Category Archives: News

  1. Antibes Guide – Part 2

    Where to look for work Crew Agencies There are plenty of agents dotted around the Antibes area, make sure you register and pop into see them to introduce yourself. Online agencies and noticeboards It’s not just physical agencies that can help you get a job. There are online options too. Yotspot (www.yotspot.com) An online agency…

  2. Antibes – Guide Part 1

    Antibes and the French Riviera Antibes (pronounced On teeb, the ‘s’ is silent) sits right in the centre of the Cote d’Azur, not far from the popular travel destinations of Nice and Cannes. It’s a bustling town with a wonderfully Mediterranean feel. It has a beautiful old town area, the Picasso museum, a generous handful…

  3. Looking ahead to the Med

    With the 2018 Mediterranean season just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for another exciting summer. Whether you are new to the industry or a yachting veteran, there are several steps to take to prepare for a smooth season ahead. Certificates Yachting is a fast-paced, ever-changing industry and as such the qualifications needed…

  4. Getting to know Clare

    What is your background in yachting? I am lucky enough to have experienced over ten years in and around the weird and wonderful world of life on the water. My background is mainly in yacht recruitment and crew management, but I also have a first-hand understanding of life on-board too. I lived in and around…

  5. What’s the Best Way to Send Your Wages Home?

    Being able to earn money while travelling around the world can be hugely rewarding, but it’s not without its downsides. One of the main issues people encounter is that their wages get paid to them in a foreign currency. Getting these funds back home and transferred into Sterling can be a bit of a challenge, and…

  6. An interview with a yacht Stewardess

    How did you find your first yacht job? I actually found my first job through an agency… but, my story doesn’t start out as straightforward and easy as just landing my first role with ease. I dock walked and visited agencies for 12 weeks in Antibes, I ran out of money and then had to…

  7. How to write your CV?

    Do you want to learn the essential secrets to creating a readable CV/Resume? Discover the expert information you need to get your CV read and to the top of the pile. How to write your CV For the Super Yacht Industry is your guide to crafting a compelling CV and making your skills shine. Learn…

  8. Social Media

    Social media has been a blessing for an industry that keeps so many away from home for long periods of time.  Many of us can’t even imagine a time before: how hard it was to keep in touch with family? Or wondering when you might ever be in touch again with industry friends every time…

  9. Looking ahead to the Med

    With the 2017 Mediterranean season just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for another exciting summer. Whether you are new to the industry or a yachting veteran, there are several steps to take to prepare for a smooth season ahead. Certificates Yachting is a fast-paced, ever-changing industry and as such the qualifications needed…

  10. New Year, New Opportunities

    With 2017 under way it’s about this time of year that the gyms fill up (temporarily), diets get started (briefly) and resolutions are cast by the wayside (permanently). But there is more to January than fitness fads and good intentions. The start of the year is an excellent time for planning and reflection. A time…