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SUPERYACHT QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PURSER

QUALIFICATIONS TO WORK AS A PURSER ON A SUPERYACHT

A purser is a senior crew member who manages several areas of a superyacht, ranging from crew recruitment and financial matters to interior management and provisioning.

Most pursers are asked to have two-years experience working on yachts over 65m+ or at least one-year experience working as a purser in the commercial industry.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A strong working knowledge and experience of the yachting industry
  • Excellent administrative and/or accounting background is a must
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Accounting softwares
  • Have the ability to understand the safety and muster duties on board
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understand the international regulations/ daily management of crew certificates and contracts

Required Certification

  • STCW
  • ENG 1
  • Valid Passport

Useful Certifications

  • Advanced Interior Management Module
  • Advanced Leadership Module
  • Accounting & Budgeting Module
  • Introduction to International Safety Management Module
  • Crew Management Course
  • Superyacht Management Diploma
  • Bachelor/ Master in Business, or Finance and Accounting
  • Yacht Purser Course