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Crew Matters

Green Horn Corner

  When asked to write a column geared towards helping green crew, I thought the best way to start was to mention the top 10 things that green crew do, that cause them a bad name or difficulty in the industry. It logically makes sense to avoid these traits, in …

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Impact Crew: Bullying & Harassment

Amendments to the MLC 2006 convention aimed to better protect seafarers against harassment on board will come into force by December 2018. Under the new guidance, harassment includes ‘“any inappropriate and unwelcome conduct” that, whether intentionally or not, creates feelings of unease, humiliation, embarrassment or discomfort for the recipient.’ Bullying …

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PYA: Sexual Harassment in Yachting

As part of its members’ assistance service, the PYA has seen a marked increase in the number of incidents of sexual harassment reported by crew members.   In light of the recent global #metoo movement which highlighted the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, the PYA would like to …

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Start Yachting

As we bid adieu to winter and welcome the spring, it’s time to start planning our enjoyment of the water. Whilst we all can benefit from the beautiful areas in which we live, some of us are lucky to consider the water as part of our everyday lives, yet there …

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How Do You Increase Crew Productivity?

We know that working with the dream team results in the impression that the job is easier, although nothing in the work itself has changed. The difference is the level of crew productivity. So how do you increase crew productivity? One solution of the problem to raising productivity might be …

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PYA: The GUEST Program With Benetti In Tuscany

  In February, a group of PYA GUEST-accredited trainers participated in Benetti’s 18th Yachtmaster event in the beautiful Tuscan countryside resorts of the Hotel Spa Castelfalfi and adjacent Tabaccaia Hotel.   The three-day programme of presentations to bring awareness to and demonstrate selected modules of the GUEST programme proved to …

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