British American Yachts



British American yachts

Headed by seasoned yacht industry professionals, British American Yachts provides, experienced, qualified and formally trained yacht crew for our clients’ discerning palates. We understand yacht owner and guest needs and our crew members offer excellence in every detail.

We are based in South Florida, Bahamas, New England, Caribbean, Mediterranean, US West Coast, London, Greece, France, Cape Town, and the Pacific. Our worldwide access and network of 5-star crew members ensure our placements are met with longevity and we tailor each candidate to match the vessel’s requirements. We specialize in permanent, seasonal, freelance, relief and rotational placements in all spectrum of yacht crew positions. Our candidates are the most seasoned and professional group including Captains, Engineers, Managers, Chefs, and all exterior and interior crew.

We start from the position that each yacht staffing need is unique, necessitating individual understanding. The breadth and experience of our pool of candidates allows us to service yachts of all sizes.


Confidentiality and discretion are part and parcel of the process. To learn about our process, view our standards


Anita Rogers, President & Founder

Anita founded British American Household Staffing in 2012 after several years working for two brand name household recruiting firms in New York. Prior to working in the recruitment industry, Anita worked in Sephardic research at The Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Greenwich Village.  Her experience in research has proved invaluable to her in the recruitment industry, helping her recruit and pinpoint high quality candidates.

Anita has a strong background in the arts and is a trained opera singer and harpist.  She performed in Italy, Ireland, Greece and England before moving permanently to New York.  Anita is a British citizen and holds a degree in Ethnomusicology from SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies) joint with King’s College London in Western Classical Composition.

Anita Francois, Domestic and Yacht Staffing Recruiter for Florida

 After working as a Museum Curator, Anita decided to use her researching, creative writing and communicative talents within an environment where she feels that she can help people daily.

Anita has an extensive background in Ancient History, Dance, and Culture; having studied an MA in Archaeology at University College London and having performed throughout England as part of a dance group conveying the traditional ‘Sega’ of the Indian Ocean. Born in the UK with a Seychellois and Haitian background; she has written and appeared in articles currently displayed in the Seychelles National Archives and has traveled the globe whilst building a rapport stemming from her ability to adapt to multiple environments and communicate with a range of individual personalities. She also speaks the Creole of the Seychelles fluently and can converse in Egyptian Arabic.

Anita feels privileged to be a part of the BAHS team and loves working to give clients the exceptional service they deserve and helping candidates to succeed.


British American Yachts is a division of British American Household Staffing, the leading domestic staffing agency worldwide.

Find more about household staffing here.


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