Yacht partners

Nautilus continues to open up dialogue with crews, agencies, employers, owners and regulatory authorities across the yacht sector.

To provide a tailored service to members in the sector, we've established partnerships with agencies across the yachting world, including in Antibes, the UK and Guernsey, USA and South Africa.


D&B Services

D&B Services

is a crewing agency in France, specialising in yacht management, crew training, crew placement and crew declaration, which manages the Union's office in Antibes. The company is also authorised to deliver and rent boats and conduct yacht maintenance, as well as supply equipment.

To contact D&B services:
3 Bd. d'Aguillon
06600 Antibes

Tel: +33 (0)962 616 140
Website: is a recruitment and placement service, based in Antibes and committed to being MLC compliant. They place chefs onto superyachts globally, providing candidates with tips and advice to secure a new role and also offer captains or managers the chance to source chefs 24/7 when required.

To contact

30 Rue Lacan
06600 Antibes

Tel: +33 (0)6 65 99 11 14


Voyonic Crewing Limited

Voyonic Crewing Limited offers crew payroll and employment solutions to yacht owners and operators, and work closely with captains and yacht managers to coordinate day to day basics of employment.

Voyonic was the first organisation to obtain a certificate of compliance with MLC 2006 from the Guernsey authorities. Recognising the importance of the MLC they ensure that their clients also have individual certification of compliance in accordance with classification society DNV GL standards on seafarer recruitment and placement.

To contact Voyonic Crewing Limited:
PO Box 191
Elizabeth House
Ruettes Brayes
St Peter Port
Guernsey GY1 4HW

Tel: +44 (0) 1481 711828

South Africa

Trilogy Luxury Training

Trilogy is a IAMI GUEST accredited training school for individuals wanting to enter or already in the yachting industry as a steward or stewardess. Courses range from beginner to senior steward/ess both in class and online. It also offers stand-alone advanced classes in service, cigars and Yacht Interior Administration and HR, and a Level 2 Food Hygiene offering approved by the MCA.

Trilogy was founded by Lauren Norton who hails from 12 years of personal industry experience working as a chief stewardess on yachts ranging from 60m to 100m. She is joined by Danielle Fowles and Laura Lander who have 9 and 15 years industry experience respectively.  Trilogy offers quality training and ongoing support to anyone in the industry, not just those who train with it. 'We believe in never resting on your laurels and so are constantly striving to improve and offer up to date, currant industry relevant training and advice.'

To contact Trilogy:

Lauren Norton, Director and principal trainer
Shop 3
31 Marine Drive, Umhlanga
4320, Kwa-Zulu Natal
South Africa

Tel: +27(0)741 306295

The Yacht Purser

The Yacht Purser is a yacht purser and officer training company that helps crew confidently manage yacht administration and logistics. Its IAMI GUEST accredited Purser Course allows students to gain not just theoretical knowledge but crucial practical skills needed to excel.

To contact The Yacht Purser:

Sandra Jordaan, CEO
Tel: +27(0)721 994636



Crew Family Office (CrewFO) is a UK financial and planning service for yacht crew. As part of its partnership with Nautilus, it will also provide Nautilus members with preferential rates for completing their UK tax returns.

CrewFO is owned and run by ex-yacht crew – ensuring that they know the ins and outs of the industry when helping members with finance, insurance and tax issues.

To contact CrewFO:

Tel: +44 (0)203 290 2031

Galley Souschef

Galley Souschef was set up by Selina Standsfield to help support yacht chefs. Crew can sign up online to receive email updates on the latest blogs, support, resources, courses and membership of the Galley Souschef.

To contact Souschef:


Global Compass Marine Limited

Global Compass Marine Limited services a growing demand for a seamless approach to marine requirements, specialising in providing Services, Crew and Equipment to Captains, Operators and Owners. Covering Captain / Bridge, Engineering, Deck, Interior, Refit, Crew, Eco Products, Toys and Watercraft, GCM can supply their clients anywhere across the Globe. We are proud to be associated with Nautilus International.

