26 March 2015


New blood

The superyacht industry has bemoaned its engineer shortage for some time now, with little being done to solve the problem. In issue 73, we asked today’s engineers and ETOs how the industry should go about recruiting new blood.


Clarity for captains at SMM: Fiscal

The ever-changing tax landscape for superyachts directly affects the everyday lives of captains. This year’s event aims to elucidate complex fiscal regulations and work towards the uniform fiscal governance of superyachts operating in the EU.


Sealogical yacht management software

Captain Guy Guilford reviews Sealogical - the new yacht management software on board M/Y Heavenly Daze after he decided it was time to manage the yacht with the support of a digital platform.


Making the switch

The industry is increasing its focus on career progression, but what about those crewmembers who want to take a step sidewards (and upwards) and switch departments? We look at the best way to make the switch between the interior and deck departments.


The tip-off

Is handing over a sum of cash to a crew at the end of a charter a genuine reflection of the service received by guests? In issue 73 we look at the problems surrounding today’s tipping culture and new ways of creating a sense of pride for crew.


The ORCsy takes hold in St Barths

On the eve of the 2015 St Barths Bucket, captains and race crew gathered for a Q&A session with race officer Peter Craig of the SYRA to discuss the new handicapping system, where captains raised a number of their concerns.



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Planning big trips

n a recent conversation with a captain of an expedition yacht, the captain said: "I know a lot of captains that like to stay close to home." Do you think the logistics and extra work of planning can put some captains off encouraging their owners to trave

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