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Welcome to the Quay Crew blog, where our team of industry experts and guest bloggers will share their extensive knowledge of the superyacht sector; from tips on how to wow at interview stages, through to what qualities to look for in recruiting a world class Captain.

Superyacht recruitment outlook for 2022

Last year was not without it's challenges, but I predict there will be huge changes in superyacht recruitment this year, from rotation packages to mental health support.

Crew mental health - The state of the Superyacht sector

As part of a unique industry partnership with MHSS, we carried out a crew mental health survey with over 1,000 respondents from more than 50 countries. Here are the alarming results.

Crew Secret Santa ideas for 2021

This year's top gift ideas for your onboard Crew Secret Santa!

How to decide between two superyacht job offers

Superyacht job offers are like buses - there are usually two at once. But there is an art to deciding which one is right for you...

Retaining crew in the yachting recruitment crisis

There's currently a recruitment crisis in the yachting sector, which means a focus on retaining crew should be a top priority for boats.

Negotiating your employment terms

Over a third of candidates don't negotiate on salary and terms during the recruitment process. Here's why negotiating from the offset can lead to long-term role success.

Quay Crew announces support for LEGASEA mentorship programme

Specialist superyacht recruitment agency joins forces with Burgess to support the industry-first LEGASEA mentorship programme, and give select candidates access for free.

The shelf life of a Superyacht Stewardess

It’s sad but true that a female superyacht stewardess has a shelf life. So how do you make the most of your career onboard and transition successfully to a shore-based role?

Hiring superyacht crew? Speed is of the essence!

With an extreme shortage of good candidates available, anyone hiring superyacht crew needs to act fast, extremely fast, or risk losing them to another boat.

Quay Crew confirms sponsorship support for land-based network of yachting professionals

As we continue to make waves in land-based recruitment for the yachting sector, Quay Crew has confirmed the sponsorship of Young Professionals in Yachting – an exclusive network of shore-based employees globally.

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