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Motor Yacht Seasense Launched! April 27 2017

Motor Yacht Seasense, the 64 meter Benetti, launched today in Italy!

Graeme Lord and Richard Young are at the Nobiskrug Shipyard March 30 2017

Graeme and Richard travelled to Germany and were able to visit Nobiskrug Shipyard.

Fairport Yacht Support is PYC Certified March 10 2017

We are proud to announce that we officially received our Passenger Yacht Code Certification today! We continue to strive to provide the utmost in service...

Congratulations to Quantum Marine Engineering of Florida! February 20 2017

Congratulations to Quantum Marine Engineering of Florida and their new office building here in Fort Lauderdale! Graeme Lord and Richard Young attended...

Cayman Island DOC Endorsement November 08 2016

The Fairport Yacht Support Team received their annual Cayman Island DOC Endorsement. Great work TEAM!

Ben Young graduates from United States Coast Guard Academy October 31 2016

Bejamin Young, son of our Technical Manager, Richard Young, graduated Cape May TRACEN as USCG SeamanOctober 28th, 2016. Ben has been assigned to USCG...

Port Hercules, the first day of The 2016 Monaco Yacht Show September 28 2016

Congratulations Angus!! March 04 2016

The road to US residency has been long and tedious for the Mackenzie family and we are happy to announce that it has finally come through!Angus enters...

Happy Holidays from our team to yours! December 21 2015

CISAC - CY 2015 May 12 2015

Graeme just returned from the 20th Cayman Islands Shipowners' Advisory Council in the Cayman Islands. We congratulate Graeme on being voted Chairman of...

Fairport Yacht Support ACA Memo February 23 2015

Please find attached a Memo regarding the Affordable Care Act affecting U.S. crewmembers. We hope this clarifies any questions you may have regarding...

Antigua Boat Show December 08 2014

Greetings from Graeme at the Antigua Boat Show. The weather has created the perfect show to show off all of the gorgeous yachts!

US Pollution Risks October 09 2014

Please find attached an overview of Federal State Pollution Laws from the UK P I Club.

Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table January 08 2014

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and International Shipping Federation (ISF)'s annual review of Flag State performances.

Republic of the Marshall Islands Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-1-14 January 07 2014

YACHT SAFETY ADVISORY YSA-1-14To: Commercial and Private Yacht Masters, Owners, Yacht Managers, Agents, Classification Societies and Appointed...

One day until the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show September 24 2013

One day before the Monaco Show and the anchorage is already an impressive sight.

Fairport Yacht Support Labor Day Schedule August 28 2013

Please be advised that Fairport Yacht Support's offices will be closed on Tuesday, Sept 2, 2013 in observance of the US Labor Day holiday. Happy Labor...

The Cayman Maritime's Yachtmaster's Handbook August 16 2013

From Cayman Maritime's Yachtmaster's Handbook (attached)December 2012 Introduction This handbook is designed for all Masters and senior officers of Cayman...

MI Marine Safety Advisory No. 44-13 August 08 2013

Attached is the latest Marine Safety Advisory. #46-13: VIÑA DEL MAR – CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN – SOLAS CHAPTER II-1

Happy 4th of July July 04 2013

Happy 4th of July from the Fairport Yacht Support team! The Fairport Yacht Support offices will be closed on July 4th - 5th opening on July 8th. Wishing...

New Marshall Islands Yacht Code, MI-103 June 06 2013

Andrew in Greece June 05 2013

Andrew sent us this picture of the sunrise in Samos Island, Greece where he is on board a vessel doing some work. Beautiful! ómorfos!

Republic of the Marshall Islands- Marine Safety Advisory #25-13 June 04 2013

Attached is the latest Marine Safety Advisory from the Republic of the Marshall Islands: #25-13: SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT OR SEWAGE COMMINUTING AND DISINFECTING...

Republic of the Marshall Islands- YSA-3-13 May 23 2013

Please note the attached Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-3-13, NAVIGATION LIGHT SAFETY ALERT Office of the Maritime AdministratorRepublic of the Marshall Is...

Fairport Yacht Support had it's first yacht MLC 2006 Certified May 16 2013

Fairport Yacht Support was the first yacht management company in the USA to have a Cayman Islands yacht certified under the MLC 2006 code. We have created...

M/Y Carpe Diem Joins the Fairport Yacht Support Fleet May 01 2013

For Immediate Release Date: May 1, 2013Contact: Graeme Lord, gl@fairportsupport.com, 954-990-6482 or 954-980-0902M/Y Carpe Diem joins the Fairport Yacht...

Fairport's team gives back! April 22 2013

Fairport Yacht Support took an afternoon to give back at this year's Marine Industry Cares Foundation's Spinathon. We were able to raise $4,175.00 which...

Happy Easter March 31 2013

Happy Easter from all the staff of Fairport

USCG Interim Guidance for Revised MARPOL Annex V Implementation February 27 2013

From ECM Maritime Services:The USCG has issued a Policy Letter dated February 26th, 2013 (attached), providing Interim Guidance for implementation ofthe...

Fatal Accident onboard Large Yacht February 18 2013

From Cayman Islands Shipping Registry:"Dear DPA,Please find attached a Safety Flyer issued following a fatal accident in Sydney Harbour. Although the...

MI Shipping Notice February 18 2013

From the Marshall Islands:The following additional changes have been made in February to the MI-300 Series 2012 CD:MN-2-011-33, Maritime Labour Convention,...

