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Our team at LightHouse is committed to ensure you have a great and hassle-free experience with us always. We look forward to hearing from you.

Office phone

+33 (0)4 89 37 91 44

Email

admin@lighthouse-careers.com

Head Office

Baya, Building 7 400 Avenue Roumanille

Frequently asked questions

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has adopted the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). A Maritime Labour Certificate (MLC) and a Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance (DMLC) will be required to ensure compliance with the Convention for all ships above 500 tons in international trade, unless otherwise instructed by the Flagged State.
Sure, for more information regarding the Maritime Labour Convention please visit: http://www.mlc2006.com/http://www.ilo.org/global/standards/maritime-labour-convention/lang‚Äďen/index.htm

Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Yacht Registry
Cayman Islands Shipping Registry
Isle of Man Ship Registry

The maximum is 14 hours work in 24 hours or 72 hours in 7 days. The minimum rest time is 10 hours in 24 hours or 77 hours in 7 days. Be prepared for long and unusual hours during peak seasons as yachting operates 24/7.

Salaries depend on many factors including yacht size, usage, experience, skills, and qualifications. A deckhand on a mid-size private yacht may earn around ‚ā¨2,500-3,000 per month, while a captain on a large charter yacht could earn ‚ā¨12,000+ per month. Our annual Yacht Crew Salary Report provides detailed pay ranges for each role.

Pack very lightly as cabin space is limited. All uniforms, shoes, toiletries etc will be provided.

It varies from a few weeks to a couple of months. Do research on peak hiring seasons, get credentials in order, register with recruitment agencies, and leverage any contacts you have. Persistence is important as breaking in can be challenging.

The minimum age is 16 years old. Those under 18 are restricted from overnight work defined as 9+ hours between midnight and 5am. No one below the minimum age may be employed.

The minimum age is 16 years old. Those under 18 are restricted from overnight work defined as 9+ hours between midnight and 5am. No one below the minimum age may be employed.

Some yachts prohibit visible tattoos in uniform. Discuss with your recruiter if this could be an issue.

They exist but are rare. Focus on individual roles first, but tell recruiters you’re interested in couple roles.

Smart casual yacht crew style – polos, shorts/skirts/pants, boating shoes. Avoid flashy jewelry.

English is the main language, others are a bonus. Key yachting cities are English-friendly.

Seasonal roles are 3-6 months. Senior roles tend to be permanent long-term contracts.

Yes, your family can contact Lighthouse Careers if they are unable to reach you directly in a true emergency situation. They can email us at ms@lighthouse-careers.com or call +33 4 89 37 91 44 during office hours or +33 6 52 92 83 60 outside office hours. We will forward any messages to you and the yacht management company. This contact should only be used for emergencies if unable to reach you directly.