It’s not always fun to be away from family and friends during the holidays but there are some ways yacht crews can make their Christmas holidays in the sun more exciting and adventurous whether they are based in the Caribbean or the Med. Find out how.
The Schulte Group announces the acquisition through its Singaporean affiliate Schulte Maritime Services PTE Ltd of a majority stake in YPI CREW, the Antibes-based, world leading yacht crew recruitment agency.
Sometimes we’re given a gentle reminder that our beloved yacht crew industry is merely part of a wider maritime family, one with members found far afield in branches such as the Merchant Navy and fishing fleets.
Unfortunately it has often been difficult for victims of bullying and harassment in the superyacht industry to know where to turn for help, particularly if the offending party is a senior figure such as a Captain, or when the culture on board is toxic and senior figures who should be protecting their vulnerable crew instead […]
The crew recruitment data revealed annually by YPI CREW is an invaluable tool to understand the state of yachting today and is a key resource for all members of the industry.
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.
The Antigua Charter Yacht Show has closed its doors for another year, being heralded a great success not only for the 70+ yachts that were exhibited but also for the incredible spirit of solidarity displayed in the wake of the devastating hurricane season. For all attending, including some recruitment agents from YPI CREW, it was a show to remember.
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.