Marshall Islands Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-1-13 January 25 2013

Please note the attached Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-1-13, MARPOL ANNEX V DISCHARGE PLACARD.Office of the Maritime AdministratorRepublic of the Marshall...

Paris MoU PSC56 January 24 2013

Paris MoU PSC56On the 1st of July this year the Paris MoU issued PSC56.(http://www.pya.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/PMoU_PSCircular_56.pdf) Port State...

MLC 2006 and the USSA Captains Briefing January 18 2013

Graeme Lord travelled to the USSA Superyacht Association Captains Briefing this week. One of the major discussions at hand is the Maritime Labour Convention,...

Santa's Helpers December 17 2012

The 2012 toy drive was a great success and Whitney dropped off a HUGE car load of toys to the Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale....

Romy Barden has a Birthday! December 05 2012

Here at Fairport, we like to take a moment in a colleague's birthday to celebrate them! We are a small company and each employee is an integral partof...

Fairport Yacht Support is a Toy Drive Drop off! November 30 2012

This holiday marks the 2nd annual toy drive through the Marine Industry Cares foundation benefitting KIDS and Children's Diagnostic Treatment Center....

Marshall Islands Skeet Tournament November 30 2012

Graeme had the pleasure of attending the Marshall Islands Skeet Tourmanment this week. He had a great time and held is own in the tournament!Many thanks...

Fort Yachtie Da International Film Festival November 13 2012

Romy Barden and Whitney Diedericks attended Crew Unlimited's Fort Yachtie Da International Film Festival this past weekend. A big congratulations goes...

National Marine Customer Appreciation Yachtoberfest 2012! October 27 2012

Fairport Yacht Support was a sponsor at this year's National Marine Customer Appreciation party. The theme was Yachtoberfest and Graeme and crew donned...

CISR Changes to Endorsement Format October 01 2012

Please see attached CISR Shipping Notice 04/2012 (Rev 1)"Revised Format of 'STCW Endorsements'"

The Bay Outside Monaco September 24 2012

A gorgeous day in Monaco marks the end to the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show. The industry will be dispersing and gearing up for FLIBS which starts on 25th October...

Greetings from Graeme at the Monaco Yacht Show September 18 2012

The Monaco Yacht Show starts tomorrow, 19th September but the boats are all in place and the tents are up and ready!

Fairport Yacht Support DOC September 12 2012

Fairport Yacht Support is proud to announce the issuance of the full term Document of Compliance with the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry. The certificate...

Republic of the Marshall Islands September 07 2012

**** Please note that recent activity of Port State Control (PSC) Officers are taking special interest in crew certificates**** Ensure you are compliant...

Update from Panama Canal Authority September 01 2012

Attention all vessels going through their maiden Panama Canal voyage! Effective September 1, 2012, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) requires the attached...

Darla Skaf - Board of Director MICF August 30 2012

Fairport Yacht Support is very proud to announce that Darla Skaf, our Yacht Accounts Manager has been invited to sit on the board of Directors of theMarine...

Fairport and Jetlev August 30 2012

Some of Fairport's staff got to experience the amazing Jetlev today. This incredible machine is challenging and FUN! Thanks to Eric Shear for putting...

Harbour Island in Portofino August 29 2012

Harbour Island on charter in beautiful Baia Cannone, Portofino Italy. Broker: Jim Araiza/ Sailaway writes: “……. the skipper isamazing...

MLC Guidance August 29 2012

Like it or not MLC has been ratified and all applicable vessels must be certified by August 2013. Fairport Yacht Support has been actively followingthis...

Milestone ratifications of seafarers’ labour rights charter August 20 2012

Milestone ratifications of seafarers’ labour rights charterThe ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention has now been ratified by 30 countries, meaning...

MI Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-5-12 August 16 2012

Yacht Safety Advisory YSA-5-12, TOKYO AND PARIS MOUs - JOINT CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN ON FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS ARRANGEMENTS. The CIC will beginon...

ABS Notice August 13 2012

Subject: MARPOL Annex VI - Regulations on Energy Efficiency for Ships

USCG Marine Inspection Notice August 13 2012

Regional Port State Control Regimes Announce Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign

ABS - Mullion - Compact life jacket recall August 01 2012

Subject: Mullion - Compact life jacket recallTechnical Manager/Superintendent,This letter is to inform you of the issuance of a recall by the lifejacket...

M/Y Lady Lola joins the Fairport Yacht Support fleet May 03 2012

For Immediate Release Date: May 3, 2012Contact: Graeme Lord, gl@fairportsupport.com, 954-990-6482 or 954-980-0902M/Y Lady Lola joins the Fairport Yacht...

Yachting Industry Veteran Graeme Lord Starts Shore Support Company March 02 2012

March 2nd, 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL:In October, former International Yacht Collection (IYC) director and yacht engineer Graeme Lord opened the doorsto...

New Yacht Account Manager, Romy Barden Joins Fairport Yacht Support February 22 2012

For Immediate Release Date: February 22, 2012Contact: Graeme Lord, gl@fairportsupport.com, 954-990-6482 or 954-980-0902New Yacht Account Manager, Romy...

Four IYC veterans launch new yacht management company October 21 2011

Four IYC veterans launch new yacht management companyBy Lucy Chabot Reed October 21, 2011Four long-term employees of International Yacht Collection have...

Benjamin Young, son of our Technical Manager Richard Young Graduated Cape may TRACEN as USCG Seaman October 28th Ben has been assigned to USCG CutterSanibel...

Marshall Islands Yacht Safety Advisory, YSA-1-14