ACREW was founded by Abi McGrath along with Captain Aeneas Hollins, Captain Will Kaye, Captain Dan Jackson and our sister company ZoomYachting Turkey.
At ACREW we aim to deliver high–standard worldwide events which introduce professional development opportunities to superyacht captains and crew. Captains and crew are invited to attend free workshops, discussion groups, networking and social activities at our events in Yacht Shows, Shipyards and Marinas to further develop and progress their career in the superyacht industry.
Our goal is to set a new standard for professionalism in super-yachting. We believe that learning is a life-long endeavour and superyacht crew have a duty to continuously improve their safety, security and hospitality skills and knowledge. We aim to achieve this through the provision of accessible and innovative Continuous Professional Development opportunities for all superyacht crew around the world.
With over 8,500 Crew Members, including 2,500 Captains, ACREW works closely with the PYA, MYBA and Warsash Superyacht Academy to bring the best opportunities to crew.
ACREW’s head office is in Leeuwarden, Holland. Abi McGrath and Onno Ebbens, the two Managing Partners of ACREW are based here along with a team of 6 dedicated staff. Paul Evans is based in Palma and ZoomYachting Turkey, a Destination Management Company, is based in Gocek, Turkey and is run by Berkan Ceylan and his team. Aeneas Hollins is currently the Director of Yachting at Christophe Harbour. Will Kaye is currently Captain at M/Y Highlander. Dan Jackson is currently Manager at S/Y Ranger.