How do I train to work on a yacht?
Training is essential. Training to get on a boat, and more than anything, to stay on it. The two training essentials for entry-level interior crew are: An STCW five-day Basic Safety Training (BST) Course in order to obtain an STCW ’95 Basic Safety Training International Certificate of Competency.
How much does the crew of a yacht get paid?
Average Starting Salary Guidelines
|POSITION||70′ to 100′||160′ to 190′|
|Captain||$84 – $120,000||$192 – $228,000|
|First Officer||$54 – $66,000||$90 – $95,000|
|2nd Mate/Bosun||$48 – $54,000||$66 – $72,000|
|Deckhand||$42 – $48,000||$60 – $66,000|
How do you become a crew member on a yacht?
5 steps to becoming a Yachtie
- Have the right attitude.
- Pass an ENG1 medical.
- Complete STCW Basic Safety Training.
- Gain experience.
- Go to a superyacht marina.
How much do yacht crew make in tips?
In general, brokers advise tipping between 5 to 20 per cent of the base charter fee, depending on the yacht and the location. It is usually towards the lower end of that scale in the Med and higher in the US and Caribbean.
How do I become a yacht crew member?
The minimum qualifications for a yacht Captain position include:
- 3-5 years’ experience as a Chief Officer/Mate.
- 5+ years’ experience as a Yacht Captain for larger yachts.
- License depending on the tonnage of the yacht.
- Typically, a 200-ton license is the minimum license required up to a Master Unlimited.
How much does a bosun make on a yacht?
On vessels upwards of 160 feet, a bosun’s monthly salary can earn between $4,000 and $7,000+, while yachts above 260 feet will see a bosun earn around $7,000 or more.
Why choose Antibes ship training?
Antibes Ship Training has been successfully helping yacht crew obtain the qualifications and training they need since 2012. We offer a wide range of RYA endorsed superyacht crew training and G.U.E.S.T. approved interior courses. We also partner with Seascope France, who provide our STCW Fire and Safety training in Antibes.
Where can I take a course in yachting?
Got it! We offer MCA Master, USCG and RYA Yachtmaster courses in Antibes, Fort Lauderdale & Palma for those starting in yachting and all the required modules to reach the highest levels of professional yachting.
What courses do we offer in Antibes&Palma?
We offer MCA Master, USCG and RYA Yachtmaster courses in Antibes, Fort Lauderdale & Palma for those starting in yachting and all the required modules to reach the highest levels of professional yachting.