If working on or near a boat all year round is your idea of heaven, then this book is for you. Author Sue Pelling, an experienced racing sailor and yachting journalist, knows how anyone can create a career calibrated to suit their particular boating passion. In Sail for a Living, she discusses all facets of the boating industry, with sections that cover charter, superyacht, sailing school, marine industry, media, racing, and GAP and summer jobs. Not only does she discuss jobs you never knew existed, she offers tips on the quickest career paths.
Loaded with industry secrets and salary details, the book includes extensive interviews from people who enjoy successful careers in the sailing industry, with warnings of the possible pitfalls only those in the industry are away of.
- Offers an achievable first step into the sailing industry for anyone who wants to escape the traditional rat race
- The author is a keen racing sailor and journalist who writes for Yachting World, Yachting Monthly, and Practical Boat Owner
Whether it's as a dinghy instructor, a superyacht skipper, a sailmaker, or a yachting photographer, there's a job for you—if boats, sailing, and the sea are truly your passion.