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The 1st PYA Palma Social Event, November 2016


On Saturday 5th November the PYA hosted its first ever social event for yacht crew in Palma. The last time we visited Mallorca for the Palma yacht show, the feedback we received was that the island’s yachties felt that the Antibes crew were getting all the fun when it came ... Read More »

PYA : Monaco Yacht Show report


The PYA held its biggest ever programme of events at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. Drawing on the successful format of previous years where we have run Continuing Professional Development Workshops and seminars for crew, we once again offered crew a range of hands-on, interactive sessions to get involved in. ... Read More »

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 »