Crew Management
At West Nautical, we can take care of your yacht crew selection and recruitment needs
Yacht crew employment

As crew employers, West Nautical will:

  • Liaise with West Nautical’s yacht crew recruitment team as required;
  • Assist owners and Captains with crew placement;
  • Receive, process, verify and keep on file all crew certificates and next of kin details;
  • Verify and renewing all crew certificates of competency and licences;
  • Issue seafarer employment agreements;
  • Assist and liaise with the captain on employment disputes
  • Facilitate all monthly payroll;
  • Conduct routine crew administration, support and repatriation;
  • Assist with and oversee any crew medical insurance claims;
  • Advise Owners and Captains on any MLC requirement, complaint or grievance raised.

Yacht crew recruitment

We work with owners to ensure the best-suited captain, engineers and
crew create a strong foundation for the operation of your superyacht,
and assist the captain with the selection of further crew.

For each position, West Nautical will:

  • Search all available sources for suitable candidates and place adverts as appropriate;
  • Obtain details from applicants on their qualifications and experience;
  • Verify CV, qualifications, references and availability of each applicant;
  • Qualify the applicant as suitable and fulfils the client’s requirements;
  • Present pre-vetted candidates with appropriate certification for the yacht;
  • Conduct pre-interview tests and background checks as appropriate;
  • Organise interviews via phone, video conference or in-person;
  • Interview candidates in various languages to test them against the requirements of the client
  • Facilitate joining arrangements as necessary upon job acceptance.

If you are looking for a job, please send us a copy of your latest CV
and copies of certificates and qualifications, along with written
references and desired job role and contractual requirements to You can also arrange your interview in Antibes via this email.

MY Hasna – 73m Feadship

“Having worked with West Nautical Crew Recruitment for the past two years, they continue to send me CVs that match our preferred description, and I know every CV I receive the references and certificates have been checked. MY Hasna has had several crew members placed by West Nautical, both during our building process and after delivery, and all have been a good fit for the yacht. We have been more than happy with the service provided and highly recommend them to any other yacht seeking a new joiner, or a crew member looking for a new role.”

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