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.
But just like any career, it’s important to be personally READY for what’s ahead of you.
If you’re thinking of starting a career on superyachts, we’ve got 4 questions you should ask yourself.
If you can give each of these a hearty “yes” -- or even an “I think so!” - then yachting is a...
In the world of superyachts, it’s not cold-calls or sending resumes to human resources departments.
If you want to work on a yacht, you’ll need to start with some solid dockwalking.
So what is dockwalking?
Ultimately, it’s just what it sounds like: walking around marinas and talking to boat captains and crew in the hopes of finding yourself a job.
Dockwalking can be tiring. It can take persistence and...
If you’re far from home on a superyacht, you might be wondering how you can feel festive when you’re not with family or close friends.
Yachts are often booked with guest trips over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, so it’s unlikely you’ll be able to take time off to travel home.
How can you make the most of the holiday season when you’re working on a...
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:
Be aware of current immigration...
Maybe you like to smoke a little weed in your off-time. It gives you a pleasant high, you don't get a hangover, and hey, you're from a place where it's legal.
But what about smoking pot on that yacht you're about to work on?
Is it legal? And if not, what are the consequences?
Can you smoke on shore on your time off the boat?
These are good questions to ask before you start that first job on a superyacht.
In Canada and several U.S. states, pot is legal for recreational use and...
Welcome back to our Best Things About series, where we dive in and share a little more information about what it’s like to work different positions on a yacht.
Today, we’re back to highlight some of the things crew love about working in the deckhand job!
Living and working on a superyacht means that you’ll go to some incredibly beautiful places and see some amazing sights.
But working as deck crew ALSO means that you’re outside to experience...
If you're deciding which path to take, here are a few examples of what a day in the life might look with guests onboard, for your average deckhand and stewardess!
The busy season for yacht crew will fall at different times of the year depending on...
Fact: Absolutely false! Although the industry may seem confusing or difficult to break into when you...
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...
This free guide will help you kickstart your superyacht journey so you'll be ready to start this exciting career and the life you've dreamed of.