Pocket Superyachts, it’s the mouthful-of-words terminology that we keep going on about. That’s because Invisible Crew is part of a group of companies who feel it is time to be clear about their branch in the yachting industry. “I work in the yachting industry.” or “It’s standard in the yachting industry.” are phrases we often hear from yacht crew. But, what is the yachting industry? It is a loosely used term that can cause a lot of confusion… Because: All the people in these pictures have very different skill sets, as each type of yacht requires it’s particular skill set. We’ve described some of the required Pocket Superyacht skills in other blog posts. Like our Facebook page if you want to learn more about Pocket Superyachts. As mentioned above, we are identifying this growing niche together with a number of other companies.
Throughout the whole yachting industry jobs for professional yacht crew couples are highly coveted. Pocket Superyachts have always been my main interest within the industry. Therefore I found it confusing when other crew were telling me it is so hard to find a couple’s position. Of course the yachting industry has many different layers and faces, as I described in my blog: Pocket Superyachts and the yachting industry. For owners of yachts between 50ft to 100ft who require someone to look after the technical side of the yacht, have it safely navigated and expect high standards of hospitality, professional yacht crew couples are the best option. Job description: Jack of all trades, master of none. Few jobs in the world are as versatile as looking after a Pocket Superyacht. A while ago, another Pocket Superyacht captain and I were jokingly confessing how we felt addressed by the expression “Jack of all trades, master of none”. However, I believe you have to be to do the job. The job description is pretty much endless. You have to understand meteorology, pumps, rigging, insurance, guest management, diesel engines, first aid, hydraulics, law, electrics, how to do dishes, how to manage budgets,… It goes […]