The PYs for the program should be:
- Between 18 and 30 years of age as of April 1, 2005. (This is not applied to the PYs of SSEAYP in 2001.)
- Able to participate throughout the program.
- Having a command of English to participate in the activities both on board the ship and in the countries to be visited.
- In good health both physically and mentally.
- Cooperative and adaptable to an orderly group life.
- Having good understanding and interests in the countries to be visited