ISS News

ISS Announces 2017 Annual Membership Breakfast Feature Presentation - Sponsored by B Ocean Resort, ISS Gold Fort Lauderdale Hospitality Sponsor 10/16/2017

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce Social Media Marketing: Turning Likes into Leads as its featured presentation topic for the Society’s Annual Membership Meeting & Breakfast on Tuesday 31 October 2017 from 8:00-10:00 am at B Ocean Resort—ISS Gold Fort Lauderdale Hospitality Sponsor— located at 1140 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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2017 ISS Design and Leadership Awards Gala Invite 10/11/2017

You are Cordinally invited to the 27th Gala for Design & Leadership on Wednesday Novemebr 1st 2017

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2017 Young Professionals Membership Initiative - ISS Partnership with Wright Maritime Group & Naiad Maritime Group 9/1/2017

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce Wright Maritime Group (WMG) and Naiad Maritime Group (NMG) support in providing young professionals in the yacht industry with a one-year free membership in ISS.

Read more... Young Professionals Membership Initiative with Wright Maritime Group and Naiad Maritime Group.pdf

 

The 2017 ISS Gala Kick Off Party 8/21/2017

The 2017 ISS Gala Kick Off Party for Members on Thursday September 7th, 2017 

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2017 Crew Membership Initiative - ISS Partnership with Wright Maritime Group & Westrec Marinas 8/18/2017

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce Wright Maritime Group and Westrec Marina support in underwriting crew in the yacht industry with a one-year free membership in ISS.

Read more.... 2017 Crew Membership Partnership with Wright Maritime Group and Westrec Marinas.pdf

ISS’s Annual U.K. Regatta Features Big Wind and Unwavering Support for Sail4Cancer 6/15/2017

Six teams took part in the International Superyacht Society (ISS) Annual Regatta 2nd- 4th June, racing between Hamble and Cowes. The crews raced in a matched fleet of Fairview Sailing’s Beneteau Oceanis 37 yachts.

Read more...15 June 2017-ISSs Annual U.K. Regatta Features Big Wind and Unwavering Support for Sail4Cancer.pdf

ISS Assimilates Yacht Captains Association (YCA) Membership 3/22/2017

International Superyacht Society (ISS) is honoured to announce its assimilation of the Yacht Captains Association (YCA) membership effective immediately. All current YCA members matriculate as ISS members with full membership privileges.

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ISS’s Role in the Large Yacht and Passenger Yacht Code Review Process 2/13/2017

On behalf of the ISS Technical Committee as its Co-Chair, Peter Southgate of Wright Maritime Group attended the first Working Group meeting for the Large Yacht and Passenger Yacht Code revision, held in Pisa Italy on the 9th February 2017. This follows the kick-off meeting introducing the review during the London Boat Show in January.

Read more...ISSs Role in the Large Yacht and Passenger Yacht Code Review Process.pdf 

ISS Announces 2017-2020 Board of Directors 2/7/2017

The ISS (International Superyacht Society) announces its 2017-2020 Board of Directors and Past Presidents Council. For the current year and based on a member-based democratic voting system, ISS stakeholders have awarded eight Board positions for three years for the 2017-2020 term.

Read more... 2017-ISS Announces 2017-2020 Board of Directors.pdf

ISS January 2017 Newsletter 1/25/2017
2017 Board of Directors Election
 
If you are an ISS member, a key benefit is voting. Each January, members vote for eight individuals to join the ISS Board of Directors, those who sustain the Society by their vision and prioritize the initiatives and actions undertaken for the good of the industry. Each year's ballot represents both end-of-term directors and nominees as submitted by members, another privilege membership affords. As is the case each year, the 2017 ballot includes the large yacht industry's most compelling people. If you are not a member, join today! You have until midnight 3 February 2017 to cast your vote. www.superyachtsociety.org/Members/Membership
  
 
 
 
Good for You. Good for Your Business. Good for Our Industry. 
 
Following each quarter, we applaud those members who are new and who re-join by listing them in our newsletter. Thank you for your continuing support. ISS's Mission is to Ensure Sustainability & Excellence in the Global Superyachting Industry. Our mission is delivered by building alliances worldwide; to serve as a communications conduit for issues affecting the marketplace, owners, crew and industry members; to recognize achievement; and, to provide educational opportunities and networking events. Our funding comes from our members and sponsors which in turn enables the ISS to work on initiatives that benefit the large yacht industry.
  
 
 
 
ISS 2017 Student Membership Initiative
 
ISS is pleased to announce Wright Maritime Group's support in providing students currently attending educational curriculums that are relevant to a career in the yacht industry with a one-year free membership in ISS. ISS President, Derik Wagner, says, "WMG's approach to sponsoring young industry professionals with an entrance to the ISS and its global reach opens unique career pathways to build important long-term relationships with top industry influencers."  WMG's captain, AJ Anderson, adds, "The industry is served by mentoring our young professionals to be the next generation of leaders. WMG is honored to underwrite ISS's innovative approach to building sustainability in our most important resource-the human factor."

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Board Member Profile-Derik Wagner-Wagner & Associates
 
Derik is currently serving his third and final year of his three-year term as International Superyacht Society President (while also running for another three-year board term). His main goal has been to grow ISS's membership by streamlining and clarifying its value proposition to members. To ensure sustainability and excellence for this industry, he has been a voice for a larger campaign to promote the yachting lifestyle to potential new yachting enthusiasts. In his "day job," he is now providing technology and communications consultancy as Wagner & Associates.
 
Read more...Board Member Profile-Derik Wagner-Wagner and Associates.pdf
 
 
 
Spotlight on Supporting Member-bluewater Yachting
 
Bluewater is a world leader in yacht services with offices in Antibes, Fort Lauderdale, Palma, Davos, Hong Kong and Moscow. As the only major yachting company with experienced and dedicated teams in the five main sectors of the superyacht industry-brokerage, charter, yacht management, crew training and crew solutions-bluewater can cater to your every need. One company, one complete service.

Read more...Spotlight on Supporting Member-bluewater Yachting.pdf