The Triton

News

Scholarship winners land jobs

ADVERTISEMENT

The four young crew members who won The Crew Coach’s 2017 Superyacht Scholarships have landed summer jobs onboard yachts.

Engineering winner, 23-year-old Nikita van der Woort of The Netherlands, spent the summer as a deckhand/junior engineer onboard a 33m motor yacht. English-born Deckhand Euan Dodd, 25, has obtained a sole deckhand position onboard a 35m Sunseeker. Interior winner Heather Francis, 20, of South Africa, landed a post in the estate of a yacht owner, with the possibility of moving between their villas and yachts as required. And 28-year-old American Ryan Katona joined an iconic 90m classic sailing yacht.

These four winners were selected from hundreds of applicants by a panel of judges including the program’s mentors and crew agents as well as The Crew Coach founder Alison Rentoul.

Each scholarship prize package was worth over 3,200 euro and included training courses, yachting uniform, accommodation, CV optimising, career coaching, and a personal yachting industry mentor.

“I’m very proud to have been able to bring together all the key players in the industry to collaborate on this project for a 2nd year and to give four deserving winners the best possible chance of a great start in an industry that could truly change their life for the better,” Rentoul said. “Not everyone can afford the high cost of entry into this life-changing career, and we want to make it possible for those who might not otherwise be able to afford it. This is part of The Crew Coach’s commitment to give back to the industry that has given us so much.”

To find out more, visit www.superyachtscolarship.com.

Related Posts...
Yacht crew and industry colleagues have started a crowd-source funding Read more...
More than 750 yacht captains, crew and industry gathered on Read more...
Chef Pablo Albuerne of M/Y Tales, a 174-foot (53m) Turquoise Read more...
About 150 yacht captains, crew and industry people gathered on Read more...
By Alison Gardner In her seven-year career at sea, Canadian Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: New Tankoa, Palumbo sold; New Admiral listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: New Tankoa, Palumbo sold; New Admiral listed

Yachts sold S502 Elettra, a 164-foot (50m) Tankoa aluminum hybrid-propulsion motor yacht with a launch date of February 2019, sold to a …

MYBA18: Charter show opens in Barcelona

MYBA18: Charter show opens in Barcelona

The 30th edition of the MYBA Charter Show is underway in Barcelona. Crew showed off their ship-shape yachts in preparation of the upcoming …

Yacht ‘transcended money’ for Huizenga Sr.

Yacht ‘transcended money’ for Huizenga Sr.

By Dorie Cox Owning a yacht was not like H. Wayne Huizenga Sr.’s other ventures. The billionaire entrepreneur, who died March 22 at …

Yacht crew, industry rally to help injured Dayle Louwrens

Yacht crew, industry rally to help injured Dayle Louwrens

Yacht crew and industry colleagues have started a crowd-source funding page for Dayle Louwrens after she was hit by a car while on her …