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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.

A regatta to the bottom – Why discounted superyacht recruitment fees mean low quality

When it comes to superyacht recruitment, not all agencies are created equal and it can be hard to spot when you’re getting good value for money.

OOW Unlimited: is it for me?

What are the merits of gaining your OOW Unlimited qualification? Will it help you get that dream job?

What is the salary of a Captain on a superyacht?

Ever wondered what salary you should be paying your Captain? Or are you an aspiring Captain looking for guidance on what you can expect?

How much does length of service matter in Superyacht Recruitment?

In this blog, Tim Clarke, debates whether longevity of service in superyacht recruitment is always a good thing.

How to secure your dream Captain Job on a superyacht

Searching for your next dream job as a Captain on a superyacht? Recruitment specialist, Tim Clarke, reveals his top tips...

Why crew recruitment needs to be a Captain's top priority

Discover why prioritising a crew recruitment strategy will secure your ongoing success as a superyacht captain.

How to make the most of a position you are not 100% happy with

2020 has been a challenging and turbulent year for all with little to no sign of things changing in the near future, but I’d say one of the least effected industries would be the Superyacht Industry.

How many Captains are there….?

I speak to Captains and Chief Officers on a daily basis regarding their current job, their next job, how to best get a job or what their chances of getting a job are.

CVs: Bring Your ’A’ Game!

Your CV is often the first impression a recruiter will have of you, whether that’s a Crew Agent, Captain, Chief Engineer, Chief Stew, Chief Officer – or even an owner!

How committed are you?

This is a question that is making its way to the top of my list when interviewing crew. Are you 100% committed to finding your next role?

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