When a foreign yacht arrives in Turkey, better said, in a Turkish Marina, the owner or the captain should obtain a transit log and complete the check-in formalities. The transit log can be purchased at any Marina’s reception. The check-in formalities can be done by the owner, the captain or by a professional agent, meaning that he must be accredited somehow by an authority. In Turkey everybody tends to act like an agent, because they have the trade in their blood. [source] In the … [Read more...]
Tips and Practical Things
Tips and practical things in the yachting and yacht brokerage world.
Captain Stokey Woodall, from SWAC, added me to a newsletter I don't remember to have signed for. Anyway, I am sure I have his permission to make public some of it, as he has mine, to send me more of his stuff. It is called Why SWAC ? The organizers of SWAC are very much aware that there are other sailing rallies available to sailors, which at first glance might appear to be very similar. To help answer this question it is important to understand that the company slogan's is "We Know … [Read more...]
What a pity! Experience Antigua Sailing Week aboard this highly competitive Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 52. We have crew spaces for this great regatta which is one of the biggest in the Caribbean series. Warm water sailing at its best. Antigua Sailing Week has become one of the biggest events in the international sailing calendar. It is also one of the most fantastic times to visit Antigua and take advantage of the island-wide party scene throughout the event. Most of the racing is off the … [Read more...]
Dear yacht brokers, look what I found these days. I have copied the regulations from a brochure which seems to be legit. Advice to Yacht Brokers The Recreational Craft regulations first came into force on 16th June 1998. The regulations were updated in 2004 to include personal watercraft and propulsion engines. Whilst these regulations are product specific to boats they are not the only Trading Standards legislation to affect this trade sector. This advice sheet is designed to offer some … [Read more...]
I have to say that I never thought of this blog as a general one. It is not. It is a blog dedicated to yachtsmen all over the world, even if they own or not their boat, but it can be visited and enjoyed by any other person. For them this time, there is the need for a series of posts explaining some nautical terminology. When sailing, it is essential to know the terminology used to describe the boat fittings as well as the precise terms used to define the various manoeuvrings. This is available … [Read more...]