But first -- you need to get certified. Just like you need to have a driver’s license to operate a car, or CPR to work as a lifeguard at your community pool, working on a superyacht demands some basic skills and qualifications.
Without these certifications, no captain will even think of hiring you. So take the time to learn the ropes and you’ll be...
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 mean...
But the reality of the job can be intimidating. You’re far from home, traveling to distant destinations, and you may be afraid of feeling disconnected from your friends and family.
The good news is that the yachting lifestyle offers two great methods of countering any sense of loneliness or isolation and staying connected while you’re at sea.
It sounds like a dream -- but what is it REALLY like?
Today we’re digging into the pros and cons of working as a freelancer in yachting, and what you can expect - so you can know whether a freelancing career is right for you!
What Is It?
First, let’s take a look at what freelancing means in the yachting world. A freelance job can...
After all, so many people want to explore the world’s amazing nautical destinations - while getting paid! It can be hard to stand out among other entry-level applicants.
Here at FreshYacht, we give you the training and knowledge you need to break into a superyacht career. Today’s post will take you through 3 key things you...
This year the show will take place March 25th - 28th and feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts.
Last year the show was canceled due to COVID but will go ahead this year with increased safety measures in place.
First, the show will be completely ticketless, masks will be...
“Normal” travel may look different than ever before, with many hospitality jobs lost as people have hit pause on regular travel. But the charter yacht industry is on fire!
Are you one of the nearly 5 million people who lost a restaurant job during the COVID pandemic, as reported by the New York Times?
Maybe you didn’t lose your job, but you’ve had reduced hours or income as a result of the past year.
Or, you’ve been scared by what’s happened and you don’t think your career is a safe long-term place to be anymore.
No matter what’s brought...
A yacht chef job is an incredible opportunity to use your cooking skills to travel the world safely, while quickly improving your finances.
In today's world with COVID lockdowns and restaurant closures, a superyacht job allows you to use your cooking experience and travel in a safe bubble. The nature of yachting is an isolated environment making it a perfect vacation destination for the guests.
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 “land life” to superyacht life -- and you can do the same!
Here are some of the best tips we’ve collected over the years on how you can write a CV that stands out -- and...
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.