20 April 2014


Don't bottle it up

A great deal of plastic bottles are used in the industry, with many consequently lost overboard and into the ocean's ecosystems. Is there a need for yachts to use better filtration systems or processes to provide clean drinking water?


ILO takes steps to provide compensation for crew

The ILO has announced that it is taking measures to protect abandoned crew, and provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability. The measures will be in the form of amendments to the MLC 2006.


Recruitment rantings

Following a recruitment survey on TheCrewReport.com, we bring you some of the anecdotes from crewmembers about their interesting and at times unbelievable experiences with the superyacht crew recruitment sector.


Hacked off

Are crewmembers aware of the hacking culture that threatens to invade online recruitment? Rupert Connor, president of Luxury Yacht Group, advises crew on how to ensure their personal information is in the right hands.


Concerns over trend in outboard motor theft

The RYA has recently alerted members to the continuing and increasing crime wave of outboard motor thefts and is offering advice on preventative measures that can be taken for superyacht tenders.


Conclusions drawn from sinking of M/Y 'Isamar'

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report covering the sinking of 24m, privately owned M/Y 'Isamar', which struck a reef on passage from Corsica in August 2013.



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All-inclusive crew management

All-inclusive crew management, whereby the crewmember is employed by the management company, is something the merchant shipping industry has adopted for some time. But do you think the superyacht industry would be able to adopt this? Would it welcome the new structure or resist it?


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