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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.

Quay Crew partners with specialist mental health services provider

As part of our ongoing commitment to crew wellbeing, Quay Crew has forged an exclusive partnership with Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) to give placed candidates access to a free 24/7 helpline

Superyacht usage revealed

Quay Crew research uncovers superyacht usage data - cruising trends, private use vs charter frequency and average crew tips.

Medics - Make the move to Yachting

Looking for an exciting alternative that utilises your medical skills while giving you the chance to gain new ones? Why not make the move to yachting?

Don’t be a pain in the ‘deck’ – 10 ways to annoy your superyacht Head of Department

What really grinds the gears of your superyacht Head of Department? Well, read on to find out...

Why choose a career as superyacht crew?

The yachting sector needs to do more to entice green superyacht crew into the industry whilst ensuring they have the right core skills and attitude to become an asset on any vessel.

Land Based Recruitment in the Yachting Sector: Thoughts on Q2

Our Yacht Management Consultant, Simon Foulkes, takes a look back at the last quarter and the successes and challenges of land based recruitment in the yachting sector.

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.

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