Managing Crew – A not so easy task!

May 2022

How often have I spoken to senior crew who hold their head in their hands and say, “I don’t know what more to do, junior crew just ...

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Why Crew Stay or Leave a Yacht: Improving Crew Longevity

April 2022

Crew turnover continues to be a significant issue in the superyacht industry. We know that the rate of crew turnover is higher than most owners, managers and ...

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Bridging the gap - classroom to yacht

March 2022

As the industry expands and matures, it is also becoming more professional and in turn there are demands on crew to perform at ever-higher standards. With STCW ...

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Are you a Leader or a Manager?!

February 2022

“So what’s the difference between a leader and a manger”, I hear you ask? Tell me how many great leaders dead or alive can you name? Ten, ...

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Managing Diverse Age Ranges Aboard

December 2021

When I stepped ashore the island of Vava’u in Tonga, as a fresh, young diving instructor (too many years ago for comfort), the only place to get ...

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New leaders – the challenges of stepping up

November 2021

The transition to management isn’t easy. You are promoted because you have at last mastered all the technical aspects of your previous role, only now your job ...

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Upcoming Events

If you’d rather find us at an event near you, then here are the places we’ll be in the next few months.



Have you booked your HELM O (3 days) - call UKSA

IAMI GUEST Advanced Leadership


We will be headed to Monaco early June - call us to meet up!


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