Yacht Crew Quick Courses: Get a Better Job in 2017

As the summer yachting season gets underway in the Mediterranean, competition for jobs is hotting up within the yacht crew market. Captains are constantly competing for the best yacht crew in order to shape a capable team ahead of the season.

YPI CREW Annual Report: 2016 Yacht Crew Trends

Not just a reflection of prospects for yachting employees, crew recruitment data underpins insightful market analysis of the yachting industry itself. An average 100m superyacht requires around 50 yacht crewmembers. Accordingly, as the length of yachts and numbers launched increase, so does the requirement for crew. YPI CREW compiled data which suggests that the yachting industry is going from strength to strength.

Imminent Changes to STCW Refresher Training Regulations

A familiarity with the latest training techniques ensures that crewmembers can continue to do their jobs safely and to the best of their ability. Set to alter the future of crew training protocol, the imminent implementation of the 2010 Manila Amendments will require crewmembers to retrain on a regular basis.

YPI CREW Sponsors Workshops for Crew Career Development

As one of the leading yacht crew placement agencies in the industry, YPI CREW is committed to encouraging the professional development of crewmembers.

The 2016 London Boat Show

The annual London Boat Show returns to the capital from the 8th to the 17th of January and promises to show off the latest in marine innovation, design and technology once again. The schedule is full of interesting industry talks, exhibitions, and more than enough ways for crewmembers to gain valuable information and have fun. […]

Course of Life

As I am writing this paper I am also juggling with my end of the year accounts and analysis, dissecting the past year trying to predict future trends and elaborating the SWOT – strength, weakness, opportunity, threat – analysis to help me navigate in a forever evolving market. An interesting observation is that the number […]

Charter Chef’s Culinary Contest – Antigua Yacht Show

The 16th annual charter chef's culinary competition is about to take place at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. It is an opportunity for some of the world's best charter yacht chefs to showcase their culinary talents.

YPI Crew attends METSTRADE, the world’s largest marine equipment Trade Show

YPI Crew is to join over 1,385 exhibitors from 40 different countries in the city of Amsterdam this week at the annual METSTRADE. The only multinational B2B exhibition serving the marine leisure industry, the event brings together the international marine community for incredible networking opportunities. In addition to various exhibitions, there will be seminars from […]

The Caribbean season is on its way!

With the Mediterranean season behind us, the yachting industry’s attention is turning to the Caribbean winter season ahead.? Please make sure all your profiles are up to date with most recent CV’s and certificates. For newcomers to the industry, make sure you check out our website where you will find most questions answered in our […]