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Mon, 11 Jan 2021

The day Brexit came true, a Spanish point of view

I have had the chance to read a lot of literature in the past months on Brexit and how it would impact yacht owners and maritime operators. Today, early January 2021, the countdown is over and a new relationship between the UK and Europe began, with its pros and cons. On Thursday 31st December 2020, the European Commission published the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The agreement provides for cooperation between the EU and UK and contains specific titles on maritime transport and tax... More

Thu, 07 Jan 2021

Protecting yourself from the new COVID variant

As news of the new COVID variant in the UK has spread, many have been left feeling confused and questioning what this means. We have been inundated with emails from customers asking whether or not our products are still effective against the new variant of COVID-19, so we thought we’d share our understanding. But in short, yes! Our products are still effective against this new variant . This is why… Some media outlets have referred to the new variant as a ‘new strain’... More

Wed, 06 Jan 2021

New Yacht Leasing Model in Malta

O n the 28 t h Feb r u a r y 2019 Malta published Guidelines that mark the introduction of a new Malta Yacht Leasing Model. The model is also a consequence of the action by the EU Commission started on the 8 t h M a r c h 2018 against Malta. The EU Commission and Malta thereafter agreed on measuring the actual use and enjoyment of the yacht in the EU and non-EU waters, thereby allowing the lessor in a leasing agreement to benefit from the “use enjoyment” principle provid... More

Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Christmas greetings of a special kind

Homeless people are having a particularly hard time these days. Therefore, the team of WREDE Consulting gets involved with the charity campaign "THE GIFT OF GIVING" More

Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Global Project Management is powering-up. Promotion of Kevin Laverty to Director of Projects

Standing still is not an option in the fast growing Hill Robinson enterprise, from yacht and project management through aviation, real estate management, special projects, charter, crew and more. Adding new specialists in the various divisions both increases capacity and the knowledge base but is also a starting point for internal career development. In this instance we are pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Laverty to Director of Projects. Kevin, who is part of the Isle of Man team, ... More

Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Sirius launch global supply of low-cost consumables and refinishing products

After successfully supplying consumables and refinishing products to the British Virgin Islands for over 2 years, Sirius Technologies looks to launch its newest arm, Sirius Supplies. This online venture is set to revolutionise the way the boat repair industry purchases products by offering unbeatable prices via its proven global distribution network. Customers of Sirius Supplies will be able to purchase all major brands including Indasa, Mipo and Roberlo with up to 30% off RRP. ... More

Fri, 11 Dec 2020

The Biological Hazards of Dirty HVAC Systems

As the world looks to reopen, it’s imperative we all take the necessary steps and precautions to ensure the safety of ourselves and those closest to us. 2020 has seen an increased level of downtime for yachts and subsequently, their HVAC systems. When stood down, filters and ducting become a prime breeding ground for bacteria and viruses posing major health hazards to those onboard. Traditionally, manufacturers will only inform customers to clean the filters in their air cond... More

Mon, 07 Dec 2020

Pinpoint Works: New Feature Webinar - December 11th

Pinpoint Works is holding its next live webinar this Friday, December 11th at 3:00pm CEST, 2:00pm BST, 9:00am EDT. Join Stuart as he dives into new features, including new custom fields, @mentions, and selecting full areas on the GA. Help you, your colleagues and your crew work more efficiently and communicate more clearly with Pinpoint Works by: - Improving your internal workflow. - Standardizing task reporting processes onboard. - Better communication between departments. - Creating customi... More

Wed, 02 Dec 2020

Moravia Yachting makes its first USA appointment

Moravia Yachting appoints Alastair Callender as Charter and Sales Broker in the USA. Following Hill Robinson’s recent relaunch of Moravia Yachting, the company is today announcing the appointment of Alastair Callender as Charter Sales Broker. Alastair will divide his time between our Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach offices and will be instrumental in helping Moravia Yachting take its first steps to offer its services to American retail charter, sales and purchase clientele. Recipient... More

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Ensure your vessel stands out in Summer 2021

After a turbulent year that’s left many housebound and landlocked, the prospect of being able to enjoy the open water next season is becoming more appetising and most importantly, more real. The preparation for Summer 2021 is well underway. With lost time to make up for, it’s set to be one of the biggest events of the decade. With this in mind, it’s important that your vessel looks as good as possible. But yachts go through a lot during their lifetime, facing daily attacks from sunl... More

