All you wanted to know about yacht agents

At some point, every yacht captain will have to use a yacht agent. But the truth is, that most captains, and owners, are not fully aware of the value they can benefit from using yacht agents for the correct tasks. Nowadays, more than ever. So let’s dive into the world of yacht agents. Lorenzo Ciquera […]

REAL CREW STORIES SERIES: Yachting career & Motherhood

We see quite a lot of men incorporating family life and a yachting career, but many women see it as an impossible task. However, there are some yacht crew superheroes that manage to do it.  Meet Anastasiia, and her lovely daughter Mariia. They have been traveling together around the world, currently residing in Cyprus. I […]

Finding my first yacht crew job

When you are a small child, you are often asked what you want to be when you grow up. My answer to that question were a few well-chosen words: “I want to be a yacht captain!” A yacht crew job is all I could think about from a young age. Growing up by the sea, […]

Charter yacht OR Private yacht? – Owner’s dilemma

We are often being asked by owners and captains: “What are the implications of converting a private yacht to a charter yacht?” Definitions First, let us define what is considered “Private” and what is “Charter”. Private yacht – A vessel that is solely for use by the yacht owner and their family/friends Charter yacht – […]

Perfection in yachting

I’ve been working as a captain in the yachting industry for more than 15 years.One of the great benefits of this job is that you get to spend intimate time in a relaxed environment with highly successful individuals.   Some of my best and life changing conversations were at the helm, sitting with the yacht […]

The great resurgence! New yacht jobs are popping every day.

The past year has brought many challenges on a global scale. But it also created a shift in how we, as individuals look at this world, and our lives. With uncertainty being the only constant, many people are re-evaluating priorities and taking control on their life choices. Yacht job opportunities are just around the corner. […]

Jobs for boat Captains – From dream to reality

Not everyone is cut out to be a yacht captain. So first ask yourself whether you have the right personality to take on the challenge. There are many ways to define requirements of jobs for boat captains. The captain is the ultimate responsible person on board any vessel. That includes guests, crew and the vessel in […]

Super Yacht Management: Risks of crew turnover & solutions

Crew turnover can cause financial damages to the yacht in the short, and long term. But, Super yacht management software can help mitigate crew turnover ramifications.   Proper management of crew transition process deals with two aspects:Is it preventable? How to minimise the risks and costs involved. The time and stress consumed in the crew […]

How can yacht management software improve your finances?

“What real benefit will this actually have in my day-to-day work life?” For many of the yachting professionals we know, this is the bottom line when it comes to making an expense related decision. Whether it is new equipment, amenities, and even crew. Other industries might try out various techniques and initiatives in the short […]

How much will it cost you to run a yacht?

So, you’ve bought a new yacht or you’re thinking of taking the plunge and joining the international club of proud yacht owners. There are countless factors you probably have already considered in-depth: Motor Yacht vs. Sail Yacht or Catamaran, New vs. Pre-owned, preferred size and range, where you plan to berth and cruise, the differences […]