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We recruit engineers at all levels and many ex-Royal Navy engineers (Leading Hands, POs & CPOs)

Made in the Royal Navy, NOW you’re ready for Super Yachts! If you’re a marine engineer at any level looking for a highly rewarding, long-term career at sea with amazing benefits, we want to hear from you! We have marine engineer opportunities (all levels) to work on board Super Yachts worldwide.

YPI Crew is Europe’s leading Super Yacht Recruitment Agency based in Antibes, France which is the hub of the Super Yacht industry.  We specialize in recruiting highly trained marine engineers for yachts worldwide with opportunities all year round.  As such, where better to look that the Royal Navy? We have proactively recruited engineers directly from the Royal Navy for over 14 years.

We would like to assist Engineer Service Leavers make a seamless transition into the industry. We offer advice, support and fantastic job opportunities on the most high profile yachts in the world.

We recruit engineers at all levels and many ex-Royal Navy engineers (Leading Hands, POs & CPOs) are now enjoying successful, rewarding careers with us.  We are always interested to hear from engineers who are considering leaving the Royal Navy who want to start a new career at sea.  Your expertise, training and work ethics are second to none and exactly what we need in the Super Yacht Industry. There is a real shortage of qualified, dynamic, versatile engineers (chiefs and predominately 2nd & 3rd engineers) - if you have served in the Navy for 5+ years, this is you! You are the perfect profile for our clients.


Our clients are captains of private or charter luxury sailing and motor yachts, worldwide.


We recruit for a vast number of yachts worldwide, both motor and sail.  They range from 35 meters in length to 180 meters for motor and sail.  As such, placements range from 3rd engineer to chief engineer depending on the size of the yacht. 


The Super Yacht industry is governed by the MCA (Maritime Coastal Agency) and therefore, specific certificates are required to work on Super Yachts. This is why we would like to hear from you at least eight months before your release date so that we can organize your plan of action. 

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Are you made for the Yachting Industry?

The yachting industry is like no other industry, it is not just about having a job, it is a lifestyle which you will lead 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; it is not for everyone. Flexibility and the ability to react to an ever changing environment are essential. You will be expected to work hard, be a team player and do what it takes, together with the rest of the crew, to provide a special holiday to the guests on board. You must be resilient and be totally service-orientated. If you have what it takes, the sky is the limit and we will help you achieve a long and successful career in yachting!

Job Details

Job Title:
Marine (Naval Engineers)

Job Type:
Full Time, Permanent

Starting at 40,000 - 78,000 Euros depending on qualification


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