Investing Help for Professional Yacht Crew: Building Wealth On Board

Investing Help for Professional Yacht Crew: Building Wealth On Board

Believe it or not, building wealth while you’re working on board a superyacht is very simple. Not only that, it’s easy. So why do most crew leave the industry having spent most or all of their money and having built no wealth for themselves during their yachting career?  What can you do to make sure…

The Myth of Yachting Luxury: Understanding Real Financial Health
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The Myth of Yachting Luxury: Understanding Real Financial Health

Have you seen the meme with Denzel Washington? The one that questions your very existence as superyacht crew? This one: It’s one of ours. Maybe you know it, maybe you don’t. Regardless, you probably do recognise the truth of what it says. The truth that you work in a world that isn’t actually yours, even…

Investment Without Purpose: Why It Fails
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Investment Without Purpose: Why It Fails

Here’s something you’ve probably never been told before: Investment without purpose is meaningless. Here’s another one: Money is boring. Taken together, they are the two main reasons why for many superyacht crew investing is not only a wasted opportunity, but likely to fail miserably as well. And, unfortunately, a lot of the non-expert advice given to superyacht…

The Role of Accountability in Financial Planning for Yacht Crews
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The Role of Accountability in Financial Planning for Yacht Crews

A few years ago, we came to the conclusion that something was holding superyacht crew back from reaching their financial goals. We’re not talking about superyacht crew who talk a good talk about financial planning but don’t actually do anything. They never squeeze the full financial benefit of working in yachting. No, we’re talking about…

Personal Growth and Financial Stability: Achieving both on Board
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Personal Growth and Financial Stability: Achieving both on Board

Ironically, a superyacht gives you both the best environment for personal growth and financial stability—and the worst. When guests or the owners are on board, it’s a high-pressure, high performance place. One that leaves little space for you to think about yourself, your personal growth and your financial stability. The boat and your duties become…

The Best Substitute Is a Replacement
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The Best Substitute Is a Replacement

What happens when your income tap stops working? You’ll have some money left for a while. But eventually, it will run out. HINT: Your ability to make money is your money tap. Illness and injury are reasons why you might not be able to keep the tap running. Short-term illness or injury, say a month or…

Financial Planning for Yacht Crew: Creating a Secure Future On and Off the Sea
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Financial Planning for Yacht Crew: Creating a Secure Future On and Off the Sea

A secure financial future is something all superyacht crew should strive for. Why? Because being financially secure will give you the freedom after yachting to choose how you live your life on your terms—free from the demands and priorities of an employer. As superyacht crew, you’re uniquely placed to use your time in yachting to…

The Financial Challenges Superyacht Crew Face and How to Overcome Them
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The Financial Challenges Superyacht Crew Face and How to Overcome Them

Working in the superyacht industry provides a special lifestyle. You live and work on board, you have substantial disposable income and you get to travel a lot. But the lifestyle also has its personal and financial challenges. You don’t have job security. It can be stressful working and living with your colleagues, and, most of…