CrewPass carries out enhanced criminal background checks, ID verification and certification validity for superyacht crew and land-based yachting professionals, giving businesses and yacht owners peace of mind that they, their families and guests are in safe hands. Crew and employees with these digital passports automatically stand out from the competition, with CrewPass Approved stamps lasting two years and giving clients historical transparency about the candidate they invite onboard or into their companies. QuayCrew has integrated CrewPass into our recruitment process and encourages our clients and candidates to seek an approved status to maximise employability.
MHSS is a specialist provider of mental health support services to seafarers and the maritime industry worldwide. As its exclusive superyacht recruitment partner, Quay Crew proactively promotes positive mental health practices and support services across the sector. We do this through giving all placed crew access to the MHSS international 24/7 mental health helpline and delivering a regular programme of educational webinars to Captains, HODs and management companies in partnership with the clinical psychologists at MHSS.
Scaramouche Sailing Trust raises funds for the trailblazing school sailing programme at Greig City Academy in inner-city London. Founded in 2014 by Jon Holt, Head of Sixth Form, the school has since put over 1,000 students through the programme, creating elite sailors and ambitious young people in the process. In an exciting and industry-first partnership, Quay Crew is actively sourcing and promoting employment opportunities for these young people from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. We are funding 100% of the STCW and ENG1 medical for suitable candidates and donating any recruitment fees back to the Trust.
This international mentorship programme brings together yachting professionals from around the world and at all levels of their career to drive progression and longevity and ensuring everyone can leave a ‘LegaSea’. With first-hand experience of the talent leak occurring far too often in the sector, we lend our support to LegaSea by encouraging the flow of skilled candidates from ship to shore and utilising our international network of contacts to build better relationships.
Quay Crew have partnered with Pinpoint Works, meaning all new build superyachts that we recruit for exclusively will be able to utilise the project management software for their recruitment. Pinpoint Works acts a client portal so all stakeholders have full oversight instantly of candidates, and all CVs, documents are in one place and easily accessed. This dramatically streamlines the recruitment process, reduces email chains and prevents duplication of work – the end result being a significant amount of valuable time is created for Captains & HODs to spend on other priorities.
She of the Sea is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion across the international yachting industry and we are proud to support them as a Pledge Signatory. We have always been firm believers that every candidate should have a fair and equal opportunity and that only the best candidates should get the job. The work they do to minimise discrimination and raise awareness of equal rights is commendable, and we strive to support them through building awareness and encouraging best practice recruitment methods.
Quay Crew is committed to comply with the provisions of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 to ensure free, fair and safe placement services are provided to crew. This also includes the protection of crew confidentiality and personal data, maintaining up-to-date vessel information and taking steps to ensure no crew member is subject to exploitation.