Challenging conversations with crew

February 2019

Whenever we run a HELM course, we always ask the question: ‘As a leader on board what are your biggest challenges?’ Without fail 99% of responses are ...

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Managing the Human Element

December 2018

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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On boarding men to the mental health agenda

November 2018

2012 was a significant year for the UK and not only because of Ben Ainsley’s amazing cache of gold medals at the London Olympics. Something happened in ...

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Crew Wellbeing

October 2018

With the season coming to a close, there’s a general feeling of it being time to re-set, to take a breath and see where you are and ...

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Thinking of leaving yachting?

September 2018

How often have you thought “what next”? Did you join the industry for a few years and now some 10 or so years later you are asking ...

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Managing Stakeholders

July 2018

Whether in the yard, getting ready for the season or in the full throes of a busy charter, managing your many stakeholders is a key component of ...

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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.


25-27 February 2019

A few places remain for HELM O @ UKSA. Call to reserve yours.

On board training

March 2019

Book one of our team to come and visit your yacht ahead of the start of the season.