Crew Management & Administration

The philosophy of happy crew – happy boat – happy Owner has proven itself time and time again, but busy Owners and Captains have limited time to spend on crew management. That’s where YACHTZOO’s team comes in, offering friendly, expert assistance with everything from reference verification to payroll. Our unmatched knowledge and honest advice ensure clients benefit from a smiling, efficient crew, while our personal relationships with each one of our Captains keeps them coming back time and time again. Discover our range of crew administration services below.

Crew Management Services at YACHTZOO

Recruitment Supervision

Hiring the right Captain ensures a smooth yacht operation, so YACHTZOO acts as the Owner’s representative to help find the most appropriate candidate for your vessel. This includes helping you recruit in relation to the Flag State Safe Manning requirement, ensuring all local (EU/USA) and international (ILO/IMO) regulations are met. We check references and assess the validity of certificates to ensure candidates are exactly who they say they are.

Crew Contract Information

YACHTZOO’s team manages crew contract admin on an ongoing basis. Our specialist crew management services include the drafting and establishment of crew employment agreements and crew policies and procedures, removing this stress from the Captain.

Monthly Payroll Management

We establish crew payroll and standing orders in line with industry standards and current regulations, continually managing payroll for all your staff. We also participate and advise on annual salary reviews, using our longstanding industry knowledge to guide these discussions.

Why Choose YACHTZOO?

Personal Relationships

We get to know every one of our clients on a personal level, allowing us to anticipate what they will need next. These strong relationships allow us to go above and beyond across all of our yacht management services.

Unrivalled Expertise

Yacht crew management requires a high level of industry expertise. Luckily, YACHTZOO has over a decade of experience, with team members handpicked from the yachting and commercial vessel industries to give us an all-encompassing knowledge.

Captain Recruitment You Can Trust

We put your hiring priorities at the centre of our actions, sourcing and cross-checking candidates according to your specifications. Ultimately, we want to help you find and keep the perfect Captain, and will always give you our honest, fact-based judgement to help you do this.