A flying motoryacht, the Foiler 41, is now available for order, and a prototype of this extraordinarily innovative vessel will be on display at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show.
As in all industries, regulations in the yachting industry change from time to time and it is up to professionals to keep their qualifications up to date. The situation for seafarers in yacht crew jobs is especially crucial and from 1st January 2017, crewmembers will need to acquaint themselves with new regulations. All crewmembers will be expected to complete a Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping (STCW) refresher course to update their skills every five years.
In recent years, an increasing number of yacht charterers have considered Spain and the Balearic Islands as viable options for their superyacht charter, thanks to developments in Spain’s yacht charter taxes.
Yacht management services, such as those provided by Fraser Yachts,have played an important role in the luxury yacht industry for a long time now, but not everyone is completely aware of the yacht management process and the many advantages it offers to the yacht Owner and crew. New yacht Owners in particular might be uncertain as to what a yacht management company provides, how they support yacht’s onboard crew, or why they play such a vital part in the modern regulatory process.