What we offer

List of what we offer new yachties

Getting a job on a super yacht is not cheap, and it’s not easy… But with South African Yachties we can offer you the best first-hand information on the following:

Course bookings

We’ll be happy to book your courses at NO charge to you (regardless if you take any of the packages! We will book your courses, give advice on which schools are best and why, where to stay and most importantly what courses to do depending on your financial situation and goals.
Book a course…

Flight Bookings

We will assist you with getting the best airfares from our corporate partners.
Enquire about flights…

First-hand knowledge of yachting and what you should expect

The Yachting industry is very different to any other industry you would have experienced on land… we’ll go through what you should expect so you can decide if Yachting is for you before you spend R1000’s on courses and flights!

What salary should you expect

We’ll give you a breakdown of what salary you can expect depending on your skills and qualifications.

Visa Info

While we are not visa agents and therefore cannot guarantee visa’s or offer advise to new yachties starting out, we will put you in contact with visa agents that can assist. Once you have secured your first job we will be able to assist a bit more with what requirements you need for a seamans visa.

Travel Insurance

This is very important! We will put you in contact with an insurance company that will be able to assist you with exactly what you need…

When to look for jobs

This is important because you don’t want to go at the wrong time of year and end up waiting around for the season to start.

Costs involved

We’ll go through a list of what you’re going to need to spend so you can budget properly and have a clear idea of what it’s going to cost you to get into the wonderful world of yachting!

CV editing

Land CV’s are very different to yachting CV’s, we’ll help you to create and edit your CV so you have a better chance of getting a job!

Reference Verification

We will call your references and verify them (with an official South African Yachties stamp) on your CV to save Captains time doing it themselves.

Offshore Banking

Setting up an offshore bank account is very important – we can help you set one up here so you are ready to receive your first salary as soon as you get a job!
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Interview Techniques

Nervous for your first interview? We’ll give you some advice and practice so you feel confident in your interviews!

Accommodation advise

Not sure where to stay? We can help!

Map of Antibes

We’ll give you a detailed map of where to go in Antibes so you can hit the ground running when you arrive (Agencies, Cyber cafes, crew houses, pubs, pharmacy, doctor, etc.)

Dock Walking tips

Never dockwalked? We’ll give you some first-hand advice so you know some do’s and don’ts that can make or break your dockwalking success.

What to wear

First impressions last… let us help you to pack your bag before you leave so you know exactly what you’ll need.

What to take with

Packing for 6 months can be daunting – there are things that should not be left behind..

Lost Passport assistance

If you lose our passport overseas (or it gets stolen), it can be a massive problem – we have been there and done that, so we will be able to help you!
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Agency contacts

We will give you a list of the top crew agencies as well as some direct contacts that can assist you with landing a job.


All of this assistance is charged for at different package prices. Please check out our packages to choose what the one that suits you best.
See our packages…