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Deck Cadet
federico
Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 10:05 PM
Joined: 23/02/2010
Posts: 1


hello, i wanna know if any yachts looks for a deck cadet. and how to contact with these yachts. thank.
Chief
Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2010 2:03 PM
Joined: 02/06/2008
Posts: 341


Hello Federico,  The short answer is no. Yacht crewing is pretty much a DIY enterprise and training is via the self improvement route.

If you are looking for a sponsored position or a true maritime college cadet program you will have to look at the commercial maritime industry.

Good luck

junior
Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:03 PM
Joined: 14/01/2009
Posts: 1026


Hi Federico. When I was a young guy back in 1975 I signed on a Sail Training vessel. No Pay, room and board, very much fun and learned plenty.. Did a transatlantic and the US Bicentennial . Not sure what happens in the Sail Training world these days, they could be simply charter boats for paying passengers, but you might want to investigate. Sorry about the loss of formating for the links. Dockwalks software is a joke. http://www.sailtraining.org/ http://www.asto.org.uk/ http://www.pride2.org/index.php http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tall_Ships'_Races
 
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