The Mediterranean yachting season is just around the corner, but for those seeking a career change or looking to become a part of the superyacht industry, some exciting yacht crew jobs are still available in beautiful Palma de Mallorca.
A yacht crew job is truly a one-of-a-kind career for those seeking the chance to explore the world while enjoying a high salary. With food and board provided, and many yacht crew enjoying the benefits of a tax-free income, a yacht crew job is a great way to save for the future. Better yet, the crew on luxury yachts get to work with the very finest equipment amidst luxurious surroundings.
An experienced yacht crew recruitment agency has shared some of their top Palma yacht crew jobs that they are currently recruiting for, from experienced positions to entry-level yacht jobs. Keep on reading to discover the best yacht jobs.
The best Palma yacht crew jobs
Sole Engineer – 38m charter yacht
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced engineer holding a Y4 (Preferably a Y3) to join a 38-metre yacht that operates both as a private and charter yacht, predominantly cruising the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. This tri-decker explorer style vessel is the largest 38m built and is very large volumetrically. Successful applicants will be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the boat, reporting directly to the yacht’s captain.
Chief Officer – 45m private yacht
A superb opportunity has arisen for a male chief officer (due to cabin arrangements) for a private 45-metre motor yacht based predominantly in the Mediterranean during the summer months and in Spain throughout the winter. The applicant must be ready to work immediately and commit for at least one year. The right candidate will have experience working on similar sized vessels and possess a professional but fun attitude. Experience on a vessel under full ISM/ISPS/MLC is also a plus.
Deckhand – 29m private yacht
This yacht crew job is an excellent opportunity for an experienced male deckhand (due to cabin arrangements) to join an exquisite 29-metre yacht cruising the azure blue waters of the Mediterranean. As a seasonal deckhand, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the yacht’s interior, with duties including wash-downs, polishing, sanding, and painting. Successful applicants must be dynamic, team player who is ready to throw themselves at any challenge. Tender driving skills are necessary, and solid experience is required.
Stew/Cook – 27m private yacht
Yacht crew recruiters are currently seeking an experienced stew to join a 27-metre private yacht presently based in the Mediterranean. The ideal candidate will take care of the guests and be comfortable helping out on deck when needed during docking and deck set up. You will have to prepare meals for the yacht crew, organise provisioning for staff and guests, prepare and serve drinks and light snacks. It is important to note that this boat will be used as a day boat, with no guest accommodation onboard, but is heavily used for watersports and Beach Club during the day. Fluent English, Spanish and Italian is a plus for this role.
Stewardess /Yoga Instructor – 70m yacht charter
A 70-metre private yacht based in the Mediterranean and Caribbean is recruiting for an experienced stewardess and yoga Instructor stewardess to work a dual season. The right candidate will have at least one season of experience on a similar size vessel. Reporting directly to the chief stewardess, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the yacht’s interior, ensuring it is maintained to the very highest standards. You will also provide five-star service to the yacht’s owner and their guests, including assisting with meal service. Due to cabin arrangements, this role is only open to female candidates.
Chief Stewardess – 40m yacht private/charter
A position has arisen for a chief stewardess for a 40-metre private yacht charter based in the Mediterranean. Potential candidates must possess impeccable silver service skills, be a team player, be hardworking, and be happy to help other departments when required. There will be three stewardesses on the interior during the season, so someone who can manage service and housekeeping is essential. Due to cabin arrangements, this yacht crew job role is only open to female candidates.
First Mate – 40m M/Y Charter/Private
There is currently an opening for an experienced male First Mate on a 40-metre private yacht based in the Mediterranean. To be eligible for the role, the right candidate will have at least six months of experience on a similar-sized vessel be able to run the deck and manage the deckhand. You will also be required to assist with watches when needed.
Apply for the best Palma yacht crew jobs
If you’re interested in applying for a yacht crew job, the best step is to contact a knowledgeable yacht crew recruiter. They will support you on your yacht job search and put you forward for positions that match your skill set.
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Born a “Norverner”, she then spent most of her life “Dann Saff” before moving to Spain in 2006. Elle’s loves are Alan, the internet, dogs, good food, and dry white wine – although not necessarily in that order.