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9 superyacht crew members share what it's really like working for a billionaire on board

9 superyacht crew members share what it's really like working for a billionaire on board
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Being superyacht crew is hard work.

Working on a superyacht sounds glamorous, but it can be anything but.

Business Insider recently polled superyacht crew to get an inside look at life on board. When asked what working for a millionaire or billionaire is really like, crew agreed on a few things - like long hours.

Many superyacht crew members wake up before dawn to get their day started, which typically involves a lot of cleaning and catering to the requests of owners and guests.

Read more: I spent 3 years writing about yachts, and owning one takes way more money than you think

But while some superyacht owners are demanding, others are less so - it really all depends on their personality. Some crew members said even said that owners and guests are more like regular people than you'd expect.

Here's what life on board looks like, according to nine superyacht crew members.

Note: Business Insider was able to verify each crew member's identity, but we refrained from publishing their full names to protect their privacy.

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