If you’re buying a boat, then surveys are a must The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) strongly recommends that you employ a marine surveyor prior to purchase. Whether buying your yacht privately or through an established broker. Boats are liable to deterioration and damage, just like any mode of travel. The difference being that the addition … Continue reading Yacht Surveys a must…
It sounds like an obvious statement but we come across so many instances where a client has purchased a vessel based upon an existing survey rather than get a new one commissioned. Firstly a marine survey report must really be treated as a one off, it can only reflect the condition of a boat on … Continue reading Don’t rely on an existing marine survey
As you might well assume a marine survey is a detailed report which is compiled by a marine surveyor once they have carried out an onsite inspection of a vessel. So why do I need a marine survey? Most typically, marine surveyors are called to assess damage to pleasure craft such as yachts but it … Continue reading Why do I need a marine survey?
Choosing the right marine surveyor can save thousands The surveying industry is largely unregulated, so if you are deciding which marine surveyor to use it can present a few issues from the start which when you need to get your pride and joy back on the water, or get the marine insurance company to pay … Continue reading Choosing a marine surveyor
You’ve damaged your yacht! Thankfully you’ve got suitable yacht insurance and you’re finally going to need to use it to rectify the damage to your vessel. Yachtwork are going to take you through the yacht insurance claim process for your yacht and we’ll highlight where we, the yacht surveyors, come into the equation! An important … Continue reading Yacht Insurance Claim Process Explained!
Getting the simple things right There are those who promise you the perfect yacht. One that offers everything you want and more. A yacht that is a no compromise work of art that shines in comparison to all others. But does this type of yacht really exist? I mean, there has to be some compromises … Continue reading Yacht Design Basics
Perhaps you read our previous blog about Yacht Project Managers, or maybe you already knew that you’d need one to support your project; now you´ve made the decision, how do you know what to look for in a PM (aka Client Project Manager)? To start with, what you´re looking for is an experienced PM who can … Continue reading What Should You Look For In A Yacht Project Manager?
We are always saddened when we learn about the passing of a fellow yachtsman, especially one who has lived such an adventurous life and has shared his stories with the world. Edward Allcard, yachtsman, author and adventurer, passed away this past July at the age of 102. His adventures were the inspiration for many sailors … Continue reading Yachtsman and Adventurer Edward Allcard Passed Away
If you ask anyone who owns a motor yacht and regularly cruises, they will always say that there is nothing like it. But the idea of taking your yacht out for a cruise can sometimes seem difficult when you factor in the planning, scheduling and finally being able to head out to open water. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Enjoy Your Next Cruise
With so many beautiful and exotic destinations around the world to choose from, it can be difficult to choose which one to visit next. From crystal blue Caribbean waters to the warm breezes of Micronesia, there is no shortage of locations to point your bow. That is why we decided to create our own Top … Continue reading Top 5 Yachting Destinations
Go Alex go, your team must be very proud, I know your sister is. Massive effort, may the wind stay on the Starboard side for the last four days, this may result in the closest finish to this race ever. Good luck, well done, I can asure you the next four days, will be as … Continue reading Alex Thompson Racing, Hugo Boss
Are you a Claims Handler? Are you an Underwriter? Are you a Manager of the above? We very much hope that you have read our previous posts, which gives evidence to the fact, that we have quite an understanding of the repair, refit and building of a boat. We also intended our posts to … Continue reading Marine Insurance Profesionals.