Benefits for Employers

No-one knows what you and your yacht need better than you do. YOA provides you with the tools to better utilise your friends, crew, contacts and diverse networks in the industry to help find your perfect crew. Clever technology, industry specific recruiting tools and a team that know yachting inside-out are helping YOA stand above the rest. The industry has asked for a better solution, YOA is providing it.


YOA is 100% FREE for the first 24 hours for every yacht.
You will have full access to the site and there are no obligations.


  • Hire qualified crew within minutes

    All crew documentation is vetted in accordance with MLC2006 guidelines and only those meeting the requirements become YOA Approved. YOA is an MLC accredited platform.

  • Unique referencing system

    All crew documentation is vetted in accordance with MLC2006 guidelines and only those meeting the requirements become YOA Approved. YOA is an MLC accredited platform.

  • Streamlined recruitment process

    Only receive applications from candidates who meet your strict requirements. Remove, approve and update candidates with automated emails, fast and efficiently (without giving away your personal contact details).

  • Create interactive job posts or let us do the work for you

    Post job vacancies by showcasing your yacht profile to attract the desired candidate or do so anonymously. Headhunt, shortlist and contact candidates with unlimited access to the crew database. We also offer traditional placement services and will head hunt crew for you using our unique techniques.

  • We'll advertise for you

    Every job that is posted on YOA is shared to our large networks and social media platforms on your behalf casting the net further than any other agency.

  • Too busy to find crew yourself?

    YOA are a complete recruitment service. We can do the work for you using our specialist techniques that captains are praising.