4 October 2015


Superyacht watersports code of practice launched

The RYA has launched its Voluntary Code of Practice For Watersports In the Superyacht Industry because, according to Richard Falk, RYA training manager and chief examiner, "crew are trained on yachts, not toys”.


A tender choice

When choosing a new tender it is necessary to evaluate some important factors and avoid limiting the choice just because of exterior design or brand. We ask a group of captains to list the most important issues they consider when buying a new tender.


If you want something done right, do it yourself

Captain Robert Koper of M/Y Keri Lee III decided to make the switch from engineer to captain because "It's better to be in charge of a boat". Lulu Trask sits down with the captain to hear his story and comparison of the deck and engine departments.


Call for more women in the engine room

The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) is teaming up with the Professional Yachting Association (PYA) and, in doing so, is promoting the superyacht engineer career to women.


A day in the life

The day preceding the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show saw the crew of Benetti's 60m motoryacht St David take part in a crew swap with recruitment agents and brokers, giving all parties the chance to see things through another's eyes.


Alcohol blamed for workboat deaths

The MAIB has published its investigation report into the deaths of a master and mate of workboat GPS Battler who lost their lives in two separate alcohol-related accidents.


When nationalities meet salaries

In our Superyacht Golden Ticket crew survey we asked you how much you earned. But how much does your nationality affect what you earn? Which nationalities earn the most and which the least? We bring you a preview of the results.


DeAngelo Marine Exhaust

Chief engineer Revel Boulon of M/Y SeaRacer revoews DeAngelo's Marine Exhaust, having paired it with Richard Boggs' SeaClean system, and calls it "a stand-alone point of beauty".



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Too much technology on the bridge?

Is the huge amount of available bridge technology actually hindering bridge operation? Are we relying too much on technology and less so on our natural awareness?

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