Looking for an energetic and hard working steward/ess to work on our luxury crewed yacht product in the BVI, somebody who can help us deliver our market leading customer service to our clients.
At The Moorings we execute fantastic yacht charter adventures across Europe, the Caribbean and beyond. We have an abiding passion for sailing, by taking sailing holidays to the next level across the most spectacular destinations worldwide which keep our customers coming back again and again! From independent sailing holidays to fully catered crewed and power yacht charters we offer our customers a range of product options, and most importantly an unforgettable experience. The secret to our success within the yacht industry lies in our exceptional teams, we’re united by the same mission: to have fun while creating extraordinary experiences on the water.
A Crewed yacht charter delivers the ultimate all-inclusive vacation on the water aboard an exclusive sailing or power catamaran. It blends the comfort of luxury vacations with the spirit of adventure travel. Complete with a professional crew, guests can enjoy the nautical skills and local knowledge of a captain, gourmet meals prepared by a chef, and a high level of service and hospitality from a steward/ess.
Whilst on charter, the steward/ess is responsible for the wellbeing of the guests and the overall cleanliness of the yacht. The crew work as a team to manage and operate the yacht for charter.
At times management may assign additional tasks relating to the position which may include day sails, photo shoots, briefings, boat shows etc. When the yacht is not on charter the position involves base work and duties.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
-Daily housekeeping of all guest areas of the yacht to The Moorings’ standard
-Preparation of the cabins with linen prior to guest arrival, and completion of a mid-week linen change during charter
-Serve drinks and snacks to the guests throughout the charter period – including a selection of cocktails
-Assist the chef with the provisioning of the yacht, and preparation of meals as required
-Act as a host for the charter party, organising activities and excursions as required, and providing local information throughout the charter
-Serve guests throughout mealtimes in a elegant and professional manner
-Assist the captain in providing basic instruction/assistance with snorkelling and other water sports
-Help ensure the safety of guests throughout the charter
-Assist the captain with all elements of deck work as required
-Clean the yacht in preparation for charter and during the charter
-Any other duties as directed by the Crewed Yacht Manager/Head of Department
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
-Previous experience in a similar position (desirable)
-Cocktail making experience
-Previous waiting experience
-Ability to communicate with customers at all levels
-C1/D US visa
-Competent Crew or Day Skipper certification or an equivalent level of experience
-Powerboat Level 2 (desirable)
-Language skills (desirable)
WHAT ARE WE OFFERING
Working within our crewed yacht team in the BVI not only do you get to work and live in an amazing location with some of the best sailing in the world, but you also have your accommodation provided on board the yacht you are allocated; this would either be a shared main cabin, or a crew forepeak. All your provisioning is provided whilst on charter, all uniform, a contribution to your flights, and an end of contract bonus, all on top of a cometitive salary paid bi-weekly into your BVI bank account. You are covered on the national local health care for a small deduction from your salary, and you have access to an amazing staff yacht usage policy, allowing you to show your friends and family a holiday of a lifetime at a highly reduced rate.