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MANAGEMENT & SERVICE
Our reputation is built on the consistency of our impeccable service, which is grounded in the training we deliver in shaping excellent masters and commanders of yachts and ships. Meridian Adventure SAIL prides itself on delivering a world-class experience for all its guests. This is achieved through regular drills and highly purposed accreditation, ensuring qualified crew not only have trusted navigational expertise of oceans but also firm knowledge of all adventure activities and best practices to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
The Meridian Adventure Academy is focused on delivering a complete maritime education to the highest standards, with comprehensive theoretical and practical training. Each year only a few candidates are selected to join the Academy. The 21-month programme has been created and is steered by CEO, Captain Sean Galleymore. His revolutionary and multidisciplined Academy ensures that those completing the programme become qualified skippers, with an employment contract, an income and lifetime career ahead of them. The best candidates are offered a contract with the Meridian Adventure Charter Fleet to operate our yachts in up to nine regions around the world. These candidates are mentored and developed into industry leaders as the company progresses them with a career path that leads to their formal education peaking at Master Unlimited.
More than a sailing school, the Academy ensures cadets learn: the importance of excellence in their tasks; to take pride in their work; and, to respect the chain of command. The Academy provides those who enlist with the leadership skills and principles that will guide them through life, with a deep respect for the ocean. Succeeding here, means that you have excelled at one of the toughest and most revered maritime academies in the world.
The Meridian Adventure Academy is focused on delivering a complete maritime education, with comprehensive theoretical and practical training, to the highest standard. A structured cadetship is offered through the academy, integrating intense theory modules with periods of practical training at sea. Cadets are mentored and developed into industry leaders, as the company progresses them along a career path that sees their formal education peak at Master Unlimited.
The prospective cadets undergo 3 months of introductory and safety training in Siğacik, Turkey. Those who qualify fly to our fleet in the Pacific and start their 18-month onboard cadetship programme.
Training is on board our designated training boats. The vessel on which you will live and undergo your cadetship will be a sailing boat.
Each cadet is issued with a personal set of training material, and genuine leather Meridian Adventure briefcase with ample space for personal belongings and training accessories.
Throughout your training you will be accommodated onboard an allocated Training Vessel, with all your meals provided for.
You will be issued a Meridian Adventure uniform. The MA uniform is quality and purpose designed for sailing. We wear our uniform with pride as we represent Meridian Adventure.
The cadet will earn the
VHF basic radio license certificate
Master of Yachts 200gt Limited (Sail) certificate
Master of Yachts 200gt Unlimited certificate
PADI Open Water Diver Certificate
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Housekeeping
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Deck
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Engineering
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Spars & Rigging
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Galley
By Meridian Adventure, Certificate of Competency in Guest Services
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
3 months dedicated training
18 months onboard cadetship
Intense learning environment
Instilling ethics of discipline
Start your career at Meridian Adventure Academy for a lifetime of adventure and exploration on the high seas in more than nine pristine regions across the world.
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