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You've Got a Yachting Income - Now What?

finance Jul 03, 2018

Once you’re working on a superyacht, you’ll find that money flows freely into your bank account as you’re well compensated for your hard work!

Without rent or other standard expenses, it’s easy to start saving a nice lump of cash -- but it’s also simple to see it all disappear through irresponsible spending.

Don’t let your hard-earned funds disappear!

 

Here are four DO'S and DON'TS for your yacht crew income.

 
DO make it automatic!

Establish...

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How To Break Into Yachting As A Newcomer - with Suzanne Porta

interviews Jun 22, 2018

Curious about how you can break into yachting with no experience?

Today, we're sharing some great tips from an expert! We sat down with Suzanne Porta, a former yacht stewardess who went on to launch her own crew placement agency. She was happy to talk with FreshYacht to share her experience, explain the three most important characteristics for a new crew member, and give her best advice on how to network successfully!

Suzanne, thanks for chatting with us today! Can you start...

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How To Get The Job of your Dreams

job hunting Jun 05, 2018

You’ve done all of your training, you’ve landed some daywork, but now it’s finally time for your big interview! It’s your chance to land a contract or 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 unique tips and strategies that will prepare you for a successful superyacht interview, and set you apart from your competitors!

 

Know Your...
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How To Set Yourself Up For Success on Superyachts -- with Carrie Freeman

interviews May 21, 2018
If you’re looking at a yachting job, you may have lots of questions and concerns - how can you stand out from the crowd? What if you don’t like your coworkers? Does the work get boring after awhile? Do you need to rely on a crew agency to find a job?
 

We’re here today with Carrie, a 10-year veteran stewardess who now works for a yacht brokerage. She’s here to reassure you that if you take the leap and go for it, you’ll have an experience you won’t...

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Introducing The Superyacht Jobs Course

training May 08, 2018

If you’ve been following us here on the FreshYacht blog for awhile now, you might be getting excited for the big opportunity ahead of you --- the chance to start a new career working on a Superyacht, touring the world, and making some serious cash.

 

You’ve been encouraged by our detailed guides on Dockwalking and managing your finances, inspired by our interviews with stewardesses, deckhands, and bosuns, and motivated by our guides to the best ways to spend your time in some...

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A South African Man's Success Story

interviews Apr 24, 2018

Hey there FreshYacht Insider!

 

We’re back with another fantastic interview, this time with Sello -- a young man from South Africa who seized the opportunity to create a life of adventure for himself.

 

Sello grew up in Johannesburg, where he worked as a hairdresser. But after a few too many times meeting great people with exciting stories to tell, whether of travel for business or pleasure, Sello realized he wanted to be the one telling the story.

 

Here’s his take...

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4 Questions To Ask Before Working on a Superyacht

Uncategorized Apr 10, 2018

It’s easy to get excited about a new career path, especially when it’s one that will take you to exotic destinations and pay you well.

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 a superyacht, 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 great match for...

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The 5 Best Things About A Yacht Engineer's Job

the best things about Mar 26, 2018
So you’ve got your sights set on a superyacht job, but you want to leverage your existing engineering or technical skills.

Why not start a career as a superyacht engineer?


With an increasingly complex range of ships systems, electronics, A/V equipment, and guest expectations of the absolute best in service, an engineer’s job can be challenging and the duties varied.

An engineer may be expected to work on anything from a critical ship's system, to helping a guest with...

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Making The Leap To A Superyacht Career

interviews Mar 13, 2018
Do you ever look at your current job and wonder how you could start a new career in yachting?

Well, many people just like you have made the switch. Even if your background has nothing to do with travel or yachting, you can still apply your knowledge to launching your new career.


Today, we’re excited to share an interview with Wade Bordian.

He went to business school and worked in sales and marketing for several years before he decided to make the jump to working on a superyacht, and...

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A Day In The Life Of Superyacht Crew

Uncategorized Feb 27, 2018

Have you ever wondered what your average day might look like as superyacht crew? Interested in starting your new career, but still not sure if deckhand or stewardess is the right choice for you?

 

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!

 

Crew Life with Guests Onboard
 

The busy season for yacht crew will fall at different times of the year depending on...

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