Work With Us

We are always on the lookout for experienced, reliable and enthusiastic professionals to work onboard the diFleet. If you have the required qualifications and experience, then we want to hear from you. We welcome applications for both current and speculative vacancies, please contact crew@diyachting.co.uk for further information or apply below.

Captain

60 - 80ft Sailing Yachts. Charter & private yacht captains needed. Must be qualified to commercial Yachtmaster standard, with all commercial certificates. Previous experience in a Captain’s position onboard a yacht of a similar spec and size essential. Must also have experience with charter guests and competent maintenance and engineering background.

Chef / Stew

Experienced yacht Chefs needed. Must have a proven record providing beautifully presented and high quality meals for guests. Working as a crew of two or three, must also be able to assist as stew, managing both the interior and assisting with sailing and mooring on deck. Must have commercial certificates, sailing qualifications preferred but not essential. Experience, a good work ethic and enthusiasm are key.

Deckhand / Stew

Deckhand/Stew positions. Working with Captain and Chef / Stew to assist with both deck and interior responsibilities. Must have previous relevant experience, commercial certificates and significant sailing experience. Sailing qualifications and silver service background desirable but not essential. Will be expected to; help sail the boat, keep watch, assist with cleaning & maintenance and serve guests.

Couples

The majority of our crew positions are for Captain and Chef / Stew couples. We’re looking for dedicated and professional crew couples, with a strong working relationship and previous experience working together as a team.

Delivery / Temporary Crews

As well as permanent positions, we also regularly need freelance and temporary crew to cover deliveries, short charter seasons and crew leave. Crews must be have all necessary commercial certificates and be available to stand in at short notice.

diYachting Crew Placement 

Join our Facebook group; diYachting Crew Placement to keep up to date with the latest vacancies and temporary positions.

Resources

It’s difficult for a new crew or yacht owner to know what salary is expected.  The mega yacht industry is paying large salaries to crews with little to no experience but the sailing industry is different and doesn’t command such high salaries.

To help with this we have created a Salary Matrix for Sailing Yachts sized 60 - 100ft based on the crew’s experience in years and the size of yacht.

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