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Get Hired (and avoid COVID) at the 2020 Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

job hunting Sep 28, 2020
 

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 28th through November 1st, with enhanced COVID health and safety measures in place.

 

In fact, it's one of the only major boat shows in the world scheduled to go ahead in 2020.


Here are some of the major...

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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

Hey there FreshYacht newbie! 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...

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How to Find a Superyacht Job in Antigua

job hunting Nov 04, 2019
 
Have you thought about combining a tropical vacation with starting a new career working on superyachts?

 

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 of current immigration...

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Get Hired at the 2019 Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

job hunting Oct 22, 2019

 

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 30 - November 3, 2019, and it’s hands-down the biggest opportunity in the U.S. to find a job, build your network 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 a...

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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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