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The PYA at the Palma Yacht Show 2016

The PYA kicked off the 2016 yachting season by attending the Palma Yacht Show from 28th April to 2nd May. Kindly sponsored by MYBA, the Worldwide Yachting Association, the PYA team was present for the duration of the show, and had a busy few days of talking to and assisting …

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The PYA at the Palma Yacht Show 2016

The PYA kicked off the 2016 yachting season by attending the Palma Yacht Show from 28th April to 2nd May. Kindly sponsored by MYBA, the Worldwide Yachting Association, the PYA team was present for the duration of the show, and had a busy few days of talking to and assisting …

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ISS offer crew free membership

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is offering one year’s free membership for superyacht crew, which is valued at 150 USD. The one-year free membership initiative, sponsored by Wright Maritime Group, is available to all crew with their STCW basic safety training certificates, and has been launched to ensure crew have …

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Getting your own way!

Perhaps we should be using the word “influence” instead. Influencing others has to do with getting someone else to be receptive to your views, advice and recommendations. It is not about getting them to admit you are right nor controlling their behaviour. One definition of influencing is “The ability to …

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Invisible Crew – June 2016

One of the things that makes my job really interesting is how all my clients are so different and have different wishes and demands. I have dealt with owners of yachts from 44 feet to 44 meters and I can testify that size doesn’t matter. What matters is the level …

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Creating the dream team

  Are your Crew One Team?! Surely a crew is one team? Well that’s a yes and a no! If you work on a small sail boat and you are all involved in sailing the yacht, it’s a definite “YES”. But we all know this is not always the case …

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The rules are very black and white and grey,

  One of the reasons why Invisible Crew is specialised and passionate about the Pocket Superyacht niche is its personal nature. The confined space of a yacht smaller than 100ft dictates that the contact between crew and owner is more amicable and less formal than on larger yachts. One would …

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PYA announce partnership agreement with Worldchefs (WACS)

  Exciting news for Superyacht Chefs!!!   The Professional Yachting Association (PYA) has recently signed an agreement with Worldchefs where PYA and WORLDCHEFS will each recognise the other as an Associate Member of their organisations.   PYA and WORLDCHEFS have agreed a recognition reward programme (which includes a programme of training and examinations) that will make it …

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