Mar 08

International Women’s Day 2021

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JPMA has been training Deck and Engineer officers for nearly 25 years. The vast majority of our students have been male, but in more recent years we’ve seen the balance tipped, with many more female students coming to us for their written and oral MCA courses.  On this International Women’s Day we want to shine […]

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Nov 19

The John Percival Leadership Award – 2020 Winner Announced

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2020 WINNER – ROBBIE FOX We are proud to announce the winner of John Percival Leadership Award for 2020. Captain Robbie Fox was the worthy winner following his nomination by Jonny Carswell. Here’s what Jonny had to say: “When I joined MY Maraya it was my first job on board a superyacht, and it is […]

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Feb 25

COVID-19 – Updates

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Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus, and English Government guidelines, we closed our building on 6th January 2021. We continue to offer Deck & Engineering Oral prep online. Some of our courses are cancelled until further notice. We will be re-assessing this timeline once the Government changes the current social distancing regulations. See our […]

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Aug 16

John Percival Leadership Award – 2019 Winner Announced!

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We were happy to announce the winner of this year’s John Percival Leadership Award at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show. Bosun Sam Brown was the worthy winner following his nomination by Deckhand Colleen Meehan. Here’s what Colleen had to say: “I have had the pleasure of working under Sam for about a year, during which […]

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Jan 16

JPMA Boasts Highest Pass Rates in a Decade

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The numbers are in for our written and oral exam results in 2018! JPMA has always been known for high pass rates at first attempt and the results speak for themselves. As we continue to provide training for those in the Superyacht, Workboat and Merchant industries, our first attempt passes have continued to impress. This is all […]

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Dec 19

JPMA Student Star Awards 2018

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As an RYA and MCA training centre it is our aim to provide advice, training and guidance to all students we meet. Whilst our instructors are here to deliver education and training, they also emotionally support students throughout their studies, whether they’re attending a 1 day or 3 week course. During 2018 we asked our […]

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May 03

The John Percival Leadership Award 2018

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“Commitment to Training, Commitment to Crew” Captain John Percival was an ambassador for on-board training and encouraging investment in a yacht’s crew. JPMA, the yacht training centre he founded, aims to promote high standards in all levels of crew, in all departments, inspiring students to return to their vessel emboldened and ready to nurture junior […]

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Apr 11

JPMA Student Star Awards 2017

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As an RYA and MCA training centre it is our aim to provide advice, training and guidance to all students we meet. Whilst our instructors are here to deliver education and training, they also emotionally support students throughout their studies, whether they’re attending a 1 day or 3 week course. In 2017, we asked our […]

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Dec 20

Steps to Success – from Zero to Hero in 20 years!

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To round off our 20th anniversary year, during which we have run competitions, completed challenges, BBQ’d and other exciting events, we wanted to showcase one of our success stories, a student of whom we are extremely proud: Matt Pownall-Jones came to us 20 years ago, when he was just 16 years old and not really […]

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