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The Top Yacht Crew Jobs This Week

24 May 2022By 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: South Pacific
Captain for a private, modern 52-foot Sydney-based chase boat to be solely responsible for the running and the upkeep of the boat. Primarily used for water sports and spear fishing trips and it will support the owner’s larger Sydney-based yacht. Live ashore role.

Job: Captain
Location: US/Atlantic
Seasonal captain for a 62-foot Pershing for day trips when needed. Season is May through September running the family boat in NY for the summer. Young family with two kids, a boy and a girl (12 and 14). Also have a little wakeboard boat docked up there already which they like to use occasionally. 3 bedroom house available to crew with a vehicle.

Job: Captain
Location: Med
Captain for M/Y Ellicha, 105-foot Mangusta with Kamewa jets, based in Imperia, Italy.

Job: Captain
Location: Med
Captain who lives in the area of Puerta Banus for a privately owned 21-meter yacht. Need to have Yachtmaster offshore. Family will fly in for long weekends and use the yacht on a day sail basis. Throughout the winter there will be a retainer to take care of the yacht.

Job: Captain
Location: US/Atlantic
Captain for a US-flagged 87-foot private and charter vessel. Winter: FL/Bahamas (Miami) and summers: New England (Newport, RI). Owners enjoy casual and laid back atmosphere and looking for captain to build a team in a long-term and secure position. Mechanically minded, engine room maintenance, and troubleshooting capabilities a must.

Job: Captain
Location: Med
Captain for a 17-meter charter catamaran with a team of 3 crew in South of France. Must hold Yachtmaster Offshore (C.E.). Contract from end of May/June until November, chance of permanent contract after successful charter season. Candidate must be in EU.

Job: Captain
Location: Med
Temporary charter yacht captain for 36-meter explorer motor yacht. Candidate must have previous charter experience on a similar size vessel and hold a minimum of a master 500 GT COC.

 

Chef

Job: Head Chef
Location: US/Pacific
Permanent head chef for a private Cayman Islands flagged vessel. Lowkey owner usually travels with 1 or 2 guests. Loves seafood dishes when on board. Older gentleman, no parties.

Job: Chef
Location: US/Pacific
Chef for a high-performance sailing yacht. Candidates to join in San Diego. Boat will stay there until late June before heading to Alaska for a boss trip in July/August and then down to NZ for September where they will stay for a good few months.

Job: Chef
Location: Med
Chef for a 17-meter charter sailing catamaran with 3 crew. Some deckhand skills are preferred.

Job: Chef
Location: Med
Chef for a private 28-meter motor yacht in Athens. Cooking for up to 6 guests and 4 crew. Generally healthy Med style cuisine and light buffet lunches. Boat will cruise Ionian and Aegean areas.

Job: Sous Chef
Location: Med
Sous/Crew chef for a 70-meter private yacht for 18 crew. Join the yacht in Balearics, Spain. Cuisine would largely be fresh Mediterranean with a mix of British and Asian. Cruising Mediterranean summer 2022 and winter Caribbean 2023. Male applicants only due to cabin arrangements. Priority given to fully vaccinated candidates.

Job: Chef
Location: Med
Chef for a 45+ meter sailing yacht with a busy private/charter program. Chef will be cooking healthy, fresh, locally sourced produce. Cooking for crew of 8.

Job: Chef
Location: Med
Seasonal chef position for a privately owned 90-foot catamaran. Will work in a nice sized galley and prepare simple, healthy, locally sourced cuisine served Mediterranean style buffet.

Job: Sous Chef
Location: US/Atlantic
Sous chef for a 55-meter private/charter yacht, which is currently in West Palm Beach and will be crossing to the Med for the summer charter season. 8 weeks of charter booked so far. Winter will be spent in Greece for a shipyard period (paint and interior work). Must have B1/B2.

Job: Cook/Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Permanent cook/steward(ess), ideally with sailing experience. Cooking for guests and crew (mainly Mediterranean cuisine), ironing, laundry, housekeeping, provisioning, inventory, turn downs. Season start in June – September, ideally stay in Turkey for winter. Contract: one season or one year.

