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!

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 – 2 years of experience is preferred. Program would ideally like someone with yoga/fitness background, high attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. Applicants must be available immediately, and video interviews will be performed. Program runs with four full-time crew and contracted 2nd stew + chef. The yacht is an official Australian superyacht visa sponsor therefore the position is open to candidates of all nationalities. Terrific opportunity for an experienced foreign stewardess looking to travel the amazing Australian coastline or an experienced Australian stewardess looking to return home!
ITINERARY: Australia / Pacific islands
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: September 2019, Australia

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3RD STEW 46M

POSITION: Need a 3rd STEW for a private 46M, foreign flag.Must have a season experience, show initiative, hard working and a team player. Position will be in laundry and housekeeping to start. Great owners and awesome crew!
ITINERARY: Summer-Med, Winter-FL/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: September 2019, Med

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TEMP FEMALE CHEF 38M

POSITION: Need a TEMP FEMALE CHEF for two trips starting 8/26 in Newport, RI through mid September. This is a 38M foreign flagged sailboat! Sailing background is NOT required. Both trips have fantastic, fun guests. Mostly family style prep, but some plated meals will be required.
ITINERARY: Newport down to Savannah
DURATION: Temp – approximately 8/26 – 9/15
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 26, 2019 – Newport RI

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US CHEF 40M

POSITION: Need a US CHEF for 40M private/charter, US flag program. Must have charter experience as this is a busy program between boss use and charters. Program is looking for an experienced chef with proven longevity and experience on similar size vessels. Experience with provisioning and preference sheets is required.
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: August 2019, New England

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US MATE 40M

POSITION: Need a US MATE for busy 40M private/charter, US flag program. Must hold US PASSPORT. Program is looking for an experienced mate with proven longevity and experience on similar size vessels. Must be able to hit the ground running for summer charter season! Looking for a long term fit.
ITINERARY: Summer – New England , Winter – FL/Bahamas/Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 200T, US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, New England.

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US CHIEF STEW 34M

POSITION: Need a US CHIEF STEW for busy 34M private/charter, US flag program. 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 for 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: August 2019, New England

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US CHEF 34M

POSITION: Need a US CHEF for busy 34M private/charter, US flag program. Must have charter experience and hold US PASSPORT. Program is looking for an experienced chef with proven longevity and experience on similar size vessels. Must be able to hit the ground running for 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: August 2019, New England

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STEW/BEAUTICIAN 85M

POSITION: Need a STEW/BEAUTICIAN for 85M private/charter, foreign flag vessel. Must have background with certificate in NAILS + HAIRSTYLING. Yachting background and proper working visas are required. Hair cut and color experience is preferred, but not required.
ITINERARY: TBD – currently in MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: Valid B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE: August 2019, France

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CHIEF STEW 85M

POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for 85M private/charter, foreign flag vessel. Interior runs with 8 total stews. Must have valid, current working visas. Program requires previous experience as Chief Stew on 65M+. Position also requires high level of skill in Service & Guest operations, along with wine knowledge. While not required, sommelier or high level wine background is preferred. Must be able to display high lever of leadership!
ITINERARY: TBD – currently in MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: Valid B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE: August 2019, France

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CAPTAIN 500T – 40M

POSITION: Need a 500T CAPTAIN for a 40M private/charter, foreign flag vessel. Need someone active, has charter experience, 5 years experience as captain on a similar size vessel. Must have clean captain record, be very personable, and hands on! Owners love their crew and interact with them often. Great program with additional benefits and perks!
ITINERARY: Winter-South Florida/Caribbean/Bahamas, Summer-New England
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: Current 500T or greater license, 5 years or more on similar size vessel, loss free, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: September 2019, Fort Lauderdale
SALARY: $12k per month

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US CAPTAIN 76FT

POSITION: Need a US CAPTAIN for a 76ft private sportfish. Must be able to fish and do light cooking for owners and guests. After the summer the boat will head to Viking in Fort Lauderdale for maintenance and then do a few trips a month to the Bahamas. 2020 is not planned yet. *Interviews in Fort Lauderdale.
ITINERARY: Summer-New England, Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Newport, RI.

