The Academy will be the industries first full training facility, providing all the tools to increase the level of service provided onboard the yachts. The Nautical Academy’s collaboration with MB’92 makes Barcelona one of the leading locations for superyacht repair, refit and crew training.
Pepe García-Aubert, managing director of MB’92 commented, “We are delighted with The Nautical Academy and highly value their professionalism. This collaboration will enable us to provide our clients with yet another valuable service while the yachts are in our facilities or in the Barcelona area”.
Offering exclusive access to leading training providers including; Warsash Maritime Academy, Interior Yacht Services, Med-Aire and Blanchard International. Through joined forces they can provide training where crew are able to complete courses across all departments including; deck, engineering, interior and galley.
Joey Meen, honorary secretary of the Professional Yachting Association [PYA], recently stated, “No expense has been spared on both facilities and materials, including monogramed towels for the professional bar“ It is great that there is now a training facilitator for yacht crew in Barcelona, and I am certain that The Nautical Academy will add value to the training requirements for the future education of the growing numbers of yacht crew.”
Peter Vogel, director of The Nautical Academy stated, “The Academy is focused on providing support to captains & crew enhancing the service provided to their owners and charter guests. MB’92 is providing us with a perfect platform to operate our unique training facility.”
The official launch of The Nautical Academy at MB’92 Barcelona is taking place at the Setai Yachts Lounge in Zest restaurant, Port Hercules, during the Monaco Yacht Show.