Job: Cook/Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Seasonal cook/steward(ess) for a private 95-foot US-flagged yacht for summer season of 5 months. Duties: light cooking, provisioning, and knowledge of lines and fenders. Projected itinerary: South Florida, New England areas, Maine. Must be available in South Florida for interviews. Non-smoker, US Citizen, or Greencard holder only.

Job: Cook/Steward
Location: Med
Cook/Stew for a private 80-foot yacht. Season in the Balearics. Crew of 4.

Job: Cook/Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Cook/stew for a private 24-meter motor yacht based in South of France. Must have some experience in cooking. Must be fully vaccinated.

Job: Cook/Deck or Cook/Stew
Location: Med
Seasonal deck/cook or stew/cook for 27-meter motor yacht. Private and charters with an exciting itinerary.

 Stews/Interior

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Second stewardess for charter and private vessel. STCW, ENG1 license preferred, strong tender operating skills, two years in yachting minimal. Yacht will not charter this summer in New England but will charter heavily after summer season. Non-smoker, non-visible tattoos, clean background check, clean drug test.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Second steward(ess) for a 46-meter charter and private yacht, which is currently in Fort Lauderdale and the interior is being set up for new owners. Vessel will be in the Antigua Charter Show and Med for summer 2022. Must be vaccinated and have B1/B2 in hand.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Second steward(ess) for a 38-meter private/charter yacht. Boat has a 10-day charter and 2-week charter in the Bahamas, then 1 month yard period.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Permanent Chief Stewardess for a private 43-meter yacht based in Italy during off season. Female candidates must be in South of France for interviews. English and French mandatory, Italian a plus.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Chief Stewardess for a 50-meter private motor yacht. Only European community nationality.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Second stewardess for a 46-meter charter sailing yacht. Duties include housekeeping and service. Boat based in Greece.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Second Stewardess for a 42-meter private motor yacht, based in the Med.

Job: Junior Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Third Stewardess for a 44-meter charter yacht, based in Athens at the moment. Accept greenies who are willing to learn more.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal Chief Stewardess for a 35+ meter private and charter motor yacht. Med itinerary with trips booked. Must have 1-2 seasons of experience with a similar role.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal Chief Stew for a private 80-foot sailing yacht. Take control of the interior and running it smoothly with up to 11 guests. Four crew. Could go permanent for the right candidate.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal Chief Stewardess for a private 43-meter private motor yacht based in Turkey.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Chief Stewardess for a 155-foot private/charter sailing yacht. Overseeing a second stewardess. Wine knowledge or sommelier experience a plus. Employer is looking for a healthy active person who is also a yoga instructor.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Chief stewardess for a 65-meter private motor yacht based in South of France. Female candidate due to cabin arrangements and who can lead 2 junior stews. Interior team of 6, full rotation between service, housekeeping, and laundry.

Job: Head of Housekeeping
Location: Med
Temporary Head of Housekeeping for a 130+ meter yacht. Housekeeping team of 10.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal (potential to become permanent) second stewardess for a 45+ meter charter motor yacht to complete interior team of 4 for a back-to-back booked charter season. Must be confident in laundry, housekeeping, and service as interior rotates.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal second stewardess for a private 47-meter motor yacht. Must have 2/3 seasons experience minimum and EU passport. Boat is going through a refit until July, so short season. Cooking skills a huge bonus since the chef is only on board when the owners are. 6 crew.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Second stewardess for charter vessel with busy itinerary. Must have two seasons experience at minimum. Will need to assist with laundry, service and housekeeping. Valid certificates of an STCW, ENG1, Food & Hygiene certificate. Has to be vaccinated. No Tattoos, Non smoker.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: USA-Atlantic
Seasonal steward(ess) for a US-flagged charter and private vessel that is 75' to 99' (23 to 30 meters) in length. Candidate must have US passport/Greencard.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent steward(ess) position for a Jamaican-flagged charter and private vessel. Must have B1/B2, US Passport, or Green Card.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent steward(ess) for a private Marshall Islands-flagged yacht that is 100' to 149' (31 to 45 meters) in length. Family oriented program that likes a fairly high level of service. Sole stew position with a freelance stew joining during trips. Guests are on 7 to 10 days a month. Will also consider teams with a qualified mate confident in large tender driving.

