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Aggressor Adventure Travel
Position Requirements - Cruise Director

Cruise Directors are hired on yachts using the “Captain and Cruise Director” organizational model. The Cruise Director is responsible for guiding and overseeing all interaction with guests. They are the business manager on board and personally oversee the hotel and diving operations. The Cruise Director makes sure guests see the “WOW” every week, regardless of what’s going on behind the scenes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Dive instructor rating.
  • Strong computer experience - email, word, excel.
  • People management experience.
  • Strong command of the English language and ability to speak in front of groups of people.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Prior experience as a crewmember on Aggressor Fleet or Dancer Fleet.
  • Prior experience as a photo / video pro.
  • STCW-95 certificates for maritime work and command.
  • Non-smoker.


Meet Cruise Director David Patterson 

David has the privilege of being the "launch" Cruise Director for the Red Sea Aggressor. Prior to working with the Aggressor Fleet, David was the Training Coordinator for a 5 star training facility in the Cayman Islands. It was there that he began his career with the fleet working on the Cayman Aggressor IV for over 18 months.  David then relocated to join the Carib Dancer team in the Bahamas. David has grown with the fleets and mastered many roles on the yachts including Video/Photo Pro, dive instructor, and relief chef.