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Acronautic  // Posts published by Acronautic

13 May Posted by in Fitness, Latest News | Comments

Swimming for Fitness

Swimming for Fitness

Swimming is a good fitness choice for just about everyone, especially those who have physical limitations or who find other forms of exercise painful.

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13 May Posted by in Services, Yacht Management | Comments

Yacht Management

Yacht Management

Yacht management provides support to daily operations to make yacht ownership as pleasurable as possible, Acronautic can manage the day to day tasks such as crew, insurance, works supervision, supplies, scheduled servicing and much more. A yacht manager can bring a wealth of knowledge from past experiences to offer an efficient and educated approach to the continued operation of a yacht.

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12 May Posted by in Training | Comments

Introduction to the Superyacht Industry Course.

Introduction to the Superyacht Industry Course.

Maritime Training Academy is offering a ' Introduction to the Superyacht Industry Course.' for newcomers to the world of yachting. This is the ideal entry level training to grasp a basic understanding of working on and around superyachts.

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Maldives

Maldives

The Maldives have to be one of the most breath-taking destinations in the world; tiny coral atolls surrounded by turquoise lagoons teeming with rainbow coloured fish and offering some of the most fabulous accommodation

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03 May Posted by in Equipment, Latest News, Luxury | Comments

Airbus EC145 Mercedes Benz Helicopter

Airbus EC145 Mercedes Benz Helicopter

The Mercedes-Benz Style EC145 luxury helicopter has been created in a collaboration between Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio in Como, Italy and Eurocopter. Airbus has delivered only five of these special edition luxury choppers around the world and earlier this month it made its first US appearance, at Heli-Expo in California, . Inspired by the luxe saloons of Mercedes Benz, the EC145 Mercedes-Benz style helicopter brings the exquisite style and superior function of some of the finest European cars to the skies.

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30 Apr Posted by in Latest News, Motor Yachts | Comments

New Princess 35m superyacht released from mould

New Princess 35m superyacht released from mould

Princess Yachts, a British shipyard based in Plymouth has successfully released the first 35m Princess Superyacht from its mould. This semi-custom yacht is finished in a steel grey and shall be capable cruising at both high and low speeds with an impressive long range capability. The design provides expansive deck areas and spacious accommodation for guests and up to 6 crew.

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What do I do with my Crew $alary

A common discussion amongst yacht crew is how to manage finances and what taxes are applicable to their income, each individual is different and not mant accounting firms or lawyers fully understand the yachting industry. Help is now available through the Captains Family Office that specializes in serving the needs of superyacht crew worldwide. You don’t have to talk to crew members for long to realize that there is a serious shortage of good, sound advice on what are the best savings and investment opportunities for them in their particular circumstances. So a number of ex-yachties and people with experience in financial services have got together to create the Captains Family Office, an organisation whose aim is to assist superyacht crew with the often complicated task of arranging their financial, tax and legal affairs.

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A fast five minutes with Philippe Briand, superyacht designer extraordinaire

A fast five minutes with Philippe Briand, superyacht designer extraordinaire

Philippe Briand is one of today’s most prolific yacht designers, with over 12,000 of his vessels sailing on the world’s oceans. His designs span all manner of boats and yachts, from high performance racers like S/Y Mari Cha IV (monohull transatlantic world record holder in 2003) to smaller production boats with Jeanneau and Sun Odyssey and opulent superyachts like S/Y Vertigo and M/Y Exuma, both on display at this year’s Singapore Yacht Show.

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Head in the Cloud

Head in the Cloud

Captain Colin Boyle has been a superyacht captain since 2000, with extensive worldwide cruising experience in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, the Americas and across Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. With Cloud 9 chartering in the Andaman Sea during this season, her captain explains: “We are always open to talking with charter clients about where they would like to go and what they would like to experience. Options this winter could include Phuket and the Andaman Islands, or even the remote cruising grounds of Myanmar and its Mergui Archipelago. The isolated Similan Islands with their unspoiled landscapes, fantastic diving, and peaceful anchorages are also a great choice for escaping from it all.

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Secret Lives behind Superyachts

Secret Lives behind Superyachts

Welcome aboard the world of the superyachts, where billionaires soak up the sun while their staff tend to their every whim. Marie Claire speaks to the Australian Yacht Crew who toll away at sea - and party hard once they reach land.

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