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Our soon to be approved Megayacht Interior Operations 3 day course is your kick start into the interior world of the Yachting Industry where you can earn alot of money.

On the completion of these 3 days packed full of information, advice and hands on experience, you will be ready to embark on your exciting new career offering flawless 5 star guest service AND you will have covered almost all Interior based courses for the PYA G.U.E.S.T. Introductory Level.

Each module will be taught by an experienced boat Butler who is a professional in that field with informative power points, current examples and where necessary relevant equipment.

  • Yachting basic training

Start the week off with a basic introduction to yachting useful to anyone wishing to enter the industry. Learn about basic seamanship, industry regulation, chains of command, resume building, networking advice, personal appearance/expectations etc.

  • Silver Service

Invaluable tools will be shared to take with you throughout your career including preference sheets, inventorising, stock rotation, night books etc. All students will be taught the merits of professionalism, discretion and communication skills.

Silver Service: This will cover English, French, Russian, Gueridon, American, formal seating plans, order of service, serving techniques, correct use of silver ware. There will be practical experience of table settings, decorations, napkin folds, silverware placement, glass placement etc.

Bar, Wine and Champagne service will offer knowledge in glassware, provisioning, terminology, equipment, serving, pairing, decanting, storage and temperatures.

Additional services include Caviar, Tea and Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Cheese and Cigar.

  • Food Service Safety and Hygiene

This is quickly becoming an industry requirement and the knowledge gained from this can be used in all aspects of the interior.

  • Barista Training

This informative and interesting course is run in one of France/ The UK’s most popular coffee shop. Taught by the lead Barista, this course will take you through all you need to know about coffee and tea from purchasing, grinding, storage, milk steaming, equipment care etc to the end result of a perfect cup of tea or coffee!

  • Floral Design

A local master florist will provide an overview of the selection, handling, storage, presentation and care of cut flowers and plants aboard a yacht. Each student will create their own masterpiece whilst under the technical direction of the Master Florist.

  • Housekeeping/Plus Services

The Yacht training school will also cover practical instruction on housekeeping, bed making, laundry services, stain removal,cleaning supplies and folding: toilet rolls, towels, etc. Useful tips are offered for theme nights, special events, children on board, babies on board, packing/unpacking, toiletries, uniform, sun screen, seasickness etc!

The week will end with a trip to a well renowned local interior supplier.

Part of our Yacht training includes: Food Service, Safety and Hygiene

2 Hours
Written Examination
Food Service, Safety and Hygiene
Expiration / Renewal:

Fast becoming an industry standard, Food Service, Safety and Hygiene is designed to help interior crew understand the risks involved with food borne illnesses, protecting both guests and crew alike.

The course explores the special requirements for controlling the issues of food contamination aboard a yacht, including good personal hygiene, food storage temperatures, contamination of equipment, safe cooking temperatures and the purchasing of food from safe sources.

Students will learn to identify potential food safety hazards, understand how food becomes unsafe and implement important preventive measures.

Keep your knowledge current. This world recognized course is specifically designed by our Yacht school for the yachting industry.


More info about Bespoke Bureau and the British Butler Academy:

Based in the prestigious heart of London (Guildhall in the city) for the past 11 years and now a franchise, we pride ourselves to be considered “The World‘s and The UK’s Best Household Staffing Agency” amongst staff agencies

Bespoke Bureau specialises in the recruitment of household staff internationally including House/Estate ManagersButlersHousekeepersChefsNannies, Gardeners etc for palaces, mansions, estates, prestigious houses and yachts all over the world. We provide high calibre staff – professional, multi-functional, discreet and flexible.

Over the years we have built a strong relationship with domestic staff candidates and private NHW and other clients alike which has led to new opportunities that enable us to provide a more comprehensive service with our clients’ needs in mind.

For assistance and advice on all the services we offer, please contact us and we will be delighted to help you.

