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Megayacht Crew Jobs on the Rise, Study Finds

Each year, the recruitment specialist YPI Crew analyzes trends in crew hiring, among other issues related to the hands on deck. In its latest survey, it finds encouraging insight into megayacht crew jobs. Not only are position requests rising, but also they’re rising especially aboard mega-size megayachts. YPI Crew has been analyzing hiring trends since its Continue reading


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