Marina High Tech, a new event dedicated to sustainable development and innovation to protect the marine environment takes place this week, from 24-25 May, in the iconic Marina Baie-des-Anges, Villeneuve-Loubet.
If you’re a crew member in the superyacht industry you’ll be all too familiar with the process of an annual yard period or even a major refit. There are many factors that make up a great refit facility or haul out centre, all of which are major considerations when captains are weighing up the options. Here are some experiences from the team at Seahub and how they have managed yard periods!
Explorer yachts have long been tipped as the 'next big thing', with a new breed of owner seeking ocean adventures and a seamless connection with nature. The market has certainly accelerated in recent years and expedition yachts are shaking off the dusty ideals of the yachting lifestyle to bring back the allure of seafaring far beyond the familiar cruising grounds of the Med and the Caribbean.
You may well be aware that since the 1st January 2018 all seafarers resident in France have been obliged to affiliate to ENIM or to an equivalent private insurance scheme. WYCC private insurance is fully compliant with French law and the WYCC team is proud of their contribution towards the safeguarding of seafarers' jobs until recently under threat.
Indonesia and its vast expanse of islands is a must-see superyacht destination that offers a spectacular and memorable cruise. Captain Jimmy Blee fell head over heels for Raja Ampat seventeen years ago and knows the waters better than anyone else. He explains why the area is so special to him and what attractions it holds in store for superyacht visitors.
DYT is trusted in the industry as the only transport company offering a fixed schedule for yachts that need to be in a particular place at a particular time, for an event or charter pick-up. Custom carriers use the safe and convenient float-on/float-off method to make the Atlantic crossing a breeze.
Superyacht Tenders and Toys provides invaluable advice and assistance regarding choice, specification, options, build and integration. We provide the best value and packages in the industry offering a one stop-shop for all your tender and toy needs.
Moore Stephens Crew Benefits (MSCB) is dedicated to helping seafarers find straightforward solutions for their long-term financial future, including medical, sickness and pension plans, and financial advice covering all areas. Personal service with a global perspective.
Anzio is the ancient port of Rome with a distinguished pedigree of summer residents counting Emperors among their number. Nowadays, the relaxed atmosphere and lengths of golden beaches make Marina di Capo d'Anzio a coveted stop, at the heart of Italy.
Port Hercule is a natural bay at the foot of the ancestral rock of the Principality of Monaco, and one of the few, if not the only deep-water marina of the French Riviera. Port Hercule is also host to the Monaco Yacht Show from 28 September to 1 October.
OneOcean Port Vell is a world-class home port for superyachts, located in the heart of Barcelona. One of few city-centre marinas in the world, visitors can enjoy all that Barcelona and Catalunya have to offer, with the Balearic islands just a short cruise away.
The location of this expanding superyacht marina in the middle of the Costa Brava is unbeatable, making it popular with water sports and snorkelling enthusiasts and ideal for cruises to the Balearic Islands, Barcelona and the South of France.
Porto Montenegro offers a full homeport solution amidst spectacular cruising grounds. The prestigious marina has all the amenities one could need shoreside, with deep-water berths accommodating superyachts of up to 250m. An exceptional 50m corner berth is on sale now.
The newest marina in Miami caters specifically to superyachts up to 800' (244m). Guests will have complete peace of mind in this secure facility conveniently located on the MacArthur Causeway, with unparalleled access to Miami's beaches and entertainment destinations.
Villasimius marina is located in the Capo Carbonara Protected Marine Area amidst stretches of sandy beaches on Sardinia’s southeast coast. Welcoming yachts of up to 60m, the marina's harmonious relationship with the sea and its natural surroundings is unsurpassed.
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