Working on a superyacht: A complete guide to yacht jobs
Finding work within a competitive industry, such as a crew member aboard the world’s most impressive superyachts, can be a difficult task, with many suggesting its not what you know, but who you know that gets you where you want to be.
In order to help hopeful crew in getting their foot in the door, and existing crew to find new and ever-exciting roles within the industry, Yachting Pages has put together a guide to crew agents and yacht jobs - visit the articles below to find out the who, what, where and when of careers within the superyacht industry, helping you to secure that elusive yacht job.
There are lots of things that can come between the desire to crew superyachts, and actually securing a position. There's training, finances, and accommodation to think about during your search, as well as important lifestyle factors to consider. Read our guide to be taken through the journey of becoming superyacht crew.
To work on a superyacht is a dream for many, and with the industry rising from the flames of the recession, now seems to be the perfect time to get that first yacht job. Each year, hopeful candidates from around the world flock to popular yachting destinations with the hope of landing their dream job, but, with such competition, getting there may not be as simple as first seems.
Unsurprisingly, the operation and implementation of tasks aboard a superyacht is a full-time job for more than just one crewmember. With the superyacht industry offering such a wide range of roles and responsibilities, Yachting Pages offers a rundown of yacht crew positions and contracts.
Crew jobs can come up at any time and in any part of the world, so it's important for those seeking superyacht jobs to be in the right place at the right time to deliver their CV into the hands of waiting employers. Yachting Pages presents a guide on superyacht hiring ports, with advice on where to be and when.
Ask any captain or management company and they will tell you that finding reliable yacht crew is one of their most challenging and time consuming tasks. The yachting industry sees one of the highest turnover rates of any other industry, meaning there can be lots of competition for all yacht crew jobs. Yachting Pages presents yacht crew CV tips to help crew to stand out.
To work on a superyacht is a dream for many. With the industry rising up from the recession, now is the time to get that first yacht job. Each year, hopeful candidates from around the world flock to popular yachting destinations with the hope of landing their dream job, but, with such competition, how can you suceed in a yacht job interview?
Whether in port searching for that first superyacht job, or taking a well-deserved break from a long and tiring charter at sea, heading to the renowned yachting hubs and crew hangouts of your current destination can offer great fun, great friends and ample opportunity. Not only will you likely meet other crew members and crew hopefuls, you’ll also likely hear about upcoming yacht jobs.
Yacht jobs are both interesting and intriguing to those hoping to enter the industry, but without friends in the industry there is often a lot left to question. Yachting Pages answers a list of frequently asked questions for curious first-time yachtie, and provides some handy resources for those seasoned crew seeking more information.