Superyacht Stewardess Career Course

Course Overview

Our Stewardess Career Course is the ideal package for you to start your career onboard a superyacht. The position of Stewardess is on superyachts requires balance, dedication, etiquette and of course hard work. We ensure that you’re fully trained to deal with the challenges of this position which can be one of the most rewarding positions on superyachts.

This 21-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 onboard a superyacht.  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. We also prepare you for interviews, the challenges of dock-walking and CV preparation.

The Stewardess Career Course starts off with the 5-day Stewardess Training Course, followed by the 11 day STCW course and Food Safety level 2, a prerequisite for all crew working on Superyachts. The prepares you for all the challenges of finding and securing a position in the industry and includes Powerboat and VHF radio training

Successful graduates can confidently accept any Steward/ess assignment on superyachts anywhere in the world.

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Experience requirement:

21 days


Stewardess Course – 5 days

Powerboat Level 2 (or equivalent) – 2 days *

SAMSA SRC/VHF Radio – 1 day

STCW 10 (Mandatory) – 11 days

Food Safety and Catering Level 2 (Mandatory) – 1 day

Boat Orientation – 1 day

Tea, coffee, snacks provided throughout
Practical skills application on-board a superyacht.

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

Superyacht Stewardess Course – Certificate of Completion

superyacht stewardess course


21 Days

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.

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