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5 Best Things About Deckhand Jobs On Superyachts

the best things about Nov 06, 2017

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.

Last time, we featured some of the best parts of working as interior superyacht crew. Today, we’re back to highlight some of the things crew love about working on deck!

 

That View

 

Living and working on a superyacht means that you’ll go to some incredibly beautiful places and see some amazing sights.

But...

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The 5 Best Things About Interior Jobs on Superyachts

the best things about Oct 25, 2017

You’ve decided to launch your superyacht career, but you’re not sure where to focus your training. Do you have a background in engineering and want a technical job?

Should you opt for a deck 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...

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Setting Goals/Reaching Dreams

Uncategorized Oct 11, 2017

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

Perhaps you’ve come to FreshYacht because you’re looking for a life of adventure. Maybe you know you have a certain skill, and you think it will help you find work on a yacht. Or you’re in love with the world’s lands and peoples and want to spend your days visiting different cities and experiencing different cultures.


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


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Kitesurfing For Superyacht Crew

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2017

Combine the agility of snowboarding, the visual appeal of surfing, and mix in the powerful elements of water and wind, and what do you get?


Kitesurfing -- the latest and greatest sport to challenge your body and mind!


Kitesurfing is a type of Kiteboarding that has gained popularity in recent years, and appeals to active people of all sorts. Many people come to Kitesurfing with experience with water or snow sports, but even if you have no background, with some practice you too can be coasting...

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A Day Ashore: Antigua, West Indies

travel Aug 30, 2017

The yacht you work on has just pulled into English Harbour, Antigua, and you have the day off to explore the island. What will you do? 

FreshYacht gives you ideas from beaches to bars, diving to windsurfing. There are plenty of activities to make you fall in love with Antigua.

Antigua is a Caribbean hub for yachting. From superyachts that stop here to re-provision and let their guests explore, to the many sailboats that descend each year for Antigua Sailing Week, if...

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A Day Ashore: Antibes, France

travel Jul 26, 2017

So you’ve pulled into port in Antibes, France, and you’ve got a whole day to yourself, away from the yacht. What’s a yacht crew member to do?


Antibes, a resort town on the Mediterranean coast of France, is well regarded as one of the best destinations for some rest and relaxation, while rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous. Antibes features more than 20km of coastline, an old town full of markets and charm, a stone castle now home to the Picasso museum, and beautiful...

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FreshYacht Selects: The 10 Coolest Yachts in the World

the 10 coolest Jul 09, 2017

The oceans of the world are full of amazing yachts, from the classic to the cutting edge. At FreshYacht, we're always keeping tabs on the latest and greatest from technology to design. Not to mention, any of these yachts would be pretty cool places to work.

Interested in learning a bit more about some of the fascinating yachts currently plying the seas? Read on for our picks for the 10 coolest yachts in the world right now.

 

Savannah

Stats:
Length: 273.95ft /83.5m
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The Beginner’s Guide to Dockwalking

job hunting Jun 03, 2017

Every industry comes with its unique type of job searching.

In the world of superyachts, it’s not cold-calls, informational interviews, or sending resumes to job boards and 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...

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Smooth Fiscal Sailing: 7 Tips for Superyacht Crew Financial Management

finance May 26, 2017

One of the best benefits of working on a superyacht is the ability to make good money in a short amount of time.  After all you have a place to live, no living expenses, and subsidized travel to some amazing destinations!

However, just because you’re not paying rent and buying food, it’s still important to carefully consider your budget. If you plan ahead and manage your money wisely, you can accumulate significant savings while working on a yacht.

As always, when it comes to...

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