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EXCLUSIVE YACHT CREW JOBS, HIRING RIGHT NOW

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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All our yacht crew jobs are open for application on our free Cotton Crew Jobs app. Simply download it on the App Store or Google Play, create an account, and start scrolling to find and apply to highly-desirable super yacht jobs. Don’t forget to select ‘Available’ to make your profile visible to Owners and Captains in your local area. From all of us at Cotton Crews, good luck on finding your next yacht job!

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

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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 Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Approx. mid May 2019, West Palm Beach

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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 – New England , 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: ASAP April/May 2019 , Fort Lauderdale

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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 will Skype interview – must be in USA to apply**
ITINERARY: Western USA/CAN coast
DURATION: Seasonal, May – Sept
REQUIREMENTS: Massage certificate, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: May 2019, West Coast USA

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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

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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 clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April / May 2019, West Palm Beach

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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 organized and professional. **Interviews starting ASAP in South Florida**
ITINERARY: Winter – FLL/Caribbean , Summer – Med
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: YM, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP April 2019, South Florida

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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 smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP April 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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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 benefits include health insurance stipend, work car, and vacation. Great family who is looking for someone long term!
ITINERARY: Fort Lauderdale with international travel
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, Infant CPR, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April/May 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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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 and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Approx. April 15th – 28th , Miami
SALARY: $200/day

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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 performed. Program runs with four full-time crew and contracted 2nd stew + chef.
ITINERARY: Australia / Pacific islands
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: AUS PASSPORT/B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April 2019, Australia

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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 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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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 B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Approx. 4/8-4/23 , Fort Lauderdale

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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 program will be sailing the Pacific for the next few years after Galapagos trip in June. Looking for bubbly, go with the flow personality, who can provide massage services and give owner daily assistance on board and during travel days. Awesome chance to travel and sail the world! Yachting/sailing experience is not required*
ITINERARY: World Cruising
DURATION: Temporary with chance for permanent position*
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April/May 2019, TBD

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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 a clean background record.
START DATE/LOCATION: April 2019, West Palm Beach

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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: Pacific
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April 2019, West Palm Beach

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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, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April/May 2019, West Palm Beach or MED

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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 a car plus PTO. US Passport or Green Card required!
ITINERARY: Land-based with travel between CA and CO
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or Green Card, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: April 2019, California or Colorado

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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

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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

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