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Young Professionals in Yachting

The yachting industry is not always kind to its young and inexperienced. So, in 2009, a group of young people in Florida got together and founded Young Professionals in Yachting, an organization meant to change all that.

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Of Interest

CWM FX Signs as Title Sponsor of World-Class London Boat Show

The 2015 London Boat Show agreed a title sponsorship deal with Forex trading company, CWM FX on Thursday. The 2015 Show will become known as the CWM FX London Boat Show.


Interview: Clare Hoar, Wild Group

Renovating a yacht is a prohibitively expensive business and for many years, the obvious method to choose was a paint job. Intricate, time consuming, fiddly and expensive, it was nevertheless the only way to guarantee a deep, even finish.


Security at Sea: Commercial vs Private

Maritime security can be roughly divided into two segments: commercial and private. They are alike as chalk is to cheese and it is important to understand the few similarities and marked differences in their approach to security at sea.


Preview: Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2014

The annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show will take place between the 5th and the 11th December 2014.

Apps & Tools

  • Fitbit Flex
    Fitbit Flex
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    When it comes to exercise, are you counting the hundreds of steps up and down to the sun deck? Read a review.

  • The Snow Report
    The Snow Report
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    The North Face® Snow Report has everything you need for your next trip to the mountains. Read more.

  • MedAire Sea to Shore
    MedAire Sea to Shore
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    Yachting App Delivers Resources & Advice for Crew and Guest Safety – from Sea to Shore. Read more.

  • Marine&Lakes: USA
    Marine&Lakes: USA
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    A great navigational app for boaters, yachties, fishermen and water sports enthusiasts! Available for multiple regions. Read more.

  • Caribbean
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    A complete tour and travel guide to help you get the most out of your visit to the Caribbean Islands. Read more.

  • My Boat Show
    My Boat Show
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    The official app for FLIBS, St. Petersburg, Miami Beach and Palm Beach International Boat Shows. Read more.

  • MedAire Trip Ready
    MedAire Trip Ready
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    Flight planning and travel risk management just got a whole lot easier with MedAire's comprehensive risk assessment app. Read more

  • Fort Lauderdale
    Fort Lauderdale
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    Fort Lauderdale Fun+Sun Travel Guide by Lynne Helm keeps you up on what's new, hot, hip and happening. Read more.

  • OOW Colregs
    OOW Colregs
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    Are you swotting up for your OOW? These apps could help you pass the dreaded oral exam! Read a review

  • 8 Tracks
    8 Tracks
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    If you become easily bored with the music you own, a range of apps and sites allow you to stream pre-made playlists. Read a review.

  • WindGURU
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    For all you Salty Dogs and Surf Dudes, a great weather app. Wind, wave and weather data can be accessed for almost 3000 spots. Read a review.

  • Diving Dude
    Diving Dude
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    The Diving Dude Team brings you an update on the best app for Scuba Divers. Read a review.

  • Storm Sailing
    Storm Sailing
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    Renowned sailor Skip Novak explains the fundamentals of sailing through heavy weather. Read more.

  • LinkedIn to Tinder!
    LinkedIn to Tinder!
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    We all know apps are useful, but have you ever thought about what they could do for your yachting career? Help or hinder? Read a review

  • MarineTraffic
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    MarineTraffic displays real-time positions of ships worldwide. It covers a huge number of important shipping routes. Read a review.

  • Charter Digest
    Charter Digest
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    Vacation Awaits – This app now offers a new way to search for and reserve luxury yacht charters simply and quickly. Read a review.

  • ILO MLC Pocket Checklist
    ILO MLC Pocket Checklist
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    Reduce the risk of port state control detentions with this app's interactive checklist. Read a review.

  • The DC Wire Sizer
    The DC Wire Sizer
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    The DC Wire Sizer is the most complete and comprehensive marine DC wire-sizing tool available. Read a review

  • Balearic Lighthouses
    Balearic Lighthouses
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    A well designed app series for all lighthouse fans, photographers, yachtsmen and sailors. The app is combined with a free Photo Sharing service. Read a review.

  • Don't Miss the Game!
    Don't Miss the Game!
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    Just because you’re stuck scrubbing down the hull or manning a late-night watch does not grant you an automatic excuse to be negligent in your sporting life. Read a review

  • Managing Your Money
    Managing Your Money
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    Between countries, between tax codes, between currencies, between banks? Imagine if there was an app... Read a review

  • WhatsApp
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    WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for iPhone and other smartphones, allowing for cross-platform messaging without all the hidden fees. Read a review.

  • 2Do
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    From a simple checklist to full-blown projects, 2Do is useful task manager that keeps you organized. Read a review

  • Marine Mate
    Marine Mate
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    A free new smartphone app gives New Zealand water users easy access to any information they need when heading out onto the water. Read a Review

  • What's on My Boat?
    What's on My Boat?
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    Looking for something on your boat? At the chandler and can’t remember what it was you wanted? Here's an app for you! Read a review.

  • Pocket
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    In today's world of information overload, it's harder and harder to organize what you want to read online. Along comes Pocket. Read a review.

  • Crew Work and Rest
    Crew Work and Rest
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    Following on from MLC 2006, the developers of Triton Administrator have created a new web app you might need! Read a review.

  • Evernote Hello
    Evernote Hello
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    No more racking your brain to remember someone’s name! Evernote’s mobile phone and tablet app Hello is just the ticket. Read a review

  • Apps for the Constant Mariner
    Apps for the Constant Mariner
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    Eight mobile apps offering a high-tech solution for a problem you didn’t even know you had! Read a Review.

  • Boat Paint Guide
    Boat Paint Guide
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    International's Boat Paint Guide has gone digital! Everything you need to know to keep your boat beautiful and sailing smoothly. Read a review

  • Learn a New Language!
    Learn a New Language!
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    For fluency or just for brushing up, here are five great language-learning apps to help you get where you want to be. Read a review

  • Y.CO
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    Y.CO's app provides users with up to date information on luxury yachts available for sale and charter worldwide. Read more

  • My Monte Carlo
    My Monte Carlo
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    With the Monaco Yacht Show this week, stay focused and let the "My Monte-Carlo" app take care of the basics. Read more.

  • Yachtie
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    Yachtie lets you share your yacht's position and keep track of where your boating friends and family are. Perfect for co-ordinating rendezvous or just staying in touch. Read a review.

  • Captain's Tool Box
    Captain's Tool Box
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    One-stop Boat and Ship navigation and seamanship resource. A dozen apps in one – from unit converter to boating regulations. Read a review.

  • AroundMe
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    AroundMe is a great app for finding local businesses and bars when you arrive in port - or anywhere else for that matter! Read a review

  • Sochi 2014
    Sochi 2014
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    Here are some of the best apps for you to follow the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi! Get live video, stats, medal counts and much more. Read a review

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