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Yacht Captain Staffing

We’ll listen carefully to your needs and give you access to a talent pool of yacht Captain candidates with the training and experience you require. No matter where you are in the world, you can count on Quintessentially People to provide you with the outstanding hiring experience you deserve.

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Quintessentially People are headquartered in London and maintain offices in New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma. We are perfectly positioned to meet your recruitment needs, no matter where you are in the world.

Contact the office closest to you for more information.

Benefits of Hiring a Yacht Captain with Quintessentially People

  • Navigates and operates the yacht
  • Manages personnel, including hiring and dismissing crew members
  • Oversees upkeep of the vessel
  • Ensures legal and regulatory compliance
  • We can recruit for you no matter where you live

Call us or fill out our online contact form to find the perfect Captain for your yacht.

Yach Captain Job Requirements

The Captain of any yacht will have the ultimate responsibility and primary duty of ensuring the safety of its passengers, tenders and crew as well as assuring all onboard procedures are followed. Every crew member will report directly to the captain and will fall under the captain’s command. Job responsibilities will include:

• Navigating and operating the yacht

• Achieving the owner’s objectives

• Managing personnel, including hiring and dismissing crew members when necessary

• Overseeing safety training and coding

• Financial accounting and budget management

• Overseeing upkeep of the vessel

• Shipyard and project management

• Legal and regulatory compliance

• Entertaining and assuming the role of ‘host’ when required

The Captain will need to manage administrative duties, as well as being hands-on as necessary, and will demonstrate exceptional leadership, communication, management and diplomacy skills. The Captain will hold excellent boat handling and navigation expertise and will be technically minded, with knowhow for troubleshooting any maintenance/engineering issues which may arise. The Captain will be highly organized and methodical in his/her approach, with the ability to remain calm and collected at all times, including emergency situations. Certification is required. Knowledge of multiple languages is strongly preferred.

Hire A Yacht Captain

Quintessentially People are a leader in yacht captain staffing because we provide our clients with access to the most qualified candidates in the world. We will listen carefully to your needs and only recruit the Yacht Captains for hire who meet your specific requirements. The candidates we source work at the top of their respective fields and have earned reputations for expertise, professionalism and discretion. In addition to qualified Yacht Captains, Quintessentially People’s yacht staffing office, based in Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma, can also source a First Mate, Engineers, Deckhands, Stewards/Stewardesses and a Chef for your vessel, as well as many other types of crew. Contact us to learn more.

Our experienced, highly trained yacht captains demonstrate years of relevant experience, and they meet strict background requirements. We pre-screen all candidates before we present them for your final approval. Should your new yacht Captain fail to meet your expectations within our guarantee period, Quintessentially People will replace your hire at no charge to you.

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