We are a leading domestic staff agency in London due to our dedication to providing our clients with dependable, thorough and professional household staff. We have built up an enviable reputation across London and can provide tailored household staff services to suit our clients’ private household staff requirements.

We only hire experienced domestic staff who can deliver the high standards required from our private employers. Our household staff agency will undertake a rigorous domestic staff recruitment process, as we carefully check their household employment history and references, as well as interviewing each candidate at great length to ensure they have the right professional attitude and personality to work in the domestic staff service in the UK and overseas.

All our domestic staff on our domestic agency’s database understand the importance of hard work and discretion, and are 100% committed to delivering an outstanding household work service on a daily basis.

As a leading household staff agency, we will work alongside you to ensure that all your needs are met. We can provide an array of domestic staff to suit your household, including:

  • House Managers or Estate Managers
  • Butlers for private homes or hotels
  • Housekeepers, Head Housekeepers or Junior Housekeepers
  • Gardeners and Handymen
  • Nannies, tutors, au-pairs and Mother’s Helps
  • Personal Assistants
  • Valets
  • Chauffeurs and Private Drivers
  • Private Chefs and Cooks
  • Laundry Maids and ladies maids
  • And more domestic staff

More info on: http://www.bespokebureau.com/

Many of our domestic staff employees can combine a number of the domestic staff roles upon request, but this will depend on the hours of employment required. As well as being a leading domestic agency in London, we can also provide domestic staff services across the UK and abroad/overseas.

For more information on our household staff agency and candidates, don’t hesitate to contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,
Sara Vestin Rahmani
Bespoke Bureau, Peek-a-boo and Cupcakes

Blackwell House | Guildhall Yard
Bank | London | EC2V 5AE
Bespoke: +44 (0) 2031670925
Peek-a-boo: +44 (0) 2031670926

Bespoke and Peekaboo in recent News:

Our new Exciting Yacht academy (Reuters News release film)
Russias main news station visits the residential Butler school
The Bespoke Bureau Butler school Reuters visit (6 mins news)
The Guardian does 5 pages on The Yacht Academy
The world news org reports on Bespoke Butlers

Time out Dubai interviews Vestin on Butler trends

TVH11-The return of the Butler
CNN reports on Bespoke Bureau-From Jeeves to Jiang
Evening standard recommend Bespoke’s Butlers
Arabian Business meets with Vestin at the Yacht Academy

6 page story on Bespoke Butlers in the Jazeera Magazine by Sakhr Al-Makhadhi

The Global Post interviews Sara Vestin on Butlers
Washington DC and Chinese CCTV’s Richard Bestik visits Peek-a-boo
Great British post on Butlers in China with Bespoke
Tokyo TV News on Bespoke Bureau
Channel 4’s Brunch gets a visit from our Head Butler
CBS This morning reports on Bespoke Bureau
Paris Match Magazine speaks to Peek-a-boo
Swedish Dagens industri and PS tells about our success
Hotelier Middle East reports on Bespoke Bureau
The times report on the Modern Butler
Al Arabia News on our Nannies and Butlers
Arabian Business News reports on our Mid East Demand
Australia’s courier mail on Bespoke Bureau
The Daily Telegraph in Australia on Sara Vestin and Bespoke 
News.com in Australia reports on London’s Finest academy 
Adelaide Now reports on Butler Trends
Australian News talks to The bespoke Bureau
Daily Mail reports on Bespoke Bureau

Metro London on Bespoke Bureau
Reuters TV pays a visit to our London Academy
New York based Alex Burton talks to Sara
Russian TVC news channel reports on the Butler School
CCTV in China visits the school
Spanish Elmundo reports on Bespoke
The Economist Oct 2012
Sky news Oct 2012
Independent Oct 2012
Bloomberg TV Jan 2012
BBC Breakfast Mar 2012

Butler trends in China
China’s demand from Bespoke Bureau
British Butlers on the rise
Sweden reports on their Native Sara and Bespoke
Women’s everything interviews Sara on her businesses
The Telegraph-Chinese  Nannies in the rise

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