Job: Chief Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Chief stew for a 42-meter sloop in the Mediterranean. Private program only. Initially be seasonal position that may lead to full time. Will cruise the Western Med and also the Greek islands. Must be competent with running all aspects of the interior and delivering a high standard of service to the owners. Second stew to manage.

Job: Junior Steward(ess)
Location: US/Atlantic
Temporary junior stewardess for a foreign-flagged private 55-meter yacht. Florida/Bahamas based.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Stewardess with at least two seasons of experience for a private and charter 33-meter yacht. Main duties: interior cleaning, table service, laundry. Essential to speak basic Italian and English.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal sole stewardess for a 28-meter UK-flagged motor yacht. 4 month contract, only EU citizen.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Stewardess for a private 33-meter motor yacht, based in South of France. Italian speaking is a plus. Yacht has great team of 6 crew. One junior stew/cook will be under your responsibility and organization.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Stewardess for a private/charter 30-meter motor yacht based in Monaco. Charters booked for the season. Must speak English, French is a plus.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal second stewardess for a 45-meter charter motor yacht in Imperia, Italy. Must have at least 1 season experience on a motor yacht with similar role. Candidates must be located in Imperia or nearby for a face to face interview.

Job: Masseuse/Stew
Location: Med
Second stew/masseuse for a 45-meter private motor yacht. Needs to be strong in service, at least 1-2 seasons in yachting.

Job: Masseuse/Stew
Location: Med
Stew/masseuse for a 72-meter private/charter motor yacht. Must have their booster/second dose within 260 days to enter Spain. Must have no visible tattoos and be well presented.

Job: Masseuse/Stew
Location: Med
Second stew/masseuse for a 45-meter private boat. Beautician skills will be a huge bonus. Permanent position for the right candidate.

Job: Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Stewardess for a 30-meter private and charter sailing catamaran. Itinerary: SOF, Italy, Corsica, and Sardinia. Must speak French and English.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal second stewardess for a 43-meter motor yacht based in Italy. Must be in South of France for interviews. Must be efficient with computers, a team player and self-starter. STCW and ENG1 up to date.

Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal second stewardess for a 45+ meter charter motor yacht (potential to become permanent and progress). Complete interior team of 4 for back-to-back booked charter schedule. Must be confident in laundry, HK & service as interior rotates. Candidates in the Med will be given preference.

Job: Stew/Masseuse
Location: Med
Stew/Masseuse for a charter and private vessel in Italy. Preferably with PT/Yoga skills or any additional skills. Needs to be fully vaccinated, female due to cabin arrangements.

  

Deck

Job: Bosun
Location: US/Atlantic
Bosun for a charter and private vessel. STCW, ENG1 license preferred, strong tender operating skills, two years in yachting minimal. Yacht will not charter this summer in New England but will charter heavily after summer season. Non-smoker, non-visible tattoos, clean background check, clean drug test.

Job: First Officer/Chief Mate
Location: US/Atlantic
First Officer/Chief Mate for a 44-meter private/charter Jamaican-flagged yacht. 500-ton mate needed. 8 crew. On deck: mate, deck/engineer, and stew/deck. FLL based between Bahamas charters, maybe New England next summer. July/Aug engine work in FLL. Winter TBD.

Job: First Officer/Chief Mate
Location: US/Atlantic
Chief mate for a 55-meter private/charter yacht. CM3000 license. Yacht currently in West Palm Beach and will be crossing to the Med for the summer charter season. 8 weeks of charter booked so far. Winter will be spent in Greece for a shipyard period (paint and interior work). Must have B1/B2.

Job: First Officer
Location: Bahamas
Permanent First Officer/Chief Mate for private Cayman Islands flagged vessel. Will consider a team with stewardess.

Job: First Officer/Chief Mate
Location: Med
First Officer/Chief Mate for a 38-meter sailing yacht. Busy season ahead. Plan to cruise Med/Baltic before crossing back to the Caribbean. Need to be comfortable with all aspects of running the deck and using all sails including spinnakers.

