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Have you ever wanted to work on a yacht? Get paid to sail around the world? Get a cruise ship job? This site is a growing resource of links and information about working on boats!


If has helped you find a yacht job, send us an email and we'll post it to this page. Thanks to everyone for their continued support. We have over 100 registered users already!

"I've left Fort Lauderdale and living on an 100ft sailing boat in Miami, whos headed down the caribbean in 2 weeks. Thanks for all your help, i think ill stay in central america and continue travelling.... It was at the boat show i met some captains and landed this gig, ive been lucky really, having been exposed to this industry...i got some funny stories to tell." — Melanie from Australia

How to Find a Yacht Chef Job

I found an interesting article called Life as a Charter Yacht Chef. It gives a good introduction to finding a job on a yacht as a chef.

"What's it pay? In the charter yacht business the pay scale is extremely variable, depending mostly on your prior experience and the size and type of yacht. Those with previous yacht experience, good references and working on a successful charter boat can expect to make as much as $8,000 - $12,000 a month (including tips) plus room, meals and transportation to and from the yacht, over a five month season."

You can read the full article here.

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Do You Need Dayworkers in Ft. Lauderdale?

We've Got Who You Need
Call the newest crewhouse in Ft. Lauderdale...
near 17 th & Federal. We have reliable workers.
954 728-9230 for workers or email [email protected]
and I'll post your info for you.
Or call me, Sam, 954 931-8945 if your crew needs a place
to stay while in dry-dock.

The Glamorgan Crew House in Antibes, France

If you are looking for a yacht job in Antibes, France, consider staying at The Glamorgan crew house.

Yacht Crew Agencies

Working for a crew agency in Fort Lauderdale

Yacht Crew Agencies

If you are looking for professional crew work, check out these crew agencies.

YACHT CREW AGENCIES AND CAPTAINS: Are you looking for professional, reliable crew? Contact us for details on getting access to our growing database of yacht crew CVs.
Kevin Bias's picture

Water Skiing and Speedboat Work

I'm looking for work in Water Sports/ Boat Driving from October this year.
I have been teaching water skiing for many years, on lakes in England and on the sea in the Med. and West Africa , and have the BWSF Instructors and Boat Drivers Awards.
Any offer of employment worldwide would be considered.
I have good references from previous employers.
Please email me if interested ,
Many Thanks,

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How to get a job on a yacht

If you haven't seen the yacht jobs page, check it out.

It has crew lists and yacht crew agencies, and some excellent background reading about getting a job on a yatch.

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Deckhand/Stewardess in Tahiti

I was browsing around online and came across this post about a crew position in Tahiti. If you are interested, check it out.

boatcrew's picture's Birthday just turned a year old a couple of weeks ago!

In May 2005 I was walking down the street in front of a crew house in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and was thinking about how much time I had spent in the late 1990's searching online for resources on how to work on boats.

Suddenly it occurred to me that I could create an online resource that would help people find information on how to work on boats. Many people do not realize that getting boat work is a real option and that it can pay very well.

Since this site was launched, has seen many thousands of visitors, and has helped at least several people get started with their first crewing position. I hope that there are many more who find something useful in this site. If you have a story to share, please post it in the forum in the lounge.

Stay tuned for more features and a new look coming soon.

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New feature: Blogs (beta)

I've added a new feature to this web site. Each user can now post a personal blog on this site about your travels on boats. Just create a user account (it's free) and use the "create content" link that will appear to write your blog entries.

Let me know if you have any suggestions for this feature. It is still in test stages.

More information about this coming soon.

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