SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, ISM and ISPS were all drafted to improve safety at sea, while MLC 2006 has enshrined seafarers’ rights to a safe place of work. None prevented the sinking of M/Y Yogi in February 2012 or the fatal accidents on M/Y Faith in April 2013, on M/Y Kibo in May 2015, on M/Y Ocean Victory in March 2016, or on S/Y Germania Nova in March 2017. So what can we learn or do differently?
The origins of yachting, like the word itself, probably originate in the Netherlands (which seems kind of appropriate to me). The first yachts were light, fast vessels used to convey important persons or messages and they evolved into vessels whose purpose was to be used purely as pleasure vessels. ...
Working on a superyacht conjures up a lot of things but risk of life and limb isn’t one of them. If you listen to insider stories on incidents and near misses you start to wonder, although the yachting industry is characteristically tight-lipped and a lack of open discussion means nothing much chang...
The decision to adopt a new technology onboard is a significant decision. With any new product, component or software comes an inherent learning curve and with that, stumbles along the way. Engineering departments can be effectively managed in a number of ways and the decision to deploy a planned ma...
When it comes to yacht charters, rental of luxury chase boats or a support vessel for the mothership, the multi-lingual team at 212 Yachts, based in Cannes, provides an excellent and reliable service with integrity.
Navis Yacht Charter was founded in 1998 by a group of captains and maritime engineers with a wealth of experience - an ISO Certified and MYBA member company offering yacht charter services worldwide.
For all your crew employment and payroll needs. We also provide the Monaco VAT solution for qualifying private yachts and superyachts.
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.
LHM provides Luxury Hospitality Training and Leadership and Management training onboard your yacht or onsite at our fabulous facility, the Waterland Estate in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Securewest understands the requirements of the yachting sector, including security assessments, ISPS compliance, crew training needs and transit security services. We also provide tracking services 24/7 through our Maritime Assistance Centre.
Sarnia Yachts provides a complete range of services surrounding the acquisition, ownership and operation of luxury yachts. With ever-changing regulations, being up to date is essential to protect the yacht and its owner.
Founded in 1986, Nautical Structures (NSI) specializes in tender-handling and boarding equipment for the luxury yacht and marine industries worldwide.
With over 60 years’ experience in culinary training, Tante Marie Culinary Academy is one of the UK’s leading cookery schools and the only UK MCA accredited provider of the Ships' Cook Assessment and Certificate.
Online access to hundreds of wines. Yacht specific wine storage solution. Fast worldwide delivery. Everything you need. Everywhere you go.
Seahub is an intuitive cloud-based yacht maintenance software designed by ex-superyacht engineers to improve reliability and safety for the global superyacht industry and avoid costly unplanned downtime.
Karpaz Gate Marina in northern Cyprus holds 5 Gold Anchors, The Yacht Harbour Association's (TYHA) top rating, as well as ICOMIA's Clean Marina standard and, in January 2017, TYHA named it the International Marina of the Year.
The port of St Tropez has always played a major role in the history of the town. Situated in the heart of the coastal village, the port of St Tropez is still one of the most popular destinations for yacht owners and crew in the Mediterranean.
In the heart of Cannes, overlooking the old town and adjacent to the Palais des Festivals, this is one of the oldest marinas on the Côte d'Azur and home to the Cannes Film Festival from 17-28 May this year.
For lovers of the sea and nature, Mandelieu La Napoule has plenty to offer, being situated at the edge of the Mediterranean next to the city of Cannes, between the Esterel Massif and the woodlands of the Tanneron.
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.
Located on the south side of Auckland’s Waitemata harbour, adjacent to the larger Westhaven marina, Silo Marina is the premier home for superyachts in the South Pacific, a gateway to the Hauraki Gulf and an ideal base for Pacific itineraries.
Moll Vell is at the heart of Palma de Mallorca, surrounded by the 13th century cathedral, 15th century government site, the Gothic fish market and city ramparts, just 150 meters from the main shopping street.
Founded in 1988, the Dubai International Marine Club is located on Dubai’s waterfront, next to Le Meridien - Mina Seyahi (meaning 'Pleasure Harbour') and the iconic Palm Jumeirah, making DIMC the ideal venue for the Dubai International Boat Show.
Rybovich is an oasis where guests feel comfortable living and interacting with team members, colleagues and friends. And when it comes to yard time - ask any crewmember who has spent time there - they seem to have the formula just right!
Welcome to the Newport Yachting Center Marina, a full-service marina in the midst of historic downtown Newport. Top quality amenities with personal and reliable service.
The IYCA was created in 1986 to accommodate superyachts of 50-165m. With a total of 19 berths, max LOA 165m and max draft 7m, this is a full service facility with secure onsite parking, 24/7 security, video surveillance and a heliport.
One of the world's busiest marinas for water sports and regattas. Darling Harbour Marina is open seven days a week - perfect for relaxing on your boat, dining, or visiting many of the city's famous attractions.
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.
Bahia Mar is the perennial host of this week's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), where you can view some of the largest, most spectacular superyachts from around the world.
Nestling in a beautiful and perfectly sheltered harbour, Porto Cervo Marina is one of the Mediterranean's best equipped and most welcoming ports. Just next door, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda is host to the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta.
Marmaris Yacht Marina is located at one of the most attractive maritime parklands in Turkey, ideal for sailing & water sports, and just 2 miles by boat or 8 kms by car from the town of Marmaris.
Close to the magnificent historical centre, Marina Molo Vecchio offers excellent service and a friendly welcome to owners and crew visiting the port of Genova.
Club de Mar Mallorca lies in Palma Bay, barely 10 minutes away from Palma de Mallorca’s International Airport. Hosts of the spectacular Vela Clasica Mallorca
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