Prepare For Your Year Off

coaching Sep 24, 2018


Have you considered taking a gap year?


Gap years have long been popular with young people looking for some space and time to explore, travel, or work before they move into a university course of study.  

In recent years though, more and more young and mid-career professionals are taking extended time off from their desk job or career.

Maybe it’s time to travel or explore a hobby, or volunteer in their community - the choices are endless.

One option that’s increasingly popular is a year or two working on a Superyacht! 

If you’ve got your eyes on some time away from your routine, and you fancy working on a superyacht, here’s how you can set yourself up for success!

Understand Your Goals & Timeframe


If you’re looking for some time away but don’t have a clear passion or next step other than travel, Superyachts could be an incredible opportunity.

With only a few weeks of required training and time needed to find a...

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Navigating the HIGH Seas; The Truth About Marijuana On Yachts

coaching Jul 16, 2018


Whether you like it or not, it’s a topic of much debate, particularly as recent years have led to a number of U.S. states and other countries decriminalizing the drug -- at least in certain circumstances.

In Canada, pot is already legal for medicinal use, and will become legal for recreational use in the fall of 2018.

The U.S. states of Colorado, Washington, Oregon, California, and several others have made the drug legal for recreational use, while even more allow it for medical use.

But it remains illegal according to Federal Law, leaving many would-be users confused and unsure of how to proceed.



In the U.S., since Marine Law falls under Federal jurisdiction, this means that the drug is still a no-go.

Across Europe and the Caribbean, laws vary from tough enforcement to legal use, or essentially ignored laws that prohibit the drug in theory, but rarely in practice.

And while the consequences can be severe for crew if they’re found with drugs...

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Plan For Success in 2018

coaching Jan 01, 2018
It’s a new year, FreshYacht Insider!  2018 is here, and with this fresh start, it’s a great time to take a few minutes to think about last year and set some goals for the year ahead.

So whether your goal is to get hired on a yacht this year, or you still need to finish school or finalize other commitments before launching your new career, here are a few things to consider as you’re creating your 2018 vision!

1. What Worked In 2017 and What Needs to Change?

Before you set concrete goals, think about the overall experience you’re trying to have, what’s already serving you in your life, and how you might be able make changes in the areas that matter.

Do some brainstorming about what’s working and what’s not, writing down habits, desires, dislikes, relationships, anything that crosses your mind. Just get them on paper for now!

2. Think About Your Foundation

This could be financial, educational, community -- but the truth is, we’re...

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