The Triton

News

New WhatsApp group launched for yacht captains dealing with COVID-19

Posted on by in ,
ADVERTISEMENT

San Diego-based YachtAid Global, in cooperation with AYSS Superyacht Global Network, has created a WhatsApp chat group called COVID-19 Superyachts to provide and exchange real-time crisis, port and governmental restrictions information in response to the pandemic.

The group is composed of captains from around the world and agents at key global locations.

The purpose of the group is to enable members to post questions and/or facts about their area and to be a resource for other members. Organizers plan to keep the group active throughout the crisis, and then be in place for future unifying events and natural disasters. 

YAG and AYSS also host www.covid19superyachts.com., a comprehensive list of government restrictions around the world. Date from the group will be aggregated on that site as well.

For more info, contact group administrator and YAG founder Capt. Mark Drewelow at info@yachtaidglobal.org.

Related Articles

Industry update offered at USVI charter show

Industry update offered at USVI charter show

The Virgin Island Professional Charter Association (VIPCA), organizers of the annual USVI Charter Yacht Show set for Nov. 12-15, will host an industry update seminar both in person and live-streamed …

Millions in tariffs steer U.S.-built yachts out of Med charter season

Millions in tariffs steer U.S.-built yachts out of Med charter season

By Dorie Cox M/Y Laurel has had to cancel its summer charter season this year. Faced with a tax bill of at least $12 million to enter the 240-foot U.S.-built yacht into the Mediterranean, Capt. …

Manager offers voyage planning tips not to forget

The yacht managers at Dayboard Maritime of South Florida offered some tips for captains and vessel operators preparing to move as some countries appear poised to begin loosening travel …

USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

By Kitty McGowan The year was 2006, in the epicenter of the superyacht industry in the United States -- Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There was a lack of a unified voice in the U.S. for the unique …

PBIBS20: New May dates picked for Palm Beach boat show

PBIBS20: New May dates picked for Palm Beach boat show

Just five days after postponing the 35th edition of the Palm Beach International Boat Show, organizers have rescheduled the four-day show for May 14-17 in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to the …

METS cancelled

METS cancelled

The Marine Equipment Trade Show, popularly known as METS, which was scheduled for Nov. 17-19 in the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands, has been cancelled. “Due to the consequences of the …

Comments