Firstly - the terms "CV" and "Resume" may be used interchangeably and may serve near identical purposes. CV is the common term used in Europe, Canada and elsewhere in the world - including the international yachting community. It is short for the Latin phrase: Curriculum Vitae. Americans typically use the term Resume. It may be [...]
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm Location: 1635 Miami Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 (map & directions) SNACKS & DRINKS! Event Sponsored By: Crew4Yachts.com, Professional Yacht Master Training USA, Big Blue Yachtwear, YachtyRentals, Dutchy's Courment Sausages and Longbow Marine.
The question is often asked; "What is STCW? And, What is STCW Basic Safety Training?" These are a very good questions, and ones that all yachties who have taken their required STCW course, which is anyone who wants to be eligible to work on a yacht, can tell you. The Standards of Training, Certification and [...]
Ah yes, it’s that time of year again. When the summer season has ended, people are jumping ship (no pun intended) and everyone comes together to take part in the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS as it has been rightfully shortened). This year marks the 56th annual FLIBS and it’s no wonder why after [...]
You’ve taken all your courses and you graduated with flying colours… now what? It’s time to get a job, of course! Looking for a job in the yachting industry isn’t hard, and getting the one you want doesn’t have to be rock science, but here are a few tips that will ensure it won’t be [...]
Superyachts helping the economy? How does a $70 million yacht help anyone besides the people who are enjoying its luxury? It may even seem challenging to come up with some answers if you’ve never worked on one or had the joy of listening to stories of someone who did. But rest assured, whether it’s building [...]