Thu, 08 Apr | Live Discussion

Commercial to Yachting Transition- The Expectations and Realities

How does a commercial seafarer transfer into the Yachting landscape? An increasingly common question that has many hot topics to explore! Join our panel of industry experts as we dive into the nuances between the two industries, how to manage expectations, and ultimately how to make the transition
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Commercial to Yachting Transition- The Expectations and Realities

Time & Location

08 Apr, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm GMT+2
Live Discussion

About the Event


Geoff Moore - West Nautical

Lisa Blackshaw- 2nd Officer

Tim Clarke- Quay Crew

How does an experience commercial seafarer transition into Yachting? What skills are transferable? Which ones are not? What are the key differences between the two industries and what are the practical steps one can take to make the jump?

All are becoming increasingly common queries that delve into many hot industry topics.

As the size and number of vessels in Yachtings fleet grows, so does the demand for Unlimited tickets - so how best can individuals from the many diverse commercial sectors join Yachting's ranks?

Having representation from management, recruitment and on board, we will create a comprehensive 360* view and dive into the below talking points:

-Challenges and advantages

-Key Differences

-Managing expectations of the transition

-Pathways into and through the industry

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session so this is a great opportunity to hear from those that have walked the path, and are actively involved in crew placement.

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