24 April 2014


Too much training?

The STCW Code contains new requirements regarding security training for crew. With crew being faced with a new set of training requirements every year, is this a welcome set of skills for superyacht crew or will it be met with hostility?


DESIGN your future

Crew are being given the chance to have their say in the superyacht design process at SuperyachtDESIGN Week in London from 24 - 26 June. We look at just why crew involvement in design, and this event, is so important.


Ahoy, Antibes!

The Antibes Yacht Show is the first major meeting point for crew at the beginning of the Med season. The Crew Report will be there to gauge exactly what the industry is thinking right before the season gets underway.


Are tax authorities missing the point?

Captain Paul Kelly explains why today's tax authorities are missing the point. Authorities, he believes, should be focusing their efforts on those getting charter VAT benefits but refuse to charter their yacht.


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.



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What do you want from the boat shows?

For crew the boat show season provides a hub of activity. But as a crewmember what do you look to get out of the boat shows?

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