FreshYacht Blog

Truth or Fiction?

career Jul 01, 2019
Maybe you’ve heard a lot of rumors about superyacht life, or you think you know the secrets of this industry. We’re here today to debunk some of the most persistent myths about working in the superyacht industry!

 

Myth: You need lots of training or experience in the industry to get a job on a yacht. If you didn’t grow up boating, you’ll never have a chance.

 

Fact: Absolutely false! Although the industry may seem confusing or difficult to break into when you...

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Becoming a Superyacht Chef

Uncategorized Jun 18, 2019

Today we’re turning our attention to one of the most coveted jobs on a superyacht -- that of the chef!

 

With the opportunity to be creative, use ingredients from local markets and the freshest foods from around the globe, and create some of the most lasting memories for yacht guests, a superyacht chef position can be a truly wonderful experience. But how to get started?

 

Lorien has a great story of becoming a superyacht chef, despite having no experience. Here’s what...

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Make Your Yachting C.V. Float To The Top!

job hunting Jun 04, 2019

So when you’re getting started in the superyacht world, you might not know how to set yourself apart from the rest of the candidates.

 

After all, so many people want to explore the world’s amazing nautical destinations - while getting paid! It can be hard to stand out among other entry-level applicants.

  

Here at FreshYacht, we give you the training and knowledge you need to break into a superyacht career. Today’s post will take you through 3 key things you...

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How To Transfer Your Skills To Superyachts

job hunting May 21, 2019

Looking to launch your career on a superyacht, but never stepped on a boat?

 

That’s okay! Once you’ve done your mandatory training, you’ll find that many skills from your previous career or life are transferable to the yachting industry.

 

Today we’ll dig into a few common skill areas that people bring to yachting -- and help you see how you can take these experiences and transfer them to your yachting resume!

 

Superior Customer Service

 

So...

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How To Get Hired In The Mediterranean

job hunting May 07, 2019

From Antibes to Palma de Mallorca, the Mediterranean is a hub for some of the most glamorous and incredible yachting destinations -- and it’s a great place to start your superyacht career.

 

FreshYacht is here to help you launch a new life on the water, and today we’re sharing our top tips on how to get hired in the Mediterranean!

 

Choose Your Port:

 

Should you head to Palma de Mallorca, or to Antibes? The good thing is, there’s not a bad choice. A lot of...

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Meet Holly! FreshYacht Writer and Yoga Instructor

fitness Apr 23, 2019
 

Getting exercise while your working on a yacht is sometimes a little challenging.

In this blog we're switching things up a little.

Here our FreshYacht writer and yoga instructor, Holly, is showing us 5 easy poses you can do in small spaces, whether it's your cabin on a yacht, your bedroom at home, or next to your desk at the office.

This is our first video blog, so hang in with us while we figure out the best way to record the audio.

Enjoy Holly's short video!

 

 

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Alaska: Yachting at the Edge of the World

Uncategorized Apr 09, 2019

Here at FreshYacht, we’re always excited to share stories of the wide world of superyachting.

 

Today, we’ve got an interview with Craig -  a captain with a lifetime of experience on the water, especially in the final frontier of Alaska! We’ll dig into what he loves best about yachting, what he wished he’d done earlier in his career, and the advice he’d share with anyone new to the industry.

 

 

Then, we’ll share a few of our own...

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Superyacht Jobs for Skeptical Families

Uncategorized Mar 26, 2019
You’ve got your mind set on a superyacht career -- maybe after you graduate, or as you’re in your first few years out of school. But your parents are just confused - how is working on a boat a real job? Will it help you reach your future goals or have stability in your life? Will you be safe as you travel around the world?

 

You might be facing a lot of questions, so we’re here to help you whether you need to have a hard conversation or just know how to explain your...

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A Day in the Life of a Superyacht Deckhand

a day in the life Mar 12, 2019
Greetings FreshYacht Insiders! Have you been thinking about working on the deck of a superyacht - but you're really not sure what a deckhand does in a day's work? Well, we're back today with a birds-eye view of what deckhand life is all about!

 

We chatted with First Officer Tom about how he got started in yachting and what a typical day might look like for an exterior crew. (Hint: there’s nothing typical about it!) He’s got some great tales of the highs and lows of working...

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Can Women Work Deckhand Jobs?

inspiration Feb 26, 2019
Welcome to our latest feature on the real life of superyacht crew! Today we’re diving into the world of women working on deck. Historically, the deckhand job had been a man’s position, but like so many things in our society, that’s started to change.

 

We spoke with Sophs, a veteran deck crew, about how her experience has changed over time -- and what you might expect working a deckhand job today -- as a guy OR a gal.

 

Sophs, thanks so much for chatting to us...
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