Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014
IGY Marinas proudly welcomes the newest member to its IGY Anchor Club, International Crew Training (ICT). As the premier provider of maritime crew training, ICT prides itself on its 20 on-staff personnel who collectively have over 400 years of experience in the maritime industry. Offering the utmost flexibility in its course schedule to accommodate it’s over 200 average monthly students, ICT is conveniently located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, the yachting hub of the United States.
As an IGY Anchor Club member, ICT will have access and opportunities to educate IGY Anchor Club members on its services, as well to create exciting events and engagement experiences at IGY’s yachting destinations. IGY Marinas will work closely alongside ICT to help meet its goals and ensure optimal promotion of its many educational products and services to the yachting industry. Plans are to create a game-changing event for crew training that will be released later this year.
ICT offers many courses and career mentoring to those seeking positions in the yachting industry after training. The ICT team provides personalized practical expert guidance for all aspects of crew placement and for its students’ yachting careers. Courses at ICT are designed to specifically meet all safe manning requirements and cover the efficient and safe operation of any yacht. The curriculum encompasses every aspect of yacht operations from entry through the highest level in every department, including Interior, Engineering and Deck. ICT courses are approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, United States Coast Guard, Royal Yachting Association and the Professional Yachting Association, as appropriate. The full ICT course schedule can be viewed here: http://yachtmaster.com/course-calendar.
For further information, please contact ICT at:
International Crew Training
ABOUT IGY With yachting destinations spanning the Americas, IGY has redefined the luxury marina experience. Founded in 2005, IGY focuses on acquiring, managing, and servicing luxury-yacht marinas and lifestyle destinations. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, IGY also has offices in New York, NY and St. Thomas, USVI. Island Global Yachting marinas operate under the signature Yacht Haven Grande Collection and the IGY series brands, as well as several private labels. IGY’s network of properties is setting new standards for service and quality in nautical tourism throughout the world. The company now offers an unprecedented collection of 13 marinas in the Caribbean, Pacific and the Americas, all catering to a variety of vessel types including sportfishers, cruisers, sailing & motor yachts, as well as being exclusive home ports for some of the world’s largest megayachts. IGY also participates in 10 of the world’s biggest and best sportfishing tournaments, making our marinas in Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, St. Thomas USVI, Turks & Caicos, Panama and Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico highly sought-after angler destinations. IGY is an affiliate of Island Capital Group LLC, a real estate merchant banking firm led and founded by Andrew Farkas, former chairman of Insignia Financial Group.