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How To Transfer Your Current Skills to a Yachting Career

Uncategorized Jan 24, 2022

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

That’s okay! Once you’ve done your mandatory safety 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 many careers...

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Create Your Dream Yachting Career in 2022

Uncategorized Jan 11, 2022

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. ~Oprah Winfrey

Maybe you’ve found FreshYacht because you’re looking for a life of adventure.

You might think you've got skills that'll help you work on yachts.

Or maybe you love to travel and want to see more places around the world and experience different cultures.

Whatever your reason, you’re here because you have a dream.

Let’s be honest, sometimes dreams can be scary.

Big goals can be...

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How to Find a Yachting Job in Antigua

Uncategorized Dec 07, 2021
 
Have you thought about combining a tropical vacation with starting a new career working on superyachts?

 

Antigua in the Caribbean is one of the hot spots for the yachting community. So if Florida is really not your thing, or you just want a little more adventure, Antigua might be a fun, tropical place to base yourself for job hunting!

 

Here’s what you need to know to start your job hunt in Antigua:

 

Getting There:

 

Be aware of current immigration...

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How One Chef Went From Restaurants to Superyacht Chef

chef Nov 23, 2021

One of our favorite things here at FreshYacht is sharing success stories from our students!

 

Today, we’re talking with Vicky. She launched her superyacht chef career (during Covid, no less) after completing our course Superyacht Chef Academy, and has not looked back since.

 

If you’re on the fence about making a career change or feeling paralyzed by the need to learn about a new industry, Vicky’s story should inspire you to make the leap!

 

FY: Vicky,...

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The Best Size Yacht For Your Cooking Skills

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2021

Small, medium, or large?

Wearing the wrong size clothes can be uncomfortable, impractical, or downright impossible - and choosing a chef position on a yacht size that’s mismatched to your skills and experience can be equally frustrating.

Today we’re diving into the three levels of chef positions on superyachts -- the requirements of each size yacht, and the other ways you’ll know which is the best fit for you!

 

Start Small

Small private yachts -- usually between 22-36...

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5 Myths About Yachting Careers

Uncategorized Nov 09, 2021

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 common myths about working in the yachting industry! 

 

Myth #1: 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...

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The Easiest Way to Start a Cooking Career on Yachts

chef Nov 03, 2021

The Yacht Chef position might be one of the best cooking jobs in the world.

With the opportunity to be incredibly creative, use the freshest ingredients from local markets, and create lasting memories for guests, a superyacht chef position can be a truly rewarding experience. 

But how to get started? If you're intimidated by the idea of cooking on yachts and you think you don't have enough experience, Yacht Cook Lorien tells us an easy way to start a yacht cooking career.

Despite having...

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5 Things to Know About the Yacht Crew Lifestyle

Uncategorized Oct 25, 2021

If you’ve never worked on a superyacht, you might be intrigued by the lifestyle you see on TV shows or social media.

One new exotic port after another.

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

While all of that is true for the guests -- as a crew member, you’ll have a slightly different experience.

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

If you've been interested in a yacht crew career, but you're...

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6 Reasons Superyacht Chef is the Best Cooking Job in the World

chef Oct 18, 2021

 

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...

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Superyacht vs Cruise Ship? Which Job is Better?

career Sep 14, 2021

The COVID cruise ship shutdown is finally coming to an end and cruise ships are starting to operate again.

 

At this time, most ships are requiring crew and guests to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, making it possible to enter every country where the cruise ships stop. 

 

If you've been thinking about traveling and working at sea, but you're wondering about the difference between cruise ship vs superyacht life, this post is for you. 

 

Here’s a quick...

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