Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course in Cape Town

Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course in Cape Town

If you aspire to work on a superyacht, this article is important. As you are aware, all seagoing workers must complete the basic STCW safety training. However, for the yacht crew, there is a minor difference in taking the STCW course: The Proficiency in Designated...
Becoming a Yacht Chef in South Africa

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...
The Experienced Seafarer Route for Yacht SV Chief Engineer

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...
The Experienced Seafarer Route for Yacht SV EOOW South Africa

The Experienced Seafarer Route for Yacht SV EOOW South Africa

Becoming an engineer on a yacht may seem complicated on paper, but it does not have to be. Being an engineer on a yacht can open brand-new doors to wonderful experiences you would not otherwise experience in a regular engineering job. That, combined with delicious...
Becoming a Yacht Engineer in South Africa

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...
The Conversions of the Y4 Engineer Certificate of Competence

The Conversions of the Y4 Engineer Certificate of Competence

The Y4 Engineer Certificate of Competence is one of the basic engineering CoC in the yacht industry. However, the structures for engineer CoCs have changed recently. In this article, we will see the new structure for yacht engineer certificates, called Small Vessel...