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Crew Management

CREW SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT

Finding and keeping good crew is critical. With detailed knowledge of the yacht, current crew and owner, CV’s are carefully selected by our team of crew specialists. We ensure that candidates are properly trained and have the right experience for the position.

An increasing number of crew appreciate the benefits of working on a Hill Robinson managed yacht, as we facilitate career development within the fleet.

  • Understanding owners’ needs and preferences

  • Identifying suitable candidates and preparing shortlists

  • Interviewing candidates on a personal basis

  • Verifying the validity of candidate qualifications

  • Contacting references

  • Coordinating travel to/from the yacht

  • Ensuring crew are properly trained and familiarised on board

  • Providing career guidance and support

  • Taking responsibility for crew employment through our Guernsey office

  • Compliance with MLC and employment legislation

  • Crew payroll handled promptly and efficiently

  • Worldwide international payments to crew bank accounts

  • MCA and flag state approved contracts

  • Individual Seafarers Employment Agreements (SEA) issued to all crew

  • Crew medical insurance

  • Social Security liability management