Due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions, yachts that planned to emerge from service yards or to prepare for the Med season are in limbo. Therefore, some crewmembers are in countries they hadn’t planned to be in currently. If foreign nationals are among your superyacht crew on U.S. shores, check their visas. The good news is, they
The honors may only be three years old, but the annual Crew Awards by ACREW are cherished by the dozens of captains, engineers, first officers, chief stews, and other professionals who make the yachting experience so enjoyable for owners and guests. Since they work hard to make that experience so special, you have the chance
Although the entirety of Italy has been under a lockdown since March 9, select few businesses remained operational, even ones considered non-essential, until March 22. Factories, which include megayacht shipyards, were among those. Despite all shipyards remaining closed since then, yacht crew in Italy can still move around, with some restrictions. SOS Yachting, which offers
I’ve been following Jonathan Rothberg, the owner of Gene Machine, on Twitter for more than a year. Of the 1,500 tweets that has sent, one from March 7 of this year stopped me dead in my tracks. Pinned to the top of his feed, it reads, in part, “Thinking about a low cost, easy to
Vincenzo Poerio, well-experienced in the superyacht sector, is now part of the management team at Tankoa Yachts. He is taking on the role as joint Chief Executive Officer, alongside Euro Contenti, who is also CEO. Global yachting customers, particularly Americans, who comprise the largest percentage of yacht owners and buyers worldwide, surely recognize Poerio’s name.
For the fifth consecutive year, yachts 233 feet (71 meters) and larger offered the most megayacht crew jobs. In addition, well more than half of all jobs were aboard private yachts, versus charter yachts. These are among the findings of the annual crew-recruitment report by YPI Crew. YPI Crew conducts the research year after year