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

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 browseΒ our entire database anytime...24/7. Crew members who … Continue reading How to Find Yacht Crew: A Guide to Crew Compass HIRE

Essential Washdown Tools on Yachts and How To Use Them

For deckhands, washing down a boat is one of the first skills they will learn. It's common for green/new deckies to wash a yacht on their first dayworking job, so being familiar with common washdown tools and products will make the first day easier. The materials/finish of a yacht requires special care, and without proper training … Continue reading Essential Washdown Tools on Yachts and How To Use Them

5 Common Mistakes Yacht Crew Make During the Job Search

When searching for a job, it's the little things that matter. If you miss something small, it can ruin your chances of getting the job. Here are 5 common mistakes you might be making during your job search: 1. Not following up with hiring managers After an interview or phone call, always follow up with … Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes Yacht Crew Make During the Job Search

Disabling Email Alerts on Crew Compass

At some point, you may be unavailable for a job and want to stop receiving emails. No problem, we made it easy for you. Follow this 1 step: To stop receiving alerts you can actually control this in your app under the SETTINGS tab. See screenshot below, just uncheck the "email alerts" option and tap SAVE. When you want … Continue reading Disabling Email Alerts on Crew Compass

How To Get Your First Yacht Stewardess Job

Being a yacht stewardess can be a fun and rewarding job. However, it takes an intense amount of preparation, focus, and attention to detail. Does this sound like you? We consulted with our friends at Beluga Training on how to get your first yacht stewardess job: Certification To start, all crew including stewardesses need to acquire … Continue reading How To Get Your First Yacht Stewardess Job