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How to really dockwalk

Dockwalking is something that is essential for all green crew to do but it is getting more challenging as security improves everywhere. For example, the International Quay in Antibes which was previously a rich source…

By Tim

May 16, 2018

In the engine room with Ryan Pownall

Many people ask us how engineers get into the superyacht industry and of course, there is more than one route you can take. We’ve been catching up with Ryan Pownall, who started out as a…

By Sam More

May 1, 2018

How to survive with kids on board!

Having children on board can be a daunting task, especially if, like me, you aren’t hugely keen on the rug rats! (Despite being a parent myself… I know it sounds bad.) During my time on…

By Caroline Clarke

April 26, 2018

Keeping fit in Antibes

Searching for work can be draining and at times demoralizing. It is important to take a break from the laptop and job boards, stretch those legs and keep yourself both mind and body ‘fit’ whilst…

By Fiona Parsons

April 5, 2018

Becoming a Superyacht Engineer

The question I most commonly get asked by those looking to join the industry as a superyacht engineer is, where do I start? Got an engineering degree or mechanical experience? If you are coming directly…

By Sam More

March 22, 2018

How to escape cabin fever

Cabin Fever… The term used to describe a crew that have been stuck on board the yacht for weeks, maybe months with limited time off, often at anchor, on standby, waiting for the boss to…

By Caroline Clarke

March 12, 2018

How to Win at Dockwalking

You would think that green yacht crew looking for their first job in the industry have it hard enough, but in the recent climate of global uncertainty and tightened security, dockwalkers are the group within…

By Tim

March 8, 2018