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Living and working conditions aboard large yachts

Bailey, Nicholas J., Ellis, Neil and Sampson, Helen 2011. Living and working conditions aboard large yachts. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2011, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 July 2011. Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2011). Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University, pp. 21-32.

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Abstract

The large yacht sector is an economically important and growing sector of the maritime industry. This paper reports on the living and working conditions for crew onboard these vessels. The findings are based on research undertaken by the Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) on behalf of the Professional Yachtsmen’s Association (PYA), and in light of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006. Specifically, the paper reports on terms and conditions of employment, standards of accommodation, hours of work and rest, and areas of concern to seafarers. Tentative comparisons are also drawn between the large yacht sector and the merchant navy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Published
Schools: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Cardiff University
ISBN: 1900174391
Funders: Professional Yacht Association
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 20:54
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/20255

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