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SUPERYACHT CAREER GUIDE

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Start or Enhance your Professional Education

Everything you need to know about starting or enhancing your career in the superyacht industry, setting you up to be ahead of your peers and on the fast track to a successful career in the industry.

With over 10,000 yachts currently in operation, the industry is growing rapidly each year and promises adventure, travel, financial rewards and many career opportunities.

Anyone can start their career on Superyachts!

About the Superyacht Career Guide

  • An easily digestible guide on the various career pathways and which qualifications and certifications are required.
  • A directory of prefiltered training partners to help you get started, or to advance in your career.
  • A simple to understand guide on how to enhance your career and potential earnings through continued development.

How it Works


 

Deck


The Deck department is responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel, loading & discharging of equipment, vessel stability and the safe operation and maintenance of the hull and deck equipment.

Use the Overview tool to find out what skills and characteristics you require to rise through the ranks of the Deck department. Or click the DECK button below to go directly to the career path, presenting the ways and opportunities to develop your career and enhance your earning potential within the industry.

DECK

Engineering


The Engineering department is responsible for the safe operation, maintenance & repair of all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems & appendages found on board a superyacht.

Use the Overview tool to find out what skills and characteristics you require to rise through the ranks of the Engineering department. Or click the ENGINEERING button below to go directly to the career path, presenting the ways and opportunities to develop your career and enhance your earning potential within the industry.

ENGINEERING

Interior


The Interior departments are collectively responsible for the cleaning & maintenance of the interior and interior equipment and for delivering the highest standard of service and food to the owner and/or guests. Common departments found on most vessels are Galley (kitchen), Laundry, Housekeeping and Guest Services.

Use the Overview tool to find out what skills and characteristics you require to rise through the ranks of the Interior Department. Or click the INTERIOR button below to go directly to the career path, presenting the ways and opportunities to develop your career and enhance your earning potential within the industry.

INTERIOR

Superyacht Career Guide Departments

Overview of Superyacht Ranks in Your Chosen Career Path

Select your preferred department below to browse the various positions available and the skills and characteristics best suited to each position.

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Career Path
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Yacht Industry Averages

Superyacht Crew Salaries

As superyachts get larger in length and more complex to operate, the demand for highly qualified crew is increasing year on year. Visit the Career Paths to continue your professional development and enhance your earning potential.

Yacht Length

20m70'
100+m330Ft+'
Yacht Length
20-40m70-130Ft
40-50m130-165Ft
50-60m165-200Ft
60-70m200-230Ft
70-80m230-265Ft
80-90m265-295Ft
90-100m295-330Ft
100+330Ft+

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