• The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF)

    Posted: 23rd November 2016 | Written by: Amy Halsted, Associations Alliance

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    Created in 1961, The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to protecting and developing the region’s $11.5 billion marine industry, which also generates 136,000 jobs. With over 500 members in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, MIASF also owns the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).
  • Concentrated Inspection Campaign Checklist

    Posted: 14th September 2016 | Written by: PYA

    On 28th July the Paris MoU administration announced that there will be a new "Concentrated Inspection Campaign" from 1st September until 30th November focussing on MLC 2006 compliance.
  • Danny McGowan on the Role of Nautilus in Yachting

    Posted: 17th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

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    For many seafarers, Nautilus International is an important ally during their maritime careers, while for many in the yachting industry it remains a bit of a mystery. There's also the view in some corners that superyacht employment and unions don't mix. Nautilus wants to change this so we spoke to Danny McGowan to learn about the many benefits to individual members of all ranks.
  • Décret Etat d'Accueil

    Posted: 29th June 2016 | Written by: PYA

    The PYA is very pleased to share the good news that the French government has agreed to remove a significant portion of the yachting sector from its Décret Etat d’Accueil legislation, and the famous Cabotage Declaration issue we have been dealing with since the end of last year will no longer apply to commercial yachts that comply with the “70% rule”.
  • GUEST Training Awareness Day

    Posted: 21st June 2016 | Written by: PYA

    On the 14th May, the PYA hosted two interactive GUEST training sessions for interior crew at the Royal Beach Hotel in Antibes.
  • PYA-Endorsed Workshops Delivered by ACREW

    Posted: 11th April 2016 | Written by: PYA

    Crew can now have their attendance at selected ACREW Continuing Professional Development events stamped into the brand new PYA Crew Work Book.
  • PYA Announce Partnership Agreement with Worldchefs (WACS)

    Posted: 16th March 2016 | Written by: PYA

    Exciting news for Superyacht Chefs! The Professional Yachting Association (PYA) has recently signed an agreement with Worldchefs where PYA and WORLDCHEFS will each recognise the other as an Associate Member of their organisations.
  • ICOMIA Calls for Sponsors for SE Asia Project

    Posted: 26th January 2016 | Written by: ICOMIA

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    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has issued a ‘Call For Sponsors’ for its South East Asia Project - an initiative to identify and understand obstacles to growth in South East Asia; interact with national and local authorities and create recommendations on how to develop a friendly leisure boating environment in the region.
  • Is Your CERTIFICATION Ready for 2017?

    Posted: 12th January 2016 | Written by: PYA

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    Make sure that your courses are up to date and in line with the Manila Amendments of the STCW Code ahead of 1 January 2017.
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Watersports in the Superyacht Industry

    Posted: 19th November 2015 | Written by: PYA

    At this year's Monaco Yacht Show, the PYA in association with the RYA launched 'A Voluntary Code of Practice for Watersports in the Superyacht Industry'. Download it here.
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