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Benefits of our Captain recruitment service

Build long lasting relationships

Great guest and owner experience

Minimise crew turnover

Reduced overheads and costs

Money back guarantee, zero risk

Consultant and former Superyacht Captain

Simon Ladbrooke

New Zealand-born Simon has enjoyed an extensive and global career in the superyacht industry, with the last 12 years spent as Captain on three yachts, culminating in six years on Elixir/Gigagi (55m Amels). He was onboard the last year of build, then five years operationally.

With in-depth knowledge of vessel operations, crew management and owner relations, Simon is an expert at consulting clients on superyacht Captain sourcing and selection as well as supporting Captains with their career progression.

Simon has been with Quay Crew for almost two years, making multiple placements a month onboard everything from 20m yachts through to yachts over 3000gt.

Clients we work with include…
occam marine

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For a confidential conversation about your current Captain requirements or some market intelligence on current salary and leave packages, book a free consultation here.