Insignia Crew is an MCA certified placement agency

We work with some of the world’s most prestigious expedition and superyachts on the water.

Todays modern yacht industry delivers the very best in technology,
design and cruising capabilities from the vessels you own or command;
we believe you deserve the same high standards from your crew members.

Captains  |  Chief Officers  |  Engineers  |  Medics  |  Deck  |  Interior



Have an inherent understanding of:

  • Life at sea
  • Long term overseas employment
  • The ability to adhere to and carry out instructions
  • Rank structure and its importance
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Discretion
  • Loyalty
  • Resilience

Hold additional skill sets:

  • Advanced medical training
  • Commercial and or advanced PADI divers, water sports and personal fitness instruction
  • EOOW, Y tickets and MEOL
  • AV, IT and communications understanding
  • Aviation operations
  • Extreme cold weather operational understanding [IMO Polar Code]
  • Drone pilots and videography
  • SIA Close Protection

We naturally focus on presenting former Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Royal Fleet Auxiliary personnel, whose maritime skill sets perfectly match the needs of todays luxury expedition and superyacht industry.

Offering flexibility to accommodate all requirements and dynamics aboard, we also place very high calibre candidates with non military backgrounds which adds further depth to the service we offer.

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We are always keen for clients to take advantage of the many benefits our Green candidates have to offer.

  • additional skills and qualifications
  • underpinned by experience which is rarely found amongst other entry level crew

We have personally mentored and guided them during their transition from the Armed Forces into the industry, they are:

  • fully qualified
  • briefed
  • eager to start their chosen second career

To encourage uptake and to do more in direct support of these outstanding individuals, we are pleased to offer you this proposal.