An introductory guide to superyacht law
Keeping up with rules and regulations within the superyacht industry is a tricky task, as there are often endless intricacies to marine laws regarding the purchase and operation of yachts, from crew rights and working conditions through to flag registration, warranties and payment schedules, the list goes on.
Yachting Pages looks into superyacht law and the applicable legal requirements for yacht crew working within the superyacht industry, including visas and the MLC.
When working as crew in the yachting industry, legal problems can arise, so it's becoming increasingly important that crew know just what legal requirements they face. We take a look at essential legal information for crew working in the yachting industry, from training and qualifications to visas.
Here, we dive into the Maritime Labour Convention – a consolidation of over 65 intermational maritime standards and practices related to seafarers. Read about what it is, how it affects you, and what the aim of the convention is.
The breadth of law within the superyacht industry is vast, with many areas of law coming together within the world of yachting. But many ask: What value does hiring someone who specialises in superyacht law bring to your project?