Start your Seafarer Account application today!

Fill in the form below and receive by email everything you need to open a Standard Bank Seafarer Account.

What your application pack contains

We have designed our Standard Bank application pack to help you open your Seafarer Account quickly and easily. We help hundreds of Superyacht crew every year open accounts and are always available to answer any questions you might have.  Your application pack contains:

  • Standard Bank Seafarer Application form
  • Captain’s letter template
  • Seafarer Factsheet
  • How-to-apply checklist
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About Us

We believe every yacht crew member can leave the industry with complete financial stability, including a secure retirement plan and investments right for them and their personal goals.

Our team have decades of combined experience helping yacht crew develop financial plans. We have adapted the way we work to meet the challenges and fast-pace of the Superyacht industry to meet crew needs.

We work exclusively with Superyacht crew and help you find the right financial solutions during your yachting career.

Your Seafarer Account Includes

Visa Debit Card

Delivered to a location of your choosing, your Seafarer Account Visa Debit Card lets you easily make online payments and cash withdrawals in your preferred currency for a 1.75% fee. There is an annual €20 card fee for each card you have.

Mobile Banking

24/7 access to your account in a simple format regardless of where you are in the world. Both online banking and the Standard Bank App are available for the Seafarer Account.

Multi Currency

Easily transfer money between the various currency accounts you hold within your Seafarer Account. Standard Bank exchange rates current at the time of transfer apply.

No Account Fees

When you maintain a minimum credit balance of €2500, Standard Bank is free of maintenance charges you have a three-month grace period on opening the account to reach this balance.

Minimum Deposits

Yachties generally prefer the Standard Bank Seafarer Account because you can open it when you first start in yachting without a large deposit or a guaranteed £50,000 salary.

English Speaking Support

Get the help you need in a language you understand. The Standard Bank Seafarer Account is based in the Isle of Man, so the support you receive will always be in English.