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Top 3 Effective Yacht Crew Management Tips for Captains and Senior Yacht Crew

Managing yacht 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 yacht crew with different personalities, various backgrounds, and communication styles. To prevent miscommunication and inefficiencies on board, here are some key management techniques that can make you … Continue reading Top 3 Effective Yacht Crew Management Tips for Captains and Senior Yacht Crew

Crew Spotlight: Gemma Christian

Crew Compass loves supporting fellow yachties, and we were lucky enough to chat with Chief Stew, Gemma Christian, about her experience in yachting and beyond. Check out the interview below and follow Gemma's experience on Instagram @theyachtstew: Crew Compass: What is your position? Describe what you do. Gemma: I’m a Chief Stewardess onboard a Private 50m … Continue reading Crew Spotlight: Gemma Christian

Don’t Become a Yachtie

You can spot them by their sunglass tan, polos with a yacht stenciled on their backs, and shorts/skorts they wear in public while running errands around town. They have an enviable instagram feed, and drone shots of paradise for days, but behind every freckle and t-shirt tan line, they have a story to tell to people … Continue reading Don’t Become a Yachtie

Top 3 Ways to Get Captains to Notice You (In a Good Way)

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. Being Well-Presented Look the part! Appearances matter … Continue reading Top 3 Ways to Get Captains to Notice You (In a Good Way)

How to Find a Yacht Job: A Guide to Crew Compass JOBS

So, you've signed up for the Crew Compass JOBS app and you're eager to find a position on a yacht. What's next? Here are 5 things you must know to make the most of your Crew Compass JOBS experience: 1. Build Your Profile Upload your yacht CV. It can either be in PDF or Word … Continue reading How to Find a Yacht Job: A Guide to Crew Compass JOBS

Keep Calm and Yacht On: How To Keep Your Cool On Board

When you're in close quarters on board, it's hard to find a moment for yourself. Crew conflict can arise easily after being with the same people in tight spaces for long periods of time. But, one of the most important parts of being healthy on a yacht is mental relaxation. We at Crew Compass are … Continue reading Keep Calm and Yacht On: How To Keep Your Cool On Board

Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CVs

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 … Continue reading Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CVs

How to Find Yacht Crew: A Guide to Crew Compass HIRE

Looking for some awesome crew? Well, look no further. Crew Compass HIRE is your one-stop-shop to post jobs, find crew, and hire the best candidate for the position. Here are 4 things you need to know about the Crew Compass HIRE app: 1. Browse Available Crew Tap to browse our entire database anytime...24/7. Crew members who … Continue reading How to Find Yacht Crew: A Guide to Crew Compass HIRE

Beauty On Board: Daily Skin Care

When it comes to self-care, many yachties neglect to take care of their skin. Long hours of work with little rest, it's easy to let skin care slip. However, according to self-proclaimed beauty junkie and yachtie, Sara from sezabeauty, suggests both women AND men on board yachts should be taking care of their skin: Honestly, if … Continue reading Beauty On Board: Daily Skin Care