With an understanding of the requirements and certifications, starting a career as a Yachtie will not seem so daunting.
Whilst it is often reviewed as 'trashy TV', Below Deck does shed a light into some of the tasks, responsibility and duties of both Deckhands and Stewardesses.
The Seafarer's Earnings Deduction (SED) allows 100% of on-board earnings to be exempt from UK income tax. Learn if you qualify & how to claim you tax back.
To be paid very well to travel the world, have most expenses taken care of, meet incredible people and make memories that will stay with you for the rest of your life, it is safe to say yachting is a great career choice.
If you have experience in administration or finance then the Yacht Purser role could be a fantastic opportunity for you to carve out a career working on Superyachts.
Yacht crew agencies will be able to help find work for all types of positions and experience, from Yacht Captains down to green (new) Stewardesses and Deckhands.
To get the latest information about what is happening in the world of superyacht recruitment, we spoke to Lisa at YPI Crew, who runs our graduate recruitment days in Antibes.
We discuss how the impact of Coronavirus may force a technology change in the yacht crew recruitment process.
The MCA has written a contingency plan for those who find themselves unable to update their STCW certificates
Learning how to beach start is a fun manoeuvre to learn windsurfing. It is a quick way to get up, more rewarding than up hauling and looks cool!
We want to update you regarding the Coronavirus (COVID 19) as we can all see it is starting to impact on our daily lives.
There are a number of different course options to choose from but if you have no prior experience, then you may have come across the term ‘zero to hero’ Yachtmaster.