Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik ZKG

Superyacht information night a success

by Australian Superyacht Crew on 10 Jul 2012
Superyacht crew training 1 .. ©
Australian Superyacht Crew held its inaugural 'Superyacht Information and Lifestyle Night' at Darling Harbour (Pontoon Bar) on Wednesday July 4. It was a big success with over 40 people attending to learn from Superyacht professionals all about opportunities to work in the international Superyacht industry.

Guests enjoyed drinks and canapés whilst listening to a 20-minute fun and informative presentation given by Donna Morris, Australian Superyacht Crew’s Principal. Afterwards there was an interactive hour-long Q&A session with a panel of three Superyacht veterans: a Captain, Purser and Chief Stewardess.

Guests who attended the evening were impressed to learn all about the industry that requires only a modest start-up outlay to get trained and certified to embark on the exciting next-phase of their careers.

Kyle said 'I was so bored in my job, and needed a change. I really love the idea of meeting a whole new range of people whilst working all over the world, travelling in style! I’m signing up for the whole program: STCW95 Basic Safety Training, Steward and Deckhand training. That way I’ll be using all my skills and putting myself at an advantage on the job stakes'.

Leah said 'I’ve been thinking about making this career change for a while and now I’m ready to take the plunge. I’m keen to put myself into a new challenge and open up my world. I’m excited because I love hospitality and can hardly wait to work at the elite level on Superyachts.'

Donna Morris said 'Due to the success of that evening, the level of interest and the timing of the Sydney International Boat Show (Aug 2-6), we have decided to hold another Superyacht Information Night on Tuesday July 31 at Pontoon Bar, Darling Harbour.

'Attendees will have the opportunity to win a Lucky Door Prize; one of 20 Free Tickets to the Sydney International Boat Show,' she said.

Australian Superyacht Crew is Australia’s leading Superyacht Crew Training and Recruitment Company with their offices head quartered at Sydney Superyacht Marina in Rozelle.

Australian Superyacht Crew offers AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) Accredited STCW95 Basic Safety Training through its strategic partnership with TAFE NSW. Their Stewardess Certificate Course is PYA (Professional Yachting Association) Accredited.

Bookings are essential. Interested parties wishing to attend the next Superyacht Information Night should visit http://superyachts.eventbrite.com/


upffront 660x82Zhik Isotak Ocean 660x82Naiad/Oracle Supplier

Related Articles

World's First photochromic bi-focal sailing glasses by BZ Optics
BZ Optics, an Australian start-up company have just developed unique sunglass which is specifically designed for sailors BZ Optics- an Australian start-up company have just developed a unique sunglass which is specifically designed for sailors who require glasses to read their watch, computer, digital screens or charts while sailing in no or low light conditions.
Posted on 28 Sep
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image exhibition at the World Sailing conference
The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award keeps growing and improving its structures. World Sailing’s annual conference reassembles World Sailing member national authorities, Committees, Sub-committees, Commissions, Class Associations, sailors, event organizers, boat manufacturers and observers. Up to 700 delegates are expected in Barcelona this year.
Posted on 26 Sep
Olympic Gold medalist and Volvo Ocean Race winner up for WS Board
Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing in November. The five times Olympic medalist, Volvo Ocean Race winner and several times America's Cup competitor will bring a much needed sailing edge to the Board of World Sailing if he can navigate the politics of the controlling body of the sport.
Posted on 25 Sep
Southern Spars en route to Monaco – Stand QSE2
It’s been another big year for the NZ based company, there's lots of exciting things to talk about the Monaco Yacht Show It’s been another big year for the New Zealand based company, giving us lots of exciting things to talk about at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show like our two big projects Adix and Aquijo. Adix, the three-masted 65-metre Dykstra schooner, has been transformed by a rig refit by Southern Spars and Future Fibres.
Posted on 22 Sep
Tony Parker - Basketball player and ambassador of the Bridge
Tony Parker, basketball player with an exemplary sporting career, took advantage of visiting France to launch 100 Club This important meeting took place last Saturday morning on 17th September in Nantes, between Tony Parker, godfather to the Bridge, and the companies which support this Franco American initiative, which will celebrate 100 years of fraternal exchanges between two countries. Tony Parker, the basketball player with an exemplary sporting career, took advantage of visiting France to launch the 100 Club
Posted on 22 Sep
Terry Kohler, driving force of North Technology dies at 82
Terry Kohler who purchased North Sails was the driving force behind the North Technology Group, has died aged 82 Terry Kohler who purchased North Sails from Lowell North over 30 years ago and was the driving force behind the North Technology Group, has died aged 82. With the combined company of North sails and Southern Spars, Kohler created the 'Engine above the Deck' concept which married the technology used to build the sails and spars to be designed and work as an integral unit.
Posted on 21 Sep
The Newport International Boat Show is opening next week!
Newport Exhibition Group has secured a record number of exhibitors, and organized more educational activities Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that it has secured a record number of exhibitors, and organized more educational activities and attractions for showgoers than ever before.
Posted on 9 Sep
Brookes and Gatehouse Videos with Knut Frostad
Navico, the parent company for Brookes and Gatehouse (B&G), Simrad and Lowrance have prepared some terrific videos Navico, the parent company for Brookes and Gatehouse (B&G), Simrad and Lowrance have prepared some terrific videos with Knut Frostad, the legendary Volvo Ocean Race sailor and former CEO. See him talk about sailing in general, the B&G product choices and placement he made for his own boat, and then why he loves his Outremer 5X.
Posted on 8 Sep
Bavaria C57 – Something big is coming
Bavaria Yachts presents a new revolutionary sailing yacht, in the form of the new Bavaria C57, at the Yachting Festival Bavaria Yachts presents a new revolutionary sailing yacht, in the form of the new Bavaria C57, at the Yachting Festival in Cannes. The innovative design, the smart layout, the high-quality equipment and build quality, and the impressive performance set new standards - and not only for Bavaria Yachts. …..Something big is coming.
Posted on 8 Sep
Zhik sailors win 17 sailing medals at 2016 Olympic Regatta
The 2016 Olympic games are over and what a Games they have been - Zhik sailors dominated Zhik sailors won almost 60% of the medals contested at Rio de Janeiro. It was a regatta which tested sailors and gear - with one day being the most severe conditions ever experienced at an Olympic regatta. For the Zhik team riders on the waters of Rio, four years and more of hard work and dedication have paid off for many.
Posted on 29 Aug