The book is the first comprehensive treatise on the law relating to yachts and provides its readers with a thorough analysis of maritime law as relevant to the superyacht sector. Written by a team of leading yachting practitioners and researchers, it covers the legal issues arising during the life of a yacht. The book is written for the legal practitioner, yacht-broker and manager concerned with the operation of professionally crewed yachts including financing, registration, chartering, insurance, compliance and casualty management.
Key Features -
•This is the first and only practitioners’ book on the area
•It covers all major aspects of yachting law in a single book
•The Law of Yachts and Yachting is highly comprehensive - despite its main focus on contract and tort law, it contains references to public law and international law and practice
•References to case law, English, foreign and international
•Appendices containing essential source materials
1. Yachtbuilding contracts, Filippo Lorenzon 2. Registration, Richard Coles 3. VAT and other tax matters, James Gopsill 4. Yacht finance, Graeme Bowtle & Richard Coles 5. Insurance legislation and contracts, Nigel Cooper QC 6. Manning of yachts: the employment of captain and crew, Pawel Wysocki 7. Yacht brokers, Nigel Cooper QC 8. Yacht chartering under the MYBA form, Filippo Lorenzon 9. Mooring, Richard Shaw & Filippo Lorenzon 10. Sale and purchase under the MYBA form, Filippo Lorenzon & Richard Coles 11. LY2: safety and compliance for superyachts, Filippo Lorenzon 12. Accidents at sea, Prof. Mikis Tsimplis 13. Scrapping and recycling, Prof. Mikis Tsimplis.
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