Galileo Maritime Academy

Galileo Maritime Academy is Asia's only MCA accredited crew training facility for Superyachts, Cruise Ships, Merchant Shipping and Offshore Oil & Gas.  Based at Yacht Haven Marina in Phuket, Thailand, Galileo is approved to issue STCW certification to seafarers on behalf of MCA, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the UK Department for Transport, for the 5 basic elements of STCW 2010, for STCW Refresher courses and for Advanced STCW Courses.

Whether you are a new entrant to the maritime industry or an experienced professional seafarer, Galileo offers the highest standard of training and practical experience at sea on our training boats, tenders, fast rescue boats, life-boats and davit launched life-rafts, in our IMO and MNTB compliant Advanced Fire Training Facility, our 3m deep by 50m long Olympic In-Water training pool, our waterfront School of Marine Engineering and on our Survival Craft & Recue Boat + Fast Rescue Boat training facility.

We provide and include in our course fee full board luxury accommodation in our own Crew Residence which overlooks the amazing seascape of Phang Nga Bay and Asia's largest superyacht marina.  Our academy mini-bus will collect you from Phuket International Airport, just 10 minutes from Galileo's base and Crew Residence at Yacht Haven Marina.

A unique feature of Galileo is that we consider it a vital part of our mission to help all our graduates develop their careers in the maritime industry. We have excellent relationships with ship management companies, offshore oil & gas operators and crew agencies, and about 200 client superyachts whose owners and captains trust Galileo to provide properly prepared and MCA certified crew.

STCW Training Centers

Galileo Maritime Academy have their training center located in Phuket, Thailand.

Terms and Conditions

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