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MedAire

MedAire reveals most common injuries and illnesses onboard superyachts

August 2, 2022 – Phoenix, Arizona : Telemedical service provider MedAire, an International SOS Company has today revealed new data highlighting the most common injuries and illnesses onboard superyachts. The company, which provides services to over 50% of the world’s largest superyachts, looked at over 10,000 cases from the last five years, to uncover the most common ailments onboard amongst crew and guests. It found that urinary infections were the most commonly seen illness onbo... More

Moravia Yachting

Key charter trends for 2022

Moravia Yachting reflects on how the events of the last two years have impacted the charter market and forecasts the trends for the year ahead. Following the uncertainty of the last two years, people are eager to capitalise on easing travel restrictions and experience something truly extraordinary for their holidays this year. Many of us have emerged from pandemic lockdowns with a fresh outlook on life’s priorities, and Moravia Yachting is seeing this sentiment reflected in a spike in t... More

Moravia Yachting

Greece welcomes charter yachts

A new law means that yachts without a Greek charter licence can now apply to carry out commercial charter bookings in Greek waters for a maximum of 28 days. A new law by the Greek Ministry of Shipping has introduced a new pathway for yachts of 35-metres and over and constructed of plastic, steel or aluminium to charter in Greece. By acquiring a ‘Specified Period Charter Permission’, yachts will be entitled to charter within Greek waters for up to 21 days, plus a seven-day extensio... More

Moravia Yachting

The rise of expedition yachts

Designed to have boundless cruising capabilities and plentiful storage, expedition yachts are expanding the possibilities for exploring remote destinations in ultimate luxury. Expedition yachts are a growing trend in the superyacht market. In fact, data shows that the expedition yacht segment grew by 33 per cent in 2021, with 85 expedition vessels recorded as in build or on order in last year’s global order book, as well as several conversion projects underway. “It’s a relat... More

Hill Robinson

Staying connected at sea

Superyacht owners, guests and crew have come to expect internet access on board consistent with services enjoyed on land, making VSAT connectivity a necessity for most vessels. With a plethora of options available, however, the VSAT marketplace can be difficult to navigate. Brian Monk, General Manager of Hill Robinson Communications, explains how Hill Robinson helps its clients find a VSAT plan tailored to each yacht’s individual requirements. Seamless connectivity is vital to any super... More

Moravia Yachting

The rise of Catamaran

The success of builders such as Sunreef Yachts denotes the rising popularity of large catamarans. Adam Papadakis, Head of Sales at Moravia Yachting, discusses the trend and why the superyacht catamaran market is gaining momentum. While the sub-24-metre catamaran market is well established, catamarans are comparably absent in the monohull-dominated superyacht market. Specialist builders like Sunreef Yachts, however, are bucking the trend by setting a new standard for the construction of large ... More

Moravia Yachting

Hill Robinson Group Announces aviation partnership with LunaJets

Moravia Yachting and Hill Robinson are delighted to announce their latest luxury service partnership, identifying LunaJets as their preferred supplier for client aviation requirements. The partnership will enable the Hill Robinson Group to further enhance its array of client services, providing best-in-class solutions and synchronised travel plans when facilitating journeys and experiences between the shore, sea, and sky. The Hill Robinson Group recognised a highly personalised approach to se... More

Hill Robinson

Hill Robinson Group announces aviation partnership with LunaJets

Hill Robinson and Moravia Yachting are delighted to announce their latest luxury service partnership, identifying LunaJets as their preferred supplier for client aviation requirements. The partnership will enable the Hill Robinson Group to further enhance its array of client services, providing best-in-class solutions and synchronised travel plans when facilitating journeys and experiences between the shore, sea, and sky. The Hill Robinson Group recognised a highly personalised approac... More

Moravia Yachting

Advice for first-time charterers

As more people consider chartering for the first time, Moravia Yachting’s team of charter brokers offer key pieces of advice for those unfamiliar with the process of booking and organising the perfect superyacht charter. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Moravia Yachting’s charter brokers have observed an increase in enquiries from first-time charterers as more and more people recognise the benefits of holidaying aboard a superyacht, particularly in terms of safety and independ... More

Moravia Yachting

Buying and selling giants

Moravia Yachting’s Andy Holmes provides a snapshot of the 100m-plus brokerage market and assesses the latest trends occurring within this size range. The superyacht market has been experiencing buoyant conditions in the wake of the pandemic, as pent-up demand has led to an increase in second-hand sales and shipyards are reporting full order books. With sales in the 100 metre-plus sector typically few and far between, Andy Holmes, Sales Broker at Moravia Yachting, discusses the current d... More

