Superyacht Steward Daily Duties

Superyacht steward daily duties

A superyacht steward job is an entry level interior deck crew job. The role of the deck steward is to clean and maintain the superyacht interior. The steward will work shifts to help keep the superyacht in pristine condition. The steward or stewardess is also responsible for the health and safety of Guests on board.  Good customer service skills are essential, as guests expect a high standard of service. The steward should be well presented, attentive to guests’ needs, and trustworthy. Read more

Yachtmaster Prep

Why do the Yachtmaster prep training and are you ready?

So you think you are ready to sit the Yachtmaster Offshore examination? There is no need to do a Yachtmaster Prep course before you sit the Yachtmaster Offshore examination. The Yachtmaster prep course offered by RYA training centres is not an official RYA course with a syllabus. It is an opportunity to get out on a yacht and practice before the […]

So you want to start yacht racing

So you want to start yacht racing!


So you want to start yacht racing!

So you want to start yacht racing. Whether you are an experienced sailor or have never set foot on a yacht before, you can start racing at any time. There are different types of races which you might wish to take part in. Each offers a different experience and needs a different skill and knowledge set. Read more

Training for new motor boat owners

Training for new motor boat owners!

Buying a motorboat is a big decision to make and there are lots of factors to be considered when considering this venture. The cost, the time it will consume, your families enthusiasm, the insurance, where to keep it, maintenance and not least safety. Training for new boat owners should be a factor in the whole boat buying process.

An understanding of the dangers involved with being an inexperienced boater must be a huge consideration. However, there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure you are prepared and you become a responsible boater. Read more

Ten top reasons to do a sailing and boating course on the solent

Ten top reasons to do a sailing or boating course on the Solent

Before I offend anyone, there are many great places to learn to sail in the UK and abroad. Yet, there are some great reasons to choose the Solent, if you have not sailed here before. So, here are ten top reasons to do a sailing or boating course on the Solent.

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What is a milebuilder and who are they for?

You might have seen RYA training centres advertising milebuilders on sailing or motor boats and wondered what they are all about. I will explain here, what they are and who they are appropriate for.

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Which Transatlantic Rally?

Which transatlantic rally? The first transatlantic rally started in 1986. Jimmy Cornell had an idea to support a small number of cruising yachts cross the Atlantic. Its appeal grew. Now it is an event not only for cruisers but for yachtsmen and women wishing to race across the Atlantic.

Motor Cruising for Beginners…

Motor cruising for beginners is for those thinking about buying or chartering a boat to explore beautiful coastlines. You also may be considering entering into the motor yacht world as a professional. All sound great. But, you need to gain some essential skills to ensure you and others are safe on the water and that […]

Powerboating Training For Teenagers

Picture If you’re a parent or guardian – and even if you’re not – it’s likely you know how notoriously tricky it can be to buy gifts for teenagers. With changing trends and yo-yo’ing tastes, who’s to know what the current must-have thing really is? Well, if you’re stuck for innovative ideas, why not choose something that won’t just be fun for a day or a week… but potentially for a lifetime? Powerboating is one of the most thrilling and white-knuckle variants of boating in general, so if you know a teen that’s looking for excitement – this is the solution. Let’s find out more about powerboat training for teenagers. Read more

Start Sailing a Yacht.

woman sailingMany people are introduced to sailing on a cruising yacht, later in life. They might have memories of sailing a little wayfarer or mirror dinghy in their childhood, then the joys of careers and families take over for a decade
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