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A Stewardess on board a Superyacht after successfully completing Superyacht Stewardess training courses.

6 things you should know about being a Superyacht Stewardess 

If you’re reading this blog, then it’s probably safe to assume that you’re thinking seriously about working on board a Superyacht as a Stewardess! 

 Whether that’s because you’re looking for a fun and rewarding way to spend your gap year or because you’re aiming to fulfil your dreams of having a career on the ocean, becoming a Superyacht Stewardess is a truly fantastic path to take – as we’re sure the graduates from our Superyacht Stewardess training courses at Flying Fish

8 things your chosen Superyacht training course should include 

Once you’ve decided you’d like to work on a Superyacht, the next step is to choose your training course! 

There are lots of different courses to pick from out there, each with their own unique and amazing features – so it can understandably be tricky to decide between them. 

However, there are several different things that Superyacht crew training courses must absolutely include to fully prepare you for your career on the ocean and introduce you to the best job opportunities once

A view of the sunset from a Superyacht in summer, representing Superyacht industry jobs.

5 tips to survive (and thrive in) the superyacht summer season

At the time of writing, it’s May 2022, …Which means that we’re about to dive full swing into the summer Superyacht season! If you’re a newly qualified Superyacht Deckhand or Stewardess, this is a really exciting time. Your yacht is about to fill up with a range of exciting guests, and you’ll be getting hands on with a whole variety of tasks – all of which you’ll have been prepared for in your Superyacht training course!

A Flying Fish student riding a speedboat with a Union Jack flag in the background, representing a Superyacht Stewardess or Deckhand training course, UK

How to get a visa to train as a Stewardess or Deckhand in the UK

We get students from across the globe applying for our Superyacht training courses every year here at Flying Fish. However, depending on whereabouts you’re travelling from in the world to complete your Superyacht Stewardess or Deckhand training course in the UK, you might need to apply for a visa. Read on to find out whether you will need to apply for a visa to attend a Superyacht course in the UK, and if so, how to go about it…

Superyacht Stewardesses under the supervision of a Chief Stewardess, representing the hierarchy of Superyacht crew jobs.

The Superyacht crew hierarchy explained

When you first start looking for Superyacht crew jobs, you’ll most likely be considering becoming a Deckhand or Stewardess. These are two of the most popular entry point roles into a Superyacht career, and – as we never tire of saying here at Flying Fish – promise an abundance of benefits and incredible experiences!

A Superyacht Deckhand celebrating their success.

What makes a truly successful Superyacht Deckhand?

There are few careers more rewarding than that of a Superyacht Deckhand! When you become a Superyacht Deckhand, you’ll have the world (well, ocean!) at your feet, and years ahead of you to explore different parts of the globe, make some amazing friends for life, and earn a fantastic wage!

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What qualifications do you need to work on a Superyacht?

Whilst Superyacht jobs are (of course) among the best in the world, they do have a few similarities with your average 9-5-er… …Namely, in that there are specific qualifications you’ll need to have in order to be considered for a role...

Students completing their STCW Safety Training as part of their Superyacht Stewardess and Deckhand training programs

How to successfully pitch Stewardess or Deckhand training to your parents

So, you’ve decided to train as a Superyacht Deckhand or Stewardess! This is perhaps one of the most exciting decisions you’ll ever make, and you’ve got so much to look forward to on your Stewardess and Deckhand training programs.

A group of Superyacht Deckhands and Stewardesses on a speedboat, representing the duties involved in deck officer jobs on Superyachts.

5 Superyacht Deckhand duties you probably didn’t know about…

Deckhand/deck officer jobs on Superyachts are loads of fun - but did you know about these duties you’ll be expected to do? Read this blog to learn more!

A group of young women working in Superyacht Stewardess jobs, stood on the top deck of a superyacht.

7 skills every Superyacht Stewardess needs to succeed

If you’re thinking of applying for Superyacht Stewardess jobs, there are several skills you’ll need under your belt. Read this blog to learn what they are!