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Crew Membership Initiative

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The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce Wright Maritime Group’s (WMG) support in providing yacht crew with STCW BST a one-year free membership in ISS. 

ISS President, Derik Wagner, comments, “WMG’s innovative approach to providing yacht crew with an entrance into this global organisation will build ISS’s important relationships with crew and give one of the industry’s most important groups, crew, a significant voice with top industry influencers.”

To enroll, STCW BST crew are asked to provide minimum information.

  • Name                                 
  • Country of Residency     
  • Mailing Address               
  • Mobile phone number
  • Email address                   
  • Years in yachting                            
  • A copy of STCW BST certification

Send specifics to ISS Executive Director, Amy Halsted, [email protected], or call her at +1 540.784.4561.  On receipt of information, ISS will email a confirmation of membership and the ISS membership logo.

AJ Anderson, WMG Managing Director/CEO and ISS Director as well as membership and technical committees chair, says, “There are compelling reasons for crew to become involved in the International Superyacht Society and for ISS to support crew. WMG feels strongly enough to underwrite this mutually beneficial relationship by sponsoring the initiative.”

The ISS membership committee has outlined benefits to crew participation in the global association.

  1. Relationship building with but not limited to:

    new build shipyard executives

    yacht management executives

    crew agency executives

    crew training center executives

    marine facility executives

    supplier executives

    major publication and event executives

    all superyacht trade organizations regionally and internationally

    senior Flag state regulators

    renowned yacht designers and architects

    like-minded crew

  2. Influencing regulated and non-regulated crew training curriculum

  3. Establishing position as a leading industry professional; creating opportunities for when you move ashore

  4. Playing an important role in the industry’s direction

    2 May 2016 ISS 2016 Crew Membership Initiative

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