Free Download of The Yacht Job Handbook for New Crew

Be one of the first to view the brand new Yacht Job Handbook, which is a step by step guide for aspiring yachties to increase their chances of getting hired to work on a yacht even if they have no prior experience.


Hey! I’m Baker Manning and you’re about to receive an exclusive look at the brand new Yacht Job Handbook, a guide that jump-starts the careers of aspiring yacht crew by equipping them with the tools and resources to land their first job in the yachting industry. This book is intended to give potential crew insight about what it’s really like to work on a yacht, and information and techniques to help increase their chances of getting a job as quickly as possible, and keeping it!  This guide is broken down into 3 parts:




By filling out the form above you will receive an email with a link to download Part 1 of the guide.  Over the next several weeks I will continue to release additional sections until the guide is complete.  I would love to receive any feedback, suggestions, questions, and concerns you may have!  In the meantime be sure to follow me on social media to stay in the loop and to continue to receive exclusive content.


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  • Gain insight into the yachting industry, how it works, and decide whether or not it’s right for you.
  • Break down each of the 4 entry level yacht jobs so that you can decide which position is the best fit for you.
  • Overview of worldwide work eligibility and requirements so that you can figure out whether you are legally, physically, and mentally ABLE to work on a yacht.
  • Step by step process for how to begin creating your own strategic plan of action that will help you get hired as quickly and effortlessly as possible.


  1. Yacht Industry Overview

What is it really like to work on a yacht?

  • Yacht Industry Overview
    • 16 Reasons you should quit your job and work on a yacht
    • 10 Sacrifices you make when you work on a yacht


  1. Entry Level Yacht Jobs & Descriptions

Which yacht job position is best for you?

    • Yacht Job Descriptions
      • Tips and Tricks
      • Useful Skills
    • Entry Level Crew Job Duties
      • Tasks and Responsibilities
      • Sample Day
    • Wake of Bake
    • 8 Variations of Work Detail
    • Overview of Entry Level Jobs
      • Salaries / Benefits
      • Types of Work Contracts
      • Types of Boats
  1. Yacht Crew Eligibility and Requirements

Are you physically and mentally able to work on a yacht?

  • 4 Minimum Requirements to Working on a Yacht
  • Worldwide Visa Information
  1. Create Your Plan of Action

What do I have to do to make this happen?

  • The 2 Most Important Decisions to Make Before you Get Started
  • The 2 Best Times of Year to Look for Work
  • The 5 Best Ports in the World to Find Yacht Jobs
  • Seasonal Yacht Job Opportunities and Trends Worldwide
  • How to Create Your Plan of Action
  • BONUS: International Yacht Crew Resources Directory


You are reading Part 1: Get Inspired.  This is a sneak peak of the full Yacht Job Handbook a step by step guide for new crew which will be released in early December 2017. Stay tuned for Part 2 and 3 which will cover the following topics:



  • Mindsets You Need to Succeed
  • How to Design and Optimize Your Yacht Job Streamline
      • Create your customized plan of action
  • Planning and Coordinating a Smooth Transition
      • Step by Step Checklists
        • Things to do before leaving home
        • Relocating to a yacht hub
      • Bookings and Reservations
        • Crew houses
        • Training
        • Transportation
        • Additional courses
      • Complete Packing Guide
        • How to choose the right gear
        • How to organize suitcase and maximize space
        • Complete packing checklists
      • Budget Calculator
  • How to Craft a Professional CV
      • Downloadable Templates
      • Cover Letters
      • Business Cards
  • How to Gain a Competitive Advantage
      • Winning Beforehand
      • Virtual Makeover
      • Actionable Steps to Implement Now
  • Yachtie Bootcamp
      • Basic Training
      • Boat Terminology and Lingo
      • Skills and Drills
  • Networking: Where and How to Find Work
      • Online
        • Social media
        • Job sites and apps
        • Crew agents
      • In Person
        • Network events
        • Dockwalking
  • Day-Working 101
      • What to Expect
      • What to Bring
  • How to Crush Interviews
    • Most Common Questions
    • What to Wear
    • Do’s and Dont’s
    • Negotiating Contracts


  • Moving on Board
      • What to Expect
      • What to Bring
  • Mistakes you Don’t Want to Make
  • How to be a Good Crew Member