• Captain Cameron Lee on Developing EfficientSea

    Posted: 18th January 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson

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    Cameron Lee's game-changing EfficientSea App embodies the dictum that necessity is the mother of all invention. An experienced superyacht captain with over 85,000 sea miles under his belt, Lee was fed up with juggling paperwork and the practical demands of being a captain when the thought struck that there should be an app for that.
  • Seamless Handovers & Crew Vacations

    Posted: 19th December 2017 | Written by: Sam Wheaton

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    The holidays are nearing...with the festive joy comes the administrative nightmare of replacing crew who are on leave. The transfer can also cause concern in those away from their boat who just hope that work will continue as usual in their departments, with maintenance performed and critical processes correctly understood. The use of a Planned Maintenance System on a yacht can greatly streamline the transfer of information to new crew.
  • Provisioning & Inventory Made Easy

    Posted: 13th November 2017 | Written by: Matthew Hyde

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    Superyachts are well known for being high consumers of provisioning items. For everything from food and toiletries to spare parts and fuel, crew are constantly kept busy with the never ending cycle of managing consumables. However, digital solutions are playing an increasingly important role in improving and streamlining these processes.
  • Meet the Engineers Behind Seahub at Hunter Oceanic

    Posted: 6th June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

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    You know what they say, it takes one to know one, and that's precisely the philosophy behind Seahub developed by Hunter Oceanic. Built by engineers for engineers, Seahub is an intuitive cloud-based yacht maintenance software conceived by Matt Hyde and Sam Wheaton, old school friends and ex-superyacht engineers who spotted a gap in the market. We met up to find out more.
  • Marpoint Case Study: Golden Yachts

    Posted: 7th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

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    These days the most pressing concern of any yacht owner or guest is the quality of the internet on board. Despite massive strides in quality and coverage, it still remains the greatest headache for private and charter yachts, and having a flexible and reliable service is always a priority. With so much choice on the market, here's one solution that made for a very happy IT manager responsible for the fleet of five Golden Yachts
  • Keeping Guests Connected & Happy Onboard

    Posted: 25th September 2016 | Written by: Kellen Blassingame

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    People expect the same level of connectivity onboard their yachts as they have on land and increasingly you're likely to need a bandwidth upgrade or improved performance from your existing yacht satellite broadband. Here are 5 tips to optimize bandwidth.
  • Excel, Data & the Next Best Thing in Project Management

    Posted: 15th September 2016 | Written by: Ian Hornsby, Hub Ware

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    Excel is truly one of the IT world’s best productivity ideas … thank you Lotus, Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston … ably abetted by Mitch Kapor and then Bill Gates. Thirty years of finessing the original concept doesn’t however change the fact that Excel is one of computing’s grandparents. So what's the next best thing?
  • Hassle Free SIM for the Summer

    Posted: 12th July 2016 | Written by: Diane Franklin

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    If it would take a surgical procedure to separate you from your smart phone - you are not alone. A recent report found that, on average, people check their phones 150 times per day and spend 177 minutes using them. Of course owners and guests are no exception, and expect seamless connectivity when they move from shore to yacht.
  • VMAG Transforms a 90m Offshore Vessel into a Luxury Yacht

    Posted: 16th June 2016 | Written by: Sharon Phillips

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    Voyager Maritime Alliance Group is in the process of converting a 90m commercial vessel into a luxury yacht, a project that will take 16 months from start to finish. Design and instrumentation is taking place at VMAG's base in Fort Lauderdale, with manufacturing in Europe by Radio Zeeland.
  • Cisco vs Ruckus: What's on Your Yacht?

    Posted: 13th January 2016 | Written by: Emesto Pena Jr - Great Circles Systems

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    These days, being able to connect to the internet is no longer a luxury, it's a necessity. Part of that is the capabilities of your network and WiFi infrastructure. In this weeks blog we'll go over the things that need to be considered when designing and planning a WiFi network aboard your vessel. What type of equipment will I need? Should I go Cisco or should I go with Ruckus. Well why not both?
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