Crew Advice

Our TWW Crew specialists, Yacht Managers and the whole TWW Yachts team provide an immense bank of knowledge for crew to draw on. Our experience in the global operations of yachts is at your disposal along with access to our network of trusted experts for training, certification and more.

Crew Tips

There is no one size fits all manual for yacht crew but below is a colleciton of advice and tips from our knowledgeable team to help you navigate the most frequently occurring questions for crew starting out or advancing their career.


The very first thing you should do is RESEARCH! Look into every bit of information you can find about the yachting industry. Read up on articles, rules and regulations, blogs and listen to podcasts to get as big a picture as you can.

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In the first instance please register online and upload a full, detailed CV as a Microsoft Word attachment, complete with photograph and contact details for referees. You will also need to upload your ENG 1 and STCW Basic Safety Training certificate to complete your registration.

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The MCA is the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in the United Kingdom, the government body responsible for implementing the maritime safety policy in Britain and internationally and also the training and certification of UK seafarers.

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Find out more about the qualifications and training available for crew. From certificates in engineering, the RYA yachtmaster offshore certificates, to stewardess courses and cooking courses.

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Discover more about your local community and key contacts in the area.

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Everyone's experience in yachting will differ but below are some of our most frequently asked questions and responses.

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