Nanny working on a yacht and a superyacht is a person taking care of children on board and may also play with them in the water. He/she organises activities with children to animate their day, to entertain them and to make them appreciate their stay at sea.
This job therefore requires ability to swim well and absence of seasickness.
Families are looking for nannies on yachts because they need to entrust their children to an experienced, skilled person who is used to working on board. This also requires knowledge of habits and conventions established and applied on land and at sea.
It is important to respect the privacy of employers and to maintain confidentiality. Politeness and team spirit are also valued qualities, as is the attention given to the captain’s safety instructions.
It's a position that offers the opportunity to work on a yacht with no or a little experience.
Here is the non-exhaustive list of values and virtues expected from nannies working on yachts
Experience as a nanny on yachts is a real asset
A good swimmer
Active and dynamic
Good communication skills
Good adaptability to work in various environments
Ability to work at sea and outside his/her home for at least 2 months
Yacht nanny salary
The salary for a yacht nanny can vary based on a number of factors, such as experience, qualifications, and the size of the yacht. The average salary for a yacht nanny can range from $50,000 to $70,000 per year. However, some yacht nannies with extensive experience and qualifications can earn up to $100,000 or more annually. Additionally, the salary may also include other benefits such as accommodation, food, and travel expenses.