Superyacht Crew & Private Staff

We source and place outstanding professionals by specialising in drawing candidates
from an elite pool of those who have served in the British Armed Forces.

Our trusted service delivers excellence via a premium, discrete, and personal approach.

Our knowledge, experience and understanding are utilised by the global UHNW community across sea and land appointments
when nothing but the very best will suffice.

By Sea  |  By Land
[per mare per terram]

PERSONAL SERVICE

We are a discrete, considered and committed agency.

We build one to one relationships with our clients and candidates which provides a bespoke personal service.

We excel at bringing together our client’s and candidate’s objectives therefore delivering successful results for all.

Our candidates are drawn from recommendations, our trusted network and refined database.

Privacy and confidentially will always be at the core of the service we provide.

QUALITY

We believe in quality not quantity.

We are considered about our approach, making confident and informed selections, only presenting suitable candidates.

We interview and screen our candidates, forming strong relationships with them, explaining roles in full to ensure they suit their objectives which helps to achieve longevity within a new appointment.

Through trust, respect and partnership between all parties, we achieve highly successful and long lasting outcomes.

WHY FORMER
BRITISH ARMED FORCES?

Our former military candidates have held accountable operational responsibility, are experienced in working under pressure and challenging situations within varying environments worldwide.

BENEFITS

Our Candidates carry multiple transferable skills which are highly regarded by our clients across crew and private staff appointments.

  • Distinguished service records
  • Disciplined, professional and dedicated
  • Possess an innate sense of duty, discretion, and leadership
  • Adaptable and come armed with a good sense of humour

 

THINK

  • Skilled Royal Marines Landing Craft Coxswain to drive chase boats and tenders
  • Royal Naval technical engineers to manage AV/IT requirements
  • Former Special Forces Operator to manage the security of private estates
  • Gurkhas who will deliver security reassurance for yachts and households
  • Tri-Service Medics with operational experience to provide clinical care
  • Military divers with technical expertise to provide safety to dive operations
  • Military professionals with senior management experience in support of family offices
  • Ministry of Defence advanced drivers and close protection operators to caretake family safety

A key focus for us is our social responsibility.

WE SUPPORT TWO IMPORTANT CHARITIES

Through their actions they make a significant contribution and difference to the lives of those they touch and by engaging with us, you will too.

The Royal Marines Charity works with Royal Marines who face medical discharge from the service and who are seeking a new and second career whilst dealing with the consequences of their injury.

“I am delighted to be able to suggest Insignia Crew’s recruitment services where I think their experience and contacts might result in a new and exciting career for those leaving the service with an affinity for a life on the water, and can personally vouch for their care, ethics and professionalism in my dealings with them to date.”

[Katharine Callus – Career and Resourcing Business Partner]

VISIT

A fantastic charity who use sail training to support Armed Forces personnel and their families affected by military operations.

“It is very clear from first meeting Andrew and his ongoing efforts that he is completely committed and passionate about creating opportunities for veterans.  Having such an individual advocating so fervently on the behalf of them is generating hugely positive experiences and outcomes.   The impact is quite profound and we are excited about the ongoing partnership with Insignia Crew.”

[Shaun Pascoe – Founder CEO]

VISIT
  • We are proud signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant and have been awarded their Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award.
    - Andrew Holme, Managing Director -

The Armed Forces Covenant

We, Insignia Crew, commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community.

We recognise the value Serving Personnel (Regular & Reserve), Cadets, Veterans, and military families contribute to our business and our country.

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