About Us

Creating positive working enviroments in the yachting industry and beyond.

A fresh approach.

We are Yacht Crew Recruitment and Training.

With more than 15 years experience in delvering exceptional recruitment and training services, YCRT is made up of recruitment specialists The Crew Hunter, training provider The Crew Academy, and land-based services provided by Exclusive Household Cavalry.

Whether you need assistance growing your team, interested in training, looking for your next career move, or want to discuss a bespoke learning platform, we can assist you every step of the way.

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What sets us apart?

For the last 15 years, we have helped our clients to build stronger, happier and more efficient teams.

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Leaders in excellence

From exceptional training to matching stellar candidates with the right teams, we deliver quality in everything we do.

Industry experts

Our trainers and recruiters have years of professional experience and a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields.

Positive mental wellbeing

We provide free mental health courses for our alumni and placements, to help create more resilient and reliable crew.

State-of-the-art technology

We are the only provider to build bespoke platforms to help better onboard, train, retain and inspire staff and crew.

Meet the team

Andrew Roch

Andrew Roch

CEO & Founder

Samantha Watson

Samantha Watson

Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee

Chief Sales Officer

Jenny Colton

Jenny Colton

Head of Recruitment

Julia Harris

Julia Harris

Head of Training

Aliki Kountani

Aliki Kountani

Head of eLearning

Maya Black

Maya Black

Head of Marketing

Peter Horrox

Peter Horrox

Head of Tech

Gillian Godolphin

Gillian Godolphin

Head of Finance

Emma

Emma Brealey

Head of Training Operations

Sam Price

Sam Price

Company Administrator

Maya

Maya Pogorzelec

Marketing Assistant

Specialist Recruiters

Matt Barette

Matthew Barrette

Bridge & Deck

Biarta Garland

Biarta Garland

Interior & Residential

Anton Lindgren Head Shot

Anton Lindgren

Lead Recruiter & Business Development

Anke de Brabander

Anke de Brabander

Interior Recruiter

Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams

Yacht Recruiter

Ellie Webster

Ellie Webster

Interior Recruiter

Daniela Hassani

Dany Hasani

Residential Recruiter

Harriet Balme

Harriet Balme

Galley Recruiter

Specialist Trainers.

Sarah wood - interior trainer

Sarah Wood

Interior Trainer

Chanine Mierop

Chanine Mierop

Leadership Trainer

Chris Hammond - YORP course facilitator

Chris Hammond

YORP facilitator

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