Stories and information for the yachting community.

The Seaworthy Stew Blog

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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The best times to find a job in yachting to give you the best chance at scoring work! 1. At an international event such as a boat show 2. When the yachts are in season 3.  When there’s a change over of crew (generally at the start and end of a season) All of these […]

The best times to find work on a superyacht

Yacht Crew Training

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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Are you wondering what crew training you need to work on yacht? What qualifications are required for a stewardess?  From the STCW and ENG1 Medical to The Food Safety Hygiene Level 2 and Interior Stewardess Training. There are lots of training courses to work on a yacht, some are required and some are extra’s which […]

What Training Courses Do I Need To Work On A Yacht?

Housekeeping Yacht Stewardess

About Yachting, Life Onboard

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There are three main roles of a stewardess and they fall into a Laundry, Housekeeping or Service stew. On bigger boats when you’re on charter you will usually slot into one of these roles and then rotate between them all when off charter. On smaller boats you can often be doing all three roles. – […]

What Type Of Stew Are You – Housekeeping, Service or Laundry?

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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One of the big things that I know comes up in my community is that you’re worried you won’t get hired because you’re green and now even more so that COVID has been hanging around for far too long. This episode I am going to bust the myth that Yachts aren’t hiring green crew with […]

Green Crew Myth-Busting | “Yachts aren’t hiring green crew with COVID affecting the industry”

B1/B2 visa for yacht crew

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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Why you need a B1/B2 visa if you’re planning to work on a yacht which does the famous Caribbean season? The Caribbean yachting itinerary very likely includes cruising in U.S waters (at some point) so it is necessary for all crew to be legally entering the country on the correct visas. If the crew don’t […]

Why You Need a B1/B2 Visa To Work on Boats In The US & Caribbean

Yacht Stew

About Yachting, Superyacht Jobs

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Thinking about starting a career in yachting and wondering if you’re too old to work on a yacht? This blog post is for you.  Wanting step by step guide to getting started in the superyacht industry check out The Yachting Kickstarter Guide. To give you an overview the industry is made up of people from […]

Am I Too Old For A Career in Yachting?

Nikki Loots

About Yachting

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In this episode, we take a look within. Transformational coach Nikki Loots asks ‘what does your dream life look like?’ We chat about the challenges yacht crew face within the industry and how to overcome these and create a positive mindset onboard.   WARNING! This episode will really give you the push to follow your dreams […]

Yachting, Mindset and Believing In Yourself

About Yachting

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Want to live and work onboard a superyacht and get paid to travel the world, sounds good right? There is really a lot to share about the yachting industry, so before you begin your journey it’s worthwhile to listen to this podcast or read the stew diary blog. You can learn more about the 5 things you need to know before you get into the industry to decide if it’s a hell yes from you or maybe not for me decision.

5 Things you need to know before you join Yachting

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I am a yacht stewardess now living life back on land! After 5 years travelling the world on Superyachts. I want to share with you how you can do it too! Because I just had the time of my life!

Whether you’re over your 9-5 and dream of travelling the world whilst getting paid (great money!) to do it, you’re an airline stewardess looking to swap your wings for sealegs, you're looking for the ultimate gap year job, or you’ve just heard about the industry and you want to know more…

I’m here for you! Giving you the push you need. Because I believe in adventures over things and stories over stuff! And yes my loved ones have heard them all, so hopefully they will be put to use in helping you get a job on a superyacht.

I believe in an open mind, big dreams and a wild heart.

Hey, I'm Jess. 


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