Internet at Sea: Connectivity Issues for Crewmembers

Our addiction to our mobile devices means we text, Tweet, and talk all day long. When it comes to Internet usage aboard megayachts, there’s widespread—and incorrect—assumption that our connection will be fast and consistent everywhere, every time. NSSLGlobal, which provides more than 150 megayachts worldwide with satellite communications services, recently found that nearly 50 percent Continue reading

Dive Superyacht, PADI Course Tailored for Yacht Crew

Megayacht owners and guests who enjoy diving, or want to learn, now have a new option. Dive Superyacht’s program allows your PADI-certified crewmembers to receive special PADI certificates, without the yacht having to become an official PADI Dive Boat or you hiring a dive charter. Dive Superyacht was created by Blueprint Marine. The UK-based company Continue reading

Interior Yacht Services Classes Start in February

New stews aboard your yacht wishing for a long career are ideal candidates for Interior Yacht Services classes beginning in February. The five-day Luxury Hospitality program will give them a thorough understanding of key skills like dinner service, bartending, floristry, and housekeeping. Interior Yacht Services is the training partner of Warsash Superyacht Academy, which offers Continue reading