11 Yacht Interview Tips from Professional Recruiters

Yacht interviews can be stressful, but they are also your opportunity to shine. So many yacht crew looking for work never get to this point so make sure you use this chance to its full potential. To help with that, our experienced recruiters are bringing you some interview tips to use and remember.

A Simple Trick to Help you Ace your Yacht Interview, from Junior Crew to Captain!

Whether you are applying for an entry-level yacht position or the role of a Captain, the path to your dream yacht job will be sure to progress through the universally feared job interview. 

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 […]