6 things every yacht Stew should know about yacht cushions

Care for soft furnishings is an important part of any yacht Stew’s job, with Chief Stews also being in charge of ordering furnishings as needed. This means that they need to know how to properly care for it and how to choose the right ones for a yacht.

Why is longevity onboard a yacht important if you want to progress?

Everyone asks for it but it can be tricky to get hold of it. YPI CREW's Interior Department Recruiter, Louise Overend, talks about longevity and best ways yacht crew can use it to their advantage.

5 yacht crew CV myths busted!

Whether you are looking for your first yachting job or you are already a seasoned yachtie looking for a new adventure, your CV will be your best marketing tool in helping you secure an interview.

Chief Stews share what they look for when hiring their crew

If you are a Stew looking for a job onboard a yacht, you already know that preparation is key, so knowing what to expect and how to best prepare can be extremely helpful.

The superyacht Stew guide to Red Wines with wine expert Hannah Lunn

A part of stew’s job involves serving wine from some of the world’s most prestigious terroirs to discerning owners, so understanding wine is something every Stew should be confident with.

Psychometrics – to test or not to test? How can using tests help you in your selection process?

Written by Chloe Collet, Captain and Officers Department at YPI CREW

Why and what is a psychometric test you may ask? Well, in a nutshell it can be defined as a “standard and scientific method used to measure an individual’s mental capabilities and behavioural style” (Institute of Psychometric Coaching).

2 major yachting seasons all junior crew should understand

If you are new to yachting and are just looking for your first job, it’s very important to understand that traditionally, there are two major yachting seasons that determine where the majority of the yachts will be actively cruising.

8 common mistakes that we see yacht crew make on their CV

If you've been actively looking for work during your yachting career, you are probably familiar with the feeling of sitting in front of your computer, trying to figure out the best way to present yourself to your future employer.

Yacht crew share tips they wish they knew when they started working onboard yachts

Getting into the yachting industry for the first time can be scary and nerve-wracking since it's an industry many people are unfamiliar with and comes with high stakes of always operating at the highest level, while being away from your friends and family for long periods of time. However, the job also comes with a lot of benefits such as world travel, high salary and meeting and making lifelong friendships.