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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.

We were all green once and that’s worth remembering every once in a while

It’s the general consensus that green crew should be grateful for any opportunity thrown their way, certainly in the office we are keen to shout that from the rooftops but just how true is that sentiment?

Where have all the Chief Officers gone?

The title of this blog is slightly tongue in cheek and I wrote it whilst humming a tune from my youth with a very similar title...

That 'elusive' couples role

We at Quay Crew is regularly contacted to help crew find the perfect couples job but is there really such a thing?

Must-Try Christmas Cocktails

A selection of delicious seasonal cocktails which should be part of any festive celebration...

Junior crew’s realistic expectations

In this blog we will cover realistic expectations and packages for crew entering the industry and after 1 season. 

Guest blog: Jenny Mathews & Natasha Ambrose - How to get the yacht owner onboard with your Idea

In our guest blog we get some tips from the top that will help you get owners to see things your way...

Do unicorn (purser roles) exist?

For many, becoming a Purser is the dream, your own office, no guest contact and a 9-5 working day..... this may be the dream but it’s by no […]

Networking: It’s good to talk

Whether you’re just starting out in the industry or you’re established and looking to progress your career, networking is fundamentally one of the most important things you can […]

Why can’t I hire good junior crew?

For the purposes of this article I am classing all crew with under 2 years of experience as junior crew. This is something I hear quite a lot, […]

Guest Blog: Scott Molloy - Will emerging satellite technologies solve connectivity challenges at sea?

Intro In the first of my blog entries written for Quay Crew, I’ll be discussing some hot issues surrounding the dynamic world of superyacht AV/IT and communications technologies. […]

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