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December 2009 – The totally crew-written issue
Dockwalk Magazine. December 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the December 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

The Lies of the Not-so Rich and Famous
A captain is presented with the job offer of a lifetime, but is it too good to be true?

Shipwrecked!
The harrowing tale of an engineer's rescue and recovery after being shipwrecked

Summer Breeze
A chef shares his passion for exploring regional ingredients on his summer odyssey

The Wedding Plan
Can busy crew pull off a destination wedding between charters?

Bite Your Tongue
One deckhand struggles to keep his mouth shut in the face of overwhelming owne…err…odds.



November 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine. November 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the November 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Under Covered?
All you need to know about insurance

Crew with a Cause
Think there’s no time to volunteer? Read these stories from the crew who inspire us.

’Tis the Season (Yes, Already)
Prepare now for the holidays

The Moral Maze
Does top-of-the-line service mean compromising your ethics?

Luring Yachts South
Caribbean cruising may have some perks this winter with many marinas offering special deals.

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...



October 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine. October 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the October 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Ahead of the Game
Get the edge in the job market with specialty qualifications

Career Moves
7 red flags to watch for before jumping ship

Trashed!
The perils of plastic waste in our oceans

Gourmet Guide to The Bahamas
The best chef-recommended shops and purveyors

Green Power
Are hybrid yachts the wave of the future?

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...



September 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine. September 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the September 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

End of an Era
Crew salaries – not what they used to be?

Absolute Power
Tale of a modern-day mutiny

The Next Line of Defense
Military-grade security technology for yachts

Maritime Muscle
How to hire the best security personnel

On a Roll
Could gyro stabilizers be the wave of the future?

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...



August 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine. August 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the August 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Captains on the Take
Is it a commission or a kickback?

Say Hello to My Little Friend
If you think being crew means giving up your pets, think again

Refits Gone Rogue
The snowball effect: refits that spiral out of control

The Taxman Cometh
How to legally avoid paying taxes

Making a Splash
From submarines to trampolines: the latest must-have toys

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...



July 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine. July 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the July 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Secrets of Super Success
Words of wisdom from former yachties making waves ashore

The Southern Scene
The ABC guide to crewing Down Under

15 Health Dangers
Is the crew lifestyle taking years off your life?

Superyacht Smackdown: Metal vs. Composite
The debate over the best material for building superyachts has reached new heights.

Composite Yacht Construction – The State of the Art
Advances in closed-mold technology mean there’s no limit to what can be achieved using composite.

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as
Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...


June 2009
 
 Dockwalk Magazine. June 2009. Essential Reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the June 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Fierce Competition
How to thrive in this job market

Home Away From Home
Checklist for the perfect crew marina

No Right to Safe Port?
Anchoring restrictions in the Med

Tricked-out Tenders
9 exciting new models to rev you up

Get Over It!
Strategies for surviving job loss

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...


 May 2009
 
Dockwalk Magazine, May 2009. Essential reading for Superyacht Captains and Superyacht Crew Some of the features in the May 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Smarter Charters
How to run a successful operation in hard economic times

Before the Mast
Crew quarters designs that will rock your world, not the boat

Lapping It Up
Our survival guide to the busiest charter week of the Med Season – the Monaco Grand Prix

Bug Busting
How to prevent diesel contamination – from biocides to magnetic flux fields

Bottom of the Barrel
With diesel prices so low, the demand for biodiesel is close to zero.

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...


 April 2009
 
 Dockwalk Magazine, April 2009. Essential reading for superyacht captains and superyacht crew Some of the features in the April 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

The End of An Era
With new regulations on the horizon, will yachting ever be the same again?

Growing Old Gracefully
Is age really an issue in the yachting industry?

Get Ahead in the Med
News you need to navigate the 2009 season

Re-Energize, Re-Focus
Last-chance mini-breaks before the Med rush

Waste Not Want Not
Revolutionary wastewater treatment for a zero discharge future

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...


 March 2009  
 Dockwalk March 2009 Some of the features in the March 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

The Captain's Wife
She may be the most maligned crewmember in the industry, but there are two sides to every tall tale...

Miracle Workers
Getting the most from your yacht agent

Picture Perfect
Everything you need to know about organizing a yacht photo shoot

The Future of Antifouling
Scientists are pushing the limit on keeping hulls barnacle-free.

Chaos in the Caribbean?
Attacks on crew in the spotlight

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...


 February 2009  
 DD_feb09_234x288 Some of the features in the February 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

Invasion of the Greenies
Should you give the new guy a chance or leave him languishing on the docks?

MAYDAY! Are You Ready?
Emergency preparedness may leave a lot to be desired aboard many yachts.

Commercial vs. Yacht Captains
Ever wonder what life at sea is like off the white boats?

Build Captain Extraordinaire
Successful build captains share their tips for getting along at the yard.

Breaking In a New Boat
How to make a smooth transition from yard to sea trials

PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...



 January 2009  
Digital Dockwalk - January 2009 (med) Some of the features in the January 2009 issue of Dockwalk:

 

Modern Day Magellans
"Off the beaten track" doesn't even begin to describe these yachts' adventurous itineraries

No Yacht is an Island
How to build self-sufficiency into a long-range cruising program


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The charter tip debate continues – is a five percent cap on the cards?


The Gourmet Guide to St. Maarten
Experienced chefs share their insider knowledge for provisioning on the island

 

Radical Rigging
A glimpse into the future of the sailing superyacht


PLUS all your Dockwalk favorites such as Dockshots, Undercurrents and so much more...