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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 skills and...

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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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Get a Crew Job at the 2021 Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

job hunting Aug 31, 2021
 

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest boat show in the world. It's also hands-down the biggest opportunity in the U.S. to find a job, build your network, and learn about the industry. 

 

The show is currently set to run as scheduled October 27 - 31, 2021 with enhanced COVID health and safety measures in place. So, this is great news for you when you're planning to launch your yachting career in 2021. 

But don’t just show up and...

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5 Interviewing Tips to Land Your Dream Superyacht Job

job hunting Aug 10, 2021

So you’ve decided to enter the yachting industry, you've done all of your training and now it’s finally time for your first big interview!

This is your chance to land a long-term position on a superyacht and you want to make your best impression.

It’s important to prepare for your interview and be sure to take into account the strategies that will prepare you for a successful yachting interview, and set you apart from your competitors!

 

These are our 5 top tips for...

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Beyond the 9 to 5 - Working on a Superyacht

a day in the life Jul 27, 2021

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:

1. Guest Onboard

2. Passage

3. Shipyard or at...

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Alaska: Yachting at the Edge of the World

Uncategorized Jul 20, 2021
Here at FreshYacht, we’re always excited to share inspiring stories of the wide world of yachting.

 

Today, we’ve got an interview with Captain Craig -  a captain with a lifetime of experience on the water, especially in the wild waters of Alaska! We’ll dig into what he loves best about Alaska and the advice he’d share with anyone new to the industry.

 

Then, we’ll share a few of our own favorite places and characteristics of the wild Alaskan...

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Why There's a Shortage of Yacht Crew in the U.S. in 2021

Uncategorized Jul 07, 2021

The pandemic, and our reemergence from it, is changing the world as we know it - from business to travel, the hospitality industries, and yes, the yachting industry.

 

As we've been saying, the yachting industry is going strong during the pandemic as a yachting vacation is a perfect way to get away from crowded public places.

 

Although international travel is restricted, yachts can freely travel within one country.

 

But one surprising outcome of the pandemic you might...

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Yachting in New England - Summer 2021

Uncategorized Jul 01, 2021

I recently traveled from Canada to New Jersey for work (yes, some international travel is now possible, especially for those who are fully vaccinated).

This morning I saw this guy on the road...

He reminded me that life is slowly but surely returning to something resembling normal.

As more people are vaccinated, border restrictions are loosened up and we begin to see life as we knew it, returning.

In the U.S., mask-wearing is now optional in most states. Restaurants are beginning to...

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From Jamaica to Superyacht Engineer - How He Did It

interviews Jun 22, 2021

Today we’re featuring the story of Aldrey - a Jamaican Engineer who took his interest and aptitude for fixing things to a career on superyachts.  

 

Aldrey tells us why he enjoys engineering, why you don’t necessarily need a fancy degree to succeed in this field, and the most important characteristic to be a good engineer.  



Aldrey, thanks for talking with us today! Can you start by telling us a bit about what you do onboard?

 

As the engineer,...

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How To Get Hired on a Yacht In The Mediterranean

job hunting Jun 15, 2021

As COVID restrictions are starting to ease up you might be thinking now is a good time to start that yachting career you've been dreaming about. So, as it's the summer months, the Mediterranean yachting season is in full swing.

 

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 a yachting career.

 

Here are our top tips on how to get hired on a yacht in the...

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