Now that we are well and truly settled into 2018, February is the perfect month to start fulfilling those New Year’s resolutions around career progression. Whether candidates are looking to land that all important first role in the yachting industry, or have recently completed the necessary qualifications to take the next step in their careers towards yacht Captain jobs, the experienced team at YPI CREW is here not only in a yacht crew placement capacity, but also to offer yacht crew advice on topics such as how to make your CV stand out from the crowd and essential interview tips.
YPI CREW, the leading authority worldwide in yacht crew placement, recently published its Crew Salary Report for 2016/2017. The results are compiled from YPI CREW’s free salary-sharing platform, www.yachtingsalaries.com, which collates salary information from thousands of crew and provides transparency to the yachting industry. The report comprehensively outlines the average salary range for each yacht crew position, from deckhands to captains, benchmarking industry standards and providing a point of reference for employers and crew alike.
With the festive period well and truly behind us, thoughts turn once more to the issue of crew recruitment. Captains and owners take the dawning of a new year as an opportunity to complete their administrative duties and crew reassert their efforts to secure their dream yacht crew job. YPI CREW offers new jobs to begin the year with a bang.
Following great success at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show last week - at which some of our recruitment agents met yacht crew and got the chance to see them in action - the YPI CREW team is ready to tackle the winter recruitment season, fulfilling your crew requirements and placing the best candidates in the best superyacht jobs.
An important topic for yacht crew, social security laws have featured greatly in yachting news in 2017, owing to the implementation of a new decree early in the year.
YPI is the leading recruiter of superyacht crew. Since 2002, our experienced recruitment agents have been placing the most qualified candidates with the best crews on superyachts of all sizes and on vessels across the globe.
While the end of the Monaco Yacht Show may signal the end of the summer yachting season, there are still yacht crew jobs available for those in search of work.
If anyone was going to start an automotive business aimed directly and exclusively at yacht crewmembers, it makes perfect sense for it to have been Mark Upton - a man who has a wealth of his own experience working on yachts and a passion for cars. Having already founded the company CrewFo, which provides expert financial advice for superyacht crew, Upton recently turned his attentions from the high seas to four wheels.
With the Cannes and Monaco yacht shows quickly approaching, many yachts are setting their courses for the Cote d'Azur. It's all hands to the deck as crew ready their vessels for display. While the Monaco Yacht Show - held at the end of September - usually signals the end of the Mediterranean yachting season, there are still some jobs to be found.