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Crew Spotlight: Purser
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Crew Spotlight: Purser

The purser position is essential to the successful running of a superyacht. He or she manages everything from interior to accounts. We had the pleasure of interviewing Sandra The Yacht Purser to explore the role of a purser onboard a superyacht. Read on if you aspire to become one!



How long were you a Chief Stew...
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Top 3 Ways to Get Captains to Notice You
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Top 3 Ways to Get Captains to Notice You

When you're looking for a yacht job, you want the captain to notice you…as long as it's for the good things! As you're accumulating experience and references, you want to be making a good impression. Here are the top 3 ways to get captains to notice you:



1. Looking the Part

Appearances matter and you...
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An Open Letter to Crew & Captains Everywhere
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An Open Letter to Crew & Captains Everywhere



Hello!

Perhaps we've never met, perhaps we've shared a laugh or a drink in port somewhere, but we wanted to introduce ourselves — we're Crew4Yachts. Our mission is to create a company that fosters a sense of respect, kindness, and support within the yachting community.

In the end, we're all in the hosp...
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Life On a Yacht: A Poem
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Life On a Yacht: A Poem



We love seeing the creativity from yacht crew all over the world! Whether crew are creating beautiful tablescapes, making delicious food or coordinating a beach party, life is never dull. Here's a poem about the life of a yachtie by deckhand Sam Keeley. Can you relate? I know we sure can!

Living the dream or ju...
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Sky to Sea - Tailwinds to Tides
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Sky to Sea - Tailwinds to Tides

We had the privilege to interview the Chief Stewardess of Spectre a 69m/226' luxury motor yacht to help us celebrate National Aviation Day. From jet-setting around the world flying the skies, to setting sail on some of the most luxurious superyachts in the industry, Kirsty has seen it all.





Q. Tell us a litt...
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Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CV
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Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CV

Having an accurate and aesthetically pleasing CV is the first step to getting a job on a yacht. But are you making any of these top 4 mistakes?

1. Bad or Unprofessional Photo

Your CV photo can make or break a captain's first impression of you. It should be at the top of your CV and should reflect that you are cap...
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Ask the Crew Agent
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Ask the Crew Agent

Finding a job on a yacht can come from any source: dockwalking, social media, yachting apps, friends, or crew agents. We chatted with Sandra, a crew manager from Crew4Yachts, one of the most trusted yacht crew agencies, about top tips when it comes to getting hired. Read on for some helpful insights!



Crew Compa...
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7 Signs You’re Ready for the Yachting Season to be Over
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7 Signs You’re Ready for the Yachting Season to be Over

Remember when you were fresh-faced and ready to take on the world at the start of the yacht season? Yea, me neither. It's been a long hard season, and we're starting to notice some signs we're almost at the finish line:



1. When waking up actually feels like this



2. When you're made up of 90% coffee, 10%...
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BEAUTY ON BOARD: Top 5 Sunscreens for Yachties
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BEAUTY ON BOARD: Top 5 Sunscreens for Yachties

I cannot express enough how important sunscreen is daily. Yes, the sun is warm and wonderful but it also ages you and can give you skin cancer, particularly if you are getting repeated burns in the same places. Deckhands: take special care of your exposed parts such as ears, noses and hands. I implore all crew to pleas...
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5 Mistakes to Avoid While Looking for a Yacht Job
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5 Mistakes to Avoid While Looking for a Yacht Job

So you've put together your yacht CV, applied to jobs, and still nothing! What gives? You could be making some common mistakes that could jeopardize your chances of getting hired. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid during the job hunt. Are you guilty of any of them?

1. Bad CV Photo

Your photo is the first th...
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