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Are you part of a special community?


Lars Molin started the Palma Yacht Crew group on Facebook a number of years ago. His initial idea was simply to exchange (local) knowledge between yacht crew in Palma. Today it has over 31.000 members which is amazing. It has also become more than an exchange of knowledge. Crew agents ... Read More »

ACREW October


ACREW kicked off the start of a new year of events at Monaco Yacht Show and we’re pleased to present our calendar for 2016-2017. We are looking forward to welcoming many Crew at our events in Palma de Mallorca, throughout the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. You will also notice that ... Read More »

8 reasons not to jump ship

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The season is now truly coming to an end. While many crew are now ending their seasonal contract, a great number of others, on a permanent contract, are now contemplating their next step. But are they about to step on somebody’s toe or on thin ice for no reason at ... Read More »

Palma Yacht Crew Bonanza – November 2016


At the beginning of November, yacht crew in Palma are going to be treated to three days of excellent events, offering something for everyone. The PYA is involved with them all and hopes that many members and non-members will make the most of these fantastic opportunities that the PYA, ACREW ... Read More »

The PYA’s plans for the Monaco Yacht Show 2016


Following on from our successful programme of seminars, workshops and networking at the Monaco Yacht Show last year, the Professional Yachting Association is planning another jam-packed schedule of informative sessions for this year’s event. We will be partnering with ACREW at their crew lounge at the Rascasse, in the heart ... Read More »

Improving Performance


How do you reduce the time it takes to get tasks done? When a crew first comes together they are not as efficient as they are by the end of the season – or so we would hope. What is the process that enables crew performance to improve?   With ... Read More »

Sailing in a nation of sailors


I have just spent two weeks sailing through Holland on a 100 year old classic yacht. Iduna is an 8 meter class designed by Johan Anker (famous for the Dragon class) and ​built at Anker & Jensen in Norway some time between 1912 and 1916. ​She is a Pocket Superyacht in her own ... Read More »

ACREW Monaco at La Rascasse


9:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday 28th September to Friday 30th September   La Rascasse is the venue for ACREW in Monaco this year.   To provide crew with their own space, ACREW have created the Crew Deck, a space to relax and enjoy decadent food.   As well as traditional workshops, ... Read More »