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Masteka 2 Stranded at Sea!

At around 5am this morning, the $20 million superyacht Masteka 2 sent an SOS off the NSW with the Carnival Spirit cruise liner racing to the area to assist the frightened crew. Two cruise ships had to divert from their course earlier today and a rescue plane quickly travelled from Brisbane after the superyacht had lost the control of steering and started taking on water east of Port Macquarie. At the current time of the drama unfolding, there were no paying passengers, who normally, would be paying $3000 an hour.                                    AMSA spokesman Sam Cardwell said the agency had gone to attend the aid of the 37-m...

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What should your CV photo look like?

Did someone say cheese? Your CV photo is so important and yet, despite so many agencies advising on this subject they continue to see bad photographs on CVs. Remember that your CV is your first sales tool. Believe me, no matter what skills your CV communicates; a poor photo will put your CV out of the running. This needs to be an intentional photo for this specific purpose. No picking photos that you're tagged in from Facebook during a great club night out where you think you look "hot" in the club with a drink in one hand and a cigarette in the other (GASP! Yes, we have seen this on CVs!). You may like that photo of yourself in your graduation gown next to Aunt Bertha but cropping her out and keeping a dated photo just looks like an amateur move. And please no self...

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Krakow marine traditions - things to know before you come

Krakow is probably the best-known Polish city in terms of tourist popularity. Located at both banks of the Vistula river, it is still separated from the closest sea (the Baltic) by approximately 600 kilometres. This beautiful royal town, with its bustling Main Market Square (the largest sturture of this kind in medieval Europe) and countless attractions (not only meant as art galleries, museums, palaces or castles), used to be an important commercial hub of this part of the Old Continent. If you decide to vist and discover Cracow, you will definitely find Rynek Underground museum more than worth your precious time. The museum shows that the marine-related trade was also practised in Krakow, with its rich multimedia-propped exhibits displayed a few metres under the surface of the Ma...

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Epiphany - The World's Most Expensive Vessel

Andy Waugh who is a yacht designer from Hampton Court in South West London has created a stunning 425ft long super yacht called Epiphany. She is estimated to cost around £200 - £500 million if to be built, but depends on the finished interior look. She was designed earlier this year but only had a price put on her recently. She features an entire deck for the owner, which would include a forward stateroom with elevated ceilings, open views towards a private foredeck, skylights, seating areas and a Jacuzzi. The deck would also have a private cinema and an office with just enough space for assistants or other members of staff. Epiphany has 5 decks in total.                Waugh says the main deck has communal areas at the back...

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SHY - The Definition of Privacy and Secrets

The new 110 metre and 350 foot superyacht 'SHY' is a unique concept which was designed by the Italian studio Lobanov Design which is to be presented at this years Monaco Yacht Show. She is still currently under construction at Oceanco but will be launching later this year. Once the show rolls around, there will be more information given on her as Lobanov isn't giving a lot away, SHY is even marked as 'confidential' on their projects page on their website.                                                "That's how we see the way to express a feeling...

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Superyacht Water Toys 2016

Every year, companies are eager to promote their newest toy gadgets that will hopefully attract the rich and famous. Their best oppurtunity to do this is at the Monaco Yacht Show which is the main event where luxury yachts, yacht designers, high end manufacturers and the ultimate brokerage houses show their faces. Some of these toys have already been on the market but they have been updated and give 'water toys' a new unique look. Here are the top picks! 1. Killer Whale Seabreacher How would you like to ride inside of an Orca? This is the vessel of a beautiful whale that is actually similar in size and scale to the real thing. The seabreacher has a large tail, a more rounded off nose, new pectoral fins and a taller dorsal fin. The boat will now be able to do an 180 degree flip as the ...

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Billionaire Superyachts - What do they really look like?

1. Azzam Azzam is owned by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who is the Emir of Abu Dhabi and UAE President of the United Arab Emirates. He is considered to be one of the world's wealthiest people as he has a net worth of around $15 billion. Azzam was built by the luxury yacht builder Lurssen for $400 million. She is a lengthy 180 metres (590 feet), can accommodate 36 guests in 18 cabins and 60 crew members in 30 cabins. She can navigate at speeds of more than 30 knots and is powered by two gas turbines and two diesel engines that have a total of 94,000 horse power. Azzam is also rumored to have a bulletproof master suite AND a missile defence system.                        &nbs...

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Motor Yacht A - The Bombproof Superyacht

  Motor Yacht A is one of the most famous yachts in the world and the most photographed. She was built by Blohm+Voss in Hamburg, is worth £225 million and is currently for sale as the Russian billionaire owner has decided it's time to upgrade to a new, custom-built vessel that will offer more space and will have the latest luxury and technology -- Sailing Yacht A which is currently being built by Nobiskrug in Kiel, has reportedly cost the owners $450 million to build.               Andrey Melnichenko who's fortune is £8.5 billions makes him the worlds 139th richest man according to Forbes. He has made his money from oil, coal, chemicals and now owns majority stakes in a fertiliser and coal producer. When he was 21 he co-fou...

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Is this the right time to go?

Yachting Seasons An important part of finding work on a superyacht is choosing the right country in which to start the search. Equally, the right season is important too. Arriving in Antibes in early January is about as useful as going to the South Pole to look for work. Most people picture a relaxing sail, gently swaying yacht accompanied by a cool breeze. This means that most passengers, owners and crew shudder at the thought of force 8 winds and being battered by 10m waves. With that in mind, at the end of a season, buzzing places will often see empty crew houses. Below states the best times to go, with the highest chance of gettting placed. The Mediterranean The season for crew usually is busy around March to May. This would be the best time to get there. It then starts to win...

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The Brightest Superyacht – 90m Moonstone

This is the superyacht for the billionaire owners who want to stand out from the crowd. Van Geest designed, built by Oceanco, and more importantly lit up by Temeloy Advanced Lighting design. The beautiful superyacht is 90m (295ft) in length. Moonstone is fitted out with 600 individually dimmable lights that at night creates a shimmering and twinkling effect. Due to the technology from Temeloy, the superyacht can evolve the colours naturally and can change to your surroundings and mood. These LED lights are totally self-sufficient with the use of 70 square metres of solar panels.                                   &n...

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