Being part of the crew of a Superyacht is a very high-level job.
Living for weeks or months on the high seas, many kilometers of land and far from friends and family, tests the physical and mental resistance of professionals whose responsibility is to maintain the safety of the boat and the well-being of its occupants.
Superyachts have an excellent communications infrastructure, it is true, but the crew has little free time to use the Internet for personal matters. When the work is so intense, it is necessary to assume that episodes of fatigue, stress, and even depression can occur.
Quality free time.
From the captain to the last of the crew members, they are focused on their responsibilities during very long working hours. Precisely for this reason, it is so important to take advantage of free time to recover from fatigue.
Experts in high-performance teams provide guidelines to restore physical,
psychological, and emotional balance:
- Exercise regularly. The exercise routines must be moderate so as not to add stress.
- Maintain a balanced diet. Food is the basis of an optimal physical and psychological state.
- Practice a hobby that allows you to focus attention on something pleasant and, at the same time, disconnect from the professional routine for a few hours.
- Relate to the other crew members so as not to fall into isolation. The conversation is a powerful anti-stress tool.
- Dedicate leisure time to activities as analog as possible.
- Hyperconnectivity, or video games, can cause a counterproductive effect by increasing tiredness and even anxiety. Reading is always an excellent way to rest your mind.