ANTIBES, June 06, 2016 -Leading superyacht crew coach, Alison Rentoul, announced today that she has teamed up with Bosun Sophie Jordan to create Girls on Deck, which is an initiative designed to encourage gender equality within the luxury yachting industry and helps women to take on what were once seen as traditionally male roles - both on deck and in engineering.
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the Italian yacht builder Benetti to deliver a new generation of high performance, lightweight steerable thruster that makes comprehensive use of carbon fibre material for the first time.
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.