New to Yachting - online event

Let us help you to navigate the yachting industry.

Free webinar for those new to the industry.

Completed your STCW and got a million questions?

We have THE starting out webinar for you.

Bluewater is bringing together captains and industry experts for a free event to answer all of your questions.

28th March, 15h30 CET.

RSVP is essential.



Superyacht captains Tristan Mortlock and Peter Cook are joining to share their career advice, discuss what captains are looking for, how to secure your first job onboard, and explain what daywork is!

PYA’s Kim Llorente will join to talk through sea service verification, obtaining a seaman’s book, employment contracts and what to do when there are disputes onboard.

Bluewater’s charter broker, Becki Milton, will give you an idea of guest expectations onboard and talk through charter v private yachts.

Our recruitment specialist Sharon Rose will share tips for your CV and explain how a crew agent works, and give advice on job searches.

Pippa Wastell from our training department will talk through the essential training, what you need and what can wait.


After these short introductions there’ll be a Q&A session, you can also send your questions in advance so we can put them to the panel.

Event Link

Once you have confirmed your attendance, if your participation is accepted, you will receive the link to join by zoom on the morning of the event.
Please note this event is only open to those new to the world of yachting.
It can be a confusing industry with lots of conflicting information, so we hope you can join us for this online event and walk away from it feeling better prepared!