So what I gather from the replies so far is that if an untenable situation develops, the Captain would have to pay for the crew member's ticket home to avoid any problem with the authorities.
Assuming that part of the problem is this individuals inability to be reasonable or socially aware, does this also mean that the Captain would have to accompany the crew to the airport
to make sure that the crew member
There was another thread that described a situation where an attractive woman was recruited as crew from a South American country. The Captain paid for her airfare to fly in. She stayed for a few days with him and then left with a number of assets from the boat
This raises the same issue but from the crew member's viewpoint. What happens if the crew has had enough and wants to bail out during a provisioning
Assuming like the woman, steals the treasure and departs without word. As Captain, you could file a police report on the theft, but then you still need to get on with the passage. How do the authorities handle missing crew?