Press Release Archive - Administration Services

Thu, 01 Jul 2021

If you are new to yachting have you heard of the MLC?

A useful summary of what the MLC is and who it applies to. More

Tue, 22 Jun 2021

Sarnia Yachts Adds New Family Office Division

Yachts are often described by the Family Offices we work with as assets that take up a disproportionate amount of their time. Sarnia Yachts has a unique combination of knowledge and many years of experience in this niche asset class enabling us to support Family Offices with all aspects of the ownership, management and crewing of their yacht. More

Mon, 21 Jun 2021

Thinking About Chartering Your Yacht? Here's What You Need To Consider

In a post-pandemic world yachts are recognised as one of the most socially-distanced holiday options where interactions with others are controlled in a way not possible if staying at a resort or on a cruise ship. More

Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Sarnia Yachts Welcomes New Crew Services Officer

Kirsty Porritt joins Sarnia Yachts as a new Crew Services Officer. More

Tue, 04 May 2021

Yacht Expense Payments to the UK – What you need to know

Some yacht owners fall into a category known as UK resident, non-UK domiciled individuals. More

Wed, 10 Jan 2018

KHT Named Best Yacht and Aircraft Services Provider

Knox House Trust has been awarded “Best Aircraft and Yacht Corporate Services Provider 2018 by World Commerce Review (WCR). More

Tue, 05 Dec 2017

KHT Shortlisted for Trust Company of the Year Award 2018

Trust and Corporate Services provider Knox House Trust has been shortlisted for another prestigious Citywealth industry award. Knox House Trust (“KHT”) is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the prestigious Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, as “Trust Company of the Year - Boutique”. The Awards, now in their 12th year, have become a key event for the global wealth industry. They were established to celebrate the available expertise within the wealth sector, and annual... More

Tue, 05 Sep 2017

KHT to Showcase Group Appeal at Monaco Yacht Show 2017

Senior representatives from the Knox group of companies to attend 27th edition of Monaco Yacht Show. Knox House Trust (“KHT”) a leading independent trust and corporate service provider is delighted to announce that it will be attending the 27th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show which takes place from 27th to 30th September 2017. A senior team of representatives from across the business including the wider Knox group of companies will attend the show in order to showcase the available ex... More

Tue, 05 Sep 2017


Quinton International to Reveal Exciting New Things at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show Yacht ownership and management specialists, Quinton International, are pleased to announce that they will be once again attending the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show later this month and are looking forward to the reveal and launch of some exciting new projects. Team Quinton will be led by Chief Strategic Officer, Morris Hazell, at this year’s show who will be joined by John Corteen, Jodie Beecroft,... More

Mon, 14 Aug 2017

The confessions of a recovering yachtie

Making the decision to leave the yachting industry and put down roots ashore is one of the hardest things us crew members face at some stage in our careers. More

Wed, 02 Aug 2017

KHT Shortlisted for Citywealth IFC Awards 2018

Trust and Corporate Services provider Knox House Trust has been shortlisted for prestigious Citywealth industry award. Knox House Trust (“KHT”) is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the “Family Office of the Year” category in the 2018 Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards. The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony to be held on 25th January 2018 in London, following the judging process which includes an online open vote for indus... More

Sat, 17 Jun 2017

Luxury Yacht Group launches live, interactive department descriptions

Luxury Yacht Group launches live, interactive department descriptions , complimenting the annually anticipated salary guidelines. By Emma Batchelder The salary guidelines are utilized by an array of industry professionals worldwide as a reliable benchmark for yacht crew salaries. This active data is taken from the thousands of live crew profiles who are placed on yachts by Luxury Yacht Group every year. New members joining the industry turn to the websites ‘Department Descriptions’ t... More

Tue, 02 May 2017

KHMA To Attend Prestigious Business Aviation Event

Knox House Marine and Aviation is to attend the prestigious European Business Aviation Convention Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. Knox House Marine Aviation (“KHMA”), a division of Isle of Man based Knox House Trust Limited, is delighted to announce that James Porter (Business Development Director) will be their representative at the European Business Aviation Convention Exhibition (EBACE), which takes place in Geneva from the 22nd to 24th May 2017. EBACE regularly attracts around... More

Mon, 13 Mar 2017

The Isle of Man’s Unique Position in the Aviation world

The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry (“IOMAR”) has been recently named Best Global Aviation Registry in World Commerce Review Magazine’s 2017 awards. More

Thu, 02 Mar 2017

Post Event Commentary for Corporate Jet Investor 2017

The Corporate Jet Investor Conference is one of the flagship events in the business aviation calendar. This year’s conference was held over two days and included presentations, panel events and networking sessions for the 200 or so industry professional attendees. After an interesting and engaging two days of learning, debating and networking the conference closed with the Dealmakers Dinner. The whole conference was hosted at the prestigious Landmark Hotel in London, which was a befitting ... More

Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Defining the Nautical Definition

In previous years when taxing a vessel, there has been much confusion regarding the interpretation of the wording; ‘ships designed to navigate on high seas’ . In other words, is taxation of said vessel based on the intended purpose, or is it based on how the ship is used? This year the Italian government has planted their flag in the sand, and using the international law of the seas’ (article 3) it has ruled that the definition refers to areas of water which are 12 nautical miles from the... More

Fri, 17 Feb 2017

Abacus Yachts to attend Opportunities in Superyachts

Abacus Yachts will be attending the 5th Opportunities in Superyachts conference, a one day event being held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Valletta, Malta on 23 February 2017. As in previous editions, this year’s conference will focus on the key issues of concern to leaders in the superyacht industry. Moving from finance to insurance, from tax to corporate ownership and brokerage, discussing superyacht chartering, marinas, regulation, safety and security, the conference will once again brin... More

Mon, 06 Feb 2017

Abacus Aviation to attend Opportunities in Business Jets

Abacus Aviation is pleased to announce its attendance at the annual Opportunities in Business Jets Conference which will take place on the 22 February 2017 at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Valletta, Malta. The conference, which is being organised in conjunction with Quaynote Communications, will provide an excellent opportunity to meet and discuss current issues within the business aviation industry. Now in its 5th year, Opportunities in Business Jets will once again bring senior aviation exe... More

Mon, 16 Jan 2017

Superyacht Refit/Repair Contracts - Stopping the ROT

Retention of title (or “ROT”) clauses are designed to operate so that, if a buyer does not pay for the goods it receives, then it has to return them. So far so good, but what happens if the goods cannot be returned? What if a buyer has taken delivery of a supplier’s goods and then, before payment is made or falls due, sells them on? This issue is of particular relevance in the context of superyacht refit/repair projects. Suppliers are aware that certain yards are finding market conditions ... More

Wed, 23 Nov 2016

Post Event Commentary for Global Superyacht Forum 2016

One of the most established conferences in the superyacht calendar took place in Amsterdam from 14 – 16 November 2016. The event attracted industry professionals such as shipyards, brokers, service providers, captains, designers, financiers and buyers to take part in workshops, conferences and networking, all under one roof. This focus of skills and energy from the leaders in their fields continues to constantly take the industry forward by providing quality products and services to the mo... More

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