Worldwide yacht crew job opportunities exist for yacht captains, mates, yacht stewardess, engineers, sailing instructors and delivery skippers
Typically, a super yacht will arrive in the Mediterranean from the Caribbean between February and May to start the summer season.
From sailing clubs at home to holiday resorts in exotic locations, being a sailing instructor will give you the chance to travel the world, doing what you love.
In general there is a hierarchy of yacht crew positions but the role itself and jobs descriptions will very from yacht to yacht. The diagram is a basic crew structure on board a super yacht.
Like any job you will be paid a salary each month. When you start working on a super yacht the Officer, Management Company or person in charge will ask for your bank details.
A gap years offers far more than just travelling. You will figure out what is important, make better choices and help you to pursue your passions.
Delivering a 5 star service, your duties as a super yacht stewardess is to maintain the yacht's interior and provide the highest standard of hospitality.
Ben Dunne left his job in London, completed his Deckhand Course with us and has gone on to forge a career in the incredible and exciting super yacht industry.
Nikita Sutton recently made the switch, leaving her accounting career to pursue adventure and get out of the Monday - Friday routine. Here is her story....
In September 2019, Flying Fish organised the first ever RYA Windsurf Foiling Instructor Course abroad in Vassiliki, Greece.
The best gap year companies mostly specialise in a particular niche industry, but they all help with organising and fulfilling your gap year experience.