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Day Working
Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 6:41 AM
Joined: 13/11/2011
Posts: 1

I just recently helped out on a private yacht as a day worker and absolutely loved it. I'm highly considering trying to find more day work in my area. I go to school but I'm surrounded by three different marinas, and I was told to just go to these marinas and dock walk to see if any other crews need help. I was just wondering if there is a certain way I should go about this, or if anyone has any tips about day working. I'm pretty new to this, so any advice is greatly appreciated.
Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 10:08 AM
Joined: 14/01/2009
Posts: 1026

Local students looking for daywork are always welcome on the yachts. Many times a young guy will cruise by the boat looking for weekend or after school work. I always have a million jobs to get done,. BUT...first I must know your skills and reliability...THEN , since I cant let you work unsupervised , I must work every weekend for the rest of my life. Bummer... I suggest that when looking for after school daywork , YOU PROPOSE THE WORK that you can get done with little supervision and on your own time. Every yacht needs a young guy to cruise by on Saturday and wash the oily, exhaust and harbour muck soiled waterline...every yacht needs a young guy to spend the weekend with a tube of metal polish and a rag working over the stainless steel. Start with these simple jobs, then once you work into the yachts program , other after school tasks will arise.
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