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IN ASSOCIATION WITH

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INDUSTRY WIDE MENTORING PROGRAM

We see a high performance, innovative and sustainable industry where passion, drive and competency are the factors that determine our future.

LEGASEA Mentorship is the first industry-wide mentoring program for career-focused yachting professionals.

Designed to remove the luck of the draw from career progression and opportunities, members connect with Mentees, Mentors and Peers shoreside and at sea. Utilising a high-impact, intuitive mentoring software, organic connections are cultivated via the comprehensive online platform. Individuals can be both a Mentor and Mentee, creating a circular knowledge economy ensuring every participant gains incredible value while engaging.

​This year, the LEGASEA Mentorship program has been made possible thanks to the support of Quay Crew and Burgess. In addition to co-funding the initiative, each company will be providing scholarship seats to the up and coming talent within their fleet’s and networks.

This is yachting's platform to collectively invest in ourselves, our future and for those that have been mentored in the past to pass it on to the next generation. Successful people like to share what they have learned with others.

 

It’s a human trait to want to leave a LEGASEA.

PROGRAM IMPACT

Invest in and include the next generation

Facilitate a circular knowledge economy.

Cultivate a robust talent pipeline. 

Bridge the gap between sea and shore-side sectors.

Interested in being a
Mentor or Mentee?

Apply to join the Mentorship programme.

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Yachting's circular knowledge economy

Why Mentorship?

Together we recognise that success leaves clues. Insights, advice and support from those that have already travelled the path we are on are invaluable to those passionate about personal and professional growth. It is also recognised that by connecting with the next generation, experienced professionals gain just as much value from new perspectives, keen curiosity and giving back.

LEGASEA mentoring removes the luck of the draw from opportunity and access for career-focused yachting professionals. It also creates the space for industry leaders to connect with peers, those following in their footsteps, and new idea's. The program is designed to support a robust talent pipeline and ensuring that the experience, skills and insights developed from years at sea and ashore are transferred to all levels and sectors.

 

Whether you're just starting your career, have been in the industry for years or are curious to gain insights into different sectors, this program cultivates a circular knowledge economy. This is the place to grow your knowledge, network and potential.

CREATING ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR 

ALL GENDERS, RACES, AGES & ETHNICITIES

ALL DEPARTMENTS AT SEA

SHIP TO SHORE TRANSITION

SKILL SHARING WITHIN 
SHORE SIDE SECTOR

TRANSFERRING SKILLS ONBOARD

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Mentorship Features

The most successful people in the world make a habit of seeking regular guidance and support from experts in their fields. They do so by seeking Mentors.

 

Based on the feed back from the 6 month pilot program, LEGASEA Mentoring features have enjoyed a huge upgrade. Now hosted both on a desktop and IOS/ android app, opportunity, networking and support have never been more  accessible. 

Ready to welcome the next round of mentors and mentee's, participants can engage in the ways that add the most value to their current goals, areas of curiosity and next step in their career pathway.

Mentorship
Develop skills build 1:1 relationships

Job Opportunities
Exclusive LEGASEA
Job Board

Peer Coaching
Knowledge sharing network

Community Groups
Network & connect with similar interests

Learning & Training   Workshops, courses, Mentor training

Exclusive Offers   Exclusive offers from aligned partners

Mentorship

Connect as Mentor and Mentee. You will be provided with a shortlist of the best matches based on your profile, and can also search for all platform members. You can have as many connections as you like. Building relationships with professionals from all sectors of the industry that carry the same values and are passionate about learning and developing their skills or reinvesting in industry talent. Members can be both Mentee and Mentor creating a circular knowledge economy from reverse mentoring and connecting with members in different sectors.

Learning & Training

Workshops, courses, soft skills and professional skills. Mentoring training to ensure members get the most out of their connections.

Job Opportunities

Exclusive LEGASEA job board for members, designed to increase access to opportunities for career-focused professionals both shore-side and at sea.

Community Groups

Members can join as many subject matter groups, expert groups, circles, and communities to network and connect with people with similar interests, or areas they wish to further their knowledge in.

Exclusive Offers

Exclusive offers and discounts from aligned partners to add value to members personal and professional landscapes.

Peer Coaching

Members can also connect as peers with individuals in the same fields of experience and expertise. Creating a safe space to share idea’s, knowledge, experiences and support. 

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Mentorship platform & App

A structured virtual mentorship platform, engage with Mentees, Mentors and peers to connect, learn and develop.

Easy to use, no training required.

Prompts and guidance for creating a meaningful Mentor / Mentee connection.

Automated matching, scheduling, follow-ups, structured goals and feedback.

