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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF)

Posted: 23rd Nov 2016

Written by: Amy Halsted, Associations Alliance

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. W... Read More

Danny McGowan on the Role of Nautilus in Yachting

Posted: 17th Aug 2016

Written by: OnboardOnline

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... Read More

YPY Conference Held in Monaco

Posted: 24th May 2015

Written by: Karen Hockney

The second anniversary conference of Young Professionals in Yachting was held this month at the Yacht Club de Monaco, attracting close to 100 people representing 18 different nationalities. Read More

British Marine Federation: Over 100 years of service

Posted: 11th Mar 2015

Written by: Daniel Shea

The British Marine Federation has been supporting the pleasure yachting and leisure boat industry in the United Kingdom since Edwardian times. If you’re looking for proof, just take a look at the association’s rather onerous origi... Read More

ABBRA: Building better relationships, better boatyards

Posted: 20th Jan 2015

Written by: Daniel Shea

The American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) has distinguished itself as a resource for boatyards in the United States. No two boatyards are the same, and ABBRA's main focus is to act as a conduit, bringing members... Read More

USSA Members United Creating a "Powerful Force" at FLIBS

Posted: 25th Nov 2014

Written by: USSA

The USSA once again proved to be a huge presence in this year's Yachting Tent at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show which took place October 30 - November 3, 2014. Read More

Young Professionals in Yachting

Posted: 12th Nov 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

The yachting industry is not always kind to its young and inexperienced. So, in 2009, a group of young people in Florida got together and founded Young Professionals in Yachting, an organization meant to change all that. Read More

MYBA Celebrates Thirty Years

Posted: 21st Sep 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

As MYBA celebrates its 30th anniversary, it can say without reservation that the last decade has been a doozy. But faced with technological revolution, rapid expansion of the market and massive haemorrhaging post financial crisis,... Read More

ICOMIA: A Partner with Clout

Posted: 1st Apr 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

When the superyacht industry wants a little help in pushing its message to the world, it turns to ICOMIA. The International Council of Marine Industry Associations has been speaking up on behalf of recreational boating since long ... Read More

MYBA: Beyond the Med

Posted: 22nd Mar 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

The origins of MYBA – The Worldwide Yachting Association – are as simple as this: A group of professionals in yacht brokerage and sales got together to create a standardized contract because they were tired of haggling over the de... Read More

MYBA: Economic Impact of Yachting

Posted: 21st Mar 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

It’s a no-brainer to anyone who works in the superyacht industry: That for such a niche market, the economic impact is substantial and far-reaching. A study conducted by the London School of Economics tells the story of an industr... Read More

ISS Superyacht Business Principles

Posted: 6th Feb 2014

Written by: International Superyacht Society

All major industries agree Principles by which to develop Practices, and the same guiding principles must be defined, agreed and applied to the global yachting industry. Read More

USSA: A Voice for the American Market

Posted: 6th Feb 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

No one can say exactly why it took so long for the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) to come about. But in the seven years it has been in existence, it has grown substantially, and has become the industry’s strongest voice within... Read More

International Superyacht Society: Staying relevant in a changing industry

Posted: 9th Jan 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

Ken Hickling found himself sitting as a panelist at the 2011 Global Superyacht Forum. It was November in Amsterdam. As president of the International Superyacht Society (ISS), Hickling had grown very familiar with the city at this... Read More

MLC 2006 Ratification

Posted: 30th Aug 2012

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Where are we with eLoran?

Posted: 8th Oct 2013

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Voluntary Code of Practice for Watersports in the Superyacht Industry

Posted: 12th Jan 2016

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