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For the yachting professional on the Mediterranean

MY Opinion

In each edition of ONBOARD Magazine we ask an industry expert to talk about a subject that is either close to their heart or simply gets the emotions going. We look at various subjects such as marine conservation, legal frameworks, safety on board, regulations affecting the industry and much more…

The protection of the speciesis in your hands!

MEDASSET – Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles, in partnership with iSea, to actively involve and engage citizens in conservation

Protected areas in the Mediterranean

Research and Expeditions Director Ricardo Aguilar of Oceana on discovering and documenting remote areas of our oceans

Beyond Plastic

Lucile Courtial of BeMed looks at the sustainable solutions it is launching together with its partners to develop a plastic-free Mediterranean Sea

Controls on the increase

In 2017 Port State Control inspections on yachts in the Paris MoU area increased by 13% on 2016 with 275 yachts being inspected

Discovering our oceans

Romain Troublé introduces Tara Expeditions and explains their desire to protect the oceans, our planets greatest ecosystem

To Serve, To Protect

Rory Moore points out that the lack of management of marine resources has lead to the Aeolian waters being disconcertingly absent of sea life

Ballast triumphs

Barbara Fountoukos confirms the IMO has yielded to an extension to the Ballast Water Management Convention

Surveying the Situation

Paul Bournas reveals potential pitfalls and challenges involved in paint and coatings in today’s superyacht industry

Safety First

Simon Harvey of N2 People Skills looks at the need to change attitudes towards risk taking and safety management

Commission or kickback?

Benjamin Maltby looks at what might constitute a bribe, no matter where the businesses and individuals are operating

Anchors Away

Marie Romani of MedPAN looks at the damage caused by the yachting industry to the Posidonia meadows in the Mediterranean