Superyacht Crew Survey Shows Low Morale, Leadership Problems

Crew-recruitment agencies and yachting media often portray crew openings as opportunities to travel the world. While accurate, there’s more to the experience. In fact, an extensive, first-of-its-kind superyacht crew survey finds some compelling, and alarming, issues. While half of the respondents enjoy their jobs, more than three-quarters encounter leadership problems. In addition, low morale is Continue reading

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Yacht Crew Health & Well-Being Survey: Calling All Crew

These days, more people realize that overall health involves both mind and body. In high-pressure jobs, such as those of some superyacht crew, it’s even more important to take account of both. Aboard charter yachts, for example, crew can turn in working days that would exhaust many adults. Then, too, consider that, whether aboard private Continue reading

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Congressional representatives are increasingly learning about the economic impact that megayacht owners and the industry have. It’s in large part due to the work of the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA), the trade organization representing the large-yacht industry on American soil. Next week, as part of the annual American Boating Congress (ABC), the USSA will Continue reading