Do you dream of traveling the world by sail, while being paid for it? Well, reality is as good as fantasy according to a woman who does just that.
Many people dream of living on a yacht and traveling the world – and the reality lives up to the fantasy according to this 24-year-old.
Emery Wallerich, a Florida-based yacht stewardess, earns around $6,000 a month working for wealthy clients and has visited seven countries so far in her job.
Emery said Initiatedhow she heard about the Yacht Hostess during her senior year of college and didn’t hesitate to enroll when she graduated.
She was 22 at the time and was thrilled that her accommodation, food and even her toiletries were completely free, meaning she could start saving alongside her job.
Part of her daily duties include making the beds, serving and drinking, bringing sunscreen and towels, hosting the karaoke night, and cleaning the bathrooms and bedrooms, The sun reports.
She currently works for a family on their 43m tri-level yacht, which is based in South Florida but cruises the Caribbean and will head to the Mediterranean later this year.
Although she is currently in a more permanent job, she has had other temporary assignments that have lasted between three weeks and six months.
She said: “I am the second stewardess on board, working with the chief stewardess and the third stewardess.
“Together with the chef, we train the staff who take care of the interior of the yacht.”
While Emery can earn between $5,700 and $6,800 a month, she claimed chief stewardesses can earn $135,000 a year and some captains can earn $490,000.
Emery said she covers the “late post” and goes to bed when the family does, which is usually around 1 or 2 a.m.
After eight hours of sleep, she returned to work and helps run the luxury lunch and dinner service.
Also on board are a chief officer, the captain, the deckhand, the boatswain or boatswain (the deckhand’s boss), and an engineer.
Unsurprisingly, her TikTok videos featuring her enviable life have garnered a legion of followers – currently over 337,000.
His account also earns him small payments through the TikTok Creator Fund.
She said: “If this sounds like a dream job, it is. Next stop: the British Virgin Islands.
This story originally appeared on The Sun and has been reproduced here with permission