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I don’t know if you are one of the 5m or so viewers who have been attracted to a Wall Street Journal video of Andrey Melnichenko’s superyacht on YouTube. If not, I’d recommend a nosey because it’s not often that a billionaire superyacht owner opens his hatches to a film camera

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Of Interest

240 Jobs Axed at Sunseeker

Following recent announcements of potential job cuts, luxury yacht builder Sunseeker International has confirmed the redundancy of 240 employees in an effort to restructure the company and increase efficiency . The company builds yachts between 40 and 155 ft, and is famous for producing stunning yac...

Interview

Interview: Captain Mark O'Connell

As a member of the British Army's elite Parachute Regiment, Mark O’Connell followed an unusual and rather eventful path into yachting.

Yacht Transport

Joining an Urgent Mission to Save the Oceans

DYT Yacht Transport Partners with Ocearch. Lots of interesting vessels have been floated on and off DYT Yacht Transport’s semi-submersible ships, but none have been so intriguing as the 126-foot research vessel M/V OCEARCH, which is currently making its way from Port Everglades, Florida to Brisbane,...

Yacht Design

Solstice 35m Twin Mast Cruising Catamaran

Solstice is a conceptual catamaran designed by Yacht and Superyacht designer Andrew Trujillo. The British based designer conceived the yacht as a result of conversations with a Naval Architect friend of his who was currently testing a small twin mast recreational Catamaran.

Apps & Tools

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    Urbanspoon is the #1 app dedicated to finding the best food and dining at over a million restaurants. 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.

  • Zagat
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    Zagat is your guide to discovering the best restaurants, bars, shops and hotels in dozens of top locations. Read more.

  • Relais et Châteaux
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    An inspiring collection of the world's most charming hotels and gourmet restaurants. Read More.

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  • Costa Rica Trip Ideas
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    A personal travel guide - a jaw droppingly beautiful place bursting at the seams with wildlife and adventure. Read more.

  • Gold Coast Traveller
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    A useful and informative app to prepare you for your next dream holiday on the Gold Coast. Read More

  • Intelsat
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    Intelsat is the leading provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. Read more.

  • Lanzarote Visitor's Guide
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    Visitor's guide to the beautiful island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. Read More.

    Visitor's guide to the beautiful island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands (Spain). Includes Map with driving directions, an explore section with some of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions, some handy telephone numbers, weather report and moreVisitor's guide to the beautiful island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands (Spain). Includes Map with driving directions, an explore section with some of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions, some handy telephone numbers, weather report and moreVisitor's guide to the beautiful island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands (Spain). - See more at: http://www.onboardonline.com/industry-article-index/apps-and-tools/shoreside-apps/lanzarote-visitors-guide/#sthash.6srWMZCL.dpuf
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  • 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.

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    Kick off your shoes and be transported to the best beaches in the Caribbean. Read more.

     

  • 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.

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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.

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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

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

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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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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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
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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.

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

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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

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

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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.

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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
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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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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

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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

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

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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

  • 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

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

  • 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
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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
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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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  • Featured Port
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    Rushcutters Bay Marina

    Berthing at d'Albora Marinas Rushcutters Bay guarantees you front row seats to all of Sydney's on water events including The Sydney to Hobart Race.


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  • Featured Port
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    Marina Lanzarote

    A strategic port of call for sailors travelling south from Europe, Marina Lanzarote is the first fully serviced marina upon arriving in the Canaries. The town is full of historical maritime charm centered around two natural harbours.


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  • Featured Port
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    Nelsons Dockyard

    Nelson's Dockyard Marina is within the Nelson's Dockyard National Park in Antigua and is the only working Georgian dockyard in the world.


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  • Featured Port
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    5th Street Marina

    The 5th St. Marina is located in South Florida on the Miami River split by the 5th St. Bridge. West of the Bridge, there is a full service boatyard for vessels up to 90 ft LOA operated by Norseman Shipbuilding.


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  • Featured Port
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    Porto Montenegro

    Ideally situated between Venice and Corfu, Porto Montenegro offers marina guests a full homeport solution amidst one of the world’s most spectacular cruising grounds


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  • Featured Port
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    Shelter Bay Marina

    The best location to prepare for your Canal transits, a base for cruising the archipelago of San Blas and Bocas del Toro Islands, free of hurricane anxiety.


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