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  • How does the GDPR affect Yacht Owners and Managers?

    Posted 29th December 2017

    Owning, chartering, crewing or managing even just a single yacht is no different to almost any other business. There are suppliers and, if you charter your yacht, there are current/former customers and passengers too. You will also have crew members – your employees, or the employees of whomever you task with managing yacht operations. It’s impossible to operate any professional activity without keeping information that identifies individuals. This means you need to pay attention to the forthcoming changes to Data Protection laws – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more...

  • Can we win the battle against plastic ocean pollution?

    Posted 12th December 2017

    If you’re reading this, you already have an interest in yachting, superyachts and of course, the oceans. For any of us with an investment in the yachting industry, whether it’s for leisure, professional, or financial reasons, ensuring the sustainability of the ocean is vital. The UN says we have reached ‘a planetary crisis’, because of plastic waste in the ocean; this is something that should frighten all of us. Read more...

  • Sealogical at The Superyacht Forum…

    Posted 11th December 2017

    Every year, Amsterdam plays host to some of the biggest names in the Superyacht industry, with the Global Superyacht Forum. This year Sealogical attended what promised to be an even bigger event, branded as ‘The Superyacht Forum’. Read more...

  • The REG Yacht Code – Bringing Regulations Up-to-Date

    Posted 28th November 2017

    At the Global Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam this week, the new Red Ensign Yacht Code was officially launched. The new code is the result of much consultation and collaboration between the Red Ensign Group and experts from across the yachting industry. Read more...

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