TESTIMONIALS

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"Having the opportunity to be mentored by some of the best in this industry has been an amazing experience thus far. I have formed some really great bonds with my mentors who have helped/guided me to land my first position as a deckhand and continue to give me the advice and tools necessary to accelerate my yachting career. My mentors have been extremely encouraging and empowering which has kept me motivated and continues to push me in the right direction. I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and feel very privileged to be a part of the LEGASEA Community!"

—  Mieke, Deckhand

MENTORS & MENTEES

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MENTEES

If you are passionate about your career and want to invest in connecting with someone who has walked the path you're on, then this program is for you.

 

Crew - All crew from all departments are welcome to apply! Whether you're at the start of your journey, looking to step up on board or make the jump ashore, having a Mentor can help you develop your skills, identify challenges and opportunities, maximise your potential and support your journey.

 

Shoreside - Professionals from all sectors and backgrounds are welcome to join Legasea to connect with like-minded peers and Mentors. Whether you're looking to continue in your current field or wish to expand into another, connecting with a mentor can support your growth, help you identify challenges and opportunities and improve performance. 

 

Ideal Mentee candidates include:

 

  • Career-focused, passionate individuals from all departments onboard and within the shore side sector.

  • Those interested to transfer into different departments or roles

  • Crew interested in transferring ashore

  • Those curious to build their knowledge about other sectors of the industry relevant to their current role.

  • Those wanting to build their professional community and support network

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MENTORS

Whether from the shore or at sea, all Legasea Mentors are united by the common goal of seeing our industry at its best, and the desire to be part of leaving it better than they found it. 

 

Many of our current Mentors have shared they feel a responsibility to give back to an industry that has given them so much. Many have also shared that they have grown personally and professional themselves from connecting with their Mentees. With the option for all our Mentors to also find a Mentor of their own, many have expanded their personal networks, understanding and expertise along the way.

 

If you:

 

  • Feel a responsibility to invest in the next generation of industry talent

  • Have had a mentor themselves who impacted their career and feel they would now like to pass it on

  • Would like to also find a mentor themselves

  • Would like to connect with peers and expand their knowledge and network with like-minded professionals

Then becoming a Legasea Mentor might just be for you. We are always open to connecting with individuals that feel would like to share their knowledge, and leave as lasting LEGASEA.

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MORE THAN MENTORING, SIGN UP NOW AND CONNECT...

MEET SOME OF THE MENTORS

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GEORGINA

MENHENEOTT

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

BURGESS

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TONY

BROWNE

MARITIME TRAINING CONSULTANT

T-STARMET

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PIERS 

FLOOD

FLEET TECHNICAL MANAGER

DÖHLE YACHTS

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VIVIKA

BELLMANN

PRIVATE CLIENTS MANAGEMENT

DÖHLE YACHTS

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PAUL

SHEPHERD

DIRECTOR

WHITEHORSE MARITIME

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ANDREW

JAMESON

YACHT LOSS ADJUSTER

MD

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SALLY-ANN

KONIGKRAMER

CAPTAIN- MASTER 3000GT

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CASEY

BURROWS

MASTER 3000GT

SAPPHIRE YACHT MANAGEMENT

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CHRIS

ANDREASON

CAPTAIN & CONSULTANT 

NEW BUILDS, ROMEO FOXTROT

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LISA

BLACKSHAW

2ND OFFICER-OOW UNLIMITED

140M PRIVATE M/Y

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SCOTT

KIDD

CAPTAIN-MASTER 3000GT

MOTOR YACHT

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DEAN 

PILATTI

CAPTAIN- MASTER 3000GT

M/Y ARIENCE

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RAINER CORNELIS

RÜMMLER

SEA PILOT 

MASTER MARINER

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GABRIELLA 

RICHARDSON

FOUNDER & TRAINEE SOLICITOR

YACHTING VENTURES

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JARED

MARTIN

CHIEF OFFICER- MASTER 3000GT

MOTOR YACHTS

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FRASER

GOW

CAPTAIN- MASTER 3000GT

M/Y STARDUST

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SHELLEY

DOWIE

HEAD OF YACHT MANAGEMENT

ROYALE OCEANIC SUPERYACHTS

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GEORGE

SELF

TECHNICAL OFFICER

RIELA YACHTS

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MIKE 

WIMBRIDGE

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

PANTAENIUS YACHT INSURANCE

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MAIWEN

BEADLE

CAPTAIN - MASTER 

POLAR YACHT OPERATIONS

Interested in being a
Mentor or Mentee?

Apply to join the Mentorship programme.

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