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by BlueWater
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Safety, Technical, Engineering & General Yacht Banter
Topic: Ketch or not to ketch
Replies: 17
Views: 20214

Ketch or not to Ketch

Sounds pretty daunting!
by BlueWater
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Crew Requests & Offers
Topic: Chef work on yachts
Replies: 1
Views: 7350

Chef work on yachts

I am an experienced chef looking to find work on a yacht. Any information regarding the best places to look, what to expect from different types of yacht, yacht companies would be greatly appreciated.
by BlueWater
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Regional Info & News & Events
Topic: Elanymor complete and in Greece!
Replies: 1
Views: 8078

Elanymor complete and in Greece!

Blue Water Yachting reports that a major refit of the 59m Elanymor is now complete. Renamed Akula (Russian for 'shark'), she was originally built in 1974 as a North Sea pilot vessel and was sold in 1999 when she underwent a major conversion by Amels to an expedition yacht. Sold to her new owner by B...
by BlueWater
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: Safety, Technical, Engineering & General Yacht Banter
Topic: So do you really need to do basic training?
Replies: 2
Views: 4886

So do you really need to do basic training?

Wherever crew choose to do basic training and whatever they pay it is a lot of money when you don’t have a job! Quite simply, you need a job to pay for basic training and you need basic training to get a job! So do you REALLY need to do basic training or is this a myth that no-one has thought to cha...
by BlueWater
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Safety, Technical, Engineering & General Yacht Banter
Topic: So what exactly is an ‘Assistant Engineer’?
Replies: 3
Views: 5688

Unmanned Machinery Space (UMS)

It seems that this role is only intended for yachts operating with an Unmanned Machinery Space (UMS): vessels requiring traditional watchkeeping will have to carry a minimum of two STCW qualified engineers.
by BlueWater
Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Yachts For Sale Worldwide
Topic: Is the Super Yacht Market in Limbo
Replies: 5
Views: 13776

Is the Super Yacht Market in Limbo

Buyers, Sellers, and Yacht brokers alike are watching the mess which the ‘credit crunch ’is causing to the Financial Markets and waiting to see what this effect has on the second hand yacht market and shipyard orders.
What is going to happen?
by BlueWater
Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Safety, Technical, Engineering & General Yacht Banter
Topic: So what exactly is an ‘Assistant Engineer’?
Replies: 3
Views: 5688

So what exactly is an ‘Assistant Engineer’?

You may have noticed that in the manning section of the Large Yacht Code (LY2) there is a new grade of engineer which was not mentioned in the old code, that of ‘Assistant Engineer’. So…….

What is an Assistant Engineer?
Why did the MCA introduce this role?
What qualification do you need to be one?