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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!

 

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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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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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6 Ways To Know You're Right For A Deckhand Job

inspiration Feb 11, 2019

Whether you've got a background in yachting or you’ve never seen the ocean before, working on a superyacht can be a great adventure.

 

It’s an opportunity unlike any other that lets you travel the world, work on a high-performing team, earn good money, and do things others only dream of.

 

So how do you know which job is right for you? One of the most common entry jobs in yachting is that of the deckhand.

 

Here are 6 ways to know if you’re a good fit for...

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Superyacht Career Goals and the Year Ahead

career Jan 29, 2019

We know that January is all about setting goals and gaining momentum as you start a new year. For a lot of people, though, January can be a tough start to a year.

 

Whether you’re living in a cold-weather location and finding it hard to get motivated, or you’re still catching up after the holidays and aren’t in the right headspace, it can feel like you’re already behind if you’re just now thinking of goals.

 

However, it’s never too late for...

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A Day in the Life of a Superyacht Stewardess

a day in the life Jan 01, 2019
Hi there FreshYacht Insiders! We’re back and launching 2019 with a peek into the life of a stewardess.

You’ll remember Sarah -- we’ve chatted with her before -- and today she’s sharing some funny stories from working on superyachts, a glimpse into her routine, and why working as a stewardess has helped her in every other part of her life!

 

Sarah, thanks for talking with us! We love to hear about your experiences. Can you give our readers an idea of what a...
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Have a Happy Holiday Season (on a Superyacht!)

inspiration Dec 03, 2018

It’s the holiday season for many cultures around the world, which means that if you’re far from home on a superyacht, you might be wondering how you can feel festive when you’re not able to see your family or close mates.

 

Yachts are often booked for guest trips over the Christmas and the New Year’s holiday, so it’s unlikely you’ll be able to take time off to travel home from your port of call.

  

How can you make the most of the holiday...

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A Day Ashore in Yachting's Newest Hot Spot - Tunisia!

travel Nov 19, 2018

One of the perks of working on a Superyacht is exploring global destinations that may be a bit off the beaten track.

Today, we’re featuring Tunisia -- an exciting, beautiful destination that is now open to more traffic since the recent lifting of a travel ban by the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

If you’ve never traveled in northern African, this French and English-speaking country is a fantastic place to start.

Located only 90 minutes by sea from Sardinia,...

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