Job: First Officer/Chief Mate
Location: US/Pacific
First Officer for a unique high-performance 65-meter sailing yacht. Itinerary includes San Diego, Alaska, and NZ for September 2022. Participate in regattas such as St. Barths Bucket. Leading a deck team of 5 and needs to have extensive sailing experience on large and performance yachts.

Job: Mate
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent mate for a Marshall Islands-flagged private vessel that is 100' to 149' (31 to 45 meters) in length. Experience driving and towing a large tender. License preferred for watch keeping during passages.

Job: Mate
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent mate for a private 95-foot US-flagged yacht. Minimum of 2 years experience and 100T license or greater. Non-live aboard while in Fort Lauderdale. Projected itinerary: South Florida, New England areas, Maine. Must be available in South Florida for interviews. Non-smoker, US Citizen, or Greencard holder only.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Med
Deckhand for a private 80-foot yacht. Season in the Balearics. Crew of 4.

Job: Deckhand
Location: West Med
Lead deckhand for an 80+ meter charter yacht. Knowledge of varnishing, painting, marble, and carpentry work is a must. Exciting itinerary with booked charters. Must be fully vaccinated.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Med
Deckhand needed for private 26-meter motor yacht based in Cyprus and will be travelling to Greek Islands. Contract is 4-5 months.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Med
Permanent deckhand for a private yacht. English speaking and French or Italian appreciated. Winter period in Red Sea summer period in Mediterranean Sea.

Job: Deckhand/Carpenter
Location: Northern Europe
Rotational (5 on/1 off) yacht carpenter/deckhand for a 88+ meter private motor yacht. Certified in carpentry, proven carpentry skills, high standards on deck, and experienced tender driver. Must be COVID fully vaccinated.

Job: Deckhand
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent female deckhand needed for a 92-meter private motor yacht. Likely worldwide itinerary. Large tender driving experience is a must. STCW, ENG1, PWC, PB2.

Job: Mate/Stew/Cook
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent mate/stew/cook for a US-flagged charter and private 87-foot Ferretti yacht. Winters: FL/Bahamas (Miami) and summers in New England (Newport, RI). Looking for team (couple) or Captain and Mate to build team.

Job: Mate
Location: US/Atlantic
Seasonal mate position for a US-flagged charter and private vessel that is 75' to 99' (23 to 30 meters) in length. Must have a tender driving experience.

Job: Deckhand
Location: US/Atlantic
Deckhand for a private vessel. Dry boat, private program only, multi-cultural crew. Non-smoker, non-visible tattoos, clean background check, clean drug test. Prefer crew already in the US.

Job: Mate
Location: US/Pacific
Seasonal mate for a charter and private US-flagged vessel that is 75' to 99' (23 to 30 meters) in length. Position could be full time for the right candidate.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Caribbean
Deckhand for a 42-meter modern classic sailing yacht. Private program with a structured itinerary, primarily based between summers on the U.S. East Coast and the winters in the Caribbean. Yacht participates in regattas, such as the St. Barths Bucket and the Antigua Superyacht Cup. Runs with 3 on deck and candidates must come from a strong sailing background and ideally have racing experience.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Med
Permanent deck/engineer position. Washdowns, engines and generators, basic diagnostic/maintenance, polishing, deck maintenance, etc. Season start in June – September, ideally stay in Turkey for winter. Contract: one season or one year.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: US/Pacific
Seasonal deck/engineer for a charter and private US-flagged vessel that is 75' to 99' (23 to 30 meters) in length. Position could be full time for the right candidate.

Job: Mate/Engineer
Location: Med
Mate/Engineer for a 28-meter private motor yacht, based in Athens. To be in charge of deck and some basic engine room maintenance. Excellent tender driving skills are essential. Boat will cruise Ionian and Aegean areas for the season.

Job: Deck/Steward(ess)
Location: Mediterranean
Deck/Stew for a 33-meter private motor yacht, based in Corsica.

Job: Deck/Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Seasonal deck/stew for a private 25-meter motor yacht in Croatia. Contract until mid-October.

