CAPTAIN 23M – New Orleans/Team

CAPTAIN 23M - New Orleans/Team POSITION: Need a CAPTAIN with a 100T license for a private 23M, US Flag. Must have strong engineering background, keen eye for cleanliness, and overall good personality that will work closely with owner. Vessel is based in New Orleans. Possible team with STEW/DECK* ITINERARY: New Orleans, FL panhandle DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, 100T, [...]

MALE CREW CHEF 85M

MALE CREW CHEF 85M POSITION: Need a MALE CREW CHEF for a 85M, foreign flag, private/charter vessel. Must have experience on similar size vessel and cooking for 20+ crew. International cuisine, but mostly European with vegetarians on board. Position is responsible for provisoning. ITINERARY: MED DURATION: Temporary 1 month. 9/7 - 10/7/2018 REQUIREMENTS: STCW, US Passport or B1B2, ENG1,no [...]

CHIEF ENGINEER 40M

CHIEF ENGINEER 40M POSITION: Need a CHIEF ENGINEER for a 40M that is private US flagged. Must have experience on a similar size vessel. ITINERARY: World Traveling DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: Y4, US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: August 2018 Apply

CAPTAIN 22M

CAPTAIN 22M POSITION: Need a CAPTAIN with a 100T license for a private/charter 22M, US Flag. Must have strong engineering background and working knowledge of the Bahamas and New England. ITINERARY: Winter - Miami/Bahamas , Summer - Newport DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, 100T, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy. START DATE/LOCATION: August 2018, South Florida Apply [...]

CHIEF STEW 40M

CHIEF STEW 40M POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for a 40M that is charter/private and foreign flagged. Must have charter experience as well as chief stew experience, proven longevity and be outgoing. Great program! ITINERARY:Summer/ Winter-FL/Bahamas DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2. STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE: August [...]

FEMALE CHEF – Palm Beach Estate

FEMALE CHEF - Palm Beach Estate POSITION: Need a FEMALE CHEF for a family in Palm Beach. Must have culinary experience, enjoy cooking farm to table and be flexible. Looking for a calm and positive chef. This position does not include car/lodging. ITINERARY: Palm Beach with some travel. DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a [...]

DECK/STEW 23M – New Orleans/Team

 DECK / STEW 23M - New Orleans/Team POSITION: Need a STEW/DECK for a 23M, private, US Flag. Must be sharp, ready to work and a team player. Could lead to potential permanent position. Vessel is based in New Orleans. Possible team with CAPTAIN (100T)* ITINERARY: August 20 Miami/FLL to September 5, New Orleans DURATION: Option for Temp or Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US [...]

Never enough time in New England

  Every summer we seem to be fortunate enough to spend a week or a couple long weekends in New England. We generally hit Cape Cod, either Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, and then end the trip with a few days in Newport. Each summer seems to be getting better and better and yet I know there is so much more to see! As I’m writing this I [...]

Travel: Romora Bay, Harbour Island Bahamas

ATTN: Yacht Owners, Captains & Crew: GO TO HARBOUR ISLAND! We just spent a fantastic weekend at Romora Bay Resort & Marina and here is what you need to know! Romora Bay is fantastic! You can stay in the Marina or book a beautiful suite with the resort. The rooms are comfortable with great views and outdoor showers to rinse off in nature's beauty. [...]

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 [...]