Bespoke Yacht Crew Placement service

Premier yacht crew solutions

 Cara Lees Yacht Crew was founded with a view of providing a bespoke, attentive, personalized yacht crew recruitment service. With over 30 years experience in the yachting industry, Cara Lees fully understands both people and crew beyond what is written on a CV and has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to finding the perfect crew member for your team.

 Combining traditional values, modern interviewing techniques, completing diligent reference checks, utilising industry knowledge, an extensive network of contacts and an excellent database, we endeavor to match the best candidates to the right yachts with the end result being a perfect match for both parties.

Personalised Yacht Recruitment

We will strive to go beyond your expectations, once we have a better understanding of the candidate you are looking for. We will not only make sure they have all the qualifications and experience you require for the specific role, but we will also take the time to match the candidate’s personality to fit in with your existing crew members.
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Finding the right people

You don’t need to invest the time verifying experience, references, skills or availability… all that is covered by our comprehensive screening process.

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Yacht Jobs Currently Available

We can help you make your next move. Working with us is easy and applying for yachting jobs could not be simpler. Search our crew vacancies to get going today.

We welcome applications from all levels of experience, from those seeking their first job in yachting to the already well-established. Encompassing all departments including Deck, Engineering, Electrical/Electronic/ ETO, Chefs and all aspects of Interior positions. 

2nd Engineer

We are currently seeking an experienced 2nd Engineer for a rotational position for a Florida based, 72m, private motor yacht.

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**PLEASE NOTE** Position now filled. June 2023

Experienced Chief Stewardess required for private 38m motor yacht. This is a seasonal position requiring an immediate start and

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Sole Engineer urgently required for immediate start for a 37m, recently launched, private use only, Ferretti motor yacht.

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2nd Officer

2nd Officer required for 80m private yacht.
This is a full time, non rotational position.
Experience on similar (or larger) size yacht preferred.

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Sous Chef

**Please note-position now closed**

Sous Chef required for 70 & 75m private use yachts.
This is a 4:2 rotational position

Start date 6th March


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Engineer urgently required for an immediate start for a 33m private motor yacht. This is a full time position, non

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We are seeking a Deckhand for a recently launched 33m private yacht. Based out of Barcelona and cruising Western Mediterranean for the summer

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Why use Cara Lees yacht crew?

Throughout her time working onboard luxury yachts, both private and charter, Cara has developed an enviable wealth and depth of knowledge in all aspects of daily life in this unique setting – including creating the perfect crew dynamic. She now brings this unique experience to the recruitment of top-class crew.
With an understanding of the crew you are looking for, we’ll do our utmost to offer you candidates who are suitably experienced, qualified and have the personality to meet the requirements of the position on offer.
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