The below is a summary of a scenario which plays out fairly regularly in yachting. I have got permission from the Captain involved to share this tale.
This is a blog which will be useful for green or junior crew should they choose to implement the suggestions within. The blog for senior crew and upskilling is next week...
Although not everyone is likely to be your cup of tea onboard you are in essence joining a new family. When everyone does there bit onboard things run a lot smoother. Whether you are just joining, or are a veteran member of crew, take a minute to assess yourself.
Starting out in the industry is tough. I understand that as it took me almost 6 months to get my first permanent job after months of day work in the South of France. This was over 4 years ago, and things have only got more competitive since!
It’s the general consensus that green crew should be grateful for any opportunity thrown their way, certainly in the office we are keen to shout that from the rooftops but just how true is that sentiment?