What will my duties be as an entry level crew member in Yachting?

What will my duties be as an entry level crew member in Yachting? - 24/11/2021

Do you want to understand the key duties and responsibilities of an entry level yacht crew member? Well let’s help answer that question.

Duties will vary depending on the size and operation of the vessel, but below is a guide to duties that could be expected of you as a Deckhand or Stewardess

Deckhand Duties

  • Wash-Downs
  • Window Cleaning
  • Polishing (Stainless Steel)
  • Painting
  • Beach Set-Ups
  • Scrubbing Deck
  • Tender Driving
  • Water Sports (Operation and maintenance)
  • Watch duties underway and in port

Stewardess Job Description

  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Table settings
  • Floral decorations
  • Provisioning
  • Housekeeping for guest and crew areas
  • Laundry for crew & guests
  • Crew mess duties
  • Watch duties underway and in port

What certification to I require:

  • STCW Basic Training including security awareness
  • ENG 1 (Seafarers Medical Certificate)
  • Valid Passport and Relevant Visas
  • RYA Power Boat Level 2 (advantageous for Deckhand roles)
  • RYA Personal Water Craft (advantageous for Deckhand roles)
  • Food and Hygiene level 2 (advantageous for Stewardess roles)

To learn more about the key duties and responsibilities of an entry level yacht crew member as well as helpful advice please visit our webpage – Green Crew or contact one our team

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