Do you have what it takes to work on-board a yacht?
When I first started working in the yachting industry, I would hear from people here and there that it isn’t for everybody. But I didn’t give it much thought. “That won’t be me,” I figured.
What they don’t do is elaborate on why the industry isn’t for everyone. What are the reasons people can’t stick it out?
I work on a 30-metre private sail yacht. Yachts come in all shapes and sizes and for all I know life on a 100-metre motor yacht might be a bit different, but not much. It’s a good idea to know who you are and what you like and dislike before entering into the world of yachting. The money is very good and you have little to no expenses, so some people are able to see past the bad. For others the money simply isn’t worth it.
Here are the main reasons working on a yacht may not be for you:
By Verge Magazine