Tue, 24 Nov 2020

StereX launches Ocean Safe COVID Killing Cleaner

UK Company, Sirius Technologies, has launched a new antibacterial and antiviral product range designed to keep yachts and boats protected from the spread of SARS-CoV-2. The water-based, chlorine-free and non-toxic solutions work in synergy to provide 24/7 protection against contact-transmission bacteria and viruses across a range of hard and soft surfaces. Already used by some of the world’s biggest yacht chartering companies, the StereX disinfection system consists of two main products. St... More

Tue, 24 Nov 2020

New Executive Board for List GC

Bad Erlach, 24 November 2020: The Lower Austrian company will in future be managed by Theresa Ludwiger-List, Josef Payerhofer and Christian Bolinger. The decision at List General Contractor (List GC) intends to continue the company’s 70-year success story and expand its position as a global player for luxurious interior fittings. Supported by the strength of family business and headed up by experienced professionals from within its own ranks. The fact, that the third generation of the L... More

Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Onyx Marine is the technological partner for automation of EXTRA Yachts

EXTRA 86 The EXTRA 86 model, a 23.48 mt yacht, is fitted with the Onyx Marine automation system, designed in association with the Palumbo Superyachts technical office. The clear, elegantly designed graphic interface is in line with the Extra series smart, well-known style, and has the immediacy and usability of all Onyx Marine graphics . The main distinguishing feature of the EXTRA 86 yacht is a last generation 32” touch screen display installed on the bridge. Users can monitor and cont... More

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

Reintroducing Moravia Yachting

The Hill Robinson Group unveils its new-look retail charter and brokerage company. Hill Robinson, widely recognised as one of the largest and most respected yacht management companies, today announces the relaunch of heritage brand Moravia Yachting. Acquired by the Hill Robinson Group in 2017, the new-look Moravia Yachting will expand Hill Robinson’s highly specialised mix of services to help their clients make optimal investment choices on all aspects of yacht acquisition, construction, ... More

Fri, 23 Oct 2020

Surface cleanliness as a guarantee of intact coatings

Whether for a superyacht or a shipyard crane: the durable coating of steel surfaces plays an important role in the maritime sector and other industries. More

Tue, 20 Oct 2020


TEAM Italia is celebrating 20 years of activity with over 500 completed projects for mega and superyachts (30-100 metre range) . These projects have made the company a leading provider internationally in the sector of electronic solutions for integrated navigation. TEAM Italia was born from the intuition of Massimo Minnella (currently CEO of TEAM Italia) and Daniele Ceccanti (Technical Manager) about the need to introduce new technologies into the world of yachting. Over time, they specialise... More

Tue, 13 Oct 2020

The new look Pinmar Yacht Supply team are here for you

It has been a summer of change at Pinmar’s Yacht Supply division, centred around a realignment of its strategy with greater focus on servicing the evolving purchasing needs of superyachts. During these unprecedented times, there has been a shift from traditional retail and ad hoc purchasing to the adoption of more strategic buying practices supported by digital communications and transactions. Like most businesses, superyachts are streamlining their supply chain by selecting key supplie... More

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

Ex-Royal Navy Aviation Officer Joins the Safeguard Helidecks Team

We are delighted to be welcoming a highly experienced ex-Royal Navy Aviation Officer to the Safeguard Helideck Certification team. Chris Lemon has had 24 years operational management experience within the Royal Navy, including time spent as a Maritime Aviation Certification Officer for the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) and a Flight Deck Officer on HMS OCEAN, responsible for the safe conduct of all operations and aircraft on the flight deck, ensuring safe and expeditious movement of aircra... More

Thu, 08 Oct 2020

Dubai Harbour Marina has welcomed their first boats

The region’s largest marina, has welcomed the acclaimed yacht manufacturer Gulf Craft to experience the facilities and berths for the first time, before opening to the public More

Fri, 02 Oct 2020

GYG plc signs exclusive distribution agreement with scaffolding systems company

GYG plc is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ALTRAD plettac assco GmbH to distribute their specialised scaffolding equipment in the USA. This agreement greatly benefits GYG’s scaffolding brand, Technocraft, who pioneered the development of yacht scaffold and containment systems within the industry in Europe, with their plans for expansion into the US. The ALTRAD plettac assco GmbH range of products are of the highest European quality and c... More

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