What will my duties be as an entry level crew member in Yachting?

Duties will vary depending on the size and operation of the vessel, but below is a guide to duties that could be expected of you as a Deckhand or Stewardess

Deckhand Duties

  • Wash-Downs
  • Window Cleaning
  • Polishing (Stainless Steel)
  • Painting
  • Beach Set-Ups
  • Scrubbing Deck
  • Tender Driving
  • Water Sports (Operation and maintenance)
  • Watch duties underway and in port


Stewardess Job Description

  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Table settings
  • Floral decorations
  • Provisioning
  • Housekeeping for guest and crew areas
  • Laundry for crew & guests
  • Crew mess duties
  • Watch duties underway and in port


What certification to I require:

  • STCW Basic Training including security awareness
  • ENG 1 (Seafarers Medical Certificate)
  • Valid Passport and Relevant Visas
  • RYA Power Boat Level 2 (advantageous for Deckhand roles)
  • RYA Personal Water Craft (advantageous for Deckhand roles)
  • Food and Hygiene level 2 (advantageous for Stewardess roles)


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