Skipper/Hostess

How do I become a skipper or hostess for The Yacht Week?
All the training and hiring of our skippers and hostesses is managed by our partners, Quarterdeck. You need to complete the Quarterdeck Academy to skipp...
Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 at 11:58 AM
When will the skipper/hostess be assigned to our yacht?
Skippers and hostesses are usually assigned around 4-2 weeks prior to your departure. Once they are assigned you will receive an email with their details t...
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Does the skipper/hostess require one of the spots I can see on the yacht booking page?
On the specific yacht card, the number of 'people' refers to the maximum number of people allowed on the yacht, so be sure to save a space for ea...
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017 at 5:03 PM
Can I remove/add a hostess/skipper to my booking without any extra cost?
Skippers cannot be removed and are mandatory. Hostesses can be added to your booking through the booking page by the lead booker up to 4 weeks pr...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 6:19 PM
How can I request a specific skipper/hostess?
Lead bookers are able to nominate a specific skipper/hostess below the crew list on the booking page. We will do our best to assign them to your booking....
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018 at 12:04 PM
How can I change to a guest skipper on my booking?
As of 2018 it is mandatory to have a TYW skipper on board, therefore you cannot book with an in-crew skipper. Don't worry the skipper will always wel...
Thu, 5 Oct, 2017 at 5:36 PM
Will the hostess count as one girl in the crew ratio?
The hostess contributes towards achieving the minimum girl requirement when booking, however, the ratio you select should not include the hostess, just g...
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017 at 5:04 PM
How do I get in contact with my hostess before the event?
A few weeks prior to departure, you will be assigned our hostess and receive an email with her details. You can then get in touch to discuss special reque...
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017 at 5:05 PM
Do I need to nominate a skipper/hostess?
Not unless there is a specific skipper or hostess you would like to request. If you do not, then you will be assigned one of our fantastic TYW sk...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 at 12:09 PM
How much does a skipper or hostess cost and what about tipping
A skipper is €800 which is automatically included on your invoice. A hostess costs €650 and is optional. Tipping is customary in the maritime industry....
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 2:51 PM