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Get a Crew Job at the 2021 Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

job hunting Aug 31, 2021
 

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest boat show in the world. It's also hands-down the biggest opportunity in the U.S. to find a job, build your network, and learn about the industry. 

 

The show is currently set to run as scheduled October 27 - 31, 2021 with enhanced COVID health and safety measures in place. So, this is great news for you when you're planning to launch your yachting career in 2021. 

But don’t just show up and...

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5 Interviewing Tips to Land Your Dream Superyacht Job

job hunting Aug 10, 2021

So you’ve decided to enter the yachting industry, you've done all of your training and now it’s finally time for your first big interview!

This is your chance to land a 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 strategies that will prepare you for a successful yachting interview, and set you apart from your competitors!

 

These are our 5 top tips for...

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How To Get Hired on a Yacht In The Mediterranean

job hunting Jun 15, 2021

As COVID restrictions are starting to ease up you might be thinking now is a good time to start that yachting career you've been dreaming about. So, as it's the summer months, the Mediterranean yachting season is in full swing.

 

From Antibes to Palma de Mallorca, the Mediterranean is a hub for some of the most glamorous and incredible yachting destinations -- and it’s a great place to start a yachting career.

 

Here are our top tips on how to get hired on a yacht in the...

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How to Master the COVID-Style Yachting Interview

job hunting May 25, 2021

As the world is starting to open up again and COVID restrictions are being lifted, you might be thinking now is a good time to start that yachting career you've been dreaming about.

 

But even though restrictions are being lifted and we can see life returning to somewhat normal - we're still not quite there yet.

 

So you might be asking, "how do I interview in this new world? 

 

Do I shake hands at an in-person interview or do that awkward elbow bump thing? 

 

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How to Work Part-Time in Yachting

job hunting Mar 30, 2021

So, you’re ready to live the life of a freelance yacht crew. No long-term liveaboard jobs, no drama, just flexibility and cash.

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...

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How to Create a Killer Yachting CV

job hunting Mar 22, 2021

So when you’re getting started in the superyacht world, you might not know how to set yourself apart from the rest of the candidates.

 

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...

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Find a Yacht Job at the Palm Beach Boat Show 2021

job hunting Mar 16, 2021

It's official! Palm Beach city officials just approved the plan for The Palm Beach Boat Show to go ahead this year -  and it’s a perfect place to find your first yachting job!

 

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...

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Your First Step in a Yachting Career - The Crew House

job hunting Sep 15, 2020
 Image: The Crew Grapevine, Antibes, France

 

When you first arrive in a yachting center and you're looking for a job on a yacht, staying in a crew house is a great option for inexpensive accommodation.

 

Crew Houses are BnB or backpacker type communes. Most crew houses have cozy environments with shared rooms, fully-equipped kitchens, laundry, and common lounge areas.

There are also usually computers and printers available to help crew with the job-hunting process.

When...

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Interviewing to Land Your Dream Superyacht Job

job hunting Aug 18, 2020

You’ve done all of your training and 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 Boat

 

Take the time to learn...

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4 Tips to Take Your Career From Land to Sea

job hunting Jun 01, 2020

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 you can write a CV that stands out -- and pivot from...

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