Posted: 16th February 2016 | Written by: Charlotte Morris
Fresh from the five day Interior Management Course with Interior Yacht Services, Chief Stewardess Charlotte Morris talks about her passion for travel and adventure, building a dream team and the importance of continuous professional development to raise industry standards.
Posted: 14th January 2016 | Written by: Robert Goodwill MP
Speaking at the London Boat Show yesterday, Robert Goodwill MP praised the UK's expertise in the design and build of superyachts, sailing yachts and motor boats, confirming "The government is clear that growth in these industries is part-and-parcel of the growth we want to see in the whole maritime sector."
Posted: 13th November 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline
With growing demand for on board training in the interior department, we caught up with Terry Gilmore to find out what's involved and how it compares with training ashore. Founder of Abacus & March recruitment, and The Interior Training Academy, Terry's passion for raising standards comes from over 40 years working and mentoring crew on board some of the world's finest superyachts.
Posted: 12th November 2015 | Written by: Rumble Romagnoli
Kevin Paul is the captain of sailing superyacht MOONBIRD. We were fortunate enough to meet up with him in Port Hercule during the Monaco Yacht Show in September to discuss racing, sailing through hurricanes and how he finds his ideal crew.
Posted: 13th October 2015 | Written by: Karen Hockney
If there’s anyone qualified to talk about how to smash the glass ceiling in achieving your own personal goals, it has to be James Cracknell. The Olympic rower knows what it takes to be the best having won gold at the Sydney and Athens games following disappointment at Barcelona and Atlanta when he couldn’t compete due to injury and illness.
Posted: 28th September 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline
Stuart Biesel is the director of MTSI, Megayacht Technical Services International, a regulatory consultancy and statutory management company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. He talks to OnboardOnline about his company and his vision of the yachting industry.
Posted: 17th August 2015 | Written by: Karen Hockney
Two times Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker has a simple formula for the winning streak he has been on of late. Of course, the training counts but it’s all about the right food and, even more importantly, the right kit.
Posted: 22nd July 2015 | Written by: Riviera Wine
Louise Sydbeck is the founder of Riviera Wine based in Antibes in the south of France. Speaking to OnboardOnline, Louise talks about her early childhood ambitions and the journey that led to becoming the world's 100th female Master of Wine.
Posted: 7th July 2015 | Written by: Karen Hockney
Look around at the world’s leading yacht brokers and you would be hard pressed to find one with as colourful and interesting a story as Jonathan Beckett. Burgess’s CEO and charismatic frontman has weathered many a storm over the last quarter of a century, but his vision and business acumen has helped to transform the company from a passionate but tiny concern of three staff into a global phenomenon in superyacht sales and construction, with a team of 140 working out of 11 offices around the world.
Posted: 15th June 2015 | Written by: Penum Yachts
Chef Andrew Murphy is one of the mentors involved in the new Penum Yacht Chef Mentor Program, which was set up to support and develop aspiring chefs on board. Speaking to Ellie Barker, he talks about his career as a chef.