How do I become a skipper or host for The Yacht Week?
All the training and hiring of our skippers and hosts is managed by our partners, Quarterdeck. You need to complete the Quarterdeck Academy to skipper or...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 10:58 AM
When will the skipper/host be assigned to our yacht?
Skippers and hosts are usually assigned around 4-2 weeks prior to your departure. Once they are assigned you will receive an email with their details to ge...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 10:59 AM
Does the skipper/host require one of the spots I can see on the yacht booking page?
On the specific yacht card, the capacity refers to the maximum number of people allowed on the yacht, so be sure to save a space for each your skipper and ...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Can I remove/add a host/skipper to my booking without any extra cost?
Skippers cannot be removed and are mandatory. Hosts can be added to your booking through the booking page by the lead booker up to 4 weeks prior to d...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 11:01 AM
How can I request a specific skipper/host?
Lead bookers are able to nominate a specific skipper/host below the crew list on the booking page. We will do our best to assign them to your booking. If...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 4:10 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 host count as a girl in the crew ratio?
The host contributes towards achieving the minimum girl requirement when booking, as the vast majority of our hosts are female. The ratio you select shoul...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 11:23 AM
How do I get in contact with my host before the event?
A few weeks prior to departure, you will be assigned your host and receive an email with contact details. You can then get in touch to discuss special req...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 11:05 AM
Do I need to nominate a skipper/host?
Not unless there is a specific skipper or host you would like to request. If you do not, then you will be assigned one of our fantastic TYW skippers/ho...
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 at 11:06 AM
How much does a skipper or host cost?
A skipper is €810 which is automatically included on your invoice. A host costs €750 and is optional.
Tue, 5 Mar, 2019 at 9:27 AM