Feeling stuck in the mundane? Here are some ways that you can see the world and still make money! Ready to find a job on a yacht? Read: "How to Find a Yacht Job" to find out how!
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
After working on yachts, certain things become so normal that we forget how odd it might come across to our land friends. We asked our non-yachtie friends what it’s like to be friends with us, and they had some pretty hilarious observations to share.
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
You survived time on the yacht with your fellow crew and served your guests well. Now, you have a day off while the vessel is docked. Here are a few things that you should do in order to balance your day as effectively as possible: Check Out the Local Sites Even though you're probably tired and … Continue reading So, you have a day off…
When you're busy with working and attending to guests, it's easy to forget to take care of yourself. Maintaining a consistent workout schedule is one of the ways to stay on top of your health. However, yacht crew quarters and full work days can make it tricky to find space and time. Here are some … Continue reading Yacht Fitness
The combination of close quarters, long work hours, and exhaustion can make even the smallest conflict seem explosive. There can be passive aggressive wars, angry outbursts, and other unprofessional behavior. Maintaining positive crew relationships is crucial to yacht life. Here are some tips on how to survive those challenging moments when emotion runs high: Remember … Continue reading Yacht Crew Conflict Resolution
"We rise by lifting others." -Robert Ingersoll Hello! Perhaps we’ve never met, perhaps we’ve shared a laugh or a drink in port somewhere, but I wanted to introduce myself — I’m Hana, a fellow yachtie and founder of Crew Compass Apps. Our mission is to create a company that fosters a sense of respect, kindness, … Continue reading An Open Letter to Crew & Captains Everywhere
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or an aspiring yachtie, we’ve all been there at some point: you’ve been looking for that perfect yacht job, and it’s been weeks and still nothing seems to be the right fit! It’s easy to get down in the dumps or panic-accept the first job that comes your way because … Continue reading Yacht Jobs: 3 Ways to Stay Positive During the Search