Seafarers often complain about the problems of noise onboard ships, especially in terms of sleep disturbance, while the detrimental effects of noise pollution on marine life cannot be overstated. New research raises hopes that a fresh wave of regulatory requirements could be on the horizon.
You wouldn't leave port without referring to the charts and checking the forecasts, so why leave other potential risks unmapped? In an unsettled world where yachts are venturing further afield, Travel Risk Management is fast becoming an integral part of a yacht’s approach to safety - so what are the benefits and what's involved?
Since its foundation in 2012, Asociación Ondine has grown steadily and in the last few years its work has expanded apace, reflecting the pressing global need to protect, restore and regenerate nature and wildlife. As of today, it has changed its name to the Save The Med Foundation to reflect the scope of its scientific work, outreach programmes and future aspirations.
The first two major events of the yachting season, The MYBA Charter Show and The Superyacht Show, take place in OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona in just a few weeks time. Jointly they will attract over 2,000 industry professionals and exhibitors and a spectacular display of superyachts available for charter or sale.
With only two days to go till the 2019 Palma International Boat Show and Superyacht Show, we recap the best the shows have to offer this year!
DYT is trusted in the industry as the only yacht transport company offering a fixed schedule for vessels that need to be in a particular place at a particular time. Custom carriers use the safe and convenient float-on/float-off method to make the Atlantic crossing a breeze.
The complete marine refit center in the Southern Caribbean! Recommended by captains for the high quality of its services, Carenantilles shipyard at Le Marin is set to become the largest complete marine refit centre in the Southern Caribbean.
Wherever you are in the world and whatever your nationality, fiscal residence and vessel’s flag, WYCC can provide comprehensive insurance cover for yacht crew. WYCC also developed the first private policy alternative to ENIM for foreign crew working in France.
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.
Moll Vell is at the heart of Palma de Mallorca, a mere 150m from the main shopping street. Yet guests can sit back and relax on its popular terraces with stunning views of the port. At the end of April the quays are lined with yachts for the Palma Boat Show.
On historically hurricane-safe St Lucia, Rodney Bay Marina is a premiere superyacht destination and one of the Caribbean’s leading centres for sport fishing. The tropical island boasts nature reserves, beautiful beaches, and plenty of events to keep you entertained.
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.
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 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.
Simpson Bay Marina on the Caribbean island of St Maarten is a vibrant and popular marina village with over 100 villas, pristine landscaping, internal roads and parking areas. More information and an update on the island's recovery after last year's hurricanes...
This beautifully situated full service marina, hotel, and boatyard has been welcoming vacationers for over 30 years. Repairing the damage from hurricane Irma has been a long process but by April 2019 the new inner marina will be able to accommodate 6 superyachts.
Procida is an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Ischia (to the west) and Cape Miseno (to the east). Procida is easily accessible from the mainland with numerous domestic and international flight connections from Aeroporto Napoli-Capodichino Airport 45km away.
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