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International Superyacht Society Student Membership Drive

For more than 20 years, the International Superyacht Society (ISS) has served as the global business-to-business organization for the yachting industry. Among other things, it fosters relationships among and provides educational opportunities for businesspeople in this market. It’s striving to attract the next generation of yachting-industry members, too, by offering a free one-year ISS student Continue reading


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Megayacht Crew Encouraged to Join ISS—for Free

Professional organizations exist to foster relationships, and let skilled people make a bigger impact on their industry. With that in mind, the International Superyacht Society (ISS) is offering a sponsor-driven one-year free membership for megayacht crew. The ISS has long focused on attracting businesses within the yachting industry, to support the broader industry itself. However, Continue reading


U.S. Flagging Rules May Finally Get Update

After two years of active lobbying by the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA), U.S. flagging regulations are closer to getting their first update since they were written in 1920. There’s now Congressional support for the Coast Guard to develop rules for megayachts exceeding 300 gross tons, the current limit. No one knows exactly why the regulations Continue reading