schools, in more countries and in more languages than any other boating organization in the world.
IYT Worldwide is the trusted standard of excellence in yacht training, maritime certification and safety around the world.      
IYT has achieved the highest level of internationally recognized and sanctioned best practices (ISO 9001:2015) certification through the Government of Canada’s “Canadian General Standards Board”.  Our quality policy is as follows:
IYT Worldwide
IYT Worldwide is committed to:
Providing its partner schools with quality training products and services
Meeting its customer’s needs, the requirements of its regulatory authorities, MCA and ISO certifying bodies
Establishing and maintaining a Quality Management System
Creating and maintaining an environment that encourages it training centres towards excellence in education, teamwork, cooperation, leadership, and continuous professional development
Ensuring objectives are established and measured using metrics, course reviews, risk analysis and internal audits
IYT’s founders represent 40 years of seafaring and yachting leadership and experience. This expertise has been adopted and endorsed by the world’s leading regulatory authorities (MCA, USCG, The Marshall Islands, PADI), representing the gold standard for professional and recreational marine training and accreditation.
In over 24 jurisdictions worldwide and a growing number of maritime associations recognize IYT certifications. Over 300 schools in 58 countries have adopted the IYT curriculum.
IYT’s courses are offered worldwide through a network of partner schools. Through these schools the company offers an entire range of recreational courses from entry-level sailing and powerboat courses up to Yachtmaster Ocean.
IYT is renowned for its professional yachting courses such as the Master of Yachts Coastal, Limited and Unlimited, Superyacht Chef, Superyacht Deck Crew, Professional Superyacht Hospitality and STCW Training. No other organization offers such a diverse range of nautical training or is as internationally accepted as IYT.