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Institute of Maritime Law

The Law of Yachts and Yachting Second Edition book launch

Published: 22 June 2018
Filippo & Richard
Professor Filippo Lorenzon and Richard Coles

On 20th June Filippo Lorenzon and Richard Coles hosted a launch party to mark the publication of the Second Edition of their book The Law of Yachts and Yachting on the roof terrace of the London office of the national law firm Gateley Plc who generously sponsored the event.

The book remains the only legal text devoted to maritime law as relevant to the superyacht industry. The evening was attended by practitioners from City law firms, academics from Southampton University and yachting industry professionals. ”

Now it its second edition, The Law of Yachts and Yachting is a 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.

 The second edition will cover important changes in the superyacht industry such as: the new MYBA Charter Form 2015, the Large Yacht Code (LY3), the Passenger Yacht Code and the coming into force of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006, to name just a few.


Published by Routledge the book costs £295 but to receive your 30% discount and place your order please email Craig Pickett

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