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The Power of Waves by Yachting Financial Solutions

The Power of Waves by Yachting Financial Solutions

Wave Power For the past six months, we've been working on a new way for you to grow your money. Simple, accessible and fully automated: Waves. It's coming out of beta very soon. Short version: Waves is a simple and quick online investment plan for yacht crew. It gives...

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YFSOL’s Fun Facts – The Azzam

YFSOL’s Fun Facts – The Azzam

The Azzam is the world's largest yacht. Nominal 12 passengers for tax reasons and an unknown number of crew. At the same length the Pacific Princess is a small cruiseship with 680 passengers and 373 crew.

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YFSOL’s Fun Facts – The Eclipse

YFSOL’s Fun Facts – The Eclipse

The Eclipse is reported to be the world's most expensive yacht. The actual price of the 163-metre boat is hard to pin down. The highest estimate puts the build cost at $1.5bn.     The Burj Khalifa is the worlds tallest building. It is 828 metres tall and has...

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Swallow the Anchor Podcast: GoPros and Beer

Swallow the Anchor Podcast: GoPros and Beer

Swallow the Anchor is a podcast for yachties. Read on to find out about Episode 3: GoPros and Beer. In each episode, you'll hear from someone who's still in the business or has just left it. They talk about their experiences, what they've learned in yachting and what...

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5 Reasons Why Yachties Should Invest in Quadrant 2 Today

5 Reasons Why Yachties Should Invest in Quadrant 2 Today

We'd be selling history short if we merely said we're living in unpredictable times. Let's be honest: it's hard to gauge what will happen next week, let alone next year. Understandably that makes some investors twitchy. So, we’ve found you one of the best investments...

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Swallow the Anchor: GoPros and Beer

Swallow the Anchor is a podcast for yachties. In each episode, you'll hear from someone who's still in the business or has just left it. They talk about their experiences, what they've learned in yachting and what they plan for their life after yachting. In this...

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Swallow the Anchor – Episode 4

Swallow the Anchor – Episode 4

Swallow the Anchor is a podcast for yachties. In each episode, we speak with someone either in the business or who has just left it. We talk about their experiences, what they've learned in yachting and what they plan for their life after yachting. Check out episode 4...

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Be a Pig

Here's a taster of something we're beta testing at the moment. A ridiculously easy way for you to build up a bundle of cash without having to jump through endless hoops. The video tells you all you need to know:

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BE AWARE: Card Scam in Croatia

BE AWARE: Card Scam in Croatia

If you're in a port in Croatia this season, be extra vigilant with your credit and debit cards due to a widespread card scam. We received this information from one of our contacts at Standard Bank: "Some bars and clubs in Croatia have a card scam going whereby the...

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Swallow the Anchor Podcast Launch

Swallow the Anchor Podcast Launch

We've launched our Swallow the Anchor podcast to help you get the most out of your yachting career—both while you're still in yachting and later when you leave the business. Our intention is for it to be a valuable and useful show. Fun too, if we can manage it. The...

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Plotting for next season’s racing

Plotting for next season’s racing

We're already planning for next season's racing. Financial planning is about planning for future fun. We actually think money is quite boring. What's exciting is what you can do with it. For our chairman, Clive Evans, that's two things. Classic cars and photography....

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JustOne Offers Big Potential

JustOne Offers Big Potential

JustOne, backed by Jerry Yang (founder of Yahoo) and Scott McNealy (founder of Sun Microsystems), and led by a team with industry experience at IBM and Oracle, has developed the only next-generation database solution for the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things...

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Get out of yachting rich video shoot

Get out of yachting rich video shoot

Behind the scenes : 'Get out of yachting rich' video shoot For the last couple of days, we've been shooting a video in Antibes with Show & Tell Communications, who share the same building in Cork (Ireland) where our headquarters is! This video is all about how to...

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December 2015: Chairman Clive Evans visits Fort Lauderdale!

December 2015: Chairman Clive Evans visits Fort Lauderdale!

December 2015: Chairman Clive Evans visits Fort Lauderdale! This year, instead of heading to the Antigua Charter Show , Yachting Financial Solutions have made a change of plan and Clive Evans is visiting Fort Lauderdale to see existing and new clients. So if you are...

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