Our client, a new,  80+M sailing yacht is adding to its present crew.  The itinerary is world-wide cruising.

Required of all crew:

Good sailing experience and interest

Non-smoking non-smokers!

Prefer no tattoos but discrete tattoos considered – similar for piercings

Responsible and able to regularly begin a day with a clear head - particularly for safe work practice (e.g. tailing a line for someone going aloft …)

Able to get on with fellow crew and with guests

Willing and able to live collectively on board - i.e. share domestic tasks willingly

On board culture includes deck crew participating in some interior work and interior crew assisting on deck as well as actively participating in on-deck watch-keeping during passages

Applicants to know that they are not affected by sea-sickness

Professional care of owner and guests – their safety and their comfort is job 1.

The positions they wish to fill at this time are:


First Mate - appropriate sailing and watch keeping experience.  Leadership skills. 3000 Chief Mate prefer higher.  Rotation

Bosun or Second Mate -  extensive sailing and watch keeping experience.  Navigational bridge background.  OOW minimum, 3000 Chief Mate preferred.

3 Deckhands  -  sailing background including aloft and rigging experience.  Also tender driving.  YM Offshore


Chef  -  experience in worldwide provisioning.  Able to cook while at sea.  Not silver service, more family style, but comfortable with many cuisines.

2 Stewardesses -  good interior and hospitality background.  Able to stand a watch and  help on deck if needed. Serious interest in sailing

Engine Room

Second Engineer -  sailing experience and interest in addition to good engine room practices.  Y3 minimum.  Rotation.

If you are interested send your interest to Job1851@preferredcrew.com

To be considered for this position, you must meet all of the requirements in the post above.  

If we have not yet had the pleasure of being introduced to you, please be aware that:

90% of our clients have yachts that are:

- Motor Yachts

- Moving (without a home base)

- Seeking Full Time Crew (not freelance or seasonal)

- Between 30 meters and 90 meters

- Require us to only consider candidates with a proven history of making commitments.

- Commercially registered (and require licenses for the Minimum Manning Document).

- Are unable to consider teams.

100% of our clients require:

- STCW Basic Training including Security

- ENG1 or other Medical Fit For Duty

- Passport that is valid and in hand.