What is On/Off Rotation on a Superyacht?

What is On/Off Rotation on a Superyacht?

What is On/Off Rotation on a Superyacht? While rotational crew schedules have been the norm in the commercial shipping industry for years, it has only recently been accepted as a standard in the private sector of superyachts. The benefits of running a ship under a... read more
Will I Get Paid Less On a Rotational Role?

Will I Get Paid Less On a Rotational Role?

Will I Get Paid Less On a Rotational Role? Working in the yachting industry is a great career which, for the most part, comes with advancement within your yacht job, a generous salary and a well-traveled life. Some yacht crew take on seasonal roles, full time or... read more
Should Management Be Onboard More Often?

Should Management Be Onboard More Often?

Should Management Be Onboard More Often? Yachting is an interesting industry, one of a kind some would say. It’s not quite the straight and narrow by the book as the commercial world is, however it is starting to catch up. As yacht crew, how often do you actually see... read more
5 Reasons Yacht Crew Leave

5 Reasons Yacht Crew Leave

5 Reasons Yacht Crew Leave Here are five most common reasons why yacht crew leave. Distance Although yachties are used to the time away, working 9+ months without having a day off can be the norm and it doesn’t make it any easier. As time goes on and you get further... read more
Do I Get Paid During My Rotational Time Off?

Do I Get Paid During My Rotational Time Off?

Do I Get Paid During My Rotational Time Off? While the superyacht sector has slowly accepted rotational positions, you may wonder whether you will be getting paid less or if even during your time off. This varies from each yacht and the management team because the... read more
Yacht Crew Accommodation Tips

Yacht Crew Accommodation Tips

Yacht Crew Accommodation Tips Whether you’re new to yachting or in between jobs, the superyacht industry always involves the constant need of finding decent housing, especially when you are looking for a job as yacht crew. Irrespective of your experience in the... read more
Benefits of Working on a Superyacht

Benefits of Working on a Superyacht

Benefits of Working on a Superyacht Working as a crew member on a luxurious superyacht has its advantages and disadvantages. With long and endless working hours, rarely having spare time, and some boring jobs, it’s definitely no picnic. But if you can cope with all... read more
New Licensing Requirements – STCW Update

New Licensing Requirements – STCW Update

New Licensing Requirements - STCW Updates The Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention have brought about a number of changes. Seafarers are required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standards of competence to undertake the... read more
Crew Positions on SuperYachts

Crew Positions on SuperYachts

Crew Positions on Superyachts Numbers and positions of crew will vary depending on the vessel and its requirements. There must always be a general chain of command, each and every role is essential for a smooth operation and it will be how the individuals work... read more