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The Top Yacht Crew Jobs This Week

13 October 2021By Staff Report
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Crew agencies around the globe are reportedly in full swing as the crew job market grows hotter. “There are a lot of jobs, [and] not enough crew to fill them,” says Jill Maderia of Denison Yachting. So if you’re looking to get started or to make a move, check out some of these hot jobs listed this week. 

Captain

Job: Captain
Location:
Mediterranean
Permanent captain for new build. 200GT required, 500 GT preferred. American-flagged private 30-meter motor yacht. Start in Dec 2021, launching in Netherlands in Jan 2022.

Job: Captain
Location:
Fort Lauderdale  
Part-time captain on a 118-foot motor yacht. Minimal cruising.

Job: Captain
Location: Fort Lauderdale  
Captain needed on an 80-footer. Fort Lauderdale and New England season.

Job: Captain
Location:
Miami
American-flagged private/charter 86-foot motor yacht. Miami based with trips to Abacos and Exumas.

Job: Captain   
Location:
Miami    
Private 68-footer seeking a captain. Miami and Bahamas.

Job: Captain
Location: USA/Atlantic
Permanent captain for American-flagged vessel that is 75' to 99'. 

Job: Captain
Captain for a 105-foot motor yacht, U.S. flag. New England season; winter in Palm Beach and Bahamas. 200-ton license or greater needed with charter background and knowledge of cruising areas. Couples or individuals. 

Job: Captain
Permanent captain on a 74-foot American-flagged motor yacht with surface drive capabilities. Candidate with a 200T License or greater. Bahamas and local Miami/Key West trips.

Job: Captain
Location:
South of France
Permanent captain for private 24-meter motor yacht to cruise West Med. EU flag.

Job: Captain  
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Temporary (two months) captain for private 36-meter motor yacht. UK flag.

Job: Captain
Location: Caribbean
Based in Naples, Florida. Private family-owned 112-foot Westport. Itinerary: Gulf of Mexico, The Bahamas, Caribbean, and Eastern Seaboard.

 

Chef

Job: Chef
Location:
Summer: New England, Winter: Caribbean/Bahamas/FL
Permanent chef position on 160-foot Cayman Islands flagged private/charter motor yacht.

Job:
Chef
Location:
Fort Lauderdale  
Charter chef needed on a 112-foot Westport. Florida and Bahamas-based.

Job: Chef
Location:
Caribbean  
Charter chef needed on a 68-foot Lagoon. Headed to BVIs and Fort Lauderdale.

Job: Chef & Chief Stewardess  
Location:
Palm Beach   
Chef and Chief Stewardess on a 130-foot Westport, New England season.

Job: Freelance Cook/Stew
Location:
South Florida
Freelance cook/stew for 150-foot Cayman Islands-flagged motor yacht to help during yard period for October.

Job: Chef/Stew
Location: FL/Bahamas
Permanent cook/stew on American-flagged private vessel that is 100' to 149'. Female due to cabin arrangements and COVID-19 vaccination required.

Job: Crew Chef
Location:
South of France   
Crew chef for charter 75-meter charter motor yacht. Malta flag.

Job: Chef
Location: Italy
Chef for private 45-meter motor yacht. Cayman flag. 

Job: Cook/Stew
Location: Florida/Bahamas
Full-time cook/stew for US-flagged 88-foot motor yacht. Non-smoking US citizen or green cardholder required. Winter: FL/Bahamas and Caribbean, Summer: New England.

Job: Head Chef
Location:
South Florida
Private and charter 112-foot Sanlorenzo. Located in South Florida with plans to cruise The Bahamas, Northeast, Caribbean, and West Coast.

Job: Cook/Stew
Location:
South Florida/Bahamas
Freelance cook/stew for American-flagged private vessel that is 75' to 99'. Eight guests for owners' trip to Bimini. Boat will be back in Fort Lauderdale by November 7.

