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All-round protection: free towing in the event of slight grounding

A SeaHelp membership offers comprehensive all-round protection for almost all problems that can befall a skipper and his crew. Even towing free in case of light grounding is free of charge with a SeaHelp membership. What needs to be considered if "land is bought" unintentionally and the yacht cannot be freed under its own power? Whether towing assistance, starting assistance,...

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SeaHelp service anchor ropes free for members: Anchor gets caught in mooring chain

The situation in the nautical sector in Croatia seems to be developing much more positively than it is commonly portrayed in public: The SeaHelp rescue boats already had to go out again before Easter to provide assistance to skippers and are currently recording more missions day by day. This "perceived, subjective impression" of increased activity on the water is also...

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SeaHelp jump start (Jump Start: free service for members)

Providing jump-start assistance when the on-board battery is discharged is one of the free services included in a SeaHelp membership. Not without reason, as can be seen from the SeaHelp breakdown statistics, because the number of jump-start requests has increased significantly in recent years. A clear distinction should be made between conventional car batteries and on-board batteries on ships, boats...

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Additional 30% "corona discount" for SeaHelp towage due to marina change

SeaHelp is currently receiving an increasing number of calls from members whose ships are in the Adriatic region. SeaHelp receives a variety of requests for assistance from owners who are unable to reach their vessels due to Coronavirus travel restrictions, ranging from simply checking on board to see if the tarpaulin is still in place to towing to another marina...

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SeaHelp boat Düsseldorf 2020 | New membership model

The new SeaHelp membership models were the main focus of the boot Düsseldorf. SeaHelp CEO Wolfgang Dauser: ”The possibility to find exactly the right tailor-made solution for oneself among several models is well received by our members, as was already more than clearly demonstrated at the leading water sports trade fair in Düsseldorf‟. According to Wolfgang Dauser, an above-average number...

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Update<\/h2>\r\nObviously, some skippers didn't read the SeaHelp article about the danger of lines in the propeller, or were just unlucky: On Saturday, another SeaHelp boat had to go out to cut a line from the propeller of a yacht. This shows once again how topical the topics described by SeaHelp are.\r\n\r\n\u00a0\r\n\r\n\"SeaHelp This line got almost \"perfectly\" caught in the propeller.[\/caption]\r\n\r\n\u00a0\r\n\r\n\"SeaHelp SeaHelp employee goes underground: Here he can still cut the propeller free without any diving gear.[\/caption]\r\n\r\n\u00a0\r\n\r\n\"SeaHelp As so often: The buoy was still hanging on the line. Only two days ago SeaHelp warned that buoys should be avoided as far as possible.[\/caption]","post_title":"Lines in the propeller: <\/span><\/span>The invisible danger that threatens on or under the water surface","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"help-line-rope-yacht-propeller","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2020-08-03 23:33:59","post_modified_gmt":"2020-08-03 21:33:59","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/news-general\/help-line-rope-yacht-propeller\/","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},{"ID":13726,"post_author":"4","post_date":"2020-04-27 18:51:35","post_date_gmt":"2020-04-27 16:51:35","post_content":"

Help for yacht-owners<\/h2>\r\nA SeaHelp spokesperson: \"Often, yacht owners have already booked services at the new marina that they would like to take advantage of before the upcoming start of the water sports season. We offer assistance in towing them to the new marina by sea in the Croatian Adriatic, acting as an extension of the local owner's arm in times of COVID-19\". \r\n

Calm sea - also in terms of shipping traffic<\/h2>\r\nYet SeaHelp's maritime forces in the Adriatic Sea are in the enviable position of being almost alone. Only a few ships from government agencies cross their path every now and then. In the marinas that they pass on their way from Pula to Novigrad, the first yachts are being prepared for the upcoming season, but apart from that there is still some peace and quiet.\r\n

Marina Novigrad - everything safe<\/h2>\r\nThis also applies to the Novigrad Marina<\/a>. When the SeaHelp towing team arrives, there are marineros on site to take over the new yacht and moor it properly. The Marina Rovinj is situated in a quiet and peaceful spot in the spring sun. Here, too, people are preparing for the imminent border openings and expect a rush of owners who can hardly wait to get their yacht back into service.\r\n\r\n\"Corona<\/a> It is unusually empty even when mooring in Novigrad - only the workers at the marina who receive the SeaHelp towing service ensure safety.[\/caption]\r\n

Adriatic Marinas: Turnover missing<\/h2>\r\nA SeaHelp survey of Croatian marinas showed that they too are naturally suffering from the current situation: Sharply declining sales in service operations, closed caf\u00e9 bars and restaurants, a partial lack of overnight guests where such facilities are offered and, of course, the loss of transit berths are already making themselves felt in the cash register. At the same time, the yachts in the marinas and on the dry berths demand much more attention than if the owners were on site.\r\n