To contact Global Compass Marine

Tel: +44 (0)1934 712985
Email: /
Address: Global Compass Marine Limited, Crossways, West Stoughton, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4PW, United Kingdom.

Impact Crew

Impact Crew is a research based training organisation, catering to the unique needs of the superyacht sector and wider maritime industry. They work with their clients to develop leadership capability both onboard and ashore.

To contact Impact Crew:

Tel: +44 (0)1425 614 419
Email: /

Insignia Crew

Insignia Crew is a yacht crew placement agency which specialises in trauma resilience training.

Many of the crew Insignia place are ex-military candidates seeking to move to the commercial sector. Crew have backgrounds in the UK Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the wider British Armed Forces.

To contact Insignia Crew:

Tel:+44 (0)7500 888 472

Marine Accounts

Marine Accounts has offices in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, and can advise yacht crew on their tax and residency status around the world.

Its personnel are specialists in filing individual tax returns under the UK Seafarers Earnings Deduction (SED) and the US Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE). Their extensive experience and understanding of seafarers means they can efficiently advise and file tax returns with minimum delay and inconvenience. They offer a dedicated one-on-one service and provide follow-up care and advice for ease of mind and future planning.

To contact Marine Accounts:

Tel: +44 (0)1227 507675

Red Square Medical

Red Square Medical is a UK-based maritime medical solutions service that delivers training, telemedicine, consultancy and travel health services to the maritime industry. The company has a commitment to the professionalism, safety and welfare of maritime professionals working at sea and ashore across the maritime industry.

To contact Red Square Medical:

Registered office
Breamore House,
The Butts,
Warnford Road,
SO32 3ND

Tel: +44 (0)75 11 55 04 57

She of the Sea

She of the Sea, a network of industry leaders, is championing the vision of a high performance, competency-focused yachting industry. Its aim is to see the industry at its best - moving 'past the outdated status quo and to propel ourselves into the future. To embrace and cultivate, talent, passion and dedication regardless of factors such as gender, race, ethnicity or orientation.' It has a strong focus on the talent pipeline, from recruitment, to progression and retention, and is committed to creating long-term and lasting change.

To contact She of the Sea:

Jenny Matthews

The Crew Academy

The Crew Academy provides management, leadership, administrative and interior educational courses for the superyacht industry.

To contact The Crew Academy:

Trinity House
School Hill
Sussex BN7 2NN
United Kingdom



UKSA is a charitable organisation renowned for its work focusing on youth development and professional training in yachting and other maritime industries. The organisation has a strong ethos of cadet welfare and prides itself on the pastoral care afforded to cadets and other maritime professionals who use its educational facilities.

All UKSA students undertaking the Professional Yacht Cadetship, RYA Yachtmaster and interior courses now have their first year's membership of Nautilus included as part of their package of benefits of studying at the academy.

To contact UKSA:

Arctic Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ

Tel: +44 (0)1983 294 941


Yotspot has been a successful online community since launching in 2010, bringing captains, crew and employers together for jobs, sailing opportunities, courses and much more.

Based in Southampton, UK, Yotspot has over 45,000 registered crew with over 10,000 jobs advertised each year by yachts, management companies and recruitment agencies. They also have a searchable database of over 6,000 maritime courses.

To contact Yotspot:

CB Media Group Ltd
Ocean Village Innovation Centre
4 Ocean Way
SO15 2PX

Tel: +44 (0)23 80 38 1928

A-Z Yachting

Yacht crew agency A-Z yachting has an experienced team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for crew placement and a jobs website for yachtcrew.

To contact A-Z Yachting:

40 Railway Avenue

Tel: +44 (0) 786 1818 118
Website: A-Z Yachting


Professional Yachtmaster Training USA

Professional Yachtmaster Training provides IYT MegaYacht Crew Training in Florida. It was founded in Durban, South Africa, in the year 2000 and selected basic and introductory yacht training courses, revalidation and security officer training has been offered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida since April 2013.

Tel: +1 (954) 296 3830
Address:1635 South Miami Road
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Web: Professional Yachtmaster Training USA


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