Job: Chef
Location:
Winter: Caribbean; Summer: New England  
Experienced chef for American-flagged 125-foot private/charter vessel. Must have STCW, excellent culinary, presentation, and organization skills. Help on deck (lines/fenders) if necessary. Approx. eight to 10 charters/year.

Job: Cook/Stew & Deckhand team
Location:
FL/Bahamas  
Freelance team cook/stew and deckhand for Marshall Islands-flagged 75- to 99-foot private vessel. Must have U.S. passport or green Card; preferred experience one to two years. Based in South Florida with seven-day trips to Bahamas. Must be COVID vaccinated, non smoking, no visible tatoos, STCW, and ENG1.

 Stews/Interior

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: South Florida/Bahamas
Permanent female chief stewardess (due to cabin arrangements) for 125-foot American-flagged private motor yacht.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: U.S. West Coast
Private 196-foot motor yacht. Marshall Islands flagged. 15 crew total; great benefit package. Currently on West Coast and exploring remote areas in Pacific and Hawaii. Crew will have time off to explore the areas cruised.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: South Florida/Caribbean
Semi/part-time Chief Stew on 40-meter South Florida-based, Cayman-flagged private/charter motor yacht. Could be full-time for right candidate. Will have busy winter season with lots of charters, must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, one year commitment.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: The Bahamas
2:2 Permanent Rotational Chief Stewardess for 70+ meter private motor yacht. Currently in The Bahamas. Must be double vaccinated.

Job: Junior Stewardess
Location: U.S. West Coast
Private 196-foot motor yacht. Marshall Islands flagged. 15 crew total; great benefit package. Currently on West Coast and exploring remote areas in Pacific and Hawaii. Crew will have time off to explore the areas cruised.

Job: Chief, Second, and Third Stewardess
Location:
Fort Lauderdale  
Interior team needed on a 150-foot busy charter yacht. Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Bahamas.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location:
South of France  
Permanent chief stewardess needed for 40-meter Malta-flagged charter motor yacht

Job: Second Stewardess
Location:
Fort Lauderdale  
150-foot motor yacht seeking a Second Stewardess. Private and charter. New England summer.

Job: Second Stewardess  
Location:
South Florida   
Permanent position on a Cayman Islands-flagged charter and private 150-foot vessel. Short South Florida yard period before heading to Caribbean for winter season, summers in New England.

Job: Stewardess
Location:
U.S. East Coast/Caribbean
Permanent steward/ess on US-flagged 100-foot private vessel. Must have US passport or Green Card. US East Coast, Bahamas, and Caribbean itinerary.

Job: Second Stewardess
Location: Caribbean
For 150-foot Cayman Islands-flagged motor yacht. Yacht will be in South Florida for short yard period before heading to the Caribbean for the winter.

Job: Second Stewardess
Location:
USA/Atlantic
Permanent second stewardess on a Cayman Islands-flagged private vessel (100 to 149 feet). USA-Atlantic based with an itinerary of The Bahamas and Mexico.

Job: Deck/Stew
Location:
Fort Lauderdale based
Freelance deck/stew on 2-boat program (62' Sportfish and 100' American-flagged private motor yacht). Looking for right person for full-time position after 30-day freelance job. No live aboard while docked in FLL. Early November Nassau trip on the 62'.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location:
South Florida/Bahamas
Chief Stewardess for U.S.-flagged 125-foot private motor yacht, with willingness to help on deck. Winter itinerary set primarily for Florida and The Bahamas. Required COVID-19 vaccination and female due to cabin arrangements.

Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: Florida/Bahamas
Permanent Chief Stewardess for U.S.-flagged 75- to 99-foot private motor yacht. Must have either U.S. passport or Green Card; preferred experience two to five years; tender dirving experience a plus.

Job: Service Stewardess 100m+
Location: Europe
Private 100-meter-plus motor yacht, 3:1 rotation, 1 year’s service experience required on a 70m+.

Job: Yoga Service Stewardess
Location: Europe
100m+ 3:1 rotation, world cruising. 1 year’s experience and 3 years yoga instructing.

