Exceptional New Yacht Crew!

It is that time of year already and lots of enthusiastic new crew members are looking for their first experience in the yachting industry.

INTRODUCING - Campaign to Promote New Talent

Bluewater is highlighting the incredible range of talent joining the industry in 2022 to ensure that new crew members find their perfect match and that Captains and Heads of Department find the best junior crew to join their team.

To kick off the first week of our INTRODUCING campaign, here is a selection of awesome crew we have met in our Antibes, Fort Lauderdale and Palma offices.

Divemasters, engineers, sailors, baristas and so much more. These junior crew members have great transferable skills and will be an invaluable asset to your team.

Follow the campaign on social media and contact Louise for more information on any of the newbies featured in the article, if you are looking for junior crew or if you would like to feature in this campaign.

INTRODUCING...Kelly Haubrich

Kelly is looking for experience as a Stew / Masseuse.
What qualifications and skills make Kelly stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
7 years clinical experience as a physiotherapist
Sports Injury clinics
Worked in hospitals
Strict attention to hygiene and cleanliness
Looked after VIP clients, accompanying them on trips
Opened her own physiotherapy practice

Qualifications:
PDSD
Food Safety II
Stewardess training
Advanced neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy
Martial arts 

Can you help these fantastic green crew secure experience onboard?

Email Louise for a copy of Kelly’s CV

INTRODUCING…Emma Lutz

Emma is looking for experience as a stewardess

What qualifications and skills make Emma stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
-Has sailed competitively
-PDSD
-PADI Adv Open Water Diver
-Bar tending qualification

Previous experience
-Recreational and competitive sailing
-Food and beverage service
-Housekeeping
-Childcare
-Event planning
-Event photography

INTRODUCING...Liam Taman

Liam is looking for experience as a deckhand

What qualifications and skills make Liam stand out as an exceptional new crew member?

Was one of our helpers at the Chef Competition with Monaco Yacht Club and we highly recommend Liam as a team player.

 

-Divemaster and DSD Leader

-Leading reef dives & Shark dives (no cage!)
-Leading DSD courses & assisting on PADI Open Water Courses
-Customer Service
-Hospitality
-Personal Divemaster
Liam is also a videographer documenting, editing and producing 5-10 minute videos for group trips through Eswatini and Mozambique.

 

Can you help these fantastic green crew secure experience onboard?

INTRODUCING... Beth Francis

Beth is looking for experience as a junior stewardess.

What makes Beth stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- PDSD
- Powerboat Level II
- VHF
- Food Hygiene 2
- Padi Open Water Certificate

Previous experience:
- London Ambulance Service during the pandemic
- GVI Thailand
 - Hospitality 

INTRODUCING... Yasmin Cupples

Yasmin is looking for experience as a junior stewardess.

What makes Yasmin stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Certificate (passed aged 10!)
- Powerboat Level II
- RYA Sailing Level 2
- PDSD
- Superyacht Interior Foundation Certificate
- RYA Short Range Marine Radio
- Foundation in Food Safety Certificate and trained Barista 

Yasmin is also a singer.

INTRODUCING....Louise Thunstrom

Louise is looking for experience as a Stewardess/Crew Chef 

What qualifications and skills make Louise stand out as an exceptional green crew? 
-3 years at culinary school 
-Food & Hygiene 
-Previous employment as a chef, cooking lunches and dinners 
 

INTRODUCING... Lachlan Huntington

Lachlan is looking for experience as a carpenter/deckhand.

What makes Lachlan stand out as an exceptional new crew member?

- 7 years carpentry experience 
- Lifeguard experience
- Swimming instructor
- Waiter and barman experience

INTRODUCING... Matthew Sweeney

Matthew is looking for experience as a deckhand or deck/steward.

What makes Matthew stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- GMDSS
- Powerboat Level II
- Basic seamanship including chartwork, meteorology, tides, basic radar and rope work

Looking to kick start his career using his previous cabin crew and hospitality experience.

INTRODUCING... Luke Wilkins

Luke is looking for experience as a junior engineer/deckhand.

What qualifications and skills make Luke stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
He has his AEC 1 and is a qualified PADI pro (Divemaster) with 300 dives recorded and over 150 as a guide.

INTRODUCING... Ben Norman

Ben Norman is looking for experience as a deckhand.

What makes Ben stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- Solid tender driving experience
- Maintenance skills
- RYA Seamanship
- Powerboat Level II
- PWC
- VHF Radio
- RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
- Superyacht deckhand course
- PDSD

Has assisted in yacht deliveries on the UK South Coast. Responsible for deck duties, lines and fenders.

INTRODUCING... Cornél Swiegers

Cornél Swiegers is looking for experience as a deck/stew.

What makes Cornél stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- Food Hygiene and Safety II
- TEFL (foreign language teaching)
- Entrepreneur course
- BA Fashion Design
- 5 year hospitality studies  

INTRODUCING... Zoe Mehlmann

Zoe Mehlmann is looking for experience as a deckhand. 

What qualifications and skills make Zoe stand out as an exceptional new crew member? 
- Graduated from a prestigious maritime school
- Qualifications: SSI Advanced Diver Swedish coastal skipper 
- Skills: service, nannying, sales

Zoe has great attention to detail, takes initiative and is self-motivated. 

INTRODUCING... Divan Pillay

Divan is looking for experience as a deck/stew.

What qualifications and skills make Divan stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- RYA PBII
- PDSD
- TEFL (foreign language teaching)
- Entrepreneur course

Previous experience:
- Global private banker to HNWIs
- Bonsai Africa founder
- Bar tending
- Squash coach 

INTRODUCING... Christian Basson

Christian Basson is looking for experience as a deckhand.

What qualifications and skills make Christian stand out as an exceptional new crew member?
- PDSD
- Powerboat Level II
- PWC

Christian is also a professional golfer and enjoys surfing, fitness, video editing and photography.

Contact Louise for more information on any of the new crew members featured in this article or to take part in the INTRODUCING campaign and follow us on social media to discover more exceptional crew.