Towing service to be continued<\/h2>\r\n\"In April and May, heavy rain or bora is always to be expected, so we have to take special care of the yachts entrusted to us,\" says a Marina employee. Members who are thinking about changing marinas can still contact Europe's leading breakdown service at sea, the towing service will continue.","post_title":"SeaHelp continues towing: <\/span><\/span>No ship traffic on the way to the Novigrad Marina due to COVID-19","post_excerpt":"The days when SeaHelp reported traffic jams at marina<\/a> entrances and transit berths in Croatian marinas and city harbours were in short supply are something that all friends of this unique area remember with nostalgia. But the statements of the political leaders give hope that the entry restrictions due to the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 will be lifted soon. And let's be honest: For most skippers, the water sports season only really starts at the beginning of June anyway, when the Adriatic Sea again offers correspondingly pleasant bathing temperatures. Until then, SeaHelp staff still have a lot of work to do, because many skippers want to move their yachts to other marinas, but can't do it personally because of entry restrictions. This is where the SeaHelp team comes in and offers help to owners in the Adriatic Sea area to transfer their vessels competently and safely to the new marina on the way across the sea.","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"corona-situation-ship-transport-marina-novigrad","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2020-04-27 18:51:35","post_modified_gmt":"2020-04-27 16:51:35","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/news-general\/corona-situation-ship-transport-marina-novigrad\/","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},{"ID":9467,"post_author":"4","post_date":"2020-03-18 14:09:23","post_date_gmt":"2020-03-18 13:09:23","post_content":"\r\n

Berth contracts expire on 31 March<\/h2>\r\n90 percent of the berth contracts in Croatia end on 31 March of the respective year and start again on 1 April, which means that this would actually be the \"peak season\" for changing berths, but in fact this cannot be done because the borders are closed due to the Coronavirus. The consequence: Owners who have cancelled their berths have to pay daily rates in many places from April 1st, which can be quite expensive. That is why SeaHelp offers to transfer the yacht on time until April 1st. Members receive a 50% discount on towing costs according to the booked pass. Due to the current tense situation, another 30 % \"corona discount\" will be granted.\r\n

SeaHelp towing at special rates<\/h2>\r\nHere is a calculation example: The costs for a 13-metre yacht for a transfer over a distance of 23 nm amount to 2,990 euros for non-members, members pay only 1,495 euros. With the special discount of 30%, the bottom line is 1,046.50 euros for the transfer. Even if it were possible to enter Croatia, this solution should be a viable option, because the journey, transfer to the other marina, return journey and daily berth fees would amount to an average of 100 euros\/day anyway.\r\n\r\nFor liability reasons and to avoid damage, SeaHelp will not launch the yacht, but will tow it to the new berth only when the sea is calm, so that no damage can occur.\r\n

SeaHelp currently \"extended arm\" of the owner<\/h2>\r\nA SeaHelp spokesperson: \"We are currently acting in the areas we support as an extension of the owner who cannot reach his ship and is therefore asking SeaHelp for support. Whenever possible, our emergency services are happy to perform such tasks reliably, even if they don't always fit the typical requirements of a breakdown service.\"\r\n\r\nFor many owners, it is generally important to know that SeaHelp is a local partner they can trust. SeaHelp has long since established itself as an important local support in addition to the marina staff. From the questions that reach the operations centre in Punat and the headquarters in Ebensee on a daily basis, one can guess what worries yacht owners currently have: What actually happens if a storm or other unforeseen event occurs and I can't get to my vessel? Who will help with necessary arrangements, be it with authorities, the naval administration or other institutions? Where can I obtain reliable, verified information about the situation on site?\r\n

Reliable information from SeaHelp<\/h2>\r\nThe answer to all these questions is simply SeaHelp! With two bases in Italy, one base in Slovenia and eight bases in Croatia, there is always a SeaHelp employee on site who can check up on things or take urgent, unpostponable measures in consultation with the owner.\r\n\r\nThis is one of the reasons why membership of Europe's largest breakdown service SeaHelp is just as important in times of a pandemic as it is in times when you can pursue your favourite hobby, water sports, without restrictions. And by the way: For questions that are not answered by our numerous contributions on the Internet about the current situation, we are also available to you in partnership at any time by e-mail at<\/a>.","post_title":"SeaHelp membership is especially important in times of Corona: <\/span><\/span>Additional 30% \"corona discount\" for SeaHelp towage due to marina change","post_excerpt":"SeaHelp is currently receiving an increasing number of calls from members whose ships are in the Adriatic region. SeaHelp receives a variety of requests for assistance from owners who are unable to reach their vessels due to Coronavirus travel restrictions, ranging from simply checking on board to see if the tarpaulin is still in place to towing to another marina for a change of berths. Especially the marina changes are understandably causing difficulties at the moment.","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"closed","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"coronavirus-discount-membership","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2020-04-10 00:27:16","post_modified_gmt":"2020-04-09 22:27:16","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/news-general\/coronavirus-discount-membership\/","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},{"ID":7212,"post_author":"4","post_date":"2020-02-03 17:21:25","post_date_gmt":"2020-02-03 16:21:25","post_content":"KIRT Steiermark, who spent two days on site in D\u00fcsseldorf to explain the advantages of the medical emergency service via telephone to members and interested parties, was almost like advertising on its own behalf. Whenever an incident with a health problem is reported to the SeaHelp operations centre, the caller can be immediately connected to the SeaHelp cooperation partner, KIRT Steiermark. For holders of the Premium Pass this is even free of charge. The 24-hour hotline, which is constantly manned by emergency paramedics, provides expