Industry

Luxury Hospitality: Interior Outfitting with Danella Hopkins

Posted: 21st Nov 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Vibrant, passionate and inspiring are three main strengths of Danella Hopkins’ Talent Dynamics profile, Dynamo/Blaze, and on speaking to the Luxury Hospitality project manager, it’s clear she possesses them in spades Read More

Superyachts, Crew and the Climate Crisis: Are you Clean, Green and Serene?

Posted: 14th Nov 2022

Written by: The K Flag

How do you feel about working on a superyacht in a climate crisis? Do you harbour feelings of guilt every time you see the monstrous bunkering totals? Or do you feel like your keen adherence to the recycling bin separation offsets your sins? Read More

Luxury Hopitality: Standardising Service Training for Crew with Kate Thompson

Posted: 14th Nov 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

From working as a marine biologist in New Zealand and joining superyachts in Sydney to now working with Luxury Hospitality to help expand service training for the deck and engineering side of the business, Kate Thompson’s career has been quite the journey. Read More

Referrals and Kickbacks: are they both Legal and Ethical?

Posted: 7th Nov 2022

Written by: Nicholas J. Zeher, Esq. and Christina Caristo

When it comes to money and payments surrounding yachts and yacht transactions, a grey area is always present about who can and who cannot receive certain funds, both legally and ethically. The funds referred to here are referral fees and kickbacks. Read More

Smooth Sailing: Hassle-free Auditing with the Digital Logbook

Posted: 2nd Nov 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

If you're fed up with all the paperwork involved in running a large yacht, Keith Oulds, Director of Oulds Yacht Services, highlights the many benefits of using the Diigital Logbook, especially from a compliance perspective. Read More

Red Pill your Vessel or Property with ZediSense

Posted: 2nd Nov 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

In a data-driven world, ZediSense offers cruise ship owners, property owners, and superyacht owners the opportunity to red pill their operation through high-precision space usage and occupancy data that has never been available. Read More

Highlights of the Superyacht Technology Network Show & Conference 2022

Posted: 19th Oct 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

The second edition of the Superyacht Technology Network Show & Conference took place from 11-12 October at the World Trade Centre in Barcelona, an outstanding event that more than lived up to its promise. Read More

Five Ways to Maximise Your Onboard Security

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

With the heady excitement of the yacht show season in full swing, it may seem like an unexpected and even unwelcome time to be bringing up the thorny issue of security on board yachts. Read More

How World Fuel Services is Fuelling Superyachts Around the World

Posted: 27th Sep 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

As a Fortune 500 company, providing energy procurement advisory services, supply fulfillment, and transaction management solutions to the marine and other industries, World Fuel Services must be doing something right. Read More

From Strength to Strength: Enhancing Safety on board with ZediSense

Posted: 27th Sep 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

The ZediSense person-in-room sensor is a revolutionary product that allows cruise ship owners, yacht owners and building owners for the first time, to reliably automate climate control and to know which spaces are occupied at any given time. Read More

How HNWIs Use Margin Loans to Borrow Money

Posted: 23rd Sep 2022

Written by: Paul Welch

Margin loans are an effective way for high-net-worth individuals to borrow low cost, short term money. Despite their benefits, awareness of margin loans is relatively low, with many potential borrowers missing out on the opportunity to secure finance. Read More

Peter Vogel on the Road to Success with Luxury Hospitality

Posted: 21st Sep 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

Speaking with Peter Vogel, we take him back to the very beginning, to what inspired him, what he has learned and what he hopes to achieve long term for those working within the superyacht industry. Read More

Taking Global Traveller Healthcare to the Next Level

Posted: 21st Sep 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Jennifer Bell, Global Client Services Account Manager at VIGILINT and Jonathan Schaffer, MD, GMAP Program Director within International Operations at Cleveland Clinic, discuss what Trident Collective members can expect when a healthcare issue strikes. Read More

Navium Marine’s Innovative Insurance Exclusive to the IGY Trident Collective

Posted: 12th Sep 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

As the hectic Mediterranean summer yachting season comes to an end, this year has also heralded some major news for the industry: the launch of the IGY Trident Collective, an exclusive membership program for superyacht owners. Read More

Five Reasons to go Digital with Your Next Yacht Logbook

Posted: 2nd Sep 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

With the wonderful but ever-hectic show season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about how to streamline the day-to-day operations on board your yacht. Step in the digital logbook. Read More

Can ZediSense’s Small Sensor Save Europe?

