Thursday March 30, 2017


1. Yacht administration.epaulet_captain

2. Safe operation of the yacht.

3. Management of crew / personnel.

4. Accounting, banker, budget management.

5. Refit supervisor.

6. Engineering knowledge.

7. Yachting general experience.

8. Ports of call, safe anchorages with nice beach knowledge.

9. Ships handling.

10. All crew duties knowledge.

11. All equipment on board knowledge.

12. Required licenses (flag,size of the yacht).

13. Computers skills.

14. Business skills, ability to deal with owners, guests and yachting companies.

15. Diplomacy, psychology.

16. Love of the sea and adventure spirit.

17. Rare vacation or day off .

18. Keep a good crew and yacht image .

19. Emergency safety plans management.

20. Environmental concern.

21. Plan itineraries and reservations of berth in marinas, have a resource of international contacts for all types of parts and services.

22. Option: helicopters, submarines, fishing knowledge.

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Questions of the Month

- Why an additional paragraph social media policy should be added to the crew contract ?

- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?

- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?

- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?

- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?



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