PART TIME US CAPTAIN 42ft

PART TIME US CAPTAIN 42ft POSITION: Need a PART TIME US CAPTAIN for day/weekend trips out of Palm Beach. Vessel is a 42' Hydrasport. DURATION: Temporary REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: February 2019, Palm Beach Apply

JR STEW 65M

JR STEW 65M POSITION: Need a JR STEW for a private 65M, foreign flag program. Needs to have a can do attitude, no drama, willing to learn and commit to a year. Green candidates with these attributes will be considered! ITINERARY: Winter-West Palm Beach/Bahamas DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2 and Schengen if applicable, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non [...]

2ND STEW 62M

2ND STEW 62M POSITION: Need a 2ND STEW for 62M private/charter, foreign flag program. A high level of service experience is required. Confidence and positive attitude are key! ITINERARY: Bahamas/Caribbean/Med DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE: February 2019, South Florida Apply

TEMP SOLO STEW 30M

TEMP SOLO STEW 30M POSITION: Need a TEMP SOLO STEW for a 30M, foreign flag program. Must have a good attitude, attention to detail, and docking experience. No cooking with this position. Interviews ASAP - next week in Fort Lauderdale** ITINERARY: Bahamas/FL DURATION: Temporary - 1 month with possibility of permanent position REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible [...]

1ST OFFICER 48M

1ST OFFICER 48M POSITION: Need a 1ST OFFICER for a 48M private, US Flag program. OOW - completed or close to completion - required along with extended experience on similar size vessels. Longevity in previous positions is key. Program provides vacation, benefits, and flights. US Passport or Green Card is required. ITINERARY: Winter - Palm Beach/Bahamas , Summer - Northeast/Great Lakes [...]

MATE 40M

MATE 40M POSITION [TEAM optional]: Need a 200T MATE for a newer 40M that is private -- this position can be coupled with Chief Stew. Boat is very active. Need someone with a good attitude and a team player. Fishing is a plus! ITINERARY: Winter-Central America/Caribbean. Summer-Bermuda DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: USCG 200T or 200T YM, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non [...]

JR STEW 65M

JR STEW 65M POSITION: Need a JR STEW for a private 65M, foreign flag vessel. Must have one season experience, be hardworking, motivated and a team player. ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean/Bahamas, Summer-Med DURATION: Trial to Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: February 2019, Fort Lauderdale Apply [...]

CHIEF ENGINEER 49M

CHIEF ENGINEER 49M POSITION: Need a CHIEF ENGINEER with a Y3 for a private/charter 49M, foreign flagged vessel. Candidate must be active and hardworking, fishing/diving experience is preferred. The vessel is heavily chartered. Great crew! ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-Caribbean/Bahamas and South Florida DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: Y3, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. [...]

US ESTATE MANAGER – Knoxville, TN

US ESTATE MANAGER - Knoxville, TN POSITION: **Tennessee-based position** Need an US ESTATE MANAGER for home in Knoxville,TN. Family is based in Knoxville and has 5 homes - travel is expected throughout the year. This full-time estate manager will run interior and exterior of home. Duties include: housing keeping, laundry, floral arrangements, and general upkeep of home. Estate manager will also [...]

BOSUN 50M – 100T

BOSUN 50M - 100T ​​​​​POSITION: Need a ​BOSUN with a 100T or greater for a US flag 50M that is private​ and charter. Needs to​ be a team player, have watersports experience, able to drive a large tender and drone/video editing experience would be a plus! ITINERARY: ​ Winter-Caribbean, Summer-Med DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: ​US Passport, 100T, ​STCW, ENG1, non smoker, no [...]

CAPTAIN AND STEW/MATE TEAM 24M

CAPTAIN AND STEW/MATE TEAM 24M POSITION: Need a CAPTAIN and STEW/MATE Couple with a 100T for a private 24M, US Flag. Needs to have a strong engineering background. Must be well versed in maintenance and have a high standard for safety. Couple needs to able to work closely with an owner. ITINERARY: Winter: Caribbean, Summer-New England DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, [...]

Yacht Staffing Is Going Mobile

Yacht Staffing Is Going Mobile West Palm Beach, FL:  For Immediate Release Cotton Crews announced they have acquired Crew Compass Hire App and Crew Compass Jobs App.  Cotton Crews saw a need to streamline the hiring process and felt Crew Compass had a great product. Cotton Crews bought the Apps and has been revamping the current product to launch Cotton Crew HIRE app and Cotton Crew [...]

