Helpful hints, suggestions and how-to’s on the topics of working aboard a large yacht as a hired crew member.

Are you in the early beginnings of your career working on yachts? Are you transitioning from the traditional hospitality industry or from more modest boats or a different category of boating such as fishing charter boats or the cruise ship industry? Read on.

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Importance of Yacht Owner and Crew Relationships

2016-11-28T15:49:41-05:00Categories: Working on a Yacht|

It’s one of those subjects that is very rarely discussed amongst crew and is instead just silently respected – however having a great working relationship between crew members and owners can either cost you your job or be a real lifesaver. Yet it is so strangely different from the regular relationship an employee would have [...]

Newest Course: Personal Watercraft Instruction & Certification

2016-11-28T15:49:45-05:00Categories: Working on a Yacht|Tags: , , , , |

Its no secret, super yachts have toys, and lots of them. While there are several different types of toys, it is almost guaranteed that all yachts will be equipped with jet skis, wave runners, or as they are commonly encompassed as; personal watercraft. For several years, deck hands, first mates, bosons, and anyone on the [...]

How to Prepare for your First Ocean Crossing on a Yacht

2017-08-04T17:03:42-04:00Categories: Working on a Yacht|Tags: , , , , , |

We hate to break it to you, but if you’re in the yachting industry its inevitable that you’re going to have to do the famous “Atlantic Crossing” at some point in your yachting career. This inevitable factor will typically come into play when yachts follow the Mediterranean summer season, ending out the year with a [...]