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Becoming a Yacht Chef in South Africa

Tired of your day-to-day chef job at a local restaurant? Do you feel like your skills do not get the environment to flourish? Then how about considering working on a yacht or a superyacht as a chef? If you have a keen eye for detail and a knack for flavour profiles...

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The Experienced Seafarer Route for Yacht SV Chief Engineer

In the previous article, we discussed the Experienced Seafarer Route and becoming an SV Engineer Officer of the Watch (<3000 GT, <9000kW). In this article, we will take a step further and understand how to become an SV Chief Engineer via the Experienced Seafarer...

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Becoming a Yacht Engineer in South Africa

Being a superyacht engineer means getting a chance to work with some of the world's best engineering marvels. However, the opportunity does not come easily. In this article, we will mainly discuss engineer roles and what it takes to be an engineer on a yacht in South...

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The MCA Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate in South Africa

The MCA Food Hygiene Certificate is mandatory if you are going to work as a cook on any ship, or as a stewardess on a superyacht, cruise, and so on. You can easily get an MCA Food Hygiene Level 2 certificate in South Africa. Let's understand what the course entails...

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How to Stay in Shape? | Working on a Boat in South Africa

Being on a boat for a long time can eventually wear you out of shape. No, we are not kidding. Despite sailing and sailing activities being heavy in the physical aspect, the crew can be out of shape eventually. And it can also wear them out of mental shape as well. So,...

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The Superyacht Stewardess Course in Cape Town

A Superyacht Stewardess Course in Cape Town will prepare you to work as a stewardess on a superyacht. Stewardesses are mainly responsible for high-end hospitality services and interior maintenance in terms of cleanliness and tidiness. In this article, we will talk...

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Am I Too Old to Work on a Superyacht in South Africa?

When it comes to working on a luxurious superyacht, there is no official upper age limit. You may have heard about the opportunity of working on a superyacht, the hefty salary, the lavish environment and the high profile people, and of course, a chance to travel the...

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