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Yacht Cyber Security - Get Ready for IMO2021

With just two months to go until the new IMO regulations come into effect, it's become clear that while some vendors are aware of the impending deadline, the overall uptake across the yachting industry has been slow. Founder of Pelion Consulting, Richard Hodder, tells you how to be prepared.

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A Charter Season Like no Other

In a yachting season best described as ‘expect the unexpected’, even seasoned industry professionals are still finding plenty to be surprised about. This summer, the north-eastern region of the USA was, as Forbes puts it, the new hub of the superyacht world.

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Indonesia Opens Borders to Superyachts

The Indonesian government has opened up the country to all foreign-flagged superyachts in response to the number left stranded as a result of cyclones and restrictions in the Asia-Pacific region.

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IGY Hosts Inaugural Caribbean Yacht Launch

As the Caribbean gears up for the 2020 charter season, IGY is thrilled to announce its inaugural IGY Caribbean Yacht Launch running from 2-4 December at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas.

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Ghost Ships - Should we be Afraid?

With the media frenzy around the controversial subject of autonomous vessels, often referred to as ghost or phantom ships, Linda Revill explores the potential impact on crew and the vulnerability to cyber attack.

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Lost at Sea with Force Majeure?

The legal term ‘force majeure’ is defined in The Oxford English dictionary as “unexpected circumstances, such as war, that can be used as an excuse when they prevent somebody from doing something that is written in a contract”.

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Indonesia Opens Borders to Superyachts

The Indonesian government has opened up the country to all foreign-flagged superyachts in response to the number left stranded as a result of cyclones and restrictions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Read more

IGY Hosts Inaugural Caribbean Yacht Launch

As the Caribbean gears up for the 2020 charter season, IGY is thrilled to announce its inaugural IGY Caribbean Yacht Launch running from 2-4 December at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas.

Read more

Ghost Ships - Should we be Afraid?

With the media frenzy around the controversial subject of autonomous vessels, often referred to as ghost or phantom ships, Linda Revill explores the potential impact on crew and the vulnerability to cyber attack.

Read more

Lost at Sea with Force Majeure?

The legal term ‘force majeure’ is defined in The Oxford English dictionary as “unexpected circumstances, such as war, that can be used as an excuse when they prevent somebody from doing something that is written in a contract”.

Read more

Indonesia Opens Borders to Superyachts

The Indonesian government has opened up the country to all foreign-flagged superyachts in response to the number left stranded as a result of cyclones and restrictions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Read more

IGY Hosts Inaugural Caribbean Yacht Launch

As the Caribbean gears up for the 2020 charter season, IGY is thrilled to announce its inaugural IGY Caribbean Yacht Launch running from 2-4 December at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas.

Read more

Ghost Ships - Should we be Afraid?

With the media frenzy around the controversial subject of autonomous vessels, often referred to as ghost or phantom ships, Linda Revill explores the potential impact on crew and the vulnerability to cyber attack.

Read more

Lost at Sea with Force Majeure?

The legal term ‘force majeure’ is defined in The Oxford English dictionary as “unexpected circumstances, such as war, that can be used as an excuse when they prevent somebody from doing something that is written in a contract”.

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.

Common Leadership Issues On Board

The management consultant, Peter Drucker, famously said: "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Putting this into context, Martin Mainey steps on board to answer some common questions raised by captains in relation to their crew.

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Edmiston and UKSA Launch the Edmiston Foundation & Inclusivity Programme

Edmiston and UKSA announce their partnership to launch the Edmiston Foundation. It addresses diversity within the superyacht industry and provides young people within underrepresented groups the opportunity to forge a career.

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Being an ETO: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

As an experienced superyacht ETO, Ryan Porter shares his insight into the role for anyone wanting to get into the industry. From fixing the captain's email, to troubleshooting an engine fault, the role of an ETO is ever broad and varied.

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Superyacht Chef Duncan Biggs on Why Knowledge is Power

Starting out as yacht crew and working his way up to head chef on iconic boats such as 113-metre Luna, Duncan Biggs has always had a passion for knowledge, and discusses how he came to co-found Oceanwave Monaco.

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Common Leadership Issues On Board

The management consultant, Peter Drucker, famously said: "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Putting this into context, Martin Mainey steps on board to answer some common questions raised by captains in relation to their crew.

Read more

Edmiston and UKSA Launch the Edmiston Foundation & Inclusivity Programme

Edmiston and UKSA announce their partnership to launch the Edmiston Foundation. It addresses diversity within the superyacht industry and provides young people within underrepresented groups the opportunity to forge a career.

