#TAGYAG Fundraising Campaign by YachtAid Global

In March, Cyclone Pam slammed into the island nation of Vanuatu. Despite significant humanitarian aid delivered, partially thanks to YachtAid Global, the need remains critical. YachtAid Global has therefore created the #TAGYAG fundraising campaign, which taps the power of social media. The non-profit organization is requesting yacht owners, crew, industry representatives, and more consider personal Continue reading

Dragonfly, YachtAid Global Help Vanuatu After Cyclone

UPDATE, MARCH 20, 2015: The support yacht Umbra has joined the relief effort for Vanuatu. Umbra is perhaps the most ideal type of yacht to respond to YachtAid Global’s request for assistance. It’s a Fast Yacht Support Vessel (built by Amels’ parent company, Damen), intended to carry supplies and people alongside a traditional superyacht. YachtAid Continue reading

FYBA: “Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters”

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) is one of the world’s largest organizations representing those helping yacht owners buy and sell their boats. Among other things, FYBA lobbies on behalf of the yachting industry on hot-button issues. One of the latest is the longstanding U.S. law that, in essence, prevents foreign-flagged yachts to Continue reading