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  • Make yourself employable with bluewater

    By Ashleigh Cecchini • 2 months ago
    Bluewater boasts the largest database of yacht crew in our industry. Our crew agents use it all day every day, and now thanks to bluewater’s newest invention; the ONE Account, we also have over 250 luxury yachts actively using our database in the same way as our crew agents do when looking for candidates. This broadens horizons for crew greatly, so by registering with us, already, you have a massive advantage when it comes to finding your next job!
  • Summer School for teens! Essential Yachting Qualifications

    By Ashleigh Cecchini • 2 months ago
    Five years ago now, aspiring superyacht deckhand Oli Travers from the UK left his home in London to take some all-important courses and see if there is work out there for an enthusiastic new crew member, keen to learn the ropes and get onto the first rung of the career ladder. Oli tracked his progress from leaving home, to his arrival in the South of France, taking Blue Water Yachting’s Summer School course, looking for work and hopefully finding it. Here is Oli’s first installment…
  • On Board SY NEFERTITI during the Superyacht Cup in Palma

    By Jim Acher • 3 months ago
    During the 2014 Superyacht Cup in Palma, Jim Acher was delighted to welcome on board SY NEFERTITI both brokers and the media to showcase her performance levels out at sea. Perfect sailing conditions and a new cruising sails wardrobe added the finishing touches to what was a great day out for all involved
  • 5 cocktails that will be a big hit on any Yacht charter

    By Michelle Guy • 3 months ago
    Many famous exotic cocktails are referred to as "Boat drinks", a name made popular by the Jimmy Buffet song “Boat Drinks” in 1979. These types of drinks, also commonly referred to as ‘Tiki Drinks’ usually have a higher fraction of alcohol, with one or more fruit juices
  • Sailing Yachts at the Palma Superyacht Cup

    By Jim Acher • 3 months ago
    The Palma Superyacht Cup 2014 takes place from 18th-21st June in the Bay of Palma, attracting a selection of stunning sailing yachts from all around the world to this beautiful Mediterranean island. Since the first edition in 1996, the regatta has become one of the highlights of the racing circuit
  • Why Interior Crew Training is essential in today's Superyacht industry.

    By Lynne Edwards • 3 months ago
    Following many significant developments in the Superyacht industry over the last decade or so which has seen an increase in the building of larger and more sophisticated yachts and the concurrent arrival of more demanding yacht owners, one of the more noticeable changes in the Superyacht industry has naturally been in the higher levels of professionalism expected of crew members in all departments