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Interior crew secondary skills – what not to do

With interior crew secondary skills in high demand from yachts right now, I have been focussing on sourcing the best…

lead onboard


Using life skills to lead onboard

For those of you who don’t know me, I spent 25 years in yachting, the latter half of which was…

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good bad superyacht

ClientsRecruitmentSuperyacht Industry Insights

Good vs bad superyacht – what candidates think

Just like those in positions to hire crew have a perception of what a good, okay, and bad candidate looks…

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jet skis

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How to maintain your jet skis onboard

Jet skis are one of the most common toys onboard superyachts, popular with guests of all ages and abilities, so it’s important they are well maintained.

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couples' roles

CareersCrew AdviceSuperyacht Industry Insights

Are couples’ roles on the rise in yachting?

In a recent social media poll, 62% of crew said that their yacht was couples-friendly and while we have certainly…

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superyacht job update

ClientsRecruitmentSuperyacht Industry Insights

Superyacht jobs market update – Q2 2023

As HODs settled in for the summer season, junior crew recruitment ramped up in the second quarter of 2023, representing more than 70% of superyacht jobs for Quay Crew.

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private estate


How yacht crew can successfully transition to a private estate role

Making a move to land can sometimes feel daunting for yacht crew, but there’s a unique opportunity to further your…

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leadership in yachting


Leadership in yachting

A topic currently gaining momentum is leadership in yachting, or more accurately, the lack of it. So what can Captains and HODs do to improve?

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junior crew

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Why do junior crew leave a yacht?

In a recent survey of junior crew, we asked what factors made them leave a yacht and what would encourage them to stay onboard.

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