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COVD-19 Recommendations From the Healthy Sail Panel

By |October 9th, 2020|captains, covid-19, environment, yachtowners|

It could be suggested there is too much information available on COVID-19 and the pandemic; including, an almost infinite number of articles and commentary on the internet, numerous Circulars and Guidance from the IMO and, publications from [...]

Measuring Yacht Efficiency – How And Why It Matters

By |September 29th, 2020|captains, environment, regulations, yachtowners|

Last week, I attended the Yacht Cub de Monaco: Capital of Yachting Experience. It was a very well organised and attended event, with some very interesting presentations and discussions. It was also the launch of the Yacht [...]

Yacht and Commercial Qualifications and the Path to Yachts >3000gt

By |August 27th, 2020|captains, qualifications|

With the superyacht fleet >3000gt still growing, I thought it worthwhile to look at the difference between Yacht and Commercial qualifications, the various pathways to an Unlimited CoC and, some considerations to factor into your choice of [...]

How I Learnt What Was Missing From My Yacht Captaincy

By |August 9th, 2020|captains, leadership, mentoring, ship handling|

Co-founder of OnlyCaptains Brendan O’Shannassy talks of his own experience of mentorship and how this experience awakened the need for this service in yachting. In my early yachting career I often felt the ‘imposter’ as I stepped [...]

Superyachts – A Question Of Manning

By |July 24th, 2020|captains, Managment, Operations, regulations, Safety, yachtowners|

The quality of captain, officers and crew and, the onboard experience is, without doubt, key to the success of a superyacht and this can only be achieved with the right manning levels which, unfortunately, have not kept pace with the advances made in the rest of the industry.

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