JR STEW 48M

JR STEW 48M POSITION: Need a JR STEW, private/charter 48M, foreign flag. Must have a season experience as a junior stew. Needs to be well presented, fit and well spoken. Great owners and wonderful crew! ITINERARY: Winter-West Palm Beach/Bahamas DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE: October 2018, Fort Lauderdale [...]

CREW CHEF 85M

CREW CHEF 85M POSITION: Need a CREW CHEF for 85M world cruising, private program. Will assist Head and 2nd Chef, as well as prepare meals for 20-30 crew. Additional benefits are provided as well as bonus structure. Looking for a hard worker who is willing to learn! ITINERARY: World cruising DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS:US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, [...]

ROTATION CAPTAIN 42M – AZIPOD

ROTATION CAPTAIN 42M - AZIPOD POSITION: Need a ROTATION CAPTAIN with Azipod drive experience for a private 42M, foreign flag. Needs to have a minimum 500T license and have experience running a busy program. ITINERARY: World Cruising DURATION: Rotation 2:2 REQUIREMENTS: 500T, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1,no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: November [...]

TEMP CHIEF STEW 32M CAT

TEMP CHIEF STEW 32M CAT POSITION: Need a TEMP CHIEF STEW for 32M catamaran. Must have sailing experience. Program needs someone to come on and take care of interior, outfit boat for show, and then 2 charters over Christmas and New Years. Inventory and storage after charters. ITINERARY: FLL / Antigua Show/ 2 charters* DURATION: Temporary through New Years REQUIREMENTS:US Passport [...]

TEMP DECK/STEW 32M CAT

TEMP DECK/STEW 32M CAT POSITION: Need a TEMP DECK/STEW for 32M catamaran. Must have sailing experience Will assist deck crew as well as Chief stew on organization and detailing on interior. Program is going to Antigua Show then completing two charters over Christmas and New Years. Inventory and storage after charters. ITINERARY: FLL / Antigua Show / 2 charters* DURATION: Temporary [...]

HEAD CHEF 34M

HEAD CHEF 34M POSITION: Need a creative HEAD CHEF for 34M private vessel. Must have culinary experience, be able to keep a sanitary work space, and make healthy, creative meals. Chef is in charge of menu with no dietary restrictions on board. Additional benefits are included! ITINERARY: Winter - West Palm Beach/Bahamas , Summer - Northeast DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: [...]

DECK/STEW 40M

DECK/STEW 40M POSITION: Need a DECK/STEW for a private/charter 40M, foreign flag. Must have charter experience, be outgoing and a team player. ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean, Summer-New England DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: October 2018, Fort Lauderdale Apply

2ND STEW 40M

2ND STEW 40M POSITION: Need a 2nd STEW for a private/charter 40M, foreign flag. Must have charter experience, be outgoing and a team player. ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean, Summer-New England DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: October 2018, Fort Lauderdale Apply

ENGINEER 40M

ENGINEER 40M POSITION: Need an ENGINEER for a private/charter 40M, foreign flag. Must have a minimum AEC, three years experience on a similar size vessel and electronics knowledge. ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean, Summer-New England DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: AEC, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: October 2018, Fort Lauderdale   Apply [...]

CHIEF STEW 40M

CHIEF STEW 40M POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for a private/charter 40M, foreign flag. Must have charter experience as well as chief stew experience, proven longevity and have outgoing personality. ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean , Summer-New England DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: October 2018, Fort Lauderdale [...]

3RD STEW 50M

3RD STEW 50M POSITION: Need a 3RD STEW for a private 50M, US flagged. Must be a team player with an outgoing, active personality and strong service skills. Motivated candidates new to the industry may apply! ITINERARY: Winter - FL/Bahamas, Summer - Great Lakes DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background [...]

TEMP MATE AND STEW/COOK TEAM – 75′ CAT

TEMP MATE AND STEW/COOK TEAM - 75' CAT POSITION: Need a MATE + STEW/COOK TEAM for 75' catamaran. This is a 2-week boss trip in the Grenadines and probable delivery to FL. Mate with YM and engineering skills are a must. Chef must have interior training. Couple has their own cabin and must be strong sailors. ITINERARY: Grenadines - Florida DURATION: [...]

CREW CHEF 51M

CREW CHEF 51M POSITION: Need an experienced CREW CHEF for a 51M foreign flag, private vessel. Must have references. Vessel is part of a fleet! ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-Bahamas/Caribbean DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS:US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1,no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE: October 2018, West Palm Beach, FL Apply

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 [...]

SEASONAL US GROUNDS ASSISTANT – Palm Beach Estate

SEASONAL US GROUNDS ASSISTANT - Palm Beach Estate POSITION: Need a SEASONAL US GROUNDS ASSISTANT for Palm Beach Estate. 1 year experience on motor yachts is preferred. Must be able to assist with general upkeep of estate, including interior and exterior maintenance/cleaning/set up. High attention to detail, ability to life 50+ lbs, active personality, and team player attitude is [...]

Nanny – Fort Lauderdale Estate

Nanny - Fort Lauderdale Estate POSITION: Need a US NANNY for a family in Fort Lauderdale. Must have toddler experience (kids are 1 and 4), be professional, sophisticated and live within 20 mins of the house. Great family and benefits! ITINERARY: Fort Lauderdale with some travel. DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, Infant CPR, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy [...]

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 [...]