Team Bluewater will be at FLIBS, who’s coming?

We are sponsoring The Oasis Lounge & the Captain & Crew Appreciation Party at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2022. We hope you can join us!

By Sarah Smith-Garrison • 21 October 2022

Event invitations, discounts, give-aways and more...

Team Bluewater will be at FLIBS, with the recruitment and training teams standing by to assist you in your careers.

We have many exciting opportunities to share with you, including discounts and event invitations.

Read on for more details, and don’t forget to sign up to The Captain and Crew Appreciation Party, RSVP link is below.

Where to be during the show...

Be sure to stop by The Oasis Lounge from 11am - 5pm, there are two locations; one in the Superyacht Village and one in the Swimming Hall of Fame (Pink Zone #12) to meet with the Training team.

Not in the show? No problem. 
All Superyacht Captains & Crew are still welcome to stop by the Official Hospitality Lounge for complimentary snacks and refreshments, and to mix and mingle with your fellow yachties and industry friends in a private environment.

Be sure to stop by and get involved in all the fun and activities, as well as catching up with old friends and making new contacts. 
Our team will be there to discuss job opportunities and can answer any questions on the upcoming course schedule. 

Discounts available during FLIBS

There are discounts for all crew who sign up for the following courses, we are offering 10% off 3 courses booked and 15% off when 4 or more courses are booked, during FLIBS. 

Add to your CV, increase your skills, and become an asset to any yacht.

Nov 1- Advanced Bartending & Mixology.
Nov 2- Advanced Wine Appreciation.
Nov 3-4- Leadership & Administration.
Nov 8-9- Barista & High-End Guest Services.
Nov 10-11- YIS Level II Silver Service.
Dec 8- Floristry and Plant Maintenance.

Event invitation - interior crew

We are hosting a free online webinar for all interior crew who have managed to get some experience onboard, or who have completed their first season and are now reflecting on what they have learnt. Visit the team during FLIBS for an invitation.

Join us on November 15th for tips and advice from our panel of experts.
All crew who join us for this event will be gifted a free interactive online guide created by the team at Environmental Yacht Services, worth €30, which tells you how to start being eco-friendly onboard.

Our panellists will include a charter broker, sharing the feedback they receive from charter guests and yacht owners on the interior crew, current crew sharing what they have learnt and what they expect from their interior team, and our own interior training instructors.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the experts and put forward your own questions.

Event invitation – deck and engineers

A free online webinar is currently being worked on for the deck and engineers who have gained some experience onboard, or who have already completed their first season and are now wondering which route to take.

The panel of experienced superyacht crew, along with our own training instructors delivering these courses, will talk through the career pathway for each route and where to start.

To pre-register, please send us an email quoting “DECK v ENG” or visit the Bluewater team at FLIBS for an invitation.

The Captain and Crew Appreciation Party

Bluewater are excited to be sponsoring THE party at FLIBS.

We invite all Captains and Crew to the Captain and Crew Appreciation Party! 

RSVP is essential and spots are filling up fast.

This is the 13th year for the Yacht Chandlers Party, it will be hosted at DAER nightclub and this year’s theme is 80’s! 

Upon approval of your registration, you will be notified of instructions for early wristband pick up & event details. 
Each crew member is required to register and will need a wristband for entry.