Job: Second Stewardess & Deckhand
Location:
Fort Lauderdale  
Second stewardess and deckhand needed on a private 2020 motor yacht. Light charter, Bahamas season and plans to cruise the Mediterranean next spring.

Job: Stewardess
Location:
California  
88-foot motor yacht seeking a stewardess in Marina del Rey. Catalina Island and coastal cruising for summer

Job: Stewardess
Location:
South of France  
Permanent stew/crew cook for private 47-meter sailing yacht. Malta flag.

Job: Second Stewardess
Location:
Second stewardess for 70-meter yacht; 5:1 rotation. Previous experience as second stew on 50- to 70-meter yachts with three years' experience.

Job: Service Stewardess
Location:
Europe
100-meter-plus private motor yacht, 3:1 rotation, one year’s service experience required on a 70-meter-plus.

Job: Freelance Steward/ess
Freelance steward/ess for charter scheduled from October 1 to 8 departing from Fort Lauderdale on US-flagged 128-foot charter vessel. Must have US passport or Green Card, currect STCW, and vaccination record more than two weeks since second shot. 

Job: Second Steward/ess
Location: South Florida
Private and charter 112-foot Sanlorenzo. Located in South Florida with plans to cruise The Bahamas, Northeast, Caribbean, and West Coast.

Job: Yoga Instructor
Location: South Florida
Private and charter 112-foot Sanlorenzo. Located in South Florida with plans to cruise The Bahamas, Northeast, Caribbean, and West Coast.

Job: Deck/Stew
Location: South Florida/Caribbean
Semi/part-time Deck/Stew on 40-meter South Florida-based, Cayman-flagged private/charter motor yacht. Could be full-time for right candidate. Will have busy winter season with lots of charters, must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, one year commitment.

Job: Stewardess
Location: The Bahamas
Rotational stewardess for 70+ meter private motor yacht. Predominately back of house role, with at least 6 months experience of laundry and housekeeping on 50+ meter. Three months on, one month off. Currently in The Bahamas. Must be double vaccinated.

Job: Stewardess
Location: FL/Bahamas
Permanent stewardess for 75-foot to 99-foot U.S.-flagged private motor yacht. Must have U.S. passport or Green Card; preferred experience two to five years.

Job: Interior
Location: Fort Lauderdale/FLIBS
Dayworkers for The Oasis Lounge at FLIBS (Lounge hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily). May require setup and breakdown one to two days pre- and post-show. Responsibilities: keeping Lounge tidy, providing guest refreshments/snack service, assisting on welcome desk, greeting people, checking entry credentials, coordinating lunch orders, pickup, and deliveries, assisting with daily admin.

  

Deck

Job: First Officer
Location: U.S. West Coast
Private 196-foot motor yacht. Marshall Islands flagged. 15 crew total; great benefit package. Currently on West Coast and exploring remote areas in Pacific and Hawaii. Crew will have time off to explore the areas cruised.

Job: First Officer/Chief Mate
Location: South Florida/Caribbean
Semi/part-time First Officer/Chief Mate on 40-meter South Florida-based, Cayman-flagged private/charter motor yacht. Could be full-time for right candidate. Will have busy winter season with lots of charters, must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, one year commitment

Job: Bosun
Location:

Bosun needed for 50-meter motor yacht. B1/B2. Worldwide program. Cayman flag.

Job: Bosun
Location:
South of France  
Temporary bosun wanted for charter 49-meter motor yacht. UK flag.

Job: Deckhand
Location:
Palm Beach  
Deckhand needed on a 150-foot motor yacht. Tender driving experience, fishing a plus.

Job: Deck/Stew
Location: Florida/Caribbean
Start immediately on 150-foot Cayman Island-flagged motor yacht. 60 percent deck/40 percent stew work. Preferably female applicants due to cabin arrangements.

Job: Officer
Location: West Coast US, Mexico, Central America, South Pacific
Permanent officer position on 46-meter private motor yacht in USA-Pacific. Must have US Passport/Green Card.

