Over the next two weeks, our Connecting Crew campaign will be sharing ideas for ship owners and seafarers on how to strengthen relationships on board to improve the mental wellbeing of the whole crew. This is particularly relevant during the current COVID-19 pandemic where seafarers are facing extended contracts and more time away from loved ones. But why is it important to our wellbeing to connect with others?

According to a 2018 International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) survey, a whopping 82 percent of superyacht
crew reported that they sometimes struggled with low crew morale, while 55 percent of female respondents found accessing mental health care an occasional or regular challenge.

 

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in recent years, you may have noticed that TV screens are becoming bigger. Considerably bigger in fact, growing a whole 10 inches in size in the past decade alone, reports Forbes. The reason for this growth is not purely driven by our love of technology and gadgets (although the rise of the smartphone and the tablet would argue otherwise) but can instead be attributed to multiple elements.

 

By appointment only with Bond SARL in partnership with Samsung and Boutsen Design

In collaboration with Boutsen Design, Bond will be opening a new office in the heart of Monaco and showcasing The Wall by Samsung.
 

This exclusive office will be open by appointment only to superyacht captains, owner’s representatives, project managers of new builds and refits, engineers, home offices and UHNWI’s.

 

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