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What the Deck! How to drive your mates mad

What the Deck! How to drive your mates mad

While working in an industry of extremely high standards and pressure, we all become hyper focused and develop certain pet peeves that get on each other’s nerves. My deck crew and I came up with this list of a...

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

Don’t leave anything wet laying on the teak deck or furniture, as it will leave bad watermarks. ➣ Coil all hoses and lines in a clockwise direction. ➣ Make sure the hose is completely drained before you pack it away. ➣ ...

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

When removing moldy caulking from shower or basin areas, use a mixture of bleach and alcohol. This way the mold will be removed and the moisture will be dried out before resealing.Never leave a pole or any equipment standing...

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

What the Deck! Quick tips for deckhands

Try to use battery-powered tools whenever possible. Yachts are wet environments exposed to rain and sea spray, and power cables falling into water or being wet are very dangerous. When you have made a dent in the teak after...


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MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT researchers have recently developed a portable desalination unit that weighs less than 10 kilograms, requires less power to operate than a cellphone charger, and can also be driven by a small, portable solar panel. The device utilizes electrical power...

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Underwriters at the helm

Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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The forever sought-after rotation

The forever sought-after rotation

Three words: Charter Rotation Position! These three words bring joy to the ears of many in search of their next vessel. Charter yachts provide the ability to earn extra cash, while rotations provide the extra freedom of time. Everyone wants it — but first, there are a few concerns to take into account.

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