Category Archives: News

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Are your certificates up to date?

    Happy New Year to all! I hope you all had wonderful holidays. I’m sure many of you were busy on board with guests but I hope you had some festive moments for yourself and the rest of the crew nonetheless. There were many of you that decided to put off this season’s job search in…

  5. What is she doing? Recruitment? CVs?

    As you may or may not have noticed there have been a few job postings going up on The Superyacht CV Company’s social media platforms lately and this is because, if you hadn’t guessed, I can now provide crew placement. Who am I working with? Well if you haven’t guessed, it’s my gorgeous pals over…

  6. Less Plastic – New eco-friendly website to tackle plastic pollution

    Eco-conscious customers will be pleased to hear that a new website, www.lessplastic.co.uk, has just launched to raise awareness of the issues of single-use plastic pollution, and to offer stylish, healthy, planet-friendly alternatives to disposable plastic for food and drink on-the-go. For most of us, a coffee to-go is a regular feature in our weekly routine….

  7. Sun, Sea & Super Yachts

    Want to learn the essential secrets to landing your dream career in yachting? Discover the expert information you need to launch your career on the waves! You may already know about the exciting opportunities available in the world of luxury yachting and how thousands of crew members worldwide experience the ‘yachtie’ life; seeing the world…

  8. Top CV Tips

    There is plenty of advice out there on how your CV should look to gain the interest of a potential employer or agency, however, we are still seeing CVs that require more care and attention.  It can seem like a painful task but the effort will be well worth it when you land that amazing…

  9. How to work with your crew agent!

    How to work with your crew agent so they pleased to work for you and you can build positive and lasting relationships… Complete your registration with the company in FULL. While this may seem like a timely and boring process, it is very important that all sections are completed. The agencies have not created this…

  10. What should your CV photo look like?

    Did someone say cheese? Your CV photo is so important and yet, despite so many agencies advising on this subject they continue to see bad photographs on CVs. Remember that your CV is your first sales tool. Believe me, no matter what skills your CV communicates; a poor photo will put your CV out of…