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First Yacht Job - 3 Key Things Needed
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First Yacht Job - 3 Key Things Needed

Being a yacht crew member can be a fun and rewarding job. However, it takes an intense amount of preparation, focus, and attention to detail. Does this sound like you? Before you get started, here's 3 key things you need before you start your job hunt:



1. Certification

To start, all yacht crew need to acquir...
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Yachting Terms Every Yachtie Should Know
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Yachting Terms Every Yachtie Should Know



As a new yachtie, it can be overwhelming with the flood of new information. Although there are quite a few words to learn, here are some basic terms you'll need to know for the yacht life:

Parts of the Yacht



Bow: front of the boat


Stern/Aft: back of the boat


Port: left side of a yacht...
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Yacht Jobs: 3 Ways to Stay Positive During the Search
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Yacht Jobs: 3 Ways to Stay Positive During the Search

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or an aspiring yachtie, we've all been there at some point: you've been looking for that perfect yacht job, and it's been weeks and still nothing seems to be the right fit! It's easy to get down in the dumps or panic-accept the first job that comes your way because funds are running lo...
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Wine 102: Wine Service for Yacht Stewardesses
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Wine 102: Wine Service for Yacht Stewardesses

Now that you've had an introduction to wine, here's how to properly serve wine to guests:



Wine Serving Temperatures



Graphic by Wine Folly

Did you know that even red wine is supposed to be "slightly cool"? In order to give guests the best wine experience, make sure to match the temperature to the wine....
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Wine 101: Introduction to Wines for Yacht Stewardesses
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Wine 101: Introduction to Wines for Yacht Stewardesses

Basic wine skills and pairings are a tricky thing to learn. However, as a stewardess, you'll need good wine knowledge to better serve guests. We found 4 helpful charts to help even the greenest of stews better understand:

Types of Wine Glasses



When you get on board, you'll encounter so many glasses! Between a...
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10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht
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10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht

We saw a rant on FB recently about how difficult working on a yacht can be. We get it, the long hours, the no days off, demanding guests, etc. BUT, we would like to point out how amazing it can be to live on the water, hang out on the beach with crew, enjoy life nobody on land could possibly understand. Here are 10 mem...
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How To Get Deckhand Jobs
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How To Get Deckhand Jobs

If you're new to the industry and looking for a yacht job, it's tough to know what yacht positions to go for. Generally speaking, you can choose from interior positions (yacht stewardess or chef) or exterior positions (deckhand or junior engineer) or a hybrid role like (deck/stew or deck/engineer). Deckhands are respon...
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How To Get Yacht Steward/ess Jobs
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How To Get Yacht Steward/ess Jobs

Steward/esses are in charge of the interior of the yacht. They are responsible for guest satisfaction, service, bartending and interior upkeep. Do you have amazing attention to detail and a desire to serve others? Find a job on a yacht as a yacht steward/ess! Here are some other things you need to know to get started:...
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Yacht Theme Ideas
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Yacht Theme Ideas

While on board as a yacht stew/steward, there is a good chance you'll be asked to prepare for some sort of event or celebration. However, there must be a fine balance between making it fun and having it not be tacky. Instagram and Pinterest are great resources for fun and classy solutions. In our experience and for obv...
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Survive Being Sick Aboard a Yacht
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Survive Being Sick Aboard a Yacht

You're in the middle of a busy charter — serving guests, setting up water sports, cleaning, running guests to shore, going full steam ahead! All of a sudden, you don't feel well. You know you're getting sick. Even when you take great care of yourself, there are still times where you might feel a little under the...
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