CTS was founded in 2010 by a small team of maritime professionals from the UK and Italy collectively bringing over 25 years of experience in the maritime sector. Our partner SSY Charter ltd and  South Seas Yachting has been servicing the Mediterranean and beyond for 25+ years providing yacht management, sales/brokerage, and charter solutions.

We are also proud member of IAMI (The International Association of Maritime Institutions), an association of colleges and other organizations involved in providing education and training for personnel involved in the Yachting, Merchant Navy, Towing and Fishing Industries.

In 2020, we opened our second training centre in Spain, in the heart of Palma de Mallorca. Accredited by the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency), IYT – International Yacht Training Worldwide, IAMI (International Association of Maritime Contractors) and SQA – Scottish Qualification Authority.
Crew Training Solutions are able to offer an array of training courses and packages including STCW Basic Safety Training & STCW Refresher Training, MCA Master 200gt / OOW 500gt oral preparation and examinations (classroom or online), Master Of Yachts (Yachtmaster Offshore) Power and Sail (Limited and Unlimted), VHF Radio SRC, Personal Watercraft and much more. 

Crew Training Solutions is the only MCA ATP (Approved Training Provider) in Italy accredited for STCW Basic Safety Training. Additionally, CTS is the only official (Italy based) SQA (Scottish Qualification Authority) centre for UKlap Grade 1 exams which is a mandatory requirement for issuing of the UK CeC by the MCA / United Kingdom Department of Transport.