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 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.