superyacht crew -resources


MYS Superyacht Crew have experience working on Superyachts– whether it be as a Captain, Chef, Stewardess, Engineer, Bosun, Mate or Deckhand. We understand what is expected of you and what you can expect out of a job in the industry.

Want to understand your rights as a Seafarer?

The MLC, 2006 is an international convention developed under the International Labour Organization. It consolidates a number of existing labour conventions, while introducing modern standards relating to the working and living conditions of seafarers at sea.

Click below to view AMSA’s guide to the Maritime Labour Convention

Click below to view marine orders 11, Living & working conditions on vessels

Where do I go for crew training?

Whether you’re new to the industry or looking to go that next step in your career appropriate training is paramount.

All crew entering the industry should look to hold the basic certifications required for all ocean seafarers including an

  • STCW95
  • ENG 1 (seafarer medical)

We highly recommend all crew to get in contact with Chris & Deb Brown from Sydney Superyacht Academy regarding your first or next steps with crew training.

Superyacht Crew Academy was the first International Yacht Training partner in Australia.

Founded by Chris and Deborah Brown in 2000, the Superyacht Crew Academy was the first Australian partner of International Yacht Training Worldwide.

More recently they have been working tirelessly to create courses for returning crew, building bridges from MCA qualifications to AMSA.

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I’m heading overseas should I register with MYS Superyacht Crew Before I go?

Absolutely, we have Superyacht positions worldwide and will be able to let you know what is available whatever your destination. MYS crew agents have spent year’s working overseas on luxury superyachts and will be able to give you advice on where to stay and look for work to enhance your best possible chances in finding that dream position.

We will also keep you informed of the latest Yacht news and positions from home.

Thinking of returning to Australia?

We can give you the lay of the land and provide you with all the current AMSA regulations relating to Australian crew with MCA Certificates of Competence and how best to proceed with your career in Australian waters.

MYS also understands crews desire to go land based and can assist with providing employment opportunities for your new life ashore.

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