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Crew turnover – still an issue …..and counting!

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  As the industry is set to expand even further in the coming years, experienced crew have little difficulty finding work. The costs of replacing crew is significant; direct costs of upwards of €10,000 to replace one crew member, and let’s not forget the lost time, impact on crew dynamics ... Read More »

The PYA at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015

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Important updates and discussion points raised for deck and engineering At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, from 23rd-26th September, the PYA hosted its biggest programme of events to date. Offering something for every department onboard, the well-attended seminars and workshops were once again a popular contribution to the show. In ... Read More »

Vendée Globe Race – Justin Chisholm

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With the start of the 2016-17 edition of the singlehanded Vendée Globe Race around the world just a little over a year away, the latest crop of IMOCA 60 designs have hit the water in Europe. A testimony to the strength of the IMOCA 60 class – or perhaps more ... Read More »

Yachting through fresh eyes!

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Starting out in yachting as a newbie is a daunting journey. Even if you aren’t as young as the ‘young ones’ and think you have enough life skills to see you through – many find it hard to ‘weather’ life aboard. It’s tough making the leap into yachting, but then ... Read More »

Exciting news from The Crew Coach!

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The Crew Coach and Interior Yacht Services join forces to provide a combined superyacht training solution Luxury yacht crew performance and interior service training specialists, The Crew Coach (TCC) and Interior Yacht Services (IYS) have joined forces to provide superyachts with a combined training solution that helps crew reach the ... Read More »

The PYA at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015

Monaco Yacht Show

During this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, the Professional Yachting Association will once again be hosting a programme of seminars featuring topics relevant to all departments of yacht crew. With a top line-up of guests, the PYA Monaco Sea Changes Forum has proven to be a great success in recent years, ... Read More »

The ACREW Monaco Lounge


In Partnership with Warsash Superyacht Academy 23rd – 25th September, La Rascasse, Monaco The ACREW Monaco Lounge at this year´s show promises to be very interesting as ACREW delivers their unique blend of professional development workshops and networking lunches. The ACREW masterclasses, targeted at captains, engineers, first officers, chefs and ... Read More »