Car, Yacht or a matching set?

Posted by Ben Chamberlain

Car, Boat or a matching set? When you’re super rich and love both cars and yachts, wouldnt it be great if you could pair a boat with your supercar?  Moving across to Maritime recruitment from Automotive was always going to…

Valuing the Recruitment Relationship

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Valuing the recruitment relationship You’re a superyacht industry employer looking to hire. You’ve exhausted your personal networks, you havent the time or inclination to post a job on LinkedIn, CV Library or any of the other job sites as you…

Sailing towards equal industry

Posted by Lauren Brown

Sailing towards an equal industry Traditionally the maritime industry has been male-dominated. Although the number of women gaining education and training in the maritime sector has increased over previous years, their engagement, retention, and promotion to leadership in all areas…

Our guide on transitioning from Sea to Shore

Posted by Simon Foulkes

There are many opportunities ashore for experienced crew looking to continue their career on land, but a successful move needs to be planned.  Much like joining your first yacht, getting your first role ashore is the hardest one to secure.…

Barcelona & Palma Superyacht Show Reports

Posted by Ed Ewer

April signifies the start of the major European superyacht show season. With 2022 being the first year with no COVID restrictions we are planning for a busy year visiting the best of the international shows. How better to start off…

SYR turns 1!

Posted by Ed Ewer

SYR Turns 1! And just like that, we’re celebrating our first birthday!  They say time flies when you’re having fun, but I genuinely feel the last year has sped by like a supercar on the autobahn… Back in October 2020…

How the f*** are we going to build all these boats?

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How the F*** are we going to build all these boats? A casual Tuesday afternoon with an industry contact (thanks Charles) raised this all important question.. In the last week alone 5 new builds have been announced… An industry media…

Monaco Yacht Show Report

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Monaco Yacht Show 2021 Show Report So how was the first major superyacht show of 2021?  In the run up to the event, we experienced a lot of mixed press. Complaints about the ticket prices, comments on the increased health…

The Importance of Shutting Off

Posted by Ed Ewer

A family friend once told me that every time he took holiday, that his Out of Office would state that any emails sent during his absence would be deleted, and to contact him again on his return. At the time…

SYR partner with Onboard People to offer subcontract labour supply

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SYR partner with Onboard People to offer subcontract labour supply Leading superyacht industry recruitment brand SYR today announce a formal partnership with Onboard People, a leading supplier of subcontract labour to the luxury yacht building sector.  Following exceptional growth of…