Job: Deckhand
Location: South Florida
Freelance deckhand on a Cayman Islands-flagged private vessel that is 100' to 149' for two to three weeks for detailing yacht, no trips

Job: Deckhand
Location:
Saudi Arabia  
Temporary position (two months) for private 36-meter motor yacht. UK flag.

Job: Deckhand
Location:
Northeast U.S.
Private 191-foot motor yacht. Cayman Island-flagged and cruises with 14 crew total. Must have over a season experience and proficient with washdowns. Tender driving experience a plus, but not mandatory. Will spend season in New England; Palm Beach in winter.

Job: Deckhand
Location:
Europe
80 meter vessel, 60 days leave, private, dual season itinerary TBC. 0-2 years experience. 

Job: Mate
Location:
Florida/Bahamas
Full-time mate for US-flagged 88-foot motor yacht. Non-smoking US citizen or green cardholder required. Winter: FL/Bahamas and Caribbean, Summer: New England.

Job: Dive Instructor
Location: S. Florida/Caribbean
Permanent dive instructor for 36-meter Jamaican-flagged private/charter motor yacht. Must have one of the following: B1, B1/B2, Schengen, US Passport/GreenCard.

Job: Bosun
Location: West Coast US, Mexico, Central America, South Pacific
Permanent bosun position on 46-meter private motor yacht in USA-Pacific. Must have US Passport/Green Card.

Job: Mate
Location: South Florida
Private and charter 112-foot Sanlorenzo. Located in South Florida with plans to cruise The Bahamas, Northeast, Caribbean, and West Coast.

Job: Mate  
Location:
Florida/Bahamas  
Permanent mate for U.S.-flagged 75- to 99-foot private motor yacht. Must have either U.S. passport or Green Card; STCW, Medical certificate, PBL 2; preferred experience two to five years and must have tender driving experience.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Florida and The Bahamas
Female deckhand due to cabin arrangements on private 50-meter foreign-flagged motor yacht based out of Pier 66 Marina, Fort Lauderdale. Occasional trips to The Bahamas and Miami weekends.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Fort Lauderdale/FLIBS
Dayworkers for The Oasis Lounge at FLIBS (Lounge hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily). May require setup and breakdown one to two days pre- and post-show. Responsibilities: keeping Lounge tidy, providing guest refreshments/snack service, assisting on welcome desk, greeting people, checking entry credentials, coordinating lunch orders, pickup, and deliveries, assisting with daily admin.

Job: Deckhand & Cook/Stew team
Location: FL/Bahamas
Deckhand and Cook/Stew team for a prvate, U.S.-flagged yacht. Based in South Florida with seven-day trips to The Bahamas. Non-liveaboard position, lodging stipend provided. Must be COVID-19 vaccinated, non-smoking, no visible tattoos, STCW, and ENG1.

   

Engineer

Job: Chief Engineer
Location:
South of France  
Permanent position for charter 37-meter motor yacht. UK flag.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: US East Coast/Caribbean
Permanent deck/engineer on US-flagged 100-foot private vessel. Must have US passport or Green Card. US East Coast, Bahamas, and Caribbean itinerary.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Med
For 24-meter private/charter motor yacht. Winter will mainly be engineering and summer will be deck/engineer. Must be double vaccinated. Itinerary: currently in Malta (Winter) and summer Med cruising.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Mexico/Pacific Northwest
Permanent deck/engineer on US-flagged 118-foot private vessel. Mexico to Pacific Northwest itinerary.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Bahamas
Permanent Deck/Engineer for 40-meter Marshall Islands-flagged private sailing yacht.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Fort Lauderdale based
Freelance deck/engineer on 2-boat program (62' Sportfish and 100' American-flagged private motor yacht). Looking for right person for full-time position after 30-day freelance job. No live aboard while docked in FLL. Early November Nassau trip on the 62'.


Land-based

Job: Instructor
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Instructor for yachting courses for International Yacht Training Master of Yachts program. Must have work experience in commercial yachting industry and have held a COC at the level of Master of Yachts less than 200t for at least two years or similar qualification.

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