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News and Features

All the latest news and features from Flying Fish.

Am I Too Old To Work On a Yacht?

15th July 2019

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.

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Work on yacht age

Super Yacht Crew Salary Guide – 2019

25th June 2019

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.

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Superyacht Salary

Working as a Watersports Instructor – Max Rowe

17th June 2019

A video interview with Max Rowe, professional windsurfer and beach manager at Club Vass.

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10 Ways to Earn Money on a Gap Year

17th June 2019

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.

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Leaving the Armed Forces

12th April 2019

Michael, a former Royal Marine made the tough decision to leave the armed forces and now works as a Deckhand on a Superyacht.

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Finding a job as a Superyacht Stewardess

28th December 2018

After training as a Stewardess with Flying Fish, Rosie Jones tells her story of finding work as a Superyacht Stewardess.

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Why I became a Watersports Instructor

16th November 2018

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.

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Becoming a Yacht Stewardess

25th September 2018

From selling insurance to working on a luxury Superyacht, Kelly shares her journey to success and why she decided to become a Superyacht Stewardess.

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Ellie’s Amazing Gap Year With Flying Fish

31st May 2018

After finishing Uni, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do, there were so many choices but none of them were for me. I knew that I wanted to travel and I looked at ways to combine that travel and earn a living at the same time

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Not Going to Uni? Alternative Career Paths

20th April 2018

If you are not going to uni and are looking for some ideas on what to do next then our feature on the working on Superyachts may be of interest

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Why it’s a great time to be a Watersports Instructor!

8th April 2018

Windsurf foiling is the latest craze to hit the Windsurfing world. This exciting new addition to windsurfing see's you flying across the water.

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What if I fail my ENG1 medical

9th March 2018

If you have recently completed an ENG1 medical and have failed the Ishihara test which tests colour vision then don't give up hope as there is another test that can be completed which may prove helpful

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