Yacht crew accommodation guides
Yachting Pages has put together some articles and guides to help yacht crew when looking for crew housing or accommodation. See below for a general accommodation guide, giving advice on the advantages of different style houses, as well as separate articles on crew houses and accommodation in the different yachting "hotspots" of the world.
Whether you’re a first-time crew member looking for accommodation, or a regular that’s seeking some useful information, Yachting Pages has put together some expert advice on finding accommodation, explaining what the advantages of crew houses vs. shared accommodation are, as well as what financial and location tips to bear in mind.
Whether you’re seasoned yacht crew or a first-timer, chances are you’ll need a place to stay when the time comes to head out to sunnier climates and look for work. Many locations offer dedicated crew houses or shared living, giving you a place to rest your head after a long day, and meet some like-minded people in the same boat as you.
Antibes is renowned for its crew houses and they can be a great place to help kick start your yachting career. But which one is best for you? Yachting Pages takes a look at some recommended crew houses, explaining what facilities you will find at each, while exploring the pricier "premium" crew houses and the smaller "lower budget" houses.
Much like Antibes, Fort Lauderdale is also renowned for its crew houses, but which one can you get in to? With many dedicated crew houses that help you get your first job in the yachting industry, Yachting Pages looks at each popular crew house, examining the advantages of each one, as well as exploring alternative housing options in the yachting capital of the world.
With less actual crew houses, Palma de Mallorca offers a variety of options including companies specialising in shared crew accommodation as well as the crew houses found in Antibes. Check out which one you like the sound of and where you think you'd like to stay, and then contact some companies today to start your accommodation hunt in Palma.
The most popular time of the year to head to St. Maarten/ St. Martin is around December through to February, as most yachts will have left or at least be leaving the regular hotspots in Florida and Newport, RI, and be in the Caribbean area. There are a few crew houses in the area, dedicated (at least partially) to yacht crew offering all the amenities you will need, in a great location.
Newport in Rhode Island, USA is a fantastic yachting hotspot on the East Coast. It's becoming more and more suitable as a place to begin a yachting career, so we've put together a guide on some of the best current places to stay whilst you search for work in Newport.