FEMALE STEW/DECK 65M

FEMALE STEW/DECK 65M POSITION: Need a FEMALE STEW/DECK for private 65M, foreign flagged program. Position is 80% interior and 20% exterior and. Must have a year experience as stew, be career oriented, have long term focus, take pride in longevity to a program, have no ego or attitude and be a team player. Great owners and crew! ITINERARY: Summer - New [...]

MATE/STEW 22M

MATE/STEW 22M POSITION: Need a MATE/STEW for 22M private/charter, foreign flag program. This is a catamaran based in Savannah, GA. Sail experience is REQUIRED, and diving experience is preferred. Multi-national crew. Captain and chef board. Must have valid STCW/ENG1/Food and Hygiene. Charters booked for summer season. Own cabin with a shared head when on charter. ITINERARY: BVIs/Bahamas/US East coast DURATION: Permanent [...]

US COOK/STEW 30M

US COOK/STEW 30M POSITION: Need a US COOK/STEW for 30M private, US flag program. Position is both interior, exterior, as well as cooking for guests and crew. Need someone with positive energy who likes to work hard! Boat is based in Newport and has a sailboat that travels with the program often. Position is full time through at least October. Boat [...]

MALE SOUS CHEF 46M

MALE SOUS CHEF 46M POSITION: Need a MALE SOUS CHEF for a 46M, foreign flag. MUST be able to bake and have pastry experience. Head chef and sous chef cook for 12 crew. Position is seasonal till October 1st. Needs to have all certs to be in the Med all summer. ITINERARY: Summer/Winter- Med DURATION: Seasonal REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, [...]

CHIEF STEW 40M

CHIEF STEW 40M POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for 40M private vessel, foreign flag program. Must love to travel and be very strong in service and housekeeping. References are required, along with minimum 3 years of experience. This is a laid back program with a tremendous amount of team effort! ITINERARY: Summer - East Coast USA + Canada DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: [...]

CAPTAIN + STEW – TEAM OPTIONAL 27M

CAPTAIN + STEW - TEAM OPTIONAL 27M POSITION: Need a TEAM or INDIVIDUAL CAPTAIN + STEW for 27M private, foreign flag program. MUST have 1 year of jet drive experience and 100T license - vessel has Arneson 'ASD 16' Drives. Minimal owner use with weekend trips to Bahamas. Caribbean possibility in the future. Owners looking for experienced crew who would like [...]

TEMP US CHEF 26M

TEMP US CHEF 26M POSITION: Need a TEMP US CHEF for a private 26M, US flag. This is for a JULY boss trip. Program is looking for someone who loves their job, works hard, and can be off the grid. Provisioning will take place both in West Palm Beach and Bahamas. Down to earth owners who like 5 star, healthy food. [...]

US SOLO STEW 27M

US SOLO STEW 27M POSITION: Need a US SOLO STEW for US FLAG 27M private program based in South Florida. Stew is responsible for cooking family style meals, maintaining the interior, and assisting with lines/fenders. Position may be live on or off. Private stew quarters. Awesome owners who love their crew! ITINERARY: Florida / Bahamas DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, [...]

US MATE + SOLO STEW – TEAM OPTIONAL 34M

US MATE + SOLO STEW - TEAM OPTIONAL 34M POSITION: Need a TEAM or INDIVIDUAL MATE + SOLO STEW for 34M private, US flag program.**Could be permanent position(s) or freelance** Mate needs 100T. No cooking for guests required, but stew will be needed for some crew cooking. Captain focused on great crew vibe and personalities who like to lend a helping [...]

PART TIME US COOK/STEW 23M

PART TIME US COOK/STEW 23M POSITION: Need a PART TIME US COOK/STEW for 23M private, US flag program based in South Florida. Ideally looking for local freelancer who can schedule out for trips and come weekly for interior assistance. Approximately 6 weeks of owner use a year to Bahamas. Must be comfortable in the galley and cooking for owners. Captain looking [...]

US TEAM MATE/ENG + DECK/STEW 34M

US TEAM MATE/ENG + DECK/STEW 34M POSITION: Need a US TEAM of MATE/ENGINEER + DECK/STEW for 34M private/charter, US flag program. Shared cabin. Must hold US Passport or Green Card. ITINERARY: Summer - Newport , Winter - FL/Bahamas/Caribbean DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: June 2019 - [...]

ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER

ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER POSITION: Need an ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER for property in North Palm Beach. MUST be an EXPERIENCED stew who would like to be land-based for the long term. Position could be live in or live out. Locally based with light travel on families yacht to Bahamas. Note, yacht has full time crew. Drivers license is required along with occasional pick up [...]

US MATE/ENGINEER 34M

US MATE/ENGINEER 34M POSITION: Need a US MATE/ENGINEER for 34M private/charter, US flag program. Shared cabin arrangement with DECK/STEW. Must hold US Passport or Green Card. ITINERARY: Summer - Newport , Winter - FL/Bahamas/Caribbean DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: June 2019 - Northeast, USA Apply [...]

ESTATE MANAGER

ESTATE MANAGER POSITION: Need an ESTATE MANAGER for celebrity principle based in LA. ITINERARY: LA - travel involved! Interviews conducted at South Florida property. DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: Summer 2019, LA Apply

US SOLO STEW 34M

US SOLO STEW 34M POSITION: Need a US SOLO STEW for a 34M private, US flag program. This position could be TEMPORARY for several summer boss trips or PERMANENT for the right candidate. Must have experience running the interior. NO cooking required. In the Northeast for the summer season, and then based other half the year near Naples, FL. Awesome owners! [...]

US DECK/STEW 34M

US DECK/STEW 34M POSITION: Need a US TEAM of MATE/ENGINEER + DECK/STEW for 34M private/charter, US flag program. Shared cabin. Must hold US Passport or Green Card. ITINERARY: Summer - Newport , Winter - FL/Bahamas/Caribbean DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: June 2019 - Northeast, USA Apply [...]

US ESTATE MANAGER/HOUSEKEEPER

US ESTATE MANAGER/HOUSEKEEPER POSITION: Need a US ESTATE MANAGER/HOUSEKEEPER for a private home on the ocean. Must have housekeeping, service and bookkeeping experience. Position requires you to live on the property, private apartment on the estate, car provided as well. Must hold US PASSPORT** ITINERARY: Land Based DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and [...]

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 [...]