Life After Yachting

Life After Yachting is a free resource for superyacht captains and crew who want to move from onboard to onshore.

Welcome to the first online portal set up to help superyacht crew around the world find success when you are ready to move to an onshore lifestyle and secure a fulfilling land-based career.

Live Virtual Event | Next date to be confirmed

Register here for the Life After Yachting online portal.

Find your perfect onshore job

Many captains and crew find it hard to transition to a fulfilling onshore role when they are ready to leave life at sea. The superyacht industry is a wonderful and very niche sector so it can be hard to find new employers who understand the skills you have and bypass the issue when your yacht qualifications that you have worked so hard for are not transferable to other industries.

Life After Yachting will bring together great employers such as shipyards and superyacht services, alongside businesses from alternative luxury sectors who actively want to employ yacht crew, and value the aptitude and experience you can bring to their company.

Join our business incubator

Night watches and downtime at sea can give crew time to think up fantastic business ideas. Shaping those ideas into a successful long-term business is a complex task. Life After Yachting will connect you with a team of experts who can help to maximise your growth and assist you in creating and actioning the perfect business plan and pitch.

During the virtually live event you will have the opportunity to present your pitch to the ‘Kraken’s Den’ of business advisors and see how you shape up under scrutiny. The Krakens are highly successful leaders in yachting and their valuable feedback will help you to turn your ideas into accomplishments.

Life After Yachting virtual event

Online Portal

Captains, crew and businesses can research and qualify each other via our online portal. The clever portal is a professional match maker and helps you connect with the right people whether you are a crew member looking for onshore work, or a company looking to hire the best of the best yacht crew globally.

The portal allows you to present your skills and experiences, and from that optimise your connections and organise secure virtual meetings and online interviews so you make the most of this unique opportunity.

Virtually live event

We host a number of virtually live events each year where partner companies broadcast a 30 minute segment explaining who they are, what they do and who they are looking to work with. This allows crew to find out more about potential future employers, advisors and the LAY support network.

Along with this is the Krakens Den where entrepreneurial crew can showcase their business plan, ideas and pitches and present to our leaders of yachting John Courtney from FunAir, Will Faimetea from Bond TM, Sarrah Macey from Global Superyacht Marketing, Titta Uoti-Väisänen from TUVYC and Annamari Lammassaari from SourceRiviera.

Next Event | To be confirmed

Life After Yachting live event

Who we are

Titta Uoti-Väisänen

Life After Yachting is headed up by Titta Uoti-Väisänen, founder of TUVYC. Titta has worked on board some of the world’s largest superyachts, for some of the most powerful and well know owners. A passionate sailor herself, she has been based in Palma de Mallorca and the South of France for the last 15 years.

With an MBA in business management Titta has successfully grown TUVYC into an internationally successful business consultancy with a specialism in recruitment research and online video interviewing.This means she is perfectly placed to bring together the heads of the superyacht industry and leaders from other luxury sectors, along with her team of business experts to support yacht crew looking to move from onboard to onshore.

Life After Yachting Titta Uoti-Vaisanen

Get involved

If you are a business looking to recruit talented superyacht crew, or want to offer advice and guidance that will help crew successfully move to a life ashore, or you are a crew-member who wants to find out more, please email us at info@lifeafteryachting.com.

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