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Yacht Crew Management Services

Praxis Yacht Services provides a full suite of crew management services, including recruitment, placement, travel, training, leave tracking and visa arrangements to complement our MLC-compliant employment and payroll services.

Recruitment excellence

We work with carefully selected recruitment service partners tailored for the requirements of each yacht. Interviews and screening will be arranged for all potential candidates along with document screening of certificates and references.

Efficient leave tracking

Based on information provided to us from the captain or purser, we track all crew leave and absences to comply with contractual terms and ensure that crew take the accrued leave due to them.

Seamless crew travel

Working with travel agents who specialise in the yachting sector, we arrange the travel requirements for all crew and endeavour to provide two or three travel options for each trip.

Continuous training and development

Yacht crew qualifications will be monitored, and a program of training established to ensure that all crew are scheduled to attend relevant courses and that qualifications are maintained.

Familiarisation and safety training is undertaken on board the yacht by the captain and senior officers and evidenced to us for recording.

Yacht Crew Document Library

Our Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) compliant Seafarers Employment Agreements (SEAs) refer to a number of additional documents that directly affect the seafarer’s contractual rights, obligations and working conditions. Commercial vessels must make these documents accessible to the crew on board at all times, either in the crew mess or via some other internal library.

Praxis Yacht Services can collate a bound folder containing the required crew documents for any vessel operating commercially. We can also arrange a bespoke online document library, which can be accessed via laptop, mobile or tablet.

Our Crew Management Services 
  • Recruitment
  • Leave tracking
  • Visa arrangements
  • Crew travel
  • Training
  • Employment and payroll
  • Social security
  • Crew contract review and drafting
  • New crew employee screening
  • Crew qualification monitoring
  • Employer’s Liability insurance cover*

We are not a regulated provider of insurance services but undertake the placement of insurance as part of our duties when acting in the capacity as directors of a yacht owning company or as the legal employer of crew serving on yachts. Our in-house insurance manager can help ensure owners have comprehensive and cost-effective insurance in place.

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Praxis Crew Handbook

Our Crew Handbook not only answers the common questions but also provides tables and template forms for use by the captains and crew in our fleet.

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Our Yacht Services are available from the following offices: