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Yacht Crew CV

Everyone’s CV is different, and that is a good thing. However, a yachting CV should always include a head shot and your yachting certificates. The most important advice we can give is to keep it brief. We say two pages maximum, if possible. The amount of time that a captain has to look at a CV is minimal, so bear this in mind when structuring your CV.

Write your experience in chronological order from most recent employment to oldest. Make sure your yachting experience (daywork too) is clearly stated on the first page. Include position held, boat names and sizes, and a short summary of your duties on board. Use strong verbs, no repetition, and again, keep it brief! The Captain will want to get right to the essence of what you have to offer. Include past education but only the highest level completed. If you have any additional skills (diving, sailing, carpentry, photography, …) add them. 

Before you send or upload your CV, make sure you proofread for spelling and grammar mistakes. Asking a friend or someone in the industry for their opinion is also a great way to get some constructive criticism.

Here you can find two CV’s examples that may help you to create yours ! You will find online a few websites with several CV designs that you may like.

Click here to see CV examples:
CV example A)
CV example B)

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