Posted: 2nd Sep 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

On the back of new wide-reaching and controversial air conditioning temperature control rules in Spain, we reveal how Finland’s ZediSense could be the answer to this complex issue. Read More

Forbes Travel Guide Partners with IGY Trident Collective to Elevate Superyacht Crew Service

Posted: 1st Sep 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Universally recognised as the leading authority on five-star guest experience, Forbes Travel Guide is bringing its unparalleled reputation in luxury hospitality to an exciting new partnership with IGY’s Trident Collective. Read More

"Now is the Time for Change": Jenny Matthews on Diversity in Yachting

Posted: 17th Aug 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

If you work in the superyacht industry, you will have heard the name Jenny Matthews. A chief officer and co-founder of She of the Sea and Legasea, Jenny is no stranger to the obstacles faced by those who don’t fit the traditional narrative of what it means to be a yachtie. Read More

Crew and the Cost of Living Crisis: Save or Splurge?

Posted: 15th Aug 2022

Written by: The K Flag

Are you a saver or a spender? Are you being more careful with your wages now that there’s a global cost of living crisis? Or do you feel nicely insulated from it on Planet Yacht? Read More

Fairport Yacht Support and IGY Marinas: Powering Choice for the Superyacht Elite

Posted: 4th Aug 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Graeme Lord, the founder and CEO of Fairport Yacht Support, has an impressive sea-faring history dating back generations. Indeed, it has shaped the DNA and very identity of Fairport and everything it offers. Read More

Global Scarcity of Slips a Major Challenge for Superyacht Owners

Posted: 3rd Aug 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Demand for charters is at an all-time high - alongside bookings carried forward from last year - while a robust brokerage market looks set to continue well into 2023. Read More

eLogbook Founder Liz Jackson on Building Business Success

Posted: 2nd Aug 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Liz Jackson was offered her first job on a boat “because farmers' daughters are typically hard-working”, a quality that quickly propelled her through the ranks as chief stew and purser before she moved ashore to start her own company. Read More

Modern Financial Accounting for Owners of Multiple Assets

Posted: 20th Jul 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

Discover how Voly solves the financial management needs across a range of assets, including private aircraft and large estates, and why you should consider it for your own asset accounting. Read More

The High-Speed Engineering Talent Behind ZediSense

Posted: 15th Jul 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

The lead developer behind the ZediSense sensor, Jaakko Saarela has had an illustrious career working for some of the world’s biggest brands. He speaks to us about how he built ZediSense, his passion for programming and his need for speed. Read More

Navigating a Sensory Revolution at SenseWay

Posted: 13th Jul 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

Previously a chief officer working offshore, today Anu Peippo has a different type of command navigating the development of marine engineering projects at VTT SenseWay.
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Streamlining Financial Management for Superyacht Captains

Posted: 13th Jul 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

Superyacht captains are no longer responsible only for the safety of the vessel and all souls on board, but increasingly also for the finances aboard a yacht, that can match a medium sized business. Read More

What Happens if your Social Media Account is Hacked?

Posted: 4th Jul 2022

Written by: Richard Hodder

The number of cyber criminals looking to steal money, steal information and steal identities is increasing quickly, and never have the risks to individuals, commerce and government been higher. Read More

Yacht Transport Issues in a Post Lockdown Economy

Posted: 1st Jul 2022

Written by: Hannah M. McFarland, Esq.

Recently we've seen shipping delays in the yacht transport industry lead to many issues. How can you, as a professional in the industry or an owner seeking timely transport of your vessel, avoid unhappy customers and delays? Read More

Logging on: The World's First Digital Log Book for Superyachts

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Launched by industry veteran Liz Jackson, eLogbook is the industry’s first-ever cloud-based platform which is set to revolutionise the digital log book market. Read More

Swinging the Moral Compass: What Should Crew Do?

Posted: 17th Jun 2022

Written by: The K Flag

There’s a new attention on the industry that has just never been there before. It’s all got a bit…heavy. Russian-owned yachts are listed as assets of Very Bad People. The crew? Well, they’re the new Stormtroopers on the Deathstar. Read More

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