24 Mar '11, 9pm

New licence class to be introduced for sailing larger yachts

SINGAPORE - Owners of larger yachts here will soon need to be better equipped to handle their vessels. A new licence class will be introduced in the second half of this year for those operating yachts 24m and longer, the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) told MediaCorp. The Advanced Power Pleasure Craft Driving Licence is "in anticipation of future pleasure craft which could be larger", said an MPA spokesperson. The regulator is "finalising details ... and the new licence is expected to be implemented in the second half of the year". Those in the yacht industry said this is one instance of regulations keeping pace with changes in the landscape. According to Singapore Superyacht Association executive director Jean-Jacques Lavigne, there are 19 superyachts based in Singapore as of Dec 31. Marinas here have bumped up capacity for superyachts 24m in length and beyond: For inst...

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