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From Passionate Home Cook to Yacht Chef

Uncategorized Aug 03, 2020

Today we’re turning our attention to one of the most exciting jobs on yachts! The yacht chef!


With the opportunity to be creative, use ingredients from local markets and create lasting memories for yacht guests, a yacht chef position can be a truly wonderful job.


But how to get started?


Despite having no previous professional cooking experience, Lorien has a great story of landing a yacht cook position. Here’s what she told us during our chat!



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4 Classes You Can Take Now to Enhance Your Yachting CV

Uncategorized Jul 27, 2020

Working on a superyacht can be a dream career, but it also requires a wide range of diverse skills! Whether you want to work as a deckhand, a steward/ess, or a chef, you’ll likely be asked to chip in on an assortment of tasks and projects. 


Building a wide-ranging skillset will set you apart and help prepare you to succeed.


You’ll be required to take a safety course to be a competitive candidate for a yachting job. But you can also mix business and...

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6 Reasons a Superyacht Career May Be Right For You

Uncategorized Jul 20, 2020

Maybe you’re a recent college grad who isn’t ready to sit in a cubicle for the next thirty years. You spend your free time scrolling Instagram and lusting after the exotic destinations, wishing your life was more #adventure and less #commuterlife.


Or maybe you’re a hard-working chef tired of the restaurant shift work and ready for a change. Your salary isn’t enough to make ends meet and you’re bored with the same old routine and menus.


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5 Reasons to Work in the Interior of a Superyacht

Uncategorized Jul 06, 2020
You’ve decided to launch your superyacht career, but you’re not sure where to focus your training. 


Should you opt for a deckhand 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 beginning steward/ess or...

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Mega Yachts - Working on the World's Biggest Yachts

inspiration Jun 23, 2020

Want to see the world on a big boat, but not interested in the monotony of the Cruise Ship circuit? A Mega Yacht might be for you!


FreshYacht is back today with Trevor, our resident drone pilot, to talk about his experiences working on supersize yachts - often called Mega Yachts!



Trevor, thanks for chatting with us again! We’re excited to hear about your experiences working on big yachts. But first, for those of us who aren’t familiar, can you tell us what you...

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4 Tips to Take Your Career From Land to Sea

job hunting Jun 01, 2020

Hey there FreshYacht newbie! Are you excited about the prospect of a superyacht job -- but worried you don’t have the right background?


Does your CV look a little thin?


Not sure how your previous work experience is relevant on a yacht?


That’s okay! The good news is, many people have made the jump from “ordinary life” to life on a superyacht -- and you can do the same!


Here are some of the best tips we’ve collected over the years on how...

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5 Ways to Prepare Right Now for Your Next Job (COVID 19 Series)

Uncategorized Apr 27, 2020

Things are strange right now, no matter what your every day looks like.


You might be an essential worker, worried about staying healthy but grateful to be receiving a paycheck.


You may be unemployed - perhaps for the first time in your life - and worried about how you’ll pay the bills.


Or maybe you’re a student, suddenly finding yourself in a different situation or unsure about your course of study, when you’ll be back in the classroom, or the prospect...

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How Diet Can Help You Stay Healthy During COVID-19

Uncategorized Apr 19, 2020

It’s common knowledge that our diet can influence how our bodies respond to illness. In the time of COVID-19, this approach to staying healthy is more important than ever.


Every day, we’re learning more about the COVID-19.


Much of the media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on prevention through avoidance. The importance of handwashing and self-isolation is what we’re hearing every day.


Currently, about one in six people who get infected have...

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How Yachting Gives You Security

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020
If you’re a human on Earth right now, you’re likely overwhelmed with messages and possible anxiety about COVID-19.


You may be facing self-quarantine or in the midst of social distancing that’s got you out of work, working from home, or doing less - with less than you’re accustomed to.


You might be feeling the squeeze of a tight budget and an uncertain paycheck.


No matter what you’re going through - we’re here for you. 


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Drones in Demand

Uncategorized Mar 09, 2020
Have you dreamed of seeing the wilds of Alaska, or the turquoise waters of the Caribbean -- from the sky?


As a yacht crew, one of the many skills you could develop is working as a drone pilot -- capturing amazing, inspiring video from the air.


It’s not a simple task, but it adds incredible value to the guest experience, and can help you stand out from the crowd of superyacht crew with this unique skill!


Fresh Yacht sat down with an experienced yacht crew,...

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