Cotton Crews Acquires Crew Compass Apps

Cotton Crews Acquires Crew Compass Apps West Palm Beach, FL:  For Immediate Release   Cotton Crews announced today they have acquired Crew Compass Hire App and Crew Compass Jobs App.  Cotton Crews saw a need to streamline the hiring process and felt Crew Compass had a great product. Cotton Crews bought the Apps and has been revamping the current product to launch Cotton Crew HIRE [...]

Tips for Using Crew Jobs

Find a Job Now: 3 Ways to Boost Your Profile Anxious to find a yacht job now? You could be doing all the wrong things and not even know it. Here are three ways to boost your profile to get hired. Log in DAILY: This is crucial. Crew who check in more frequently will have their profiles appear at the top of the list. Check [...]

How to Find a Yacht Job: Guide to Cotton Crew Jobs

So, you’ve signed up for the Cotton Crew JOBS app and you’re eager to find a position on a yacht. What’s next? Here are 5 things you must know to make the most of your Cotton Crew JOBS experience: Build Your Profile Upload your yacht CV. It can either be in PDF or Word format. For your document title, there can’t be any extra spaces. [...]

Find a Job Now: 3 Ways to Boost Your Profile

Anxious to find a yacht job now? You could be doing all the wrong things and not even know it. Here are three ways to boost your profile to get hired. Log in DAILY: This is crucial. Crew who check in more frequently will have their profiles appear at the top of the list. Check in whenever you think of it, because you never know who will [...]

How to Interview and Land your first job in yachting!

Landing your first job in yachting can be tough, so we’ve laid out some tips to make it a little easier. First things first don’t just be on time, be early! The last thing you want is to keep the captain or whoever it is interviewing you waiting, that will give the impression you don’t value their time. Your appearance is also very important, [...]

Do’s and Don’ts to fit in with your Crew

Good crew moral is essential for any yacht to run smoothly. Some captains would even say that the crew getting along with each other is top on their priority list. It can be challenging to get along with everyone you’re working with considering the tight quarters, months at sea and varying cultures and backgrounds of other crew members. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts [...]

What to expect on your first charter: A day in the life of a stew

No matter what boat you’re working on, some things will always be the same when you’re a stewardess on a charter yacht. For example, be prepared to always start your day early and finish late.  If there’s one thing charter guests know how to do its keep the interior team busy. Be prepared to have quick dinners and even quicker lunches. For a typical [...]

How To Get Hired in Yachting

Landing a Job in Yachting Landing your first job in yachting can be a little tricky at times so we at Cotton Crews wanted to share a few tips on how to get hired. Our first tip would be to make sure you have a well-developed and organized CV. If you are unsure that your CV [...]

What is Day Work?

What is Day Work? If you’re just starting out in yachting day work is where it’s at! Working on a super yacht can be extremely misleading when it comes to the required workload so its absolutely recommended to day work before signing on for a permanent position. Day-working is kinda like the substitute teacher of yachting. You [...]

So You Want to be a Yachtie…

So You Want to be a Yachtie... The first question most yachties hear when they tell someone what they do for a living is, “How did you find that job?” The yachting industry is very small and demands a lot so you should definitely know what you’re getting yourself into! Making the Move [...]

Yacht Crew Expectations

Yacht Crew Expectations Some tips and obligations you should be prepared to adhere to while applying for positions and when attending interviews. CV Preparation: A CV is the first impression the captain or crew agent gets of you and it is important to make sure yours is organized and contains relevant information. This includes your: Personal information (name, recent photo, [...]

Superyacht Job Myths

Superyacht Job Myths Before you pack your bags we wanted to bust some of the myths that are associated with finding a job on a superyacht these days… The Instagram photos, snapchats and reality television shows can be misleading depictions of what it’s really like to working on [...]

Our Guide to a Stand-out Yachting CV

The First Step to Your Dream Job: Our Guide to the Perfect Yachting CV Your CV is your first impression and with only 3-6 seconds to grab your future captain’s attention, you want to make it PERFECT! No need to fret; we’re here to help. Yachting is a highly competitive industry. When a captain requests a need for Crew they are [...]