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  • Braemar Yacht Services moves to Fort Lauderdale

    Superyacht surveyor Braemar Yacht Services has expanded its Florida presence, moving from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. The new office at 945 E Las Olas Boulevard is located in the heart of this yacht broking and management hub. “Braemar Yacht Services has been busy doing pre-purchase and condition surveys, damage surveys, owner’s representation and project management work in Florida for many years from our office in Miami. Watching the business grow in this region, and recognizing our clients’ requirements for a…
  • Tuesday Technical Teach Ins

    In the final session of our current series of Tuesday Technical Teach Ins, we look forward to welcoming Leigh Mason of Cyber Defence Solutions who will be presenting on ““Software and hardware approaches to mitigating the cyber security threat on the latest generation of superyachts in which every system onboard is potentially connected to the internet”. With the latest generation of superyachts and those coming out of major refits being internet connected 24/7, the risk of losses from cyber security…
  • Aviation safety presentation at Braemar

    Aviation safety presentation by Jonathan Tuner of MAST Braemar Yacht Services had the pleasure of hosting an excellent presentation by Jonathan Turner of MAST (Marine Aviation Support Training) who spoke to an audience of 20 underwriters, brokers and lawyers about aviation safety on superyachts. After watching some of the particularly alarming footage of various helicopter accidents and viewing accident statistics, Jonathan’s excellent talk on minimising risks was well received. As the aviation industry is keen to drive home, safety is…
  • Braemar Yacht Services hosted a presentation by Cheryl Zimmerman and Michael Matthewson of Farsounder Inc. in our City of London office

    Braemar Yacht Services hosted a presentation by Cheryl Zimmerman and Michael Matthewson of Farsounder Inc. (www.farsounder.com) in our City of London office on “The uses and limitations of Forward Looking 3D Sonar (FLS) in avoiding groundings and collisions with uncharted obstructions”.  The team gave a great presentation, outlining what their system can see (rocks, icebergs, bommies, reefs, shoal patches, containers, dock walls, piles and marine mammals), as well as talking about ranges (up to 1000m at present), speeds at which…
  • Braemar Yacht Services expands in Palma

    The superyacht surveyors add another hub to their worldwide portfolio of offices. Braemar Yacht Services has opened a new office in Palma, Mallorca. The Palma office will be based at the Astilleros de Mallorca shipyard. This location joins the many offices across the globe, including London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Lisbon, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Miami, Seattle, Panama and Melbourne. Richard Franklin, head of Braemar Yacht Services, spoke to SuperyachtNews to share his insight into the expansion. A key reason for the…