Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The Maritime Training Academy, have announced that Boatshed, one of the world’s largest yacht brokerage groups has endorsed their MTA Diploma in Yacht Brokerage.

About Boatshed

Founded by Neil and Mandy Chapman nearly two decades ago,
Boatshed has grown extensively, now boasting a network of over
50 offices worldwide.
With an ever expanding fleet of experienced brokers, it’s Neil and Mandy’s vision to have a Boatshed office located in every port around the globe.
With this in mind, continuous professional training and development has always played an essential part of the Boatshed ethos.

Boatshed is delighted to endorse the Maritime Training Academy’s Diploma course in Yacht Brokerage, and to support the MTA’s excellent broker training curriculum. The course is an excellent addition to Boatshed's standard training modules and ongoing support structure.

Boatshed’s Founding Broker Neil Chapman

Exclusive Offer for Boatshed Franchises

The MTA are offering a 20% discount to all Boatshed franchises who enrol for the Diploma in Yacht Brokerage.

About the Diploma in Yacht Brokerage

Delivered through distance learning, the course consists of 12 modules, covering everything you need to help make your brokerage career a success.


  • An detailed introduction to the Yacht Brokerage Industry
  • Types of Vessels and Technical Descriptions
  • Registration, Title Rules and Regulations
  • Yacht Brokers and the Law
  • Business Management
  • The Yacht and Small Craft Surveyor in Practice
  • Sea Trials
  • Valuation
  • Insurance
  • Finance
  • Yacht Sales
  • Yacht Charter

Studying the Diploma in Yacht Brokerage is an excellent gateway for students who wish to become a future Boatshed franchisee

Andrew Deere of the Maritime Training Academy

Contact details

For more information on the Yacht Brokerage Diploma please visit the MTA website or call +44 (0)1252 739779

For more information Boatshed Yacht Brokerage Franchise visit our dedicated website.