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The Big Boat Bible


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The Big Boat Bible


The Big Boat Bible is an unusually useful volume for megayacht owners, buyers, sellers, captains, project managers and almost everyone else involved with large yachts either for pleasure or profit. Twenty-two experts, some unknown outside their specialized areas of expertise, others instantly recognized throughout the world?s megayacht community have presented the reader with hints, tips, and suggestions in their various specialties. They provide you with an abundance of information and real life examples that can save readers hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars, result in a better and safer yacht and help owners maximize their pleasure not only while using their yachts, but while designing and building them, too.

The 22 men and women who wrote the included chapters have more than 500 years of combined experience in the megayacht industry. Heed what they have to say. They?re all experts. They really do know what they?re talking about.

You'll find chapters by superyacht experts discussing:

  • Motor yacht design
  • Custom motor yacht construction
  • Sailing yacht design
  • Custom sailing yacht construction
  • Semi-custom motor yachts
  • Owner advocacy
  • Yacht classification
  • Explorer/expedition yachts
  • Project management
  • Motor yacht brokerage
  • Legal issues when buying or selling a brokerage yacht
  • Flag selection and registration
  • Yacht security
  • Helicopters on board
  • Sound and vibration control
  • Stabilization at anchor and underway
  • Bridge technology
  • Yacht board health
  • Advanced crew training
  • Luxury yacht chartering
  • Successful refits
  • Drydocking large yachts