Nanny & Butler is focused on the luxury yacht market, our specialists are well versed in the skills needed to operate a yacht at the highest levels of luxury and they are discreet, polite and professional. Each potential crew member is interviewed and his/her references are checked by our team.


We confirm the candidates interest in the position before placing them in front of the Captain or Owner. We strive to make the process as easy as possible for you.

Nanny & Butler is here to assist you in finding the perfect Yacht Crew, we are pleased to assist with the recruitment of the following positions:

  • Captain
  • Mate
  • Deckhand
  • Steward/Stewardess*
  • Private Yacht Chef/Cook

We are happy to work with our existing clients recruiting their yacht staff and welcome Yacht Charter agents and crewed charter staff requirements.

* Steward/dess categories

Entry Level Yacht Steward(ess)

  • Service background
  • Some working background, longevity and yacht steward(ess) training a plus
  • Pleasant attitude
  • Professional appearance
  • STCW 95 training

Mid-level Yacht Steward(ess)

  • All of the above
  • Waitress/Waiter
  • Basic mixology/Bartender
  • Interior cleaning and sanitation
  • Accounting
  • Experience and training as a yacht steward(ess)

Yacht Steward(ess) Supervisor

  • All of the above
  • More experience
  • Organization skills
  • Provisioning
  • Flower arranging/Table settings
  • Computer skills

Chief Steward(ess)

  • All of the above
  • Minimum 2 years experience of yacht crew work, managing at least 2 stews
  • Advanced knowledge of:
    • Food garnishing/presentation/flower arrangements/table settings
    • Cleaning products, stain removal, care of fine linens, laundry
    • Inventory control
    • Provisioning
    • Accounting
    • Valet services
    • Wines
  • Always a plus: languages and first hand knowledge of areas traveled. Caribbean, Mediterranean, New England, Bahamas, South Pacific, etc.

To find your Yacht Crew

To find a job

For more information, please contact us

Please remember all of our returning clients qualify for a 10% discount on permanent fees on all of our services as well as on-going support after placement and a 3 months free replacement guarantee