Depending on where you plan to look for your first job in yachting and your nationality, you may need to look into what visa is required for you to legally enter countries and work onboard. Here are 3 visa’s to consider for the yachting seasons: B1/B2 Visa (Caribbean and US Season) This is a multi-entry […]
Leaving my 9-5 job to start a new career at sea and get paid to travel the world was the best decision I ever made. Today I am forever grateful for the opportunities yachting gave me, from paying off my university debts to setting myself up financially and STILL having the abilty to travel to […]
You’ve got your first job on a yacht! You’ve packed, you’ve travelled and now at the boat about to walk onboard. EEEK! Those nerves kick in *Insert awkward smile* to new crew member greeting you on the dock. Listen to episode 50 of The Seaworthy Stew Podcast by clicking the icon above to hear on […]
As green crew, one way to land a permanent role as a yacht stew or deckhand is by building up your new yachting CV with day work. Learning how to get day work and taking advantage of those opportunities can be a stepping stone to starting your yachting career. Day work gives you an introduction […]
If you’re interested to see where an additional skill can take you in yachting check out episode #48 of The Seaworthy Stew Podcast I chat with Vee from @pilateswithvee_ a former Yacht Stewardess turned professional Pilates & Spa Manager onboard superyachts, Vee shares her insights into the yachting industry and how the environment differs from […]
Are you wondering what courses you need to work as a yacht stew? What will you learn from a stewardess course? Will doing a yacht stew course guarantee you a junior stew role? If these questions have been on your mind and you’ve been debating whether or not to do Interior Superyacht training, read on. […]
Your first charter onboard is always a daunting one. It’s an experience you won’t forget and can often feel like a blur with each day rolling into the next. As a first-time junior stewardess, there are ways you can prepare for your first charter which will, in turn, boost your overall confidence. From procedures to […]
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 […]
Your Yachting CV (Curriculum Vitae) is most likely the first point of contact a superyacht has with you. Therefore, putting together the Perfect Yachting CV is essential. After all, it’s your personal sales pitch to the Captain or Head Of Department looking to hire you! A Yachting CV differs significantly from a land-based CV. It features maritime […]
Learn from my first yachting mistakes! Let’s rewind to over 5 years ago when Jess was not a seasoned yachtie. She was an aspiring yachtie… wanting to be a yacht stewardess. She was young, had minimal funds, and limited knowledge of how the industry worked… well can you blame her? There was no information out […]
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.