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How to manage your income when currencies are unstable

How to manage your income when currencies are unstable

Many yachties face the problem of receiving salaries and tips in a currency different to their home currency.  When your ‘work’ and ‘home’ currencies are stable, this doesn’t present many issues, aside from bank exchange fees.  Stable exchange rates make it easy to plan both savings and investments. However, when one or both currencies are …

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What yachties did next… | Leila Nafa from Crew Eyewear

What yachties did next… | Leila Nafa from Crew Eyewear

If you have been in the yachting industry for a while then you have probably met Leila Nafa or one of her team along the way. Leila is the founder and owner of Crew Eyewear and is changing the way yachties care for their eyes during their careers. Leila joined the Superyachting world after working …

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Spotlight interview with Daniel Jones

Spotlight interview with Daniel Jones

We welcome Daniel Jones to the United Advisers Marine Team from a diverse background. After studying sports management at the University of West England, Daniel moved abroad to coach kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and a range of other water sports.  He has worked in a number of locations around the world including France, …

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Spotlight interview with Dan Ward

Spotlight interview with Dan Ward

Born and bred in East Anglia, Dan joins us, seeking new challenges to broaden his knowledge in other fields. Dan has with fifteen years of experience in the Financial Industry thirteen of those being in the mortgage sector. As well as being a bit of a foodie, Dan has always loved to travel. Joining United …

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What yachties did next… | Tim Fletcher from Workrest

What yachties did next… | Tim Fletcher from Workrest

The first of anything is always pretty special, and our interview with Tim Fletcher from Workrest is no exception. Welcome to the first interview in our ‘What yachties did next…’ series. Over the next few months we’ll interview ex-yachties to see what they are up to. There are incredible opportunities available after a career in …

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Six eco-friendly Superyachts that will make you go WOW

Six eco-friendly Superyachts that will make you go WOW

Superyachts are synonymous with fuel burning and un-environmentally friendly materials, but for modern times there is a push toward more eco-friendly superyachts. The six yachts below come with all the luxury you would expect but with a more responsible approach. The solutions they’ve developed range from sustainable and hypoallergenic materials to solar power and recycled …

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8 things you don’t want to miss at Monaco yacht show

8 things you don’t want to miss at Monaco yacht show

Monaco Yacht show (MYS) is fast approaching. The highlight of the European yachting season, MYS never fails to impress. The only challenge with MYS, apart from the terrible mobile phone signal I always seem to experience, is the lack of time. So how can you even begin to prioritise your time at Monaco Yacht Show …

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Controlling your finances, wherever you are in the world

Controlling your finances, wherever you are in the world

Cruising the world as yacht crew can make you feel like you’re a citizen of the world, rather than being tied to a particular country and, when you’re not in your home port, you don’t want to be tethered to banks in your home country and any associated tax and interest obligations. We know banking …

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Exchange rates: Jonathan Allbut from IFX explains all

Exchange rates: Jonathan Allbut from IFX explains all

IFX is a key partnership for United Advisers and this week we caught up with Jonathan Allbut who is the expert on exchange rates and currency markets. In our interview below Jonathan shares his expertise and highlights the key areas to watch in 2017. For someone new to exchange rates, what are they exactly and …

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Tips for money management when the ZAR is unstable

Tips for money management when the ZAR is unstable

Yachties are used to getting salaries and tips in a currency different to their home currency. When your ‘work’ currency and ‘home’ currencies are stable this doesn’t present many problems, aside from the standard bank fees. A nice steady exchange rate makes it easy to plan both savings and investments. However, when the ZAR is …

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