Yachting tips for engineers
From assistant to chief engineer and electrical technical officer, the yacht’s engineering department is made up of a diverse and highly skilled team of individuals.
Taking responsibility for the installation, repair and on-going maintenance of all mechanical and electrical equipment on board, an engineer could be advising on climate control one day and maintaining its tenders, toys and equipment the next.
Finding work within a competitive industry, such as as an engineer aboard the world’s most impressive superyachts, can be a difficult task, with many suggesting it's often not what you know but who you know that gets you where you want to be.
Training for superyacht engineers includes the AEC, MEOL and Y1 to Y4 Certificate of Competency courses.
When it powering the yacht, expert knowledge and care is required to achieve optimum performance.
The marine environment is one of the most unforgiving settings for machinery, superyacht generators are no different.
A stabilised yacht significantly enhances comfort and rest for both crew and guests, which means individuals are a lot more rested making better decisions and more enjoyable experiences.Read stabiliser tips
Davits and hydraulics are cruicial in the day-to-day running of a superyacht, and everything that moves on board.
Out of sight out of mind for most, superyacht propellers and yacht propulsion systems are largely to credit for the swift movement and manoeuvrability of today’s superyachts.
While water-management systems are vital to the running of superyachts, they must operate without hassle. With a huge demand for freshwater, superyachts must be able to produce fresh water through desalination.
Few onboard systems are more crucial to the comfort and well-being of yacht owners, crew and guests than air conditioning. Part of a fully functioning HVAC system includes a climate control package, which will be required to...
With all the stresses that fill the day-to-day running of a superyacht, the last thing your crew wants to worry about is problems with fuel. Without a properly functioning and efficient fuel tank, the superyacht won’t be leaving the berth...
With more than 300 refit shipyards to choose from worldwide, how do you make the decision of which yard to trust with the superyacht?
With room for more and more comprehensive systems and technologies aboard, it's never been more necessary to employ the help of knowledgeable electrical engineers.
Need satellite communications including VSAT and Inmarsat for your yacht or boat? Find the perfect satellite communication company for your yacht using these tips supplied by expert sat com companies...
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