It was at the Yacht Club de Monaco’s, La Belle Classe Academy, at a Young Professionals in Yachting (YPY) gathering, that YCM General Secretary Bernard d’Alessandri and Peter Bennett CEO of Bluewater announced in July 2017 an exciting new partnership on training courses under the label ‘La Belle Classe Academy by Bluewater’.

In terms of revenue, yachting is the 4th largest industry in the Principality and we want to reinforce our training offer with these new sessions to meet growing demand from young people. So naturally, we got together with Bluewater, the experts in this field, and Peter Bennett who is a member of our Club“, Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary of the Yacht Club.


The shipboard safety officer's course is directly aimed at satisfying the requirements of the ISM code for the training of the person holding this important position
Helm Op.
Using a combination of lectures, group exercises and problem solving tasks, students learn how to prioritise tasks, motivate individuals and foster effective team ethics.
This important 1 day safety course gives you certificate "proficiency in designated security duties". You will learn to recognise security risks and threats, and properly use security equipment and systems.
Yachting In Action - STCW
Only for teenagers from 16 up to 20 ! Gain confidence relevant to life both at sea and on land by knowing how to administer first aid, fight a fire and how to react in an emergency at sea.
Yachting In Action - RYA Powerboat Level 2 & Jet Ski
PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (JET SKI) CERTIFICATE and POWERBOAT – LEVEL 2 Licence to hire a jet ski throughout Europe and handle it safely at speed. Licence to operate small craft, such as tenders and RIBS.


Upcoming courses

La Belle Classe Academy

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