Waterfront Crew Services at Phuket Yacht Haven

AYC Superyacht Recruitment  |  6th January 2016

AYC Superyacht Recruitment announce their new office location and crew service center on the waterfront at Phuket Yacht Haven Marina in Thailand.

Luxury yachting recruitment firm, AYC Superyacht Recruitment, announces expansion of business and new office location opening at the exclusive Phuket Yacht Haven Marina, as Thailand’s yachting industry buzzes with activity during the boat show season and marina investment and expansion can be observed throughout the tropical island destination.

AYC is a leading marina recruitment agency that specializes in placing highly skilled superyacht personnel, vetting only top tiered talent for the superyacht industries. The opening of the new superyacht recruitment office in Thailand’s Phuket Yacht Haven Marina ensures that owners have access to qualified staff on their multi-million-dollar vessels throughout the region.

Thailand’s recent announcement to invest $150 million dollars to expand Phuket’s yachting marinas includes the expansion of berthing facilities to accommodate around 1000 yachts between the islands 4 marinas, greatly increasing the regional maritime industry and local economy. Thailand’s new charter licenses for foreign superyachts increases the number of international inbound fleets for the already luxury travel destination, thus providing the need for trained and professional superyacht crewmembers.

The Phuket International Boat Show, Thailand’s largest consumer lifestyle and boating show, is expected to increase by 30% for the January 2016 event, bringing in over 5,000 boating enthusiasts from over 30 countries.

The inaugural Thailand Yacht Show slated for February 2016 advents additional yachting professionals. The immense arrival of superyachts, superyacht owners, crewmembers, patrons and tourists will have a profound increase in Southeast Asia’s economic activity.

"Thailand is a buzz word heard amongst global superyacht owners seeking fresh destinations to explore, it’s exciting to observe the growth of the local industry in preparation for this increased demand and we’ll be ready to deliver quality, professional crew to the region from our new office location." Commented Stephen Crone, Director of AYC Superyacht Recruitment.

AYC’s new recruitment office is in the heart of Phuket’s yachting community, giving yacht managers, owners and captains direct access to experienced crewmembers for part-time and full-time positions. With over 10 years operating in the marina industry throughout Asia-Pacific, AYC has an extensive database of professionals and local crew available for placement into professional yachting careers.
AYC manages the entire recruitment process on behalf of the employer, advertising, sourcing, pre-screening and reference checks are carried out to ensure suggested personnel are properly vetted and experienced for assignments aboard vessels. Superyacht owners and hiring managers are able to acquire outstanding talent at a moment’s notice to AYC through their database of international crew and global reach between Europe, the Caribbean and Asia-Pacific.

Superyacht owners, managers and brokers can inquire about recruiting highly skilled crew talent with AYC by logging on to AYC’s website at www.ayc.com.au, calling the Phuket office at +66 898 734 044 or emailing AYC directly at sc@ayc.com.au.