Those working in yacht jobs in France will have no doubt heard of the new social security law which applies to non-French yacht crew residing in France as of July 1st 2017.
In response to an increase in demand for well-trained interior yacht crew, the Stewardess Training Academy was established in Palma in June 2016. Formed by Jess Barnard and Erin Bloom - former yacht crew stewardesses - the training academy aims to imbue both inexperienced and experienced interior crew with the skills to offer exceptional service and a distinguished sense of professionalism.
For Captains, the issue of budget management is an enduring nightmare. The general consensus among Captains is that existing methods of managing budgets are outdated and inefficient, meaning that the accounting process takes more time and effort than it should.
Antibes is the go-to destination for crew in search of a yacht job, and YPI CREW is the go-to agency in Antibes. With the Mediterranean season well underway, qualified crew candidates should waste no time in applying for suitable positions.
While it's true that yacht crew are exceptionally busy throughout the busy summer months, there is often a lull in activity throughout the winter period. One opportunistic Captain has spent this quiet period developing a gadget that transcends the ordinary: the eV-Twin Electric Motorbike.
Updated 20/06/2017: Please note, this position is now filled.
As the leading recruiter for superyacht jobs, YPI CREW consistently matches the best yacht crew candidates with the best yacht crew jobs. As crews make final preparations for the summer yachting season, there is still an opportunity to gain your dream job at sea.
Yachting engineers have recently faced a dilemma: should they continue down the traditional yachting route or try the new Small Vessels engineering certificate, which will be offered from September 2017.
Many luxury yachts are now arriving in Mediterranean ports after lengthy trips from the Caribbean and beyond. The start of the Mediterranean yachting season offers a prime opportunity for prospective crew to find work on yachts of all sizes.