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5 Reasons to Work in the Interior of a Superyacht

Uncategorized Jul 06, 2020
 
You’ve decided to launch your superyacht career, but you’re not sure where to focus your training. 

 

Should you opt for a deckhand job, where you’ll get to spend time outside and do some watersports?

 

Or do the interior positions draw your attention?


We’ll spend some time over the next few weeks talking about each type of job and its best features.

 

Up first -- interior positions!


Whether you’re a beginning steward/ess or...

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Mega Yachts - Working on the World's Biggest Yachts

inspiration Jun 23, 2020

Want to see the world on a big boat, but not interested in the monotony of the Cruise Ship circuit? A Mega Yacht might be for you!

 

FreshYacht is back today with Trevor, our resident drone pilot, to talk about his experiences working on supersize yachts - often called Mega Yachts!

 

 

Trevor, thanks for chatting with us again! We’re excited to hear about your experiences working on big yachts. But first, for those of us who aren’t familiar, can you tell us what you...

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4 Tips to Take Your Career From Land to Sea

job hunting Jun 01, 2020

Hey there FreshYacht newbie! Are you excited about the prospect of a superyacht job -- but worried you don’t have the right background?

 

Does your CV look a little thin?

 

Not sure how your previous work experience is relevant on a yacht?

 

That’s okay! The good news is, many people have made the jump from “ordinary life” to life on a superyacht -- and you can do the same!

 

Here are some of the best tips we’ve collected over the years on how...

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5 Ways to Prepare Right Now for Your Next Job (COVID 19 Series)

Uncategorized Apr 27, 2020

Things are strange right now, no matter what your every day looks like.

 

You might be an essential worker, worried about staying healthy but grateful to be receiving a paycheck.

 

You may be unemployed - perhaps for the first time in your life - and worried about how you’ll pay the bills.

 

Or maybe you’re a student, suddenly finding yourself in a different situation or unsure about your course of study, when you’ll be back in the classroom, or the prospect...

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How Diet Can Help You Stay Healthy During COVID-19

Uncategorized Apr 19, 2020

It’s common knowledge that our diet can influence how our bodies respond to illness. In the time of COVID-19, this approach to staying healthy is more important than ever.

 

Every day, we’re learning more about the COVID-19.

 

Much of the media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on prevention through avoidance. The importance of handwashing and self-isolation is what we’re hearing every day.

 

Currently, about one in six people who get infected have...

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How Yachting Gives You Security

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020
 
If you’re a human on Earth right now, you’re likely overwhelmed with messages and possible anxiety about COVID-19.

 

You may be facing self-quarantine or in the midst of social distancing that’s got you out of work, working from home, or doing less - with less than you’re accustomed to.

 

You might be feeling the squeeze of a tight budget and an uncertain paycheck.

 

No matter what you’re going through - we’re here for you. 

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Drones in Demand

Uncategorized Mar 09, 2020
 
Have you dreamed of seeing the wilds of Alaska, or the turquoise waters of the Caribbean -- from the sky?

 

As a yacht crew, one of the many skills you could develop is working as a drone pilot -- capturing amazing, inspiring video from the air.

 

It’s not a simple task, but it adds incredible value to the guest experience, and can help you stand out from the crowd of superyacht crew with this unique skill!

  

Fresh Yacht sat down with an experienced yacht crew,...

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6 Reasons You'll Want to be a Superyacht Chef

Uncategorized Feb 26, 2020
Working as a yacht chef is hands down one of the most exciting cooking jobs in the world. There are so many reasons this position is an incredible opportunity for anyone with cooking skills.
Here we tell you about the top 6 reasons you'll absolutely love the position of superyacht chef.

 

1. You'll Be In Demand! 


Chefs are in high demand on yachts!

For a captain, finding a qualified chef who can also work on yachts, is harder than it sounds.

So if you have strong culinary skills and...

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Beyond the 9 to 5 - Working on a Superyacht

Uncategorized Feb 10, 2020
If you’ve been working a “regular” job, you’re probably used to a 9-5 workweek, or maybe shift work that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

No matter what, you’ll find that the Superyacht work routines are a little bit different. We’re here to break it down for you so you know exactly what to expect!

 

On a superyacht, most of the time you’ll find yourself in one of three work routines:

 

- Guest Onboard

- Passage

- Shipyard or...

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What's it REALLY like working as yacht crew?

career Jan 27, 2020
If you’ve never worked on a superyacht, you might be intrigued by the lifestyle you see.

 

One new exotic port after another.

 

Water toys, delicious meals, and a luxurious yacht to call your home.

 

Well, all of that is true -- but what’s also true is that, as a crew member, you’ll have a slightly different experience than the guests onboard!

 

That said, you can still enjoy and explore all of these things when you’re not working.

 

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