FEMALE DECKHAND 45M

FEMALE DECKHAND 45M POSITION: Need a FEMALE DECKHAND for a 45M private, foreign flag program. Must be able to run 37' Everglades. ITINERARY: Winter - South Florida/Bahamas. Summer-New England (Summer 2020 Alaska) DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: May 1st 2019, Fort Lauderdale Apply [...]

TEMP 3RD ENGINEER 54M

TEMP 3RD ENGINEER 54M POSITION: Need a TEMP 3RD ENGINEER for 54M private/charter, foreign flag program. This will be for crossing to MED with two additional engineers on board. Basic engineering and alarm experience is required. Male or female candidates may apply. Great opportunity for sea time! ITINERARY: crossing to MED DURATION: Temporary - mid May through mid June REQUIREMENTS: US [...]

US CHIEF STEW 40M

US CHIEF STEW 40M POSITION: Need a US CHIEF STEW for 40M private/charter program with fractional ownership. Must hold US PASSPORT. Program is looking for an experienced chief stew with proven longevity and experience on similar size vessels. Must be able to hit the ground running to get ready to summer charter season! Looking for a long term fit. ITINERARY: Summer [...]

STEW/MASSEUSE 46M

STEW/MASSEUSE 46M POSITION: Need a STEW/MASSEUSE for 46M private, foreign flagged program. Plan is to cruise US West Coast up into British Columbia. This is a seasonal position from May - September. Must be willing to assist with housekeeping, laundry, and light galley work. Elderly, female owner who would like a certified masseuse. Benefits and flights are included in package. Candidates [...]

TEMP CREW CHEF 60M

TEMP CREW CHEF 60M POSITION: Need a TEMP CHEF for 60M private/charter, foreign flag program. Program has 16 crew. Hours are approximate 8am-4:30pm. May live aboard! ITINERARY: RYBOVICH MARINA DURATION: TEMP REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1,no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE: Start ASAP 4/17/2019 for two weeks, West Palm Beach DAYRATE: $200/DAY [...]

US CAPTAIN 50′

US CAPTAIN 50' 2ND ENGINEER 58M POSITION: Need a US CAPTAIN for a 50' private, US flag vessel. Previous captain and moderate engineering experience is required. This is a live off position. Interviews will be held in West Palm Beach. ITINERARY: FL/Keys/Bahamas DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or Green Card, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a [...]

BOSUN 50M

BOSUN 50M POSITION: Need a BOSUN for a 50M busy private/charter, foreign flag program. Yachtmaster is required. This could be a seasonal or permanent position and crosses to MED for the summer. Must have extended time on similar sized vessels, charter EXPERTISE, proven longevity, and top level leadership qualities. This prestigious charter program is looking for a Bosun who is highly [...]

1ST OFFICER 40M – GMDSS

1ST OFFICER 40M - GMDSS POSITION: Need a 1ST OFFICER with GMDSS for a 40M private/charter, foreign flag program. Crossing to MED with charters booked for summer. Must be on OOW track and willing to do crossing. *Interviews starting ASAP in Fort Lauderdale** ITINERARY: Summer - MED DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: GMDSS, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non [...]

ESTATE NANNY

ESTATE NANNY POSITION: Need a US NANNY for a family in Fort Lauderdale. Live-out position with schedule of Tues-Sat. Children ages 5 and 2. Family prefers someone with toddler experience and professional childcare, nanny, or teaching background. Must be a problem solver with friendly, upbeat personality. Family prefers that candidates live within 20 mins of the house in Fort Lauderdale. Additional [...]

US TEMP SOLO STEW 21M

US TEMP SOLO STEW 21M POSITION: Need a US SOLO STEW for 21M private, US flag vessel. No cooking needed, just overall upkeep of interior and some assistance on exterior. This is a boss trip. May be an opportunity for permanent position. ITINERARY: Bahamas DURATION: Temporary with chance of permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy [...]

CHIEF STEW 34M

CHIEF STEW 34M POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for 34M private/charter, foreign flagged program based out of the Pacific. This is a new charter program and requires a chief stew with excellent charter background. Program would ideally like someone with yoga or fitness background. **START DATE is in 2 weeks in Australia. Applicants must be available immediately. Video interviews will be [...]

HEAD CHEF 40M

HEAD CHEF 40M POSITION: Need a HEAD CHEF for a 40M private/charter, foreign flag program. Small crew, looking for no drama teammate. Medium to high cooking level. Male or female candidates may apply. ITINERARY: Winter - Caribbean/Central America DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: April [...]

SOLO STEW 30M

SOLO STEW 30M POSITION: Need a SOLO STEW for 30M private, foreign flagged program. This is will a trial boss trip starting immediately through Easter in Bakers Bay. Candidates coming from smaller programs are welcome to apply! This is a family program with children. Boss has another boat. ITINERARY: Bakers Bay DURATION: Trial with chance of permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or [...]

PA/MASSEUSE 22M

PA/MASSEUSE 22M POSITION: Need a PA/MASSEUSE for 22M world-traveling catamaran. This position is unique! PA/Masseuse will be needed TOTAL of 10 weeks per/year. Last candidate was hired temporarily at first and then put on yearly retainer with bonus and insurance. Candidate can do other freelance work during the year. Position includes flying with the owner from California to boat location. The [...]

CHIEF ENGINEER 36M

CHIEF ENGINEER 36M POSITION: Need a CHIEF ENGINEER FOR a private/charter 36M, US flagged program. Must have extended experience with older systems - vessel is a 1991 Feadship. Engineer is sometimes needed to help in service. License not required, but experience is necessary! ITINERARY: Summer-Newport, Winter-Palm Beach, FL DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, healthy, non smoker. Needs to have [...]

FEMALE CREW CHEF 48M

FEMALE CREW CHEF 48M POSITION: Need a FEMALE CREW CHEF for 48M private, exploration program. This vessel is foreign flagged with a multinational, close-knit crew. Last crew chef was on for 6 years. Next 6-8 months will be crew only and traveling to the Pacific. Program will stay in NZ for about 2 years with boss on in early 2020. ITINERARY: [...]

HEAD CHEF 50M

HEAD CHEF 50M POSITION: Need a MALE CHEF for 50M private/charter, foreign flag vessel. Must have experience on similar size vessels cooking for crew and guests. Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements. Vessel goes to MED end of April after brief yard period. ITINERARY: Winter - FLL/Caribbean , Summer - Med DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, [...]

ESTATE CHEF – LA / Aspen

ESTATE CHEF - LA / Aspen POSITION: Need a 5-star ESTATE CHEF for family with two homes, one in Beverly Hills and one in Aspen. Must love children and overall family environment. Must be strong in all styles of cooking, baking, and have vast knowledge of all international cuisine. **Japanese/ sushi training a must** Family will pay for relocation and provide [...]

CHIEF STEW 40M

CHIEF STEW 40M POSITION:Need a CHIEF STEW for a 40M private/charter, foreign flag program. Looking for someone with outgoing, service-oriented personality! ITINERARY: Winter - Caribbean/Central America DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: March 2019, Fort Lauderdale Apply

CHIEF ENGINEER 40M

CHIEF ENGINEER 40M POSITION: Need a Y4 CHIEF ENGINEER for a 40M private/charter, foreign flag program. Must have experience on CAT engine and Northern Lights genset. ITINERARY: Winter - Caribbean/Central America DURATION: Permanent REQUIREMENTS: Y4, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check. START DATE/LOCATION: April 2019, Fort Lauderdale Apply [...]

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 [...]