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Find a job, start a business, change your life. Author, journalist and sailor Sue Pelling guides you around ideas and potentially new career.
There’s a job on or around the water for everyone, from dinghy instructor to superyacht skipper and from sailmaker to yachting photographer. Sail for a Living tells you how to turn a passion for sailing into a whole new lifestyle. Discover the realities of a wide range of marine careers, including the perks and the pitfalls. Benefit from insiders’ experiences and advice. Learn industry secrets and salary details.
There’s information on how to get a foot on the ladder as well as how to set up your own charter business or sailing school. Discover jobs you never knew existed and learn the quickest career paths.
Interviews with leading names such as Pete Goss, Dee Caffari and Mike Golding give an insight into life at the top of the sport. There’s also masses of information from those at the heart of the industry. For example, did you know you should have your eyes tested before starting to train as a superyacht skipper. Certain conditions may stop you from qualifying and could mean you’d wasted your money.
There’s first hand advice from those who have set up their own business – they even share the pitfalls they fell into so you don’t have to.
Jobs include shore-based support, flotilla, charter, delivery, teaching, dinghy and yacht racing, coaching and much more. There’s masses of advice for anyone interested in a career on ‘big boats’ with a clear explanation of the qualifications needed to get to the top – plus the handy hints from those who’ve already made it.