Modern Classics is solving the age-old question all yacht crew cruising the world have when they get home for a break, “What am I going to drive?”. Yachting entrepreneur and ex-yachtie Mark Upton founded the Car Club, designed exclusively for yacht crew, in the spring. Nearly all of ...Read more Comments Off on These luxury cars for superyacht crew are now available to drive
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Telecommunication has its roots in Greek word tele meaning “over a distance” and communicara meaning “the ability to share.” So when we talk about telecommunication, it literally means “the sharing of information over a distance”. Comms is a hot topic amongst crew and owners alike across the industry. From keeping up with friends ...Read more Comments Off on We spoke to captains about what yachting was like before the iPhone
*This is for yacht crew ONLY! Now that the Med season is winding down I imagine the first thing you will be doing is thinking about filing your taxes… (Well maybe not, but you should be!) With the January deadline closer than you think, CrewFO has put together ...Read more Comments Off on The Big CrewFO ‘Rolex Giveaway’: here’s how to enter.
Only three Australians have ever done it. Ten times the number of people have made it to the summit of Mount Everest. Twice the number have been into space. What are we talking about? It’s the last frontier considered by many as the one of the toughest physical, ...Read more Comments Off on This is what ocean nomads look like
If you work on a superyacht you have to admit we have it pretty good… but after long periods at sea, particularly at this time of year (I’m in the middle of crossing the Pacific), it’s the simple things in life that have me wanting to get back ...Read more Comments Off on 8 things you miss when you work on a superyacht
Captains and senior yacht crew climb the ranks through experience and advanced certificates, but what about management skills? Managing crew effectively is a skill that takes practice and should be a requirement for all senior managers and captains. It can be a challenge to balance crew with different ...Read more Comments Off on 5 Management Tips for Senior Yacht Crew
Job hunting, looking for a candidate, or ready to make a change? Read this. Marc Anthony said, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life” and that pretty much sums it up for a lot of us in the yachting industry. Getting ...Read more Comments Off on These 6 simple tips will change the way you look for work (or hire crew).
Ever feel like you’re in a cocktail rut at about this time of the summer? If you’re sick of serving chilled rosé and prosecco, bored of making G&T’s and looking for something a bit more creative to refresh your guests, read on. The best part is that you ...Read more Comments Off on Six simple superyacht cocktails you need to make today
When a friend or family member starts talking about their job, explaining the nitty gritty details of, for example, being an insurance broker in the city – do you properly listen? Probably not. This universal habit of people talking about their jobs and others not listening is true ...Read more Comments Off on 6 Misidentified Truths About The Life Of A Yachtie
1. You eat, drink and party like it’s 1999. You just HAAAVE to experience a day in your own private cabana at Nikki Beach with your mates, because you’re tired and need some “me” time after that exhausting charter. Sure, we understand but you do know that there ...Read more Comments Off on 12 ways to go broke working on a yacht