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Everyday is a school day at sea

Everyday is a school day at sea

As we draw a close on the summer season and many of us start to plan crossings or yard time, our team are focusing on offering clients the opportunity to learn more about the relevant training courses we offer in collaboration with Warsash Superyacht Academy.

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Ask George.......

Ask George.......

Knowledge is a powerful tool and George Mills, our resident expert Master Mariner is an invaluable asset to dsnm. We are now sharing his expertise with all of our clients.....

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The Stewardess Corner - an online resource for travelling crew

The Stewardess Corner - an online resource for travelling crew

The Superyacht industry is often like no other and our guest blogger this month is using her experience to provide an online resource for many others in the industry. Carole Catsuris is the founder of The Stewardess Corner and here she talks about how the venture came to fruition and her hopes and dreams for the future.

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Attention to detail, bespoke and eye-catching products for every Superyacht bridge

Attention to detail, bespoke and eye-catching products for every Superyacht bridge

With Superyacht bridges often being designed for the aesthetics and not always the practical reality, it can mean that workable space and storage is not always prioritised as the navigating crew would want. This can mean that essential logbooks, charts and publications have to be on display even when not in use, which often is at odds with the stylish design and look of the bridge.

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Adjusting the DSNM sails for 2019......

Adjusting the DSNM sails for 2019......

“Well, we sure have started 2019 hitting the ground running, so my apologies for the belated New Year good wishes, better late than never right? So, happy new year from the whole DSNM team to all our clients, past and present, as well as our friends and colleagues in the industry, we wish you safe and happy sailing for the forthcoming year.

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Life through a lens - A portrait of Superyacht photographer Tom van Oossanen

Life through a lens - A portrait of Superyacht photographer Tom van Oossanen

When you’ve gazed at those dramatic images of the most impressive Superyachts in the world, the chances are you’ve been admiring them through the stunning work of specialist Superyacht photographer Tom van Oossanen.

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Glow in the dark dolphins and globe trotting takeaways - Is being a Chief Officer a dream job?

Glow in the dark dolphins and globe trotting takeaways - Is being a Chief Officer a dream job?

Armed with 10 questions, we decided to talk to a Chief Officer who has worked with the team at DSNM for some years as part of his navigation watch duties.

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Big service from a small team - a glimpse into the world of bespoke yacht management

Big service from a small team - a glimpse into the world of bespoke yacht management

Here at DSNM we work closely with yacht management companies every day, providing our specialist navigation services as part of the support they give to Superyacht clients.

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Work hours logging – time for a better way with new Workrest app

Work hours logging – time for a better way with new Workrest app

Following on from our previous blogs on great innovations that can really help our industry, this month we asked a client to tell us about their experience of Workrest – a new mobile app designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of work and rest time logging by crew members.

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Just what keeps Lizzie busy?... a day in the life of a DSNM Fleet Manager

Just what keeps Lizzie busy?... a day in the life of a DSNM Fleet Manager

For five years Lizzie Rolph has been one of our Fleet Managers so we thought it was time to take a closer look at just what fills her days and keeps her from twiddling those impeccably manicured fingers.

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The best grasp on works management could be at your fingertips

The best grasp on works management could be at your fingertips

As the focus of everything we offer here at DSNM is all about quality solutions that make Superyachting life easier and more efficient, we are quick to notice complementary products and services that share the same aims.

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Sun, style, sophistication… and more than just a few Superyachts!

Sun, style, sophistication… and more than just a few Superyachts!

Fresh from her pilgrimage to the recent Monaco Yacht Show, DSNM’s Executive Director Alicia Store recounts how what is often described as the king of all yacht shows continues to grow beyond being just a showcase for sensational Superyachts.

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Accounting software gets exciting…

Accounting software gets exciting…

Designed by professionals in the superyacht industry, Voly has been built with first-hand practical knowledge meaning it is specifically tailored for the superyacht environment.

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e-Pilot online cruising guides – that’s E for Electronic and Easy!

e-Pilot online cruising guides – that’s E for Electronic and Easy!

When DSNM asked for my feedback on using its e-Pilot cruising guide service my first response was “Well, why is there only one E in its name?”

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Charting thoughts on the new DSNM client portal

Charting thoughts on the new DSNM client portal

The new DSNM client portal is now in full sail - so we asked one of our long-standing clients to take it for a spin and report back to us.

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