Digital Dockwalk 2016 editions

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December 2016

Showing Off  Are you presenting your yacht in the right light?

Science at Sea  More and more yachts are doubling as science labs. Are research charters next?

The Good and the Bad of the Off and the On  Is the dream of rotation all it’s cracked up to be?

Striking EAL  Find out what you need to know when using eco-friendly lubricants.

Plus: The 7th Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza & The 12th Awlgrip Captains’ Golf Invitational & News & News & Gear

November 2016

Strictly Confidential?  Just how confidential is your information when working with a crew agency?

On the Job Hunt  Are there underlying dangers lurking in your job search?

Big, Bold, and Beautiful  From the hottest parties to The Dockwalk Hideout, get your guide to FLIBS 2016.

Climbing the Ranks  Perfect the art of combining both experience and training.

Crossing the Line  Is psychological abuse present on your yacht?

Playing Both Sides  Commercial registration versus private registration — is one better than the other?

Plus: The 2016 Monaco Yacht Show & News & News & Gear and more

October 2016

20 Years of Dockwalk  Dockwalk enters its 20th year of publication — take a peek at some of our highlights.

What’s Cooking?  Is the industry up to par when it comes to food safety?

The World is Your Gym  These tips will make your workouts more adventurous.

Fire Down Below  Find out how to prevent an engine room fire — and how to fight the flames if necessary.

To the Ends of the Earth  Off-the-beaten-path Patagonia is worth a visit. These captains will tell you why.

A Holed Hull  Breach in the hull? Get the lowdown on how to use your quick reflexes to plug it up.

Plus: News & News & Gear and more

September 2016

The Wage Report  Get the lowdown on how your paycheck compares to the average in the results from Dockwalk’s 2016 Salary Survey.

The “D” Word  Find out just how heavy depression sits on the yachting industry and how to cope with its isolating dark spell.

The Marvel of Monaco  From yacht debuts and hot parties, take a sneak peek at what’s in store for the upcoming 2016 Monaco Yacht Show.

Who’s the Boss?  Management on board has never been more important. Are you doing it right?

Mastering Mold  Learn how to take mold into your own hands and protect your crew — and vessel — from its hazardous consequences.

Get Tanked  Create the ultimate dive system on board with these tips.

Plus: Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

August 2016

From Concept to Creation  Yachting is facing some very forward-looking innovation prospects. See what’s on the horizon.

The Labor of Love  Several couples share their secrets to making onboard relationships work.

Getting a Lift  The yards weigh in on the best haul-out methods.

Cyber Safety  Find out how to build up your vessel’s tech defenses.

Plus: 2016 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

July 2016

A Safe Ride  As yachts get bigger, so too do their tenders. Find out what you need to know for smooth operations.

Toy Story  Many yachts are redesigning — or designing — their toy chest and how it functions. Is yours one of them?

A Good, Clean Fight  Get the lowdown on the state of diesel.

Under the Drone  Learn what flies and what doesn’t when it comes to the rules governing drones.

Plus: Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

June 2016

The Well-Oiled Machine  A happy team equals a happy boat. Is your team as strong as it can be?

The Tipping Point  Is there an industry standard when it comes to crew gratuity?

The Rise of the Flat Panel  Experts weigh in on the advantages and disadvantages of flat-panel antennas and traditional domes.

It’s Not Easy Being Green  Find out what the slow, steady progress of the ecological superyacht means for our future at sea.

Plus: Westrec’s Captain and Crew Appreciation Party & The 2016 Genoa Charter Show & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

May 2016

The Superyacht Marina of the Future  Today’s marinas have become full-service destinations — find out what to expect from these modern yacht facilities.

Driven Away: The Med Migration  Yachts summering in the Med may experience the migrant refugee situation firsthand. Would you know what to do?

No Rest for the Weary  Struggling to comply with MLC, 2006’s hours of rest? Experts weigh in with advice.

Cutting Through the Red Tape  Make sure you’re up to date with tax regulations and changes before you head off to the Med.

Plus: The 2016 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

April 2016

Climbing the Career Ladder  Crew agencies and captains share the rungs of success to help you make it to the top.

Don’t Rock the Boat  It’s a battle between your conscience and career when the owner arrives on board with the mistress. Can both win?

The "Jaws" Effect  Top scientists weigh in on how to fix sharks’ bad PR and why it’s important that we do.

Disturbing the Deep  Find out how you can reduce your yacht’s acoustic smog.

Plus: The Azimut-Benetti Yachtmaster & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

March 2016

Searching for the One  Land the perfect job with these tips.

The Realities of Real Estate  Is buying property a wise investment?

Filling the Gap  Crew agents weigh in on the best hiring practices for snagging a super star crewmember.

Knowledge is Power  Find out how to best introduce a new owner to the world of yacht ownership.

Plus: The 2015 Antigua Concours du Chef & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

February 2016

Inner Beauty  When should stews clean in-house and when should the professionals be brought in? The experts spill their secrets.

The Generation Gap  Is there a divide between the younger and older crew on board?

Nowhere to Hide  Find out what threats you should be aware of for the coming season — and how to amp up onboard security to protect the yacht against them.

Mission Possible  Choose the right helicopter for your yacht.

Plus: The 2015 Antigua Charter Yacht Show & Undercurrents & News & Gear and more

January 2016

Built to Order  Take a look at the state of yachting in the 2016 Global Order Book — and what it means for the crew job market.

The Touch of a Button  Check out 2016’s latest trends in superyacht A/V systems.

Wine on the Water  The experts weigh in on displaying and protecting fine wine on board.

Plus: The 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show & Undercurrents & News & Gear: The METS Edition