How To Work On A Private Yacht?

To get hired on a yacht with no experience you need to:

  • Be in the right place at the right time.
  • Have a professional resume.
  • Register with Luxury Yacht Group.
  • Complete basic STCW classes.
  • Build references with day work.
  • Maintain contact 24/7.

How much do you make working on a yacht?

Compensation for chief stews runs anywhere from $3,450 to $5,650 a month on smaller yachts (80 to 140 feet) to $5,200 to $8,000 a month on yachts over 140 feet. It is very common now to see $65K and $70K salaries, or even $90K+ on the much larger vessels.

Is it hard to get a job on a yacht?

A question we’re often asked at Superyacht Crew Agency is, “Can you get a job on a superyacht without experience?” The answer is yes, absolutely. The most common entry-level positions are Deckhand and Stewardess roles, but on larger yachts, it’s also possible to secure an entry-level position as the Crew Cook.

How do you become a crew member on a yacht?

Essential things to know to get your first crew position ABOARD A SUPERYACHT.

  1. There ARE Superyacht Crew jobs available.
  2. Kick Start your Superyacht Career.
  3. Register with Crew Agencies. Prepare a Resume/CV.
  4. Be Professional.
  5. Network.
  6. Useful Skills.
  7. Get top pay for your superyacht crew job.
  8. Commitment Counts.

Is Yachting a good career?

There are currently over 15,000 yachts in the world large enough to require professional, qualified yacht crew and as a result this industry is growing rapidly each year. A career in yachting can be rewarding, exciting and a wonderful opportunity to travel the world and explore new horizons!