Why choose an engineering career?

Demand is rapidly outstripping the availability of qualified engineers to manage the maintenance of modern luxury yachts which are powered by an increasingly sophisticated range of devices and IT networks.

The engineering department is responsible for the yacht’s safety, performance and efficiency. It is their job to maintain the mechanical and electrical operations of the yacht, ensure robust maintenance schedules are implemented and troubleshoot problems efficiently. Well-paid jobs for people with the right qualifications and capabilities are available now.

Skills and attributes

Technically adept and versatile with the ability to take on a variety of different roles, from the engine room to hotel services.

A wide knowledge of yacht systems from the main engines to yacht interior accessories and fittings including jet skis, refrigerators, audio and visual equipment, generators and air conditioning units. Experience and knowledge of on board IT and networking systems.

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