Read more

Being an ETO: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

As an experienced superyacht ETO, Ryan Porter shares his insight into the role for anyone wanting to get into the industry. From fixing the captain's email, to troubleshooting an engine fault, the role of an ETO is ever broad and varied.

Read more

Superyacht Chef Duncan Biggs on Why Knowledge is Power

Starting out as yacht crew and working his way up to head chef on iconic boats such as 113-metre Luna, Duncan Biggs has always had a passion for knowledge, and discusses how he came to co-found Oceanwave Monaco.

Read more

Common Leadership Issues On Board

The management consultant, Peter Drucker, famously said: "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Putting this into context, Martin Mainey steps on board to answer some common questions raised by captains in relation to their crew.

Read more

Edmiston and UKSA Launch the Edmiston Foundation & Inclusivity Programme

Edmiston and UKSA announce their partnership to launch the Edmiston Foundation. It addresses diversity within the superyacht industry and provides young people within underrepresented groups the opportunity to forge a career.

Read more

Being an ETO: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

As an experienced superyacht ETO, Ryan Porter shares his insight into the role for anyone wanting to get into the industry. From fixing the captain's email, to troubleshooting an engine fault, the role of an ETO is ever broad and varied.

Read more

Superyacht Chef Duncan Biggs on Why Knowledge is Power

Starting out as yacht crew and working his way up to head chef on iconic boats such as 113-metre Luna, Duncan Biggs has always had a passion for knowledge, and discusses how he came to co-found Oceanwave Monaco.

Read more
 

OCEAN LIFE

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

Superyacht Anchorages Restricted in France to Protect Seagrass

French authorities introduce new laws that restrict anchorage areas in the region for yachts over 20m in an action to protect seagrass, which has been a protected species for over 30 years.

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Super Yacht Group Launches Great Barrier Reef Census

Super Yacht Group and Ocean Alliance launch the Great Reef Census, with superyachts deployed along the Reef’s 2300km length over the next 10 weeks to provide the most comprehensive snapshot ever captured of the Reef.

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Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar: A Captain's Memoir

One of my favourite stories of the seas is about the orcas that visit the Strait of Gibraltar. I've often encountered orcas when sailing, but the most impressive interaction with these extraordinary mammals happens between the columns of Hercules.

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SEA Index Launched to Support Eco-responsible Development of Yachting

Yacht Club de Monaco and Credit Suisse have announced the launch of the Superyacht Eco Association Index to measure the environmental impact of yacht design and use, which will evolve over time into a global industry standard.

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Superyacht Anchorages Restricted in France to Protect Seagrass

French authorities introduce new laws that restrict anchorage areas in the region for yachts over 20m in an action to protect seagrass, which has been a protected species for over 30 years.

Read More

Super Yacht Group Launches Great Barrier Reef Census

Super Yacht Group and Ocean Alliance launch the Great Reef Census, with superyachts deployed along the Reef’s 2300km length over the next 10 weeks to provide the most comprehensive snapshot ever captured of the Reef.

Read More

Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar: A Captain's Memoir

One of my favourite stories of the seas is about the orcas that visit the Strait of Gibraltar. I've often encountered orcas when sailing, but the most impressive interaction with these extraordinary mammals happens between the columns of Hercules.

Read more

SEA Index Launched to Support Eco-responsible Development of Yachting

Yacht Club de Monaco and Credit Suisse have announced the launch of the Superyacht Eco Association Index to measure the environmental impact of yacht design and use, which will evolve over time into a global industry standard.

Read More

Superyacht Anchorages Restricted in France to Protect Seagrass

French authorities introduce new laws that restrict anchorage areas in the region for yachts over 20m in an action to protect seagrass, which has been a protected species for over 30 years.

Read More

Super Yacht Group Launches Great Barrier Reef Census

Super Yacht Group and Ocean Alliance launch the Great Reef Census, with superyachts deployed along the Reef’s 2300km length over the next 10 weeks to provide the most comprehensive snapshot ever captured of the Reef.

Read More

Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar: A Captain's Memoir

One of my favourite stories of the seas is about the orcas that visit the Strait of Gibraltar. I've often encountered orcas when sailing, but the most impressive interaction with these extraordinary mammals happens between the columns of Hercules.

Read more

SEA Index Launched to Support Eco-responsible Development of Yachting

Yacht Club de Monaco and Credit Suisse have announced the launch of the Superyacht Eco Association Index to measure the environmental impact of yacht design and use, which will evolve over time into a global industry standard.

Read More
 
 
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