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May 24, 2018
In preparation for European Law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

With GDPR laws kicking in on the 25th of May, YotHop Team want you to feel secure your data stored with us is protected. We want to make sure our users are totally happy with our compliance. Here’s a summary of the steps we have taken; The YotHop website has been upgraded to a secure…

April 11, 2018
Introducing the New and Improved Boat Database

We’ve completely rebuilt the boat database to give users more control and we think it looks sweet! Originally we add the boat database to bring extra value to users resumes. Validating the boats they have worked on while adding a layer of accountability. It has since become a very popular resource and has grown no…


How to Add Courses to the YotHop Training Marketplace – It takes just minutes!

The YotHop Training Marketplace is an revolutionary approach to selling training courses online. We have over 10 thousand Superyacht Crew on the system all progressing their career so we are in a unique position to help them find the right course in the right location. Like Pay Per Click, you are only marketing to the people…

April 9, 2018
New Look Online Resumes as part of your YotHop Profile

We want your Online Resume to look as good as your Paper CV Walking the dock has always been part of getting your foot in the door! It’s getting harder and harder with many marinas not allowing entry, not to mention the annoyance of printing off your CV and timing it right as you approach…

April 7, 2018
2018 is going to be an BIG year for YotHop with new features to make your life and career more streamlined

As many of you are aware, we ‘were’ just some ex yacht crew who built a little website with our pocket money. We wanted to put online what we would have wanted all those years ago. We been very successful over the past 3 years with over 9 thousand sign ups and a constant flow…

March 21, 2018
Floating Wetsuits – Great New Product For The Yachting Industry!

Just wanted to share a new product with fellow yachties – A different kind of wetsuit idea where the suits have built in flotation assistance. We are sales reps for the company, Airtime Watertime®, and we can see a lot of potential in the yachting game for The Floater™: Kids and charter guests when swimming,…

November 2, 2017
When your principles clash with your position

Q: Anonymous, Captain, 42: I’ve recently resigned from a Captain’s position as I couldn’t accept a recent change of policies. I was asked to fire my really great crew, who were to be replaced by crew from the commercial shipping world with no luxury yachting experience. The final straw was I was told this was…

October 27, 2017
Hiring Captains: Youth over experience?

Q: Anonymous, Captain, 53: “I am a hugely experienced Captain who is struggling to find work. Having spoken to other Captains of my age, I realise this is a phenomenon in yachting right now, and that we’re being put out to pasture in favour of young guns who just got their Captain’s license and barely…

October 20, 2017
Should I stay, or should I go?

Q: Alex, Stewardess, 27: “I’ve only been in yachting for 3 years but I’m already beginning to feel like I’ve had enough. To be honest I’m actually really disappointed with the whole industry. I came into this thinking I’d be working with super professional people with really high standards in everything they do. Unfortunately, that…

October 12, 2017
How to stop hating your Captain admin

Q: Anonymous, Captain, 38: “I’ve wanted to be a Captain since I sailed as a kid, and I managed to achieve my goal. But it’s nothing like what I dreamed of. I don’t remember the last time I actually spent a day on deck, and the paperwork is killing me. Between ISM, MLC, ISPS etc,…