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How can I get a job ferrying yachts around?

I've heard that being a yacht crewman can be a great job as you get to travel etc. and meet some great people. How would you set about reaching this goal assuming you have next to no sailing experience?

Asked By: Pete - 8/7/2012
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Some of the previous general advice is good but I have some more specific information... More
Answered By: Steve - 8/8/2012
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I would contact the RYA, they have many contacts who could help you
Answered By: josephrob2003 - 8/7/2012
 
You would have to get sailing experience to get taken on.
Answered By: STEPHEN - 8/7/2012
 
I have an opinion on this - and you probably won't like it... More
Answered By: Capt. John - 8/7/2012
 
Qualify and advertise. The RYA have yatchmaster courses.
Answered By: Bazza - 8/7/2012
 
Im also a live aboard sailor and have been boating for my whole life. Ive been a delivery skipper for the last 8 years and worked in the marine industry for almost 2 decades, starting early on in my life (Im 35). While I agree with Capt. Jhon it can go that way, it can also open your horizons to a whole new world and... More
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Answered By: clyde - 8/7/2012
 
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