Work on a superyacht: A complete guide to yacht jobs
Finding work within a competitive industry, such as 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.
Recruitment tips for superyacht crew
Lots can come between the desire to crew superyachts, and actually securing a position. There's training, finances, and accommodation to think about, as well as important lifestyle factors to consider. Read our ultimate guide to figure out if a superyacht crew job is for you.
To work on a superyacht is a dream for many. As such, hopeful candidates flock each year to the crew hiring pubs of the world, but, with such competition, getting there may not be as simple as first seems. Discover how to navigate the superyacht recruitment process.
Unsurprisingly, the operation and implementation of tasks aboard a superyacht is a full-time job for more than just one crewmember. Find you crew position by reading our rundown of yacht crew roles, responsibilities, contracts and salaries.
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. Discover worldwide crew hiring ports.
The yachting industry sees one of the highest staff turnover rates than any other industry, meaning there can be lots of competition for all yacht crew jobs. Read yacht crew CV tips to help your CV to stand out from the pile.
To work on a superyacht is a dream for many. With the industry experiencing a skills-short market, now is the perfect time to secure that new yacht job. Read tips to suceed in your next yacht job interview.
Whether in port searching for that first superyacht job, or taking a well-deserved break from a long and tiring charter, heading to the yachting hubs and crew hangouts of your current destination can offer great fun, great friends and ample opportunity. Find yachting hubs and hangouts here.
Yacht jobs are both interesting and intriguing to those hoping to enter the industry, but without industry friends there is often a lot left to question. Discover frequently asked questions and answers for curious first-time yachties, and those seasoned crew seeking more information.
Recruitment tips for superyacht captains
As a superyacht captain, finding fantastic yacht crew (and holding onto them) is one of the continual tasks that never seems to get any easier. Recruiting those with that certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ can be difficult, which is where yacht crew agents can lend a hand.