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Earning After Yachting

So you dream of shorebased life with a dog or three, with weekends off, entertaining friends in your back garden and enjoying life. But adjusting to land life has many challenges, beginning with feeling shell-shocked at how much time and effort day-to-day living actually requires when you’re lacking a team of stewardesses, laundrymen, deckies and chefs. Pretty soon you’re burning through those yachtie savings, and you definitely need an income.

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Career & Training

Superyacht Hospitality Training - The Full 360 Degrees

When it comes to providing the ultimate in superyacht hospitality, technical knowledge and leadership skills are of course essential, but motivation is just as crucial. To this end, Luxury Hospitality have developed a full circle training approach, LH 360, to ensure every crew member is primed to perform to the max.

Of Interest

Masters On High Alert Over Med Criminalisation Risk

The general secretary of a French shipmasters' association has slammed the hardline approach to Mediterranean migrant rescue by Italian authorities and warned it could lead to further criminalisation of ships captains. Writing for Nautilus International, Felicity Landon explores the human consequences of Mediterranean migrant rescue on seafarers - the impact on masters and everyone onboard.

Shipbuild & Repair

Speaking to Arthur de Lucy at Carenantilles Shipyard in Martinique

Tucked into the well-protected Le Marin Bay on Martinique, Carenantilles shipyard is forging a sterling reputation thanks to captains' word of mouth. Founded 25 years ago, the shipyard soon became a byword for Martinique's development as a boating destination. The ambition today, according to MD Arthur de Lucy, is to become the shipyard of choice for superyachts in the Southern Caribbean.

Of Interest

Trawler Arrested for Poaching in the ‘Land of Surfing Hippos’

On July 24th, while the MY Bob Barker visited port between patrols of Operation Albacore IV - a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal fishing - Gabon's National Agency of National Parks arrested a local trawler fishing illegally in the protected waters of Loango National Park.

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    Luxury Hospitality Academy

    The Luxury Hospitality Academy empowers crew to deliver Seven Star Hospitality, providing Leadership and Service Training for individuals and teams aboard and ashore.


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    Total Superyacht is the industry’s most comprehensive vessel management software complete with a modern interface and a Checklist App. Luxe App is an SOP System complete with an expert knowledge center.


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    Securewest International

    Securewest understands the requirements of the yachting sector, including security assessments, ISPS compliance, crew training needs and transit security services. We also provide tracking services 24/7 through our Maritime Assistance Centre.


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    Shipyard Supply Co.

    Shipyard Supply Co. provides high quality, no compromise deck equipment and products, designed and manufactured in the UK. As well as our own range of deck products, Shipyard Supply Co. sources, supplies and distributes many of the best known brands.


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    Navis Yacht Charter

    Navis Yacht Charter was founded in 1998 by a group of captains and maritime engineers with a wealth of experience - an ISO Certified and MYBA member company offering yacht charter services worldwide.


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    e3 Systems® is a leading communications integrator and solutions provider for the marine industry, having offices in the Mediterranean and the USA with partners worldwide.


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    Bespoke Yacht Charter

    Bespoke Yacht Charter provide luxury yacht charters throughout the Mediterranean and worldwide. We also specialise in corporate charters during high profile events in Cannes including MIPIM, MIPTV, The Cannes Film Festival and Cannes Lions.


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    Seahub - Yacht Maintenance Software

    Seahub, the flagship product of Hunter Oceanic, is an intuitive cloud-based yacht management software designed to improve reliability and safety for the global superyacht industry.


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    Carenantilles Shipyard - Martinique

    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.


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    DYT Yacht Transport

    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.


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    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.


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    Moore Stephens Crew Benefits (MSCB)

    Moore Stephens Crew Benefits (MSCB) is dedicated to assisting seafarers find day-to-day financial solutions for banking services, international mortgages and foreign currency exchange.


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    Dominion Marine

    Dominion is the industry leader in superyacht ownership and management with over 30 years experience and £1bn + assets under management. The company has expertise in VAT, yacht registration, payroll and crew management.


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    IGY Sete Marina

    Set in the heart of the charming city of Sète in Languedoc, IGY Sete Marina brings the company's expert knowledge and personalised customer service to the South of France - a perfect winter base or an ideal stopover when cruising the West Med.


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    Porto Montenegro

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    Port La Napoule - South of France

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    Yacht Haven Grande - St Thomas

    IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande Marina in St. Thomas, USVI is the first North American marina to be awarded Gold Anchor ‘Platinum’ Level accreditation from The Yacht Harbour Association.


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    Marina Taina - Tahiti

    The largest marina in Tahiti is every superyacht's base for exploring the region. Its 550 berths include a dedicated superyacht dock with a fuel station, restaurants, beach access and shopping.


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    Island Gardens Deep Harbour

    Island Gardens Deep Harbour Marina is a premier superyacht marina in Miami, located between Downtown Miami and South Beach. Custom designed for yachts up to 167m the marina also hosts Superyacht Miami during the Miami International Boat Show.


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    Le Marin - Martinique

    Le Marin is a premier full-service marina for yachts up to 60m. Situated in one of the most protected bays in the region, the marina is popular for provisioning, refit work and for exploring Martinique's stunning beaches.


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    OneOcean Port Vell - Barcelona

    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.


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    Dubai Marina Yacht Club

    Dubai Marina Yacht Club manages five marinas stretching along the 3.5 km Jumeirah Canal in Dubai. Yachts up to 60 m LOA are accommodated under the skyscrapers of some of Dubai's most exclusive hotels.


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    Moll Vell - Mallorca

    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.


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    One15 Marina Sentosa Cove - Singapore

    One°15 Marina will host the Singapore Yacht Show, 11-14 April 2019. Its world-class facilities include 13 superyacht berths and private club amenities.


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    Port Hercule - Monaco

    Port Hercule is synonymous with Monaco. Home to the Monaco Yacht Show and one of few deep-water ports on the French Riviera, Port Hercule accommodates superyachts up to 135m.


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    Rodney Bay - St Lucia

    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.


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    Red Frog Beach Marina & Resort - Panama

    Red Frog Beach Marina & Resort in Panama is a peaceful idyll off the beaten track. With breathtaking wildlife and scenery all around, the IGY-managed marina offers all the amenities and luxuries you could want!


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    Marina di Villasimius - Sardinia

    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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    Phuket Yacht Haven Marina

    Full service marina for yachts up to 100 m LOA, located ten minutes from the international airport with immediate access to the serene, stunning coast of Phuket Island and the iconic islands of Phang Nga Bay.


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    One Island Park Miami

    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.


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    Golfito Marina Village - Costa Rica

    Surrounded by pristine rainforest and nestled in the peaceful, protected harbour of Golfito Bay, Golfito Superyacht Marina offers an unparalleled luxury experience.


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    Simpson Bay Marina - St Maarten

    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...


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    Nanny Cay Marina - BVI

    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.


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