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Survey: The bigger the yacht, the smaller the benefit

Survey: The bigger the yacht, the smaller the benefit

Crew on larger 100m+ (328ft) yachts often have worse benefits than colleagues on smaller yachts according to a survey from Quay Crew. The UK-based crew recruitment agency warns owners that crew who do not receive decent pay, benefits and leave

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SYI Next Big Thing: With Jenny Matthews, founder of She of the Sea

SYI Next Big Thing: With Jenny Matthews, founder of She of the Sea

Welcome to the first episode of Superyacht Investor’s (SYI’s) Next Big Thing. In this series, we ask industry insiders to identify the next big thing in superyachting, what challenges the industry may face in dealing with the topic and how

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Superyachting on verge of ‘mental health crisis’

Superyachting on verge of ‘mental health crisis’

The superyacht sector is on the verge of a mental health crisis, according to new research conducted by Quay Crew in partnership with Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS).  The research revealed over half of superyacht crew believe their mental health

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Legasea: An industry first in mentoring

Legasea: An industry first in mentoring

Legasea Mentorship, yachting’s first industry-wide mentoring programme, is due to launch next month after a successful pilot. The programme, which has been created in association with Burgess and Quay Crew, matches up-and-coming yachting professionals with mentors who support them with

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Crew and Crisis Management

Crew and Crisis Management

Finding talented crews to staff superyachts and answering the martini question were two topics raised at Superyacht Investor’s latest Town Hall online meeting by Tim Clarke, director of recruitment agency Quay Crew. “The biggest issue facing the yachting industry is

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The secret to successfully launching a new build yacht

The secret to successfully launching a new build yacht

Superyachts are a business and staff are the most important cog in the wheel, according to Tim Clarke, managing director, Quay Crew. He explains how they can play a key role in new builds. Creating a new build yacht is

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Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Superyachting has, by its own admission, been slow to diversify its workforce. A typical yacht still features a predominantly Caucasian crew, with women working inside and men out on deck. However, over the past 10 years ripples of change have

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