Superyacht Crew Recruitment

In early December 2018 the Schulte Group acquired a majority stake of YPI (Yachting Partners International) Crew, the Antibes-based, world leading, superyacht crew recruitment agency.

YPI Crew has been the go-to international recruitment agency since 2002. They are a preferred recruitment partner of the most discerning yacht captains, yacht owners and crew candidates, the recruiters at YPI Crew source the most talented and professional yacht crew, worldwide; from deckhands to captains, engineers, chefs and interior staff.

In 2016, YPI CREW was voted the number 1 Yacht Crew Recruitment Agency in the world by over 1,000 captains and crew by “The Crew Report” Magazine. YPI Crew is also dedicated to working in accordance with the MLC 2006 to ensure that all seafarers have access to an efficient, well-regulated recruitment and placement system.

In the past three years YPI Crew had an average of 541 Crew placements per year and 2,019 job orders in full year 2017. Currently they have 11 recruiters with extensive knowledge of this industry, which strive to position themselves as problem solvers, offering added value and solutions to clients and crew.

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