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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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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Quay Crew Heads to Monaco

Quay Crew will be attending the 2015 Monaco Yacht show that will be celebrating its 25th year as a leading platform for showcasing the world’s most deluxe super yachts. The prestigious event will take place between the 23rd and 26th September in the serene and luxurious setting of the iconic Port Hercules.

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Benefits of working as crew on a Super Yacht

Working as crew on a superyacht brings with it ups and downs. With long hours, little space and tedious tasks it’s not a walk in the park. However, if you can survive the pitfalls then the perks can be incredibly rewarding and leave you with some amazing memories. If you’re considering a career as a yachtie, here are just a few reasons why you should step on deck…

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How to avoid the dreaded sea sickness…

When your feet are telling your brain that you’re on solid ground but you’re in fact constantly rocking and rolling on water, your brain gets confused and you get sick. It’s not inevitable but even the most experienced Yachtie can fall victim to a bout of sea sickness from time to time especially in choppy waters. There’s no real cure for sea sickness so it’s all about prevention – here are some of the most widely used methods to combat feeling green…

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Why working on a super yacht will boost your C.V.

Landing your dream job on board a super yacht is the start of something extremely special. Arguably one of the most unique and varied careers, it offers incredible opportunities and unforgettable experiences. However, when your time on board comes to an end and you decide to move on to pastures new, aside from the memories it’s your C.V. that will be testament to the experiences you’ve had and the skills you’ve picked up along the way. Want to know how it can boost your C.V.? Read on…

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