Pocket Superyacht Blog
This month’s Pocket Superyacht Podcast provides an update on how the Covid situation affects yachting operations. The “Pocket Superyacht Podcast” can be found on Spotify, Anchor and Apple Podcasts. Just enter it in search, and it pops up! Activity on the yachts of our clients on both sides of the Atlantic is ramping up. One of the smaller yachts in our fleet, a Wauqiez 58 is preparing to leave the Bahamas and cross the Atlantic.
Knowledge is power. It is power to choose better value. Many owners of Pocket Superyachts between 50 and 100ft step into their yachting adventure without the help of experts. Some do it because they haven’t found a company like Invisible Crew yet. But others are adverse to the extra monthly expense, despite it being marginal on the scale of the yacht’s running cost. Of course, as in any line of work, hiring an expert saves
To start the New Year we got some new gear. Our jumpers have a large circular IC logo on the front. One of our captains jokingly asked if that stood for Invisible Crew. I replied that it might as well. I was 9 years old. My father had organised a music festival in the center of Antwerp, Belgium and the new Hilton Hotel that was opening offered the use of their conference rooms and 3
You know that feeling when you get caught in bad weather… The crew and the yacht are suffering. The boat slams in the waves. She is moving sideways more than forward. Every time your body warms up again, another wave with icy cold water comes over and soaks you to the bones. If you could step off, you would. But you can’t. So you just have to grit your teeth and roll with the punches.
Late August I had lunch with Brad Robertson. I have known Brad for as long as I have been on Mallorca, about 7 years now. Invisible Crew has supported his marine conservation NGO for many years when it was still called Ondine. At some point we lost track of each other and it was time to catch up. There was a lot of catching up to do. Ondine has now become Save The Med, an