Sam Thompson

JMS Yacht Management & Crew Services

Experience: 12 years (seagoing), 6 years Recruitment and Yacht Management (ashore)

Languages: English & French

Certification: Cert RP, Master 3000GT.

Sam began his yachting career back in 1994 working on an 80 metre (262 feet) yacht that led him on an epic adventure to Thailand. He hasn’t looked back since. A qualified Master 3000GT he worked on six yachts including two new builds before moving on land to start a family and specialise in professional recruitment for the Oil & Gas industry and commercial shipping working with industry leaders such as Technip, Subsea 7, BP Shipping and Bibby Ship Management. A passionate sailor, Sam is a much liked industry professional whose known ability for getting things done is respected by Owners and Captains. “Sam has been a massive help with finding new crew. Any crew he placed with us have been exactly what we were looking for, and are all still on board well over 12 months later.” Marc Van Loon 42m, M/Y CLICIA