Pocket Superyacht Blog
You can’t deny it, “Invisible Crew” is a catchy name for a company. Hear it once and you won’t forget it anymore. Once in a while it concerns crew: “What do you mean? Do you want us to be invisible on a -30m yacht?” Of course not! On the contrary, I would (almost) say… The idea is that we match you with the owner, program, yacht that will experience your presence as… non intrusive. Or,
Yacht crew are adventurous, brave people per definition. Otherwise they would never think of packing their bags to go and work in a foreign country on a ship that sails the high seas, manned by people they don’t know and have various nationalities. Therefore security, certainty, predictability don’t have the highest ranking on their list of needs. At the same time, most crew contracts -even long term- aren’t very different from a freelance contract. Rarely
As I entered the Cannes yacht show last September I caught myself briefly walking around with my eyes and mouth wide open. Not a good look. My jaw had dropped when I saw all the new models that the major catamaran brands, as well as new market players, displayed. The variety is interesting; Lagoon, Sunreef and a few others are building the most spacious crafts they can, while staying within the 24m loadline regulations. Other
As a successful Med season is wrapping up we are starting to prepare for the winter. This will be very varied for us. We have clients starting an active charter season in the Caribbean. We will travel to Granada to assist the new team with the startup of the new charter season in line with the experienced owner’s expectations. Introducing the crew to our code of practice and setting up a detailed maintenance plan. Two
This month’s Pocket Superyacht Podcast provides an update on how the Covid situation affects yachting operations. The “Pocket Superyacht Podcast” can be found on Spotify, Anchor and Apple Podcasts. Just enter it in search, and it pops up! Activity on the yachts of our clients on both sides of the Atlantic is ramping up. One of the smaller yachts in our fleet, a Wauqiez 58 is preparing to leave the Bahamas and cross the Atlantic.