There is superyacht work out there for couples, with the right attitude and perseverance, you will be able to find work and start a new exciting career.
You probably won’t have too many opportunities in life to take a full year off of your education or career and undertake some life changing gap year activities.
The first graduates of our new Yachtmaster Power Course came away with certificates in hand and anticipated excitement in the progression of their superyacht career.
We’re not saying it will be as easy for you as it would be for a more experienced person, but there are still loads of opportunities if you know where – and how – to look for them.
The average age people start a career on a yacht is between 22 and 35 years old. However, 40+ year olds can also find work but it may be initially a little harder.
Superyacht salaries start from €2,500 a month for Deckhands and Stewardesses, rising to €4,000+ for more senior roles. A Captain can make €12,000+ per month, depending on the size of the Superyacht.
A video interview with Max Rowe, professional windsurfer and beach manager at Club Vass.
A whole gap year travelling without earning money is not realistic for most people. You will need to find some money to help you along your journey. We are here to help.
Michael, a former Royal Marine made the tough decision to leave the armed forces and now works as a Deckhand on a Superyacht.
After training as a Stewardess with Flying Fish, Rosie Jones tells her story of finding work as a Superyacht Stewardess.
Amy had spent years on water sports holidays with her as a child and seen the life that the Instructors enjoyed working on the beach and wanted the lifestyle that a Watersports instructor enjoyed, here is Amy's story.