They live in an extraordinary world filled with exotic places, glamorous people and an everlasting ocean breeze while meeting the rich and famous needs – but there’s also a dark side to life as a crew member on a luxury superyacht. While recruiting people are keen to promote the ability of young Australians to collect tax-free income, travel the world and “fall in love”, crew members have also shared their experiences of misogyny, prostitution, and drugs aboard on millions of dollars mega yachts.

Australian Sinead McNamara’s sudden death of a $ 190 million vessel in Greece last week led to the investigation of the superyacht industry where she had been employed. The 20-year-old was on the last day of a four-month style, working as a crew member at Maya Queen IV when she died aboard the luxury boat on Friday when it was anchored near Kefalonia.
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