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Portable Covid-19 Testing Device for Yachts Available from Bluewater

Imagine you have 20 crew and 12 charter guests enjoying a luxury cruise around the Bahamas or the Mediterranean, when someone suddenly feels unwell. Is it just a cold or is it something more?

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Luxury Hospitality: Cocktails & Beverages with Rob Rademaker

From running his own lounge bar in Greece to winning awards and training bar tenders around the world, Rob Rademaker is a natural when it comes to the theatre of luxury F&B.

INDUSTRY ARTICLES

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Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

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Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

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IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Ripping up the Rule Book in Yacht Agency

Evolution Yachting has announced a revolutionary new pricing structure offering transparency, clarity and accountability ripping up the rule book in yacht agency in an industry first.

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Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

Read More

Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

Read More

IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Read More

Ripping up the Rule Book in Yacht Agency

Evolution Yachting has announced a revolutionary new pricing structure offering transparency, clarity and accountability ripping up the rule book in yacht agency in an industry first.

Read more

Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

Read More

Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

Read More

IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Read More

Ripping up the Rule Book in Yacht Agency

Evolution Yachting has announced a revolutionary new pricing structure offering transparency, clarity and accountability ripping up the rule book in yacht agency in an industry first.

Read more
 

YACHT CREW NEWS

A comprehensive resource for superyacht crew on a broad range of topics from on board operations, crew training, wellbeing and more.

The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

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Forever Flowers at The Roses Empire

Every yachtie knows the struggle of finding fresh flowers on a busy yacht, so the idea of 'forever flowers' is going down a storm. We met up with Loreta Cazacu of The Roses Empire to find out more.

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Luxury Hospitality: Chief Stew and Trainer Svenja Halligan

Growing up far from the sea where a superyacht was never to be seen, how does an A grade student in Germany become the chief stew on one of the world’s most iconic vessels?

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A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

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Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

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How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

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Adam Hunkin on Trends at Shipyard Supply Co.

A keen sailor and experienced deckhand, Shipyard Supply Co.'s Adam Hunkin has a wealth of experience when it comes to outfitting the dream deck for superyacht clients.

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Avoiding Fires with Preventative Maintenance and Documentation

News travels quick. Maybe it’s because we live in an age of the creating and sharing information that we are hearing of more and more fires on board yachts. Most crew members out there will know of someone who has had an encounter with an onboard fire incident.

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The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

Read More

Forever Flowers at The Roses Empire

Every yachtie knows the struggle of finding fresh flowers on a busy yacht, so the idea of 'forever flowers' is going down a storm. We met up with Loreta Cazacu of The Roses Empire to find out more.

Read more

Luxury Hospitality: Chief Stew and Trainer Svenja Halligan

Growing up far from the sea where a superyacht was never to be seen, how does an A grade student in Germany become the chief stew on one of the world’s most iconic vessels?

Read More

A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

Read More

Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

Read More

How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

Read more

Adam Hunkin on Trends at Shipyard Supply Co.

A keen sailor and experienced deckhand, Shipyard Supply Co.'s Adam Hunkin has a wealth of experience when it comes to outfitting the dream deck for superyacht clients.

Read More

Avoiding Fires with Preventative Maintenance and Documentation

News travels quick. Maybe it’s because we live in an age of the creating and sharing information that we are hearing of more and more fires on board yachts. Most crew members out there will know of someone who has had an encounter with an onboard fire incident.

Read more

The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

Read More

Forever Flowers at The Roses Empire

Every yachtie knows the struggle of finding fresh flowers on a busy yacht, so the idea of 'forever flowers' is going down a storm. We met up with Loreta Cazacu of The Roses Empire to find out more.

Read more

Luxury Hospitality: Chief Stew and Trainer Svenja Halligan

Growing up far from the sea where a superyacht was never to be seen, how does an A grade student in Germany become the chief stew on one of the world’s most iconic vessels?

Read More

A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

Read More

Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

Read More

How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

Read more

Adam Hunkin on Trends at Shipyard Supply Co.

A keen sailor and experienced deckhand, Shipyard Supply Co.'s Adam Hunkin has a wealth of experience when it comes to outfitting the dream deck for superyacht clients.

Read More

Avoiding Fires with Preventative Maintenance and Documentation

News travels quick. Maybe it’s because we live in an age of the creating and sharing information that we are hearing of more and more fires on board yachts. Most crew members out there will know of someone who has had an encounter with an onboard fire incident.

Read more
 

OCEAN LIFE

Discover the commitment and actions being taken to protect our oceans through conservation and sustainability initiatives.   

Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

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Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

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Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

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UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

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Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

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The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

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Superyachts and the Environment: Lessons from COVID-19

The industry relies on the planet’s oceans to make sailing worthwhile. What would be the point in sailing if everything was so polluted that all wildlife and scenery is destroyed?

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Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

Read More

Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Read More

Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

Read More

UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

Read More

Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

Read More

The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

Read More

Superyachts and the Environment: Lessons from COVID-19

The industry relies on the planet’s oceans to make sailing worthwhile. What would be the point in sailing if everything was so polluted that all wildlife and scenery is destroyed?

Read More

Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

Read More

Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Read More

Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

Read More

UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

Read More

Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

Read More

The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

Read More

Superyachts and the Environment: Lessons from COVID-19

The industry relies on the planet’s oceans to make sailing worthwhile. What would be the point in sailing if everything was so polluted that all wildlife and scenery is destroyed?

Read More
 
 
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