Looking for a new career? Meet our graduates and be inspired!

Lisa James

Lisa James

Course: Superyacht Crew Training
Date completed: March 2018
First job: Deck/stew on board a 34m Sailing yacht
Where next: Looking to climb the career ladder!

Meet Lisa, ex-RNLI Beach Life Guard who has transformed her huge love of the ocean and thirst for adventure travel to training for a quick entry to a career in the maritime industry. After completing the UKSA Superyacht Crew Training course, she is now crewing on a sailing superyacht in the South of France.

Lisa James on a surfboard

My advice: “Consider which role in the industry you’d like and don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. Especially to the girls that want to get on deck in the industry. Enjoy every moment you’re given, make new friends, network and work hard. It’s all worth it in the end.”