About Us

Atlantico is a globally operating interior yacht crew placement, training and consultancy company.

Atlantico only provides interior & galley crew services. As a professional and dynamic company that was originally established in 2018 by Deniz Kurt with dedicated, skilled individuals with extensive yachting experience; Atlantico provides crew training and crew placement services with a complete service approach and a cross-section of professional skill-sets. 

Atlantico has developed a system that accepts the most qualified CV’s to its pool with a headhunting approach. Thanks to this professionalism, employers, yacht owners, management companies and captains know in advance that when they come to Atlantico, they find the best of the best.

Our sole focus is on offering an even more thorough and efficient service which is also be significantly quicker.

Atlantico not only brings clients and crew together, but also creates strong and lasting relationships with them.



Deniz Kurt has had a successful career over 10 years as a private chef/superyacht chef, before establishing the international yacht crew placement company.

She graduated from MSA Culinary Arts Academy of Istanbul. Here she compeleted her basic culinary education. Then she completed advanced Italian cuisine education in the Italian culinary school Alma La Scuola Internazionale Di Cucina Italiana, becoming a master of Italian Cuisine and obtained a Professional Italian Chef Diploma.
Following her Italian cuisine education, she began to work  in “Il Marchesino” inside La Scala Theatre located at the heart of Milano; Il Marchesino is owned by the legendary Italian chef Gualtiero Marchesi who was granted Italia’s first Michelin Star and first 3 Michelin Stars since 70’s. Following this, she worked in Armani Nobu Milano which is the Milan branch of the restaurant chain owned by the famous Japanese Chef, Nobu Matsuhisa.
After these restaurant experiences, she was able to combine her passion for the seas and her career by joining well-known superyachts ranging from 24 to 90 meters. She has sailed over 50.000 nautical miles around the world including 6 Atlantic Crossings.