Moravia Yachting

Moravia Yachting are delighted to announce the sale of the 46m QUEEN ANNE

QUEEN ANNE was completed at Pina Marine in 2013 to MCA and commercial compliance, however it has always been used privately. Her naval architecture was handled by Meccano Engineering, exterior design is by Uniellé Yacht Design and her interior style was created by Ales Bratina. The yacht has an attractive exterior profile with a light grey steel hull and white aluminium superstructure, intersected by dark glazing. QUEEN ANNE features a large interior volume with full-displacement steel ... More

Tax Marine Spain

Barcelona might host the America's Sailing yacht cup in 2024

Barcelona's next challenge in terms of its global projection in terms of organising major events already has a name and a date: The American sailing yacht cup 2024 In the preparation of the candidature, which has yet to be made official, the Barcelona Global association has been directly involved, which is in charge of involving the private sector in this adventure which, among other things, requires significant funding from the public institutions. The Spanish government is not yet among the... More

Pinpoint Works Ltd

Pinpoint Works: Back to Basics Demo - March 25

Join us for a basic demo of Pinpoint Works to bring your team together on one simple worklist management platform. More

Hill Robinson

Bold confirms her attendance at the Palm Beach International Boat Show

PRIOR TO DEPARTING FOR AN ADVENTUROUS PACIFIC CRUISE, 85M EXPEDITION YACHT BOLD WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW, HELD FROM 24 TO 27 MARCH. HILL ROBINSON SPEAKS TO CAPTAIN TODD LEECH ABOUT HOW THE YACHT PROVIDES THE IDEAL PLATFORM FROM WHICH TO EXPLORE SUCH DESTINATIONS. Aptly described as the Range Rover Sport pickup truck of the yachting world, 85m expedition yacht Bold’s entire operation revolves around the activities that it facilitates. As Captai... More

Hill Robinson

TOP FLIGHT SERVICE

TAKING YOU FROM THE SEA TO THE SKY, HILL ROBINSON’S ALL-ENCOMPASSING AVIATION DIVISION COULD BE YOUR ANSWER TO AIRCRAFT CHARTER, LOGISTICAL OPERATIONS, PURCHASE AND MAINTENANCE OF AMPHIBIOUS CRAFT, FIXED-WING PLANES AND HELICOPTERS. The complementary relationship between superyachts, private jets and helicopters is clear, and Hill Robinson’s aviation division has expanded to meet the needs of their clients across all aspects. The use of private jets by superyacht owners and charterer... More

Tax Marine Spain

Suspension of the 25% retaliatory tariffs against US-built yacht

Non Spanish entities chartering might be taxable in Spain on the charter income obtained in Spain. The potential taxation will depend on whether the non-resident entity has a permanent establishment in Spain or not.? ?In the event the entity had a permanent establishment in Spain, the income obtained in Spain would be taxable at 25% tax rate as Spanish companies. The tax rate would be applicable to the chartering activity net profit, determined as a difference of income and expenses related ... More

Yotspot

Annual Superyacht Survey - 2022

Welcome to the annual Superyacht Survey (2022) brought to you by Yotspot - The leading jobs board in the yachting industry.. and Faststream Recruitment Group . A total of 556 Superyacht Crew took part in this survey. It hasn’t been business as usual in the superyacht industry. In 2020 and the first half of 2021 yachts and crew were heavily impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many yacht itineraries were put on hold and some Captains and their crew found themselves facing periods of... More

Tax Marine Spain

New Spanish simplified procedure fot the discharge of Inward Processing repairs

Inward processing customs arrangement (TPA in Spanish) allows non-EU goods imported within the EU to be processed for re-export without a requirement to pay customs duty and VAT on the goods being used. This custom mechanism is extremely used in the yachting industry allowing non-european vessels to benefit from VAT savings on repairs during their stay in Spanish shipyards. Traditionally the discharge of this arrangement required that vessels after conclusion of the maintenance works were f... More

Moravia Yachting

Moravia Yachting are delighted to announce the sale of 31.62m HAPPY DAY

The sale was concluded in an in-house deal with Moravia’s Roy Posthuma representing the buyer and Adam Papadakis, representing the seller. This classic Benetti underwent an extensive refit in 2018 and today, she embodies all the timeless style of these canoe-sterned motor yachts whilst offering her owners and charter guests all the comfort and amenities associated with the modern superyacht lifestyle. Meticulously maintained and the recipient of multiple upgrades in recent yea... More

Moravia Yachting

Moravia Yachting are delighted to announce the sale of the 37.74m PAULA ...

Adam Papadakis of Moravia Yachting introduced the buyers and Pedro Millet from Viudes Yachts represented the seller. PAULA BIEL was built by Peri Yachts in Turkey and is one of their highly successful Peri 37 series. Launched in 2011, the yacht sports a sleek exterior by Dixon Yacht Design and a contemporary interior by Scaro Design. The yacht underwent a major refit in 2019/20 that included new exterior paintwork, a redesign and extension of the flybridge and a complete in... More

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