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Recruitment event – Antibes

Our Superyacht Recruitment Event in Antibes is exclusively for graduates who have completed a Flying Fish Superyacht Steward/ess or Deckhand course. The event provides an introduction to your new career in the Superyacht. The event is run by an experienced recruitment agent, who lives and works in Antibes.

So, how does it work?

The event was created to help customers get started on the journey to find a job. Lisa, who works for a large recruitment agency runs the event on behalf of Flying Fish. Lisa is in a unique position as working for an agency she knows what yachts are in town and are looking for crew.

So, you would fly down to Antibes, book into a crew house, we recommend the Grapevine, get settled in ready for the recruitment event that takes place on the dates below.

You should take a copy of your CV and a pen and paper for taking notes. Lisa will take you on a guided tour of Antibes so be prepared for a walk about town. A full list of topics covered are listed below.

Topics covered

  • Basic history of Antibes and how it became the largest port in Europe.
  • The Superyacht industry and what to expect.
  • Review your CV
  • MLC, working hours and rotas.
  • The yachting life: living and working with the same people, cabin etiquette.
  • Types of yachts: private and charter, flag states, owners, guests and VIPs.
  • Ranks and roles on board the yacht and the responsibilities of each position.
  • Yachting etiquette.
  • How to present yourself at an interview.
  • The good, the bad and the ugly of yachting (tales from those who know)!
  • Logistics of the yachts within the ports and names of the Quays.
  • Yachts currently on the International Quay.
  • Crew houses and where to stay.
  • Places to eat and drink, yachtie hangouts.
  • Social etiquette.
  • Local amenities: banks, hospital, doctor (to get ENG1 medical locally), uniform, shops, emergency numbers, car rental places.
  • Names of the leading crew recruitment companies and how to find them.
  • Overview of the companies and people you will be meeting for interviews.
  • How to get around Antibes safely and on a budget.

How to book

Once you have booked onto either our Superyacht Steward/ess or Deckhand course you will be sent a link to book onto the event. We run regular recruitment events throughout the year, from February to October with up to 10 customers on each event.

You are only able to book one Recruitment event.

Please note: flights to Antibes and accommodation are not included as part of the Recruitment event.

We look forward to meeting you.

Flying Fish