Speed limit around the Cap d'Antibes
3 May 2019
We would like to draw all seafarers' attention to the speed limits established last year around the Cap d'Antibes. A wide area is now subject to a limit of 10kn.
The official link to the information is written in French, however there is a map showing the different speed zones along with the GPS coordinates, so you can easily see which water is affected by the regulation.
Important tasks for your crew this winter
It’s that time of year in the Mediterranean and other northern hemisphere yachting locations when many vessels are lined up in ports for the winter whilst a portion of their crew stay onboard to undertake the important task of ‘winterising’, as well as other key maintenance jobs which didn’t get addressed during the busy summer months of chartering.
Yacht Job Scams on the Rise
Over the last couple of months, the PYA's Member Assistance Service (MAS) has received a number of reports from crew who have been approached by scammers offering false jobs onboard yachts. Along with these direct reports, there has also been a number of incidents reported via the Yacht Crew Facebook Groups.