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 tellΒ to people … Continue reading Don’t Become a Yachtie

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

10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht

We saw a rant on FB recently about how difficult working on a yacht can be. We get it, the long hours, the no days off, demanding guests, etc. BUT, we would like to point out how amazing it can be to live on the water, hang out on the beach with crew, enjoy life … Continue reading 10 Memes that Capture the Highs and Lows of Working on a Yacht

Top 10 Best Apps for Yacht Crew

Looking for the best apps for yachting?  Whether managing crew, checking navigation or taking care of day to day tasks, apps can be your best friend. We have narrowed it down to our top pick of apps for yacht crew, in no particular order: Navionics Nautical Charts Navionics offers charts for nearly all of the key … Continue reading Top 10 Best Apps for Yacht Crew

How To Stay Healthy on a Yacht

Yacht crew life comes with many perks: accommodation, networking, friends for life. Another one of these amazing perks is free meals on board. Freshly baked croissants! Butter poached lobster! A combination of treats, partying, lack of sleep and no time for exercise can wreak havoc on your health and weight. Here are a few tips on … Continue reading How To Stay Healthy on a Yacht