Job: Deck/Steward(ess)
Location: Med
Stew/Deckhand for a 28-meter private motor yacht based in Athens. Look after interior of the vessel and help out on deck when necessary. Tender driving skills a big advantage. Will cruise Ionian and Aegean areas for the season.

Job: Mate/Deckhand
Location: US/Atlantic
Full-time mate/deckhand for private 65-foot boat and smaller boats. Possibly could hire a couples team for the right couple with a Stew/Deck/2ndfishing mate. Inshore and offshore fishing experience needed. Most fishing trips are easy inshore light tackle, spin, and some fly. Varied program depending on location. Daily duties include routine cosmetic upkeep and cosmetic maintenance on boats, prep and cleanup for trips, keeping tackle and boat organized, stocked and ready. Email pcys@live.com with CVs

Job: Deckhand
Location: Med
Deckhand for a 82-meter private motor yacht. Must have a minimum of 2 full seasons on large motor yachts. Must be able to travel to Antibes or Monaco. Open to male and female candidates.

Job: Deckhand
Location: Med
Deckhand for a private 33-meter motor yacht based in Cannes. Team of 5. Tender driving and water toy skills (up to 10 meters, 2 engines). English speaking is a must. Malta flag Contract

   

Engineer

Job: Third Engineer
Location: Med
Rotational third engineer for a private Cayman Islands-flagged classic motor yacht running on original main engines (90-year old slow speed, open rocker, 4-stroke reversing engines are only driven from the engine room, and you will be driving them. Fully covid vaccinated applicants only. 2:1 rotation.

Job: Chief Engineer
Location: Bahamas
Permanent chief engineer for a private Marshall Islands flagged vessel. Must have B1, B1/B2, US passport, or Green Card. Must have proven longevity please.

Job: Second Engineer
Location: Caribbean
Second engineer for a 50-meter private sailing yacht. Candidates ideally have prior sailing experience and hold an AEC.

Job: Engineer
Location: Med
Engineer for private yacht with 750 or 3000 kw, Twin Caterpillar C18. English speaking and French or Italian appreciated. Winter period in Red Sea summer period in Mediterranean Sea.

Job: Engineer
Location: Med
Rotational (10 weeks on/10 weeks off) Y3 engineer for a 50-meter privately owned sailing yacht. B1/B2 or US passport needed. Itinerary: US/Caribbean/Mediterranean.

Job: Engineer
Location: Med
Sole Engineer for a 120-foot private sailing yacht, with some charter. Must have a minimum AEC2 but ideally MEOL or Y4. Currently located in Med and will also travel to Caribbean and USA. B1/B2 visa.

Job: Engineer
Location: Mediterranean
Engineer for a private 38-meter sailing yacht with an attitude of everything can be solved and fixed. Will be required to help out on deck when sailing. Itinerary for the summer is the Mediterranean and potentially Baltic cruising followed by the Caribbean and Pacific.

Job: Deck/Engineer
Location: Med
Permanent deck/engineer position. Washdowns, engines and generators, basic diagnostic/maintenance, polishing, deck maintenance, etc. Season start in June – September, ideally stay in Turkey for winter. Contract: one season or one year.

Job: Chief Engineer
Location: US/Atlantic
Permanent chief engineer for a 50-meter Cayman Islands-flagged charter and private vessel. Itinerary: Bahamas and New England summer, Caribbean winter 2022/2023 and the Med summer 2023.

Job: Engineer
Location: Med
Solo engineer for a 37-meter Ferretti Navetta, private vessel. Crew of 7. Knowledge in DeepBlue may be advantageous while managing PMS. Temporary contract into permanent based on performance. Winter base in Western Med.

Job: Relief Engineer
Location: Med
Relief Engineer to cover for Chief Engineer for June and August (not July) on 38-meter private motor yacht. Y4 minimum with 5 years engineering experience. Vessel will be on the move in Mediterranean.

Land-based

Job: Assistant Project Manager and Project Manager
Location: Miami, Florida
Both positions will play an essential role in overseeing and leading projects at the RMK MS Superyacht Center and South Yard. Assistant Project Manager will monitor project progress, follow up with project managers on the completion or delay on phases of a project, schedule meetings, and maintain project documents and reports. The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall projects at the Superyacht Center and South Yard.


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