As of Monday 13 August, 2018, US yacht owners can now register above 300 GT with a US flag. This long overdue change to a law dating back to 1920 is the result of years of lobbying by industry stakeholders, a triumph for patriotic owners and a boost for the US yacht market as a whole.
For an ETO, one of the challenges is to ensure VSAT, TV, 4G and IT remain up and running throughout the yachting season. While every VSAT contract comes with access to a Network Operation Centre (NOC), many yachts opt for a superior level of support, but it's difficult to know exactly what you will need. Pablo Galarza, e3 Systems' senior satellite engineer, explains the options.
Whenever we read about VAT in the superyacht industry we see the phrase ‘use and enjoyment’, but what exactly does that mean? The rules and rates vary between EU member states but they are determined by the state where usage commences. Chris Allix of Dominion Marine explains how these are applied.
The founders of Superyacht Tenders & Toys (SYTT), Josh and Claire Richardson, have launched Superyacht Supply Co (SSCo), to meet growing demand for quality superyacht deck equipment. The new business will be headed up by Luke Porter, previously with Oyster Yachts, allowing both companies to focus on their respective markets.
It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent – and more violent – with every season that passes. Loss of life and material damage are growing, with an estimated 1.35 million deaths related to hurricanes, floods, landslides and earthquakes worldwide between 1996 and 2015, and billions of dollars of property lost.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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