Stewardess Training Course


The Stewardess Training Course is the perfect entry-level course into the world of superyachts. Successful completion of this course will allow you to work as a Stewardess or Steward on superyachts of any size anywhere in the world.

This course is ideally suited for people who have a leaning toward guest service and hospitality but need not have formal hospitality experience.  The course will provide you with multiple skills and professional knowledge of your role onboard as a Superyacht Stewardess or Steward.

Course overview

This 5-day course places great emphasis on the essentials of good service as well as giving you the theoretical and practical skills necessary to be an active crew member on board a superyacht and is regarded as the first step toward a career in superyachts. It requires a blend of responsibility, maturity and self-discipline and a good sense of humour and provides students an opportunity to learn new skills and gain confidence. Students are taught a variety of skills including flower arranging, ironing, interior care, silver service and other guest service techniques, including wine appreciation. Successful graduates can confidently accept any Steward/ess assignment on superyachts anywhere in the world.



  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Chain of command
  • Detailing the vessel
  • Laundry
  • Safety on board
  • Service training
  • Wine and cocktail training
  • CV preparation

Practical work is done throughout the duration of the course and makes up about 85% of the course. All practical work is done to a time schedule.

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Experience requirement:

5 days

Completed CV with professional photo
Sit down buffet style lunch
Tea, coffee, snacks provided throughout the course
Practical skills application on-board a super yacht

Crew Accommodation on request in the V&A Crew House, Superyacht Training Centre

Superyacht Stewardess Course – Certificate of Completion

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