Kaag, 30 May – Feadship has announced its intention to open a new construction and refit facility in Amsterdam. Having just seen the 101.50-metre Symphony win the World Superyacht Award, the decision reinforces the leading luxury motoryacht brand’s commitment to meet a growing demand for ever larger 100-metre plus custom Feadships. Due to open in 2019, the fourth Feadship facility will have the capacity to build Feadships of up to 160 metres in length.
Antibes, France May 2016. Yacht Crew recruitment agency YPI CREW has launched a new peer-to-peer salary comparison website for the yachting industry designed to add a greater level of transparency - how much do people really earn.
Fresh from an exceptional regatta season, we’re thrilled to announce Unfurled has won both the World Superyacht Award in the Sailing Yacht 45metre and above category, as well as the 2016 Sailing Yacht of the Year award.
The Maritime Labour Convention of 2006, held by the International Labour Organisation, established seafarers’ rights as they exist today, in addition to setting universal labour conditions for the maritime industry. Nevertheless, relative to other industries, the yachting industry still sees an exceptionally high turnover of staff.