You may have the perfect CV, lots of yachting experience, and certificates for days. However, a couple bad references from old captains or an industry veteran will hurt your chances of finding your next yacht job. Even more “casual” reference checks by asking mutual friends/crew members who have worked with you before could mean the difference between a hit or a miss on your next job. Check out the scenario below:
Don’t let this happen to you! Don’t forget to include references (click for step by step instructions) on your Crew Compass profile. You can find it by navigating to the main menu of your app, and tap “References” to add a new reference.