|Recrewt has been formed as a new and independent
company, which caters for the more personal side of crewing.
I have always believed that crewing should be tailored to the
individual, for both the client and crew member alike, and as
such have a very hands-on approach. Each crew member, where
possible, is interviewed personally, and references checked
Following a crew enquiry from a captain or owner, a search is
done to find crew which fit the job description. The requirements
of the crew member are taken very much into account when details
are forwarded to a yacht. Using this very personal approach,
placements are inevitably more successful.
During a busy season, when pressure is as it's worst, and
time is of the essence, a simple email or phone call - including
weekends and evenings - will guarantee a rapid response. This
continuity of availability, I have always offered, and continue
to do so with Recrewt.
CVs should be written in the most comprehensive way, and as
easy to read as possible. References should be scanned, and
all should be forwarded by email, with all relevant contact
numbers and email addresses for both the candidate and the
Once registered, crew are required to keep all their details
updated, and successful placement is only as effective as
the information given. This contact is encouraged, and a more
in-depth knowledge of each candidate achieved; a rapport.
Email is the most efficient way of keeping in contact, and
keeping details updated. It is advised that once the season
is upon us, candidates are here and available for work/interview.
It is difficult to place crew who aren't readily accessible,