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.
Not only is the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix just around the corner but the 71st Cannes Film Festival kicks off today. Its safe to say, therefore, that the Mediterranean yacht season has officially started! As the ports along the French and Italian Riviera swell with yachts returning from across the pond (and further afield), its not too late to find a great new yacht role for this season.
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 […]
Spring is here! The start of April can only mean one thing: it is the yacht show season. First up, the Singapore Yacht Show which will be held from April 12th-15th. From there, the attention of the industry turns to the Mediterranean, and Spain in particular.
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.
The Mediterranean season is sneaking up on us and YPI CREW is currently recruiting for over 60 senior interior positions; from pursers to chief stewardesses, lead housekeepers and more.
Now that we are well and truly settled into 2018, February is the perfect month to start fulfilling those New Yearâs 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.
"Age is something that does not matter unless youâre a cheese."
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 CREWâs 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.