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US TEMP STEW/MATE 70FT

POSITION: Need a US TEMP STEW/MATE for a 70ft private sportfish. Start Thursday in Lighthouse Point to provision, leave Friday for Chub Cay and return Sunday. 4 days of work. Must be professional, discreet, able to handle dock lines, rinse, shammy and the interior. Other crew member is Captain/Chef. Owners are a couple with 2 dogs.
ITINERARY: Lighthouse Point to Chub Cay, Bahamas and back.
DURATION: Temporary August 15 to 18, 2019.
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Thursday August 15, Lighthouse Point

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US DECK/STEW 40M

POSITION: Need a US DECK/STEW for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Looking for someone who has a good work ethic, positive attitude, ability to learn and take direction. Must have a professional appearance. Tender driving is a plus!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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FEMALE CREW CHEF 65M

POSITION: Need a FEMALE CREW CHEF for a 65M private/charter, foreign flagged vessel. Looking for someone who can cook crew lunch and dinner during the week plus weekend food for 6 crew. Boat will be in the shipyard for 4 months.
ITINERARY: West Palm Beach, FL
DURATION: Temporary, August – January
REQUIREMENTS: Food & Hygiene Cert, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, West Palm Beach

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MATE 100T – 35M

POSITION: Need a MATE with a 100T for a private/charter 35M, foreign flag vessel. 100T or YM required with a few seasons of experience! Must have charter background, be a team player and able to drive a 32′ tender. The boat is heavily chartered in the Bahamas. *Can be teamed with Chef*
ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-Aventura, FL/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 100T or YM, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, West Palm Beach, FL.

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US CHEF 40M

POSITION: Need a US CHEF for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Looking for someone who is creative, organized, able to manage their time, adaptable, able to menu plan and budget.
*Can be coupled!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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US 2ND STEW 40M

POSITION: Need a US 2ND STEW for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Looking for someone who can do service with a smile, with attention to detail, discretion, energetic, able to take direction, remain positive in stressful situations and able to multitask. *Can be coupled!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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US DECKHAND 40M

POSITION: Need a US DECKHAND for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Looking for someone who has a good work ethic, positive attitude, ability to learn and take direction. Must have a professional appearance. A background in engineering, carpentry, fishing, diving or tender driving is a plus!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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US MATE 40M

POSITION: Need a US MATE for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Per insurance, 200T required with AT LEAST 5 years of experience on similar size vessels. Must have extensive maintenance knowledge and skills, basic engineering, water sports, ISM and ISPS knowledge and able to stand in for the captain. Looking for someone who is able to delegate, communicate effectively, organized, diplomatic and versatile. *Can be coupled!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: 200T, US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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US ENGINEER 40M

POSITION: Need a US CHIEF ENGINEER for a 40M private/charter, US flagged vessel. Must have a AEC and Y4 or similar, be detailed oriented, organized, have strong management skills and charter experience. Requires knowledge of Westports or MTU/Detroit diesel main engines and Northern Light Generators, 5 years in the industry and strong AC knowledge. *Can be coupled!
ITINERARY: Winter-Fort Lauderdale/Bahamas/Caribbean, Summer-Possibly Alaska
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: AEC and Y4 or similar, US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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STEW/MASSEUSE 43M

POSITION: Need a STEW/MASSEUSE for 43M private, foreign flagged program. ASAP START IN FRANCE with temp or permanent contract option. Must be trained in housekeeping and service as well as have extended background in massage. NO VISIBLE TATTOOS.
ITINERARY: Summer – France and Italy , Winter – FL/Caribbean/Bahamas
DURATION: TEMP or PERM
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP August 2019, France
SALARY: 3,500 Euros/mo

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MALE CHEF 35M

POSITION: Need a MALE CHEF for a private/charter 35M, foreign flag program. Must have charter experience and be a team player. The boat is heavily chartered in the Bahamas. *Can be coupled with Chief Stew*
ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-Aventura, FL/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, West Palm Beach, FL.

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CHIEF STEW 35M

POSITION: Need a CHIEF STEW for a private/charter 35M, foreign flag vessel. Must have charter experience and be a team player. MUST have excel experience along with accounting! The boat is heavily chartered in the Bahamas.
ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-Aventura, FL/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: MID August 2019, West Palm Beach, FL.

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US CAPTAIN 75FT – SPORT FISH

POSITION: Need a US CAPTAIN for 75ft private S/F. 200T required. Boat is US flag with moderate to heavy owner use. Full time stew and chef on board at present. Summers in Montauk and Winters spent between Loggerhead and Miami Beach Marina. During summer family and friends on often with kids, and in winter owner lives on approx 2 weeks of the month. Moderate amount of fishing and water sports. Captain is responsible for managing two other boats under 50′ – one being tender. Must have engineering background and upbeat personality!
ITINERARY: Summer – NY , Winter – Fort Lauderdale
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: August 2019, Montauk

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US TEMP STEW/COOK 27M

POSITION: Need a TEMP US STEW/COOK for US flag 27M. Boss trip over Labor Day weekend. Dates are Aug 26th – Sept 5th. Stew is responsible for cooking family style meals, maintaining the interior, and assisting with lines/fenders. Individual quarters for Captain and Stew. Full time position is available after trip for the right candidate.
ITINERARY: Florida Keys / maybe Bahamas
DURATION: TEMP Aug 26th – Sept 5th
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE: August 26, 2019 – Fort Lauderdale

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