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ARTICLE OF THE WEEK: DO LOOKS MATTER?
13 Oct 2015
There are two questions I am often asked by prospective crew members: "Do I need to be a blonde beauty with legs up to here?" or "Do I need to be tall, dark and handsome?" In essence, what both men and women are asking is "Do looks matter?"
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LIVING THE HIGH LIFE ON THE HIGH SEAS
18 Sep 2015
(Featured in PARADISE magazine, Gold Coast Weekend Bulletin, January 27-28, 2008) Jennifer Pender-Brookes and Rob Brookes have worked onboard the world's most luxurious yachts, meeting supermodels, actors and billionaires.
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SAILING VS MOTOR YACHTS
12 May 2015
Do you want wind in your hair or cash in your pocket? The rugged or the regal? The Great Debate between sailing and motor yachts continues...
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LUXURY SUPERYACHTS - A VISUAL TOUR
2 Feb 2015
CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING FOOTAGE! From diving with manta rays and dolphins to diving off the mast of a mega yacht to diving into the deep end...literally, these videos will give you a snapshot of a lifestyle most people only ever dream about.
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"I travelled all around the world on yachts. I bought a house and a business with the money I made from yachts. And I met my beautiful wife on a yacht. Yes, yachts were very good to me."
Rob Brookes, First Mate
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Get a Job on a Luxury Yacht:
The Definitive Guidebook

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"This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in working on luxury superyachts or megayachts."   John Taylor, Crew Pacific, FT Lauderdale, USA.

"This is the one and only guidebook on the market that I recommend to potential crewmembers. It is superbly written, up-to-date, comprehensive and damn interesting, even to a well-read and seasoned traveller like myself."                          Elizabeth Wilson, Lonely Planet, Melbourne, AUS.

Get a Job on a Luxury Yacht: The Definitive Guidebook is written by an award-winning author and is packed full of up to date information, handy hints and pages of valuable contact details. Whether you are looking for a change of career, an extended holiday or a bit of day work to pay for further travel adventures this 150-page comprehensive guide will provide everything you need to know to land a dream job on a luxury yacht by answering such questions as:

  • What qualifications do I need, where can I get them and how much do they cost?
  • Which are the best crew agencies, where are they located and how can I register with them?
  • What are the latest changes in Maritime regulations and how do they affect luxury yacht crew?
  • What vaccinations and insurance do I need?
  • What visas do I need and how do I apply for them?
  • Where do I go and when, where do I stay and how much will it cost, what is the atmosphere like and what does each destination offer?
  • What should I do before I leave?
  • What should I do on arrival?
  • How does a country determine tax residency and how can I become a non-resident for tax purposes?
  • What is the reality of life at sea?
  • What is the work like and what sort of people will I work with?
  • What makes a great crewmember?
  • What causes seasickness, what are the best preventative measures and, if I am prone to seasickness, what type of yacht should I look for?
  • What differentiates a yacht CV from other CVs?
  • How do I know a good yacht from a bad one?
  • How can I stand out from other jobseekers?

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