2 October 2014


Superyacht route for MLC Ship Cook's certificate

Following a number of concerns from superyacht chefs as to the MLC requirement of a Ship Cook's certificate, the PYA has worked with the MCA to find a suitable certificate route for superyacht crew. At the PYA Sea Changes Interior forum at the Monaco Yacht Show, the two bodies announced the 2.5 day course.


You and your Yachtmaster

The RYA has raised concerns about the number of unsuitable Yachtmaster candidates coming from the superyacht sector, who are prematurely rushing through the qualification. In a preview to issue 70, we look at the detrimental impact that this may be having on training and on the value of the Yachtmaster ticket in the industry.


Missing in Monaco: Jotun penguins

Four penguins went missing from Jotun's Norsk Fest event on Thursday 25th September during the Monaco Yacht Show. They leave behind 10 baby penguins who miss their parents desperately and are offering a reward for their homecoming.


Thinking outside the box

As superyachts increase in size and more take on passenger ship status, and those without the status bearing significant resemblance in size, we look the possibility of having a Voyage Data Recorder, or VDR, on superyacht bridges.


Rotation in the engine room

In a preview to issue 71, Joe Hodgson of J4Crew, superyacht engineer turned recruitment agent, looks at the advantages and disadvantages of rotation in the engine room.


RYA launches Tender Operators course at MYS

The Royal Yachting Association launched its Tender Operations course at the Professional Yachting Associations headline event at MYS, it comes after numerous concerns over the Powerboat Level 2 (PB 2)...



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