Meet Chief Officer Katy McGilvray

Meet one of our Chief Officers, Katy McGilvray, whose 8-year-long career took her from being a Deckhand to being a Chief Officer onboard a busy 60+m charter sailing yacht.

Meet Yacht Captain Pierre Phippaz

Being a yacht captain is by no means an easy task but, when you have 15 years of experience under your belt, you learn the role pretty well. This is the case with one of our experienced yacht captains, Pierre Phippaz whose long career took him everywhere from the Bahamas, Florida, Thailand and the Mediterranean Sea.

Meet superyacht chef Peter Frost of M/Y Solemates

We have recently had a chance to sit down for a chat with one of our superyacht chefs, the talented and accomplished Peter Frost, to shed some light on what it means to be a yacht chef and how to deal with pressures that come with the job.

YPI CREW at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018

As everyone knows, the Monaco Yacht Show is a phenomenal event, with some of the world’s most spectacular superyachts on display, as well as hundreds of exhibitors, from shipyards to brokers to crew agencies.


YPI CREW's Laurence Lewis looks at the role of a recruitment consultant and how managing expectations for both the potential recruit and the employer is an essential part of the process.


With the global fleet of superyachts expanding at a rate of knots, Laurence Lewis looks at the challenge to build strong teams on board with crew from different cultural backgrounds.


So said the surrealist genius filmmaker Luis Bunuel…. Yachting, where are we at on the topic of ageism ? Do captains and crew feel discriminated against for being too old or too young? Does age matter? I felt it might be interesting to look at how age is perceivedin a wider European context before looking […]

Question Time

Laurence Lewis says it’s not all about answers, you should have questions you want answered too.

Meet the Girls On Deck: Introducing 3 Female Crew

YPI CREW proudly showcases the talents of skilled crew and matches the best candidates with the most appealing yacht crew jobs, regardless of gender. We took the time to speak to three female deckhands to learn more about how they got into the yachting industry and what their roles involve.