General yacht tips
Whether you’re a crew member looking for advice on how to keep a yacht's deck in pristine condition; tips on how to survive the next yacht charter; or for inspiration about the best ways to keep fit on board, or a marine business looking for marketing inspiration, you will find our general yachting tips and crew guides to yachting and life aboard here.
Health and fitness is becoming a large part of the superyacht industry, with special attention paid to gyms and exercise spaces on board. Yachting Pages explores how crew can stay fit and maintain their exercise regime while on board, as well as taking a look into dietry requirements, general fitness tips and some of the most popular exercises of today.
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After landing your first yacht job, or even if you have been working as a crew member for some time, it's a good idea to keep up-to-date with the applicable legal rules and regulations that affect your career working aboard some of the world's most beautiful vessels. Yachting Pages looks into superyacht law and the applicable legal requirements for yacht crew.
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We all know that becoming yacht crew isn’t quite as luxurious as it may sound. Small, shared cabins leave little room to store day-to-day beauty products, and late nights and early starts leave time for a beauty regime. View Yachting Pages' articles below for expert advice on maintaining healthy skin and hair when working aboard.
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The impact that a luxury sailing yacht has when pulling into any marina is among just one of the many of the reasons that people fall in love with sailing superyachts. Standing among the most prominant features on board, Yachting Pages offers a complete guide to sailing and rigging equipment to ensure its on-going care.
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If you feel like you’ve been there, done that when it comes to package holidays and short breaks, a yacht charter could be just the ticket for you. If you are fortunate enough to be in the position to charter a luxury yacht for your next holiday or trip, you’ll experience the world as the jet-set elite do, making memories of a lifetime.
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Daily life on board a luxury yacht will, in time, take a toll on the body. General aches and pains will not be of a surprise to guests and crew, and finding a solution to relieving them will not always be a quick fix.The general rule of thumb is, if it doesn’t stop hurting, seek professional help, but read on to find out more about massage therapy.
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Modern superyachts will have a vast array of adrenaline pumping toys for guests to use. Knowing what to purchase, how to operate and how to maintain these is becoming a full time job. Aside from the breath taking views, the awe-inspiring locations and the mouth-watering cuisine, superyachts can offer the very best in fun filled and exciting activities.
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The first touch someone feels of a superyacht is the passerelle or gangway, yet this piece of equipment can sometimes be overlooked. Yachting Pages guides to yacht passerelles and boat gangways, which will give an insight for those who are interesting in researching different designs and materials.
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Carpentry and joinery is an extremely important part of any boat, especially a superyacht, and there are many different jobs a carpenter will be required for on board. One of the most important jobs is looking after the yacht’s deck. Yachting Pages presents yacht carpentry and joinery guides.
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Any serious superyacht for sale or charter must have an impressive photographic portfolio in which to attract, inspire and emote the sale of the yacht to its new owner or next charter guest. With yacht photography taking such a vital role in marketing a superyacht, Yachting Pages details the journey to stunning superyacht photographers.
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With superyacht shade structures being an integral part of any deck set-up, it is important that crew aboard understand the available shading system options, technologies and maintenance.Yachting Pages guide to superyacht shade structures looks into the innovative products and available technologies to the marine industry today...
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Travelling to new locations aboard a superyacht can be exciting for yacht owners, charter guests and yacht crew members alike, but it can also lend an air of anxiety to crew who may not have the level of local knowledge required to keep guests on board happy. This is where a superyacht concierge can step in. Yachting Pages presents a guide to yacht concierge services.
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Just about everything needed to run a yacht can be procured from a marine chandlery, so navigating your way around a chandlery is a skill that needs to be mastered early. View Yachting Pages' articles below for expert advice from industry leaders on buying from a yacht chandler, including the latest popular products.
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Choosing the correct fendering system is often overlooked when providing protection for yachts of any size. It is important to ensure that the fenders are of a good quality and are in place correctly to prevent any costly damage.
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Need a travel agent to help you plan your holiday? Wherever you are in the world, you can use these tips to help and advise. There are a number of travel agencies who specialise not only in the arrangements required for meeting...
