News and views for you to peruse

  • View From The Desk – February 2024

    Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk If you would like to receive this update as a monthly email register here. 2024 has taken off at pace and we’re incredibly pleased to have taken on and placed a number of high level assignments already, with some exciting new positions with new...

  • Ed is taking on the Isle Of Wight Ultra Challenge!

    Our CEO, Ed is taking on one of the biggest sporting challenges of his life – an ULTRA Marathon, which consists of an entire lap of the Isle of Wight. For those of you who don’t know, an Ultra is defined as ‘a long distance race that is longer than a marathon’ – in...

  • View From The Desk – January 2024

    Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk If you would like to receive this update as a monthly email register here. We’re back from the Christmas break and it’s all systems go at SYR. With a host of exciting roles currently in progress we find ourselves busy taking candidates through...

  • CV Advice From The Experts

    Collectively, the SYR team has more than 20 years of maritime industry recruitment experience allowing us to provide you with an unrivalled knowledge of the global superyacht market. So, if you are coming ashore, looking for your next progression or even for a complete change of career we can...

  • View From The Desk – December

    Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk If you would like to receive this update as a monthly email register here. Christmas is nearly here and bringing with it a close to a busy year across all desks at SYR. We’ve enjoyed working with clients old and new in 2023 and have seen the SYR brand...

  • METS Show Report 2023

    Three days, 40,000 steps, a shipyard visit, two parties and one international marine trade show… welcome to Metstrade. Our second METS as SYR, it was a pleasure to visit Amsterdam once more for the biggest and best B2B show that the yacht industry has to offer. A hub of technology, innovation and...

  • View From The Desk – November

    Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk If you would like to receive this update as a monthly email register here. Where is the time going? It only feels like yesterday we were putting the October Newsletter together and already we’re into November! 2023 has been a year of two halves and...

  • An Introduction to Securing a Role in Shoreside Yachting

    Transitioning from ship to shore is a well-worn path for many career yachties, and whilst there are a host of blogs and advice in the public domain covering this very topic, I wanted to develop a series of articles that focus on the practical side of securing a new shoreside role. Full disclosure;...

  • View From The Desk – October

    Welcome to the latest SYR View From The Desk If you would like to receive this update as a monthly email register here. In the blink of an eye, September has passed! As the busiest month of the year for events and shows, we’ve attended both Cannes and Monaco yacht shows and caught up with a lot...

  • Monaco Yacht Show Report

    Monaco… The jewel in the crown of the yacht show calendar. Four days of excess, very big boats, sun and partying. A chance for global yachting to meet in one of the world’s most elite settings to buy, sell and charter yachts, as well as discuss a whole raft of services and products. We love it...

  • Standing Out as a Recent Graduate in the Yacht Industry Job Market

    At the last time of checking, yachting employs over 500,000 people both directly and indirectly globally, with the industry valued at multiple billions and touching most countries in the world in some way, shape or form. It can also be one of the hardest industries to gain entry to, be this at...

  • Cannes Yachting Festival Report

    If you had a choice of the annual boat shows to attend, which ones would you choose? Yes, you could attend all of them, jet off around the world from February to November and meet the same people time and time again. Or…you could be savvy and look at where your key markets lie and attend...