Yacht engineer tips
The main function of the engineer is to maintain the mechanical and electrical operations of the yacht. This position will entail large, complicated jobs, but can, at the same time, incorporate something as small as fixing a tv. Click through for some expert advice on engineering courses, qualifications and maintenance tips on common yacht machinery problems.
Anchors have come a long way over the years, and whilst big and heavy chunks of metal aren't necessarily pretty, superyachts still need a way stop at sea without drifting away.
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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...
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With more than 300 refit shipyards to choose from worldwide, how do you make the decision of which yard to trust with your multi-million pound asset? Yachting Pages explores the world of superyacht refits, from why you need a refit and what the yards offer, to purchasing a yacht for refit over a new construction.
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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....
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Superyachts will generally use hydraulics to power their davits, but pneumatics is used on vessels up to 50 feet to assist in the manual operation of luffing and jib extension...
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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. Yachting Pages advises on choosing and maintaining yacht props, and the efficiency of alternative or ‘hybrid’ methods of yacht propulsion.
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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...
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With superyachts becoming larger and more advanced, with room for more comprehensive systems and technologies aboard, it has never been more necessary to employ the help of knowledgeable electrical engineers. Yachting Pages presents a guide to electrical engineering in the superyacht and marine sectors.
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When it comes to a yacht engine, expert knowledge and care is required to achieve optimum performance for cruising through the waters of any ocean. With guides on both the engine essentials and maintenance of machinery, Yachting Pages presents guides to getting to know your superyacht engine.
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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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With the variety of on-board systems and equipment on today’s superyachts, engineering requirements are limitless. From maintaining the engine and generator to installing a new water maker or air conditioning unit...
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In a world where technology is becoming more and more advanced, it’s no surprise that within the superyacht industry entertainment options can meet your wildest expectations. Giant home cinema’s the size of a wall...
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As we all know, the marine environment is one of the most unforgiving settings for equipment and superyacht generators are no different. More often than not, generators are left untouched in the corner of the engine...
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No matter how new and expensive a superyacht may be, there’s still a good chance the yacht you’re working on will need some kind of emergency refit or repair. But what do crew do when a yacht is being repaired?
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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...
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Metal is extremely versatile and metal fabrication is being used in a variety of industries. Services of metal fabricators are needed by superyachts for many different reasons including construction repairs and maintenance...
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