The expectations and responsibilities placed on Captains has increased,  OnlyCaptains recognised this and has launched the first Executive Search and Command Mentoring service for Yacht Captains.

The success of a yacht and the ownership experience relies heavily on the competencies and character of the Captain, but how does an Owner effectively recruit and retain the most talented Captain?

OnlyCaptains have a solution; we work as retained consultants, mandated by Yacht Owners, their representatives and/or managers to research, identify and target talented Captains whose character, experience and attributes align with their brief and vision for yachting.

OnlyCaptains uses Executive Search techniques underpinned by an established industry network, extensive command experience, structured assessment protocols, a panel of psychometric tests developed specifically for Captains and senior officers in the maritime industry. Our work is undertaken in the strictest of confidence.

OnlyCaptains know from experience that matching a Captain to a yacht and client is only the beginning; we remain personally invested with our Captains and Clients through support and mentoring to ensure this most important relationship maintains good health and flourishes.

As part of a Yacht Owner’s risk-management, we also provide command assessments for Captains moving up to larger tonnage and Chief Officers taking their first command.  This can be supplemented by a tailored training and mentoring package.

OnlyCaptains is a collaboration between, Captains Malcolm Jacotine (Three Sixty Marine) and Brendan O’Shannassy (Katana Maritime) who have been personally involved in the recruitment and mentoring of Captains and Crew in a combined yachting career that spans sixty years. They work with partners who share their values of; excellence with honesty, transparency, and complete commercial independence.

OnlyCaptainsfor Captains, by Captains!…

 To find out more about these unique services and our consultants visit our website onlycaptains.com or contact us at confidential@onlycaptains.com