Training to work on a superyacht
29 July 2013 Last updated at 06:40 BST
As the rich get richer there are an increasing number of superyachts in production, creating jobs on board for people who can meet the right standards.
Competition for work is intense and to date the yacht industry has lacked any formal training for service personnel.
But now a new training programme has been set up tailored to the demands of billionaire owners, as Christian Fraser reports.