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Make Your Yachting C.V. Float To The Top!

job hunting Jun 04, 2019

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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How To Transfer Your Skills To Superyachts

job hunting May 21, 2019

Looking to launch your career on a superyacht, but never stepped on a boat?

 

That’s okay! Once you’ve done your mandatory training, you’ll find that many skills from your previous career or life are transferable to the yachting industry.

 

Today we’ll dig into a few common skill areas that people bring to yachting -- and help you see how you can take these experiences and transfer them to your yachting resume!

 

Superior Customer Service

 

So...

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How To Get Hired In The Mediterranean

job hunting May 07, 2019

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 your superyacht career.

 

FreshYacht is here to help you launch a new life on the water, and today we’re sharing our top tips on how to get hired in the Mediterranean!

 

Choose Your Port:

 

Should you head to Palma de Mallorca, or to Antibes? The good thing is, there’s not a bad choice. A lot of...

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Get Hired -- In Antigua!

job hunting travel Oct 23, 2018

 

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again -- if you want a job on a yacht, you’ve got to be where the yachts are.

 

Antigua in the Caribbean is one of the hot spots for the yachting community. So if Florida is really not your thing, or you just want a little more adventure, Antigua might be a fun, tropical place to base yourself for job hunting!

 

Here’s what you need to know to start your job hunt in Antigua:

 

Getting There:

 

Be aware...

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The Insider's Guide to the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show

job hunting Sep 11, 2018

If you haven’t already booked your flights and bought tickets for the Ft Lauderdale Boat Show, add it to your to-do list!

This year’s show happens October 31 - November 4, 2018, and it’s hands-down the biggest opportunity in the U.S. to build your network, find a job, and learn about the industry.

But don’t just show up and hope for the best!

We’ve got 7 tips for how you can make the most out of your Boat Show experience - including planning a working pub crawl!...

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Crew Houses - Your Interview Starts Here

job hunting Aug 28, 2018
 
The Crew Grapevine, Antibes

 

We’ve talked about some of the most exciting spots in yachting worldwide, and the best techniques for jumpstarting your career.  

When you travel to a yachting hub, staying in a crew house is a great way to fast-track building your network and meeting other yacht crew.

But beware -- staying in a crew house is not only a place to sleep, it’s the first day of an extended interview for a superyacht job.

Here’s how you can...

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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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The Beginner’s Guide to Dockwalking

job hunting Jun 03, 2017

Every industry comes with its unique type of job searching.

In the world of superyachts, it’s not cold-calls, informational interviews, or sending resumes to job boards and human resources departments.  If you want to work on a yacht, you’ll need to start with some solid dockwalking.

 

So what is dockwalking?

Ultimately, it’s just what it sounds like: walking around marinas and talking to boat captains and crew in the hopes of finding yourself a job.

Dockwalking...

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