There are literally hundreds of different types of jobs at sea and here are just a few:
Super Yacht Chef
Weapon Engineering Submariner
If you are interested in receiving information about pursuing a maritime career, email me at pmello(at)northeastmaritime(dot)com or check out Northeast Maritime Institutes’s website.
The Yacht Lot
It’s the time of year when people start getting antsy about launching their boats and getting underway. Many may also be in the market for that special vessel for the summer. As a public service, Sea-Fever is pleased to let our readers know about a few special yachts that are currently on the market.
The Wealth Report blog in the Wall Street Journal reports that Tom Perkins Puts Superyacht on Market. (March 26, 2008 )
Alright their name is downright silly, but Wally makes some of the most extreme and expensive gigayachts in the world. These clearly aren’t for everybody but if you own a refinery and have big bollards, this might be just right boat.
Top Gear’s Richard Hammond takes a look.
In case you need another look.
$20,000,000 Drastically reduced!!!
You can’t help feeling bad when a hiphop impresario falls on tough times and has to liquidate assets. Here’s an interesting take on the story. (WARNING: Strange and Not Safe for Work or Family Friendly)
Happy shopping and smooth sailing!
Commercials / Shipping
The Secret Tournament
This is Nike ad is an oldie but goodie. A three on three secret soccer tournament takes place between the world best players under the cover of darkness in the bowels of an old tanker. The director was Terry Gilliam, the only American born member of Monty Python. Filmed in 2002, the advertisements were part of Nike’s World Cup campaign. The music is Elvis Presley’s song A Little Less Conversation. The advertisements were hugely popular and critically acclaimed. (more details)
“The Secret Tournament”
Slightly lower budget than the $10 million Secret Tournament advertisement, this one involves a ship and sports too.
We are moving Sea-Fever Style to Saturdays and are replacing it with our new feature, Sunday VOW’s (Videos of the Week)
Enjoying a Day on the Bay (via Marine Blast)
This is not a cruise!