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Looking for advanced and impressive marine door and hatches systems for your yacht or boat? Find the perfect watertight door, shutter, or bulkhead for your superyacht using these tips supplied by expert maritime companies...
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Probably the most difficult part to finding the right interior designer to work on your yacht, is determining what it is exactly that you want to achieve.With the help of industry experts, these advice guides can help you decide.
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Composite services are used in boat building, component construction and in the refit and repair of yachts; they are incredibly important as they offer flexibility, strength and lightweight production.
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Operating within the luxury yachting sector, aviation services will encompass anything from private jet charter to on board helideck operation, catering to the busy schedules and travel demands of today’s superyacht guest.
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The spaces aboard a superyacht are created and adorned with some of the most luxurious and costly furniture and furnishings the world has to offer, and also some of the most innovative offerings. Yachting Pages presents a guide to marine furniture and furnishings, covering design trends, practical living considerations, and on-going care and maintenance.
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As a designer working to fulfill the requests of any discerning superyacht owner, you will have to worry about including the correct furniture, fixtures and fittings within the confining spaces of the superyacht superstructure, but what should be taken into account when it comes to creating these relaxing spaces?
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Over the past few years there has been an increased demand for superyacht berths in marinas all over the world. With millionaires, royalty, VIPs and other UHNWIs on board, ensuring berths are of the...
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There are thousands of different styles of flooring to choose from so selecting flooring that reflects your personal style can be difficult. Each type of flooring offers varying degrees of quality, strength, comfort and stain-resistance.
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With expansive space, it is standard for superyachts to boast several ‘floors’ or decks, therefore when it comes to getting from one place to another quickly and with as little effort as possible...
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Superyachts are an extension of an owner’s personality and with the latest advancements in technology, marine lighting can now be considered as inventive and exclusive as the furnishings and interior on board.
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There is a lot to think about when transporting a yacht and a lot of pre-planning is required. Yachting Pages' spoke to industry experts in order to create some guides surrounding what's involved when a yacht is being transported from A to B, and what plans need to be made to ensure the process runs as smooth as possible for all parties involved, including the crew.
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Marine electronics are a fundamental part of any superyacht. Almost all parts on board will feature some some of electronics, from navigation, security and GPS through to communications, stabilisers and even antifouling technology. Yachting Pages has put together some guides to help captains and crew in whatever element they are involved in.
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Whether you're involved in marketing a yacht or a yachting business, marketing is a vital tool to know and use. By it’s very nature, it's a diverse and changeable discipline; it can be difficult to keep up-to-date with changing tools and practices, so Yachting Pages has created marine marketing tips to help you to get creative.
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Usually commissioned by new build and refit shipyards, replica models are extremely popular in the luxury yacht market. A model or a series of models are often made during the design process of any major superyacht.
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Without great naval architecture, where would the superyacht industry be? The naval architecture of any boat, ship or yacht involves the engineering design, build, maintenance and operation of marine vessels to ensure their safe and efficient passage at sea. Yachting Pages looks into the latest trends in the design and architecture fields, as well as the ways in which a great naval architect can be sourced.
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Some aspects of marine upholstery may seem obvious such as selecting colour, texture and style. However, since it’s crucial to take into account how the fabric will be used, yachting pages has given advice on what to look.
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To ensure every part of the superyacht looks exceptional and retains that 'wow' factor, choosing the right painting services from the outset is one of the most essential decisions to make. The secret of an excellent painting service lies in the client knowing exactly what the desired result of the project is, and what needs to be done to achieve that result.
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Although any spectacular superyacht will need to ‘wow’ upon arrival in ports and marinas worldwide, the design process encompasses much more than its façade. A yacht designer must work not only to create something innovative in terms of design, fitting the client’s brief, they must work to comfortably accommodate those living and working on board.
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Whether a new construction or pre-owned yacht, the interior, yacht name and nameplate becomes an extension of the owner’s personality, a way to express individuality.
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