PYA Welfare Group Webinar Recording & Crew Wellbeing Survey for Management Companies
31 January 2023
You can watch the webinar recording here.
Additionally, we have prepared a survey for Management Companies on crew wellbeing.
With the focus on mental wellbeing and welfare issues, we are asking for your assistance to see where we can guide crew further. After all, in many cases better communication between parties, awareness and training can help avoid certain situations.
It is the PYA's aim to raise awareness of these issues in our high-stress industry and encourage professionalism. Your feedback will help us do this.
Important tasks for your crew this winter
It’s that time of year in the Mediterranean and other northern hemisphere yachting locations when many vessels are lined up in ports for the winter whilst a portion of their crew stay onboard to undertake the important task of ‘winterising’, as well as other key maintenance jobs which didn’t get addressed during the busy summer months of chartering.
Yacht Job Scams on the Rise
Over the last couple of months, the PYA's Member Assistance Service (MAS) has received a number of reports from crew who have been approached by scammers offering false jobs onboard yachts. Along with these direct reports, there has also been a number of incidents reported via the Yacht Crew Facebook Groups.