An Interview with Zhara Bathe – one of the Superyacht Scholarship winners.

On Wednesday 2nd March The Crew Coach announced the winners of their Superyacht Scholarship, a brand new global competition that gives four lucky hopefuls the opportunity of a lifetime. The scholarship (worth nearly €3,000) provides entry level training courses, certificates, extra goodies and bonuses. We are lucky enough to catch up with Zhara, one of the winners of the Superyacht Scholarship. She shares her experiences of life in the scholarship and how she has progressed into the yachting world.

Zhara was mentored under Caroline from Quay Crew & Chief Stew Fran Garrod.

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Where to land a yachting job

This is an age old question. So, you are making your first foray into the yachting world and you are trying to work out where to base yourself. Where to go? Palma or Antibes? Obviously you don’t have to live in either of these but you need to have easy access to both as this is where all the action is!

 

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Qualifications & Certificates – The Basics

Trying to find specific qualifications in order to work on a yacht can be a bit of a minefield. The same role on identical yachts can have completely different specifications and requirements, this is due to its flag state. On top of this there are qualifications needed depending on the size, power and type of the operation on the yacht. So, where do you start?

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Interview with Captain Lee Douglas

After taking full responsibility for the crew, keeping a solid relationship with the yacht owner and overseeing the operations and performance of the boat, we’re very fortunate to pin down a very busy Captain.  Expect all things yachting from Lee Douglas, a man who’s been there, done that, and got the t-shirt.

 

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Quay Crew talks to the multi award winning yacht designer – John Munford.

Many crew will walk onto their new yacht and not consider what’s gone into the build let alone the creative conception and design of what can only be described as a masterpiece. Today Super Yachts are pushing the boundaries left, right and centre but some of the most famous and most beautiful are the classically designed yachts that just work perfectly – for owners and crew.

 

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