charters

Balance Below: Surveys, alignments keep machinery in top shape

Balance Below: Rich Merhige Keeping vessel machinery aligned cannot be underestimated. Alignment on yachts typically refers to shaft alignment – the positioning of two machines so the shaft centerlines of…

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. What’s it like to work for…

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Triton Networking returns to Neptune Group Yachting

Triton Networking visits the offices of placement agency and charter marketing company Neptune Group Yachting, founded by industry veteran DJ Parker. Make plans to join us on the second Wednesday…

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EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. These yachts have changed course to different destinations…

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Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are different factors to consider that make a specific…

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Arcadia launches two yachts

Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts has launched A105 hull No. 3 and A85 hull No. 16. Both yachts, launched in May, reflect what the yard says is its investment in research…

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Foreign Trade Zone part of inaugural broker event

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew and brokers from nine brokerage houses were on the job for the first charter broker show at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale last night.…

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Dream Yacht Charter opens Panama base

Dream Yacht Charter has expanded its operations to include Panama’s San Blas archipelago, a charter cruising region with more than 350 largely uninhabited islands, according to a company press release.…

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Balance Below: Online condition-monitoring technologies transport data, not people

Balance Below: by Rich Merhige Has equipment failure cost you a charter or owner’s trip? When it comes to yacht maintenance, failure to plan results in, well, failures. The yachting…

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Great crew planning, innovations boost Southern Hemisphere adventure

By Dorie Cox The nautical charts show the glacier is “just around the corner.” So Capt. Jason Halvorsen steers the 141-foot steel hull slowly through “a ton of ice” in…

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