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Our advertised yacht crew jobs below include exclusive stewardess, deckhand, chef, engineer, officer and Captain positions on private and charter yachts, from 20 to 80+ meters. With so many yacht crew jobs on offer, you’re sure to find the position for you.

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TEMP US 2ND STEW – JOBS APP #1748

POSITION: Need a TEMP US 2ND STEW for 34M private, US flagged program. Contract will be for boss trip down to the Keys and back to Fort Lauderdale. Start date is ASAP this week. Contract will run until approx mid Aug! Male chef, Chief Stew, and 2nd Stew share a bunk room. Must be able to hit the ground running this week to get ready for trip! Two stews on interior.
ITINERARY: Fort Lauderdale/FL Keys
DURATION: Temporary
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP August 2020, Fort Lauderdale
SALARY: DOE
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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TENDER CAPTAIN 60M – JOBS APP #1747

POSITION: Need a TENDER CAPTAIN for 60M private/heavy charter, foreign flagged program. YM is required to apply. The boat has two tenders – 38′ and 55′. Tender captain lives on 55′. This is an amazing opportunity to get on a busy, established charter program. Candidates looking to step up into a tender captain role will also be considered. Amazing crew vibe on board. Benefits and 5:1 rotation provided. Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements when towing.
ITINERARY: Summer 2020 – Northeast USA , Winter – Bahamas/FL/Caribbean , Summer 2021 – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: MID AUG 2020 – Northeast, USA
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!

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LEAD DECKHAND 60M – JOBS APP #1746

POSITION: Need a LEAD DECKHAND for 60M private/heavy charter, foreign flagged program. This is an amazing opportunity to get on a busy, established charter program. 2-3 years experience on deck is required for this position. Candidates looking to step up into lead deck role will be considered. Amazing crew vibe on board. Benefits and 5:1 rotation provided. Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements.
ITINERARY: Summer 2020 – Northeast USA , Winter – Bahamas/FL/Caribbean , Summer 2021 – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: MID AUG 2020 – Northeast, USA
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!

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DECKHAND 60M – JOBS APP #1745

POSITION: Need a DECKHAND for 60M private/heavy charter, foreign flagged program. This is an amazing opportunity to get on a busy, established charter program. Boat will take inexperienced deckhands who are willing to learn and have a specialty skill set! Amazing crew vibe on board. Benefits and 5:1 rotation provided. Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements.
ITINERARY: Summer 2020 – Northeast USA , Winter – Bahamas/FL/Caribbean , Summer 2021 – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: MID AUG 2020 – Northeast, USA
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!

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DECK/STEW 37M – JOBS APP #1744

POSITION: Need a DECK/STEW for a 37M sailing program! Vessel is private and foreign flagged. Looking for Deck/Stew with 2 full seasons experience and a strong sailing background. Yacht master is preferred but not required. Candidates need to be hard working and flexible – happy to pitch in where required. Prefer someone fit and active and a true non smoker. The more experience/knowledge of deck maintenance the better. 2-week quarantine will be required prior to joining.
ITINERARY: California – TBD due to covid
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020, California
SALARY:  $3500/month
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!    

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2ND STEW 56M – JOBS APP #1742

POSITION: Need a 2ND STEW for a 56M sailing program! Vessel is private and foreign flagged. No sailing experience is required, but candidates must be located within the USA to be considered. This is ideally a permanent position, but boat will look at experienced temp candidates. Owners prefer a more relaxed program and the yacht will do some regattas! 3 stews on interior who rotate through service and housekeeping. For big events/regattas an additional stew is brought on. Candidates must be ready for a busy remainder of the summer! 10 multinational crew on board. Great benefits for crew who sign on long term.
ITINERARY: Summer – Northeast USA , Winter – Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP August 2020 – Northeast USA
SALARY: $4500/mo
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!

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TEMP JR STEW 65M -JOBS APP # 1741

POSITION: Need a TEMP JR STEW for a 65M private/charter, foreign flagged program. Boat has done a few charters in the past, but is mostly private use. This contract is for at least two months, but could TURN PERMANENT. Vessel is in the Hamptons with flexible start date in August. This position will be focused in housekeeping with an amazing Head of Housekeeping to learn from! Green candidates may apply if you’re attentive, quick, and willing to give this position your all.
ITINERARY: Summer – Northeast USA
DURATION: Temporary / Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020, Northeast USA
RATE/SALARY:  $120/day for temp and $4000/month for permanent contract
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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Experienced STEW 74M – JOBS APP # 1740

POSITION: Need an EXPERIENCED STEW for a new build 74M private, foreign flagged program. Candidates applying from the USA are preferred. Most senior crew on board have been with the owner and longtime captain for several years. Candidates must have 1 years of yachting experience and comfortable handling inventories. All interior stews rotate between departments. Looking for someone who is detail oriented, maintains high standards, and is a professional team player. This is NOT the boat if you are looking to party and leave within a year. It’s important to note, this program WILL NOT charter or go to the MED in the future. Want someone who is looking for a stable, busy private program with clean cut crew on board.
ITINERARY: Summer – New England, Winter – Florida/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: NO TATTOOS, US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020 – Newport, RI
SALARY: $4000/month
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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US CHIEF STEW 37M – JOBS APP #1739

POSITION: Need a US CHIEF STEW for 37M private, US flagged program. Boat is going into 2 month yard period so start date is negotiable. All crew live in Fort Lauderdale area and go home at night/weekends. This position can live on the boat if desired, or live off. Awesome captain and team of 6 on board – 2 on interior. Must be detail oriented and be ready to work. Hard work is rewarded with time off! Benefits available for crew as well as tips. Potential for upgrade to bigger boat. New boat owner that really loves their crew!
ITINERARY: Fort Lauderdale / Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020, Fort Lauderdale
SALARY:  $5500/mo
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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DECKHAND 60M – JOBS APP #1745

POSITION: Need a DECKHAND for 60M private/heavy charter, foreign flagged program. This is an amazing opportunity to get on a busy, established charter program. Boat will take inexperienced deckhands who are willing to learn and have a specialty skill set! Amazing crew vibe on board. Benefits and 5:1 rotation provided. Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements.
ITINERARY: Summer 2020 – Northeast USA , Winter – Bahamas/FL/Caribbean , Summer 2021 – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: MID AUG 2020 – Northeast, USA
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!

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US CHEF/STEW 29M – JOBS APP #1735

TEAM POSITION: Need a US CHEF/STEW TEAM fo 29M private/charter, US flag program. Average of 16 charters per year with 6-8 weeks of boss use – this is a busy program! Large galley for chef. Culinary background and previous yacht experience is preferred. Large galley! Meals for guests are plated so timing skills are important. Must be able to prepare for 4 total crew and up to 6 guests. Stew is solo on interior. Captain runs program as a team effort – help is given wherever needed by any position. Young crew on board and great benefits!
ITINERARY: Summer – Newport/Northeast , Winter – Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP August 2020, Newport
SALARY: DOE
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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US ESTATE CHEF- JOBS APP #1733

POSITION: Need an US ESTATE CHEF for a private home in Palm Beach, FL. Schedule is Wednesday through Sunday with approximate hours 9am-8pm daily. Mrs is looking for someone who is FLEXIBLE. Chef will be responsible for lunch and dinner for their 5 days on in addition to the advance prep food for the 2 days off. Mrs lives alone and has 5 total staff, including chef – no pets. Food preference is HEALTHY with light meats and a lot of vegetables. Lunch is always prepared for Mrs and staff. On average, Mrs holds 1 lunch per week at the home with guests. She works from home, so business lunch/dinners are also possible. Both lunch and dinner will be expected to be plated and served. Beyond food pref, chef is responsible for provisioning. minor errands, and keeping a very clean kitchen. Looking for someone who takes pride in their work, peaceful, smart, hardworking, nice and good mannered. Benefits stipend and vacation will be provided. Salary is non negotiable and MUST live off premises. Note, all staff in the home are female. Staff car is provided
ITINERARY: Palm Beach
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020 – Palm Beach, FL
SALARY: $5500/month
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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CAPTAIN/ENGINEER 26M – JOBS APP #1726

POSITION: Need a CAPTAIN/ENGINEER for a 26M private, foreign flagged program. The vessel is an 85′ Pacific Mariner and requires 200T or equivalent. Program is based in Sailfish Marina where crew can live on or off. Owner is looking for a captain who can make yachting enjoyable for guests, while maintaining a high level of service and safety. Must have engineering background as well. Captain must be able to communicate effectively, be a go-getter, maintain detailed boat records, and handle accounting for the vessel. Captain quarters are available for the team and additional crew cabin for any temporary crew. Captain may bring on temporary crew for trips where additional help is needed. Captain and Mate are the only crew on board and must work together as a team. Must love children as owner brings his kids on board often! Program does not currently charter, but if the new captain would like to create a charter program that is a possibility!
ITINERARY: Summer/Winter – West Palm Beach / Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 200T or equivalent, US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2020 – West Palm Beach
SALARY:  DOE
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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ASSISTANT YACHT MANAGER – JOBS APP #1715

POSITION: Need a ASSISTANT YACHT MANAGER for Fort Lauderdale based yacht management company. This is LAND-BASED, full time position with benefits/PTO/healthcare. Candidates MUST have experience working on yachts and hold a 100T. Must also be willing to both work 30% of the time in an office setting, while 70%of time is spent traveling around Fort Lauderdale where boat assistance is needed. Looking for someone who can work quickly, prioritize tasks, and stay organized. This is NOT a boat detailing job. The company manages a fleet of approx 170 vessels that range in size from 40′ to 150′. This position focuses on 40′-80′ range. Assistant is responsible for making sure charter/private use boats are ready for owner use. Candidates MUST know: boat systems, some engineering, how shore power works, AC systems, water tanks, and be able to report a problem. NOTE, this management company has service experts in place detailing, electrical, divers etc. MUST HAVE COMPUTER SKILLS TO APPLY, Quickbooks and Excel are used frequently.
LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale area
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 100T min, US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP August 2020, Fort Lauderdale
SALARY:  DOE
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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US CAPTAIN 22M – JOBS APP #1714

POSITION: Need a US CAPTAIN for 22M private/charter, US flagged program. Must have minimum 100T USCG and want to live aboard year-round. Candidates MUST be flexible in that they understand with current climate that itinerary described below may change! Present captain (who was on for 2+ years) will do handover to ensure smooth transition – start date remains flexible for the right candidate. Vessel is a 2018 68′ Sunseeker Predator – owner is in talks of upgrade but nothing confirmed. Captain must have strong engineering skills and willing to do some charters. Boss is very picky when it comes to charter inquiries and will only take couples – no big groups. Boat does 6 months in Newport, approximately 4 months in Miami (Sunset Harbor), and approximately 1-2 months in the Bahamas. Position is W2 with healthcare/PTO/benefits provided. Looking for a captain who will want to stay long term – owner loves his boat and really takes care of his crew!
ITINERARY: Winter – Miami/Bahamas , Summer – Newport
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 100T USCG MIN, US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE/LOCATION: FLEXIBLE – Newport or Miami
SALARY: DOE
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!  

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SERVICE STEW 66M – JOBS APP #1695

POSITION: Need a SERVICE STEW for private 66M, foreign flag. Must at least a year of service experience on a similar size vessel. On charter, service stew will be on service and off charter will be rotating through all departments.  Great owners and crew dynamic! Plan is to sail up the East Coast of the States for guest trips around the end of August, but all plans still to be confirmed due to the virus.
ITINERARY: Summer – New England, Winter – Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE: August 2020, West Palm Beach
SALARY: TBD
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!    

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JUNIOR/YOGA STEW 66M – JOBS APP #1694

POSITION: Need a JUNIOR/YOGA STEW for private 66M, foreign flag. Must have 200Hr and experience teacher training. Ideally 6 months experience on a similar size vessel. You will be required to do yoga classes with the owners and their guests most mornings.  Great owners and crew dynamic! Currently, the boat is in West Palm Beach in the yard until end of July. Plan is to sail up the East Coast of the States for guest trips around the end of August, but all plans still to be confirmed due to the virus.
ITINERARY: Summer – New England, Winter – Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 200HR yoga license, US Passport/Green Card or B1B2 in hand, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. Tattoos may be acceptable, please advise if you have any visible tattoos.
START DATE: August 2020, West Palm Beach
SALARY: $3500/month
**Please do not apply until you’ve thoroughly read this job description and understand the start date/requirements/and passport type needed!    

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