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Crew Matters

Cheap Owners

We’ve all heard, seen or worked for owners that don’t spend the necessary money to maintain and operate a superyacht to superyacht standards. The question of why they make the decisions they do when the decision is illogical is one we’ve all asked at one time or another. I’ve thought …

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Finance, Females & The Superyacht Industry

On 8th March, International Women’s Day was celebrated globally with a focus on #BalanceforBetter.  I was recently promoted to Financial Planner at United Advisers Marine and, as it currently stands, I’m the sole female Planner.  This got me thinking about inequality in our industry. The World Economic Forum produced a …

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Overcoming The Yachtmaster Catch-22

Many deck positions now require candidates to hold a Yachtmaster ticket to be able to apply. This is a standard set by owners and management companies, seemingly to weed out the less experienced, and ensuring applicants have the necessary skills to do the job. It is however a catch-22 situation. …

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Aigua Sea School News

At Aigua Sea School we believe in evolving to reflect how our students, and the industry, are evolving around us. It has been our aim for some time to develop the highest quality onshore learning environment to match the renowned calibre of instruction, customer service, and off-shore facilities we have …

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Nathan Skinner – Kill Cords

Hello crew! The weather is brightening up and ‘The Med’ season is just around the corner. Many new crew will be securing the essential courses for their CV (STCW, RYA PB2 etc.) and will be hitting the docks looking for that first job. I believe that the first weeks and …

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Making The Most Of The Off Season

The pre-season period is considered by some as ‘downtime’; Christmas has been and gone and the ‘crazy season’ of back to back charters is a mere memory.  Your work list is ticking over, and things are generally looking pretty ship shape. BUT, are you making the most of this window …

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Motor Cruising In Style

As we welcome the arrival of spring following a chilly winter, we also welcome the demand for motor cruising training and charters. Whilst the tranquillity and artistry of sailing can be pure joy there is an argument for the convenience, and speed, of motor cruising. As I was once told …

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The 2019 Crew Awards Nominations Open

ACREW is very proud to open the nominations for the 2019 Crew Awards. Based on last year’s overwhelming response from the yachting industry, more than 300 Nominees representing approximately 150 superyachts are expected in this year’s nomination round. As the 2019 Crew Awards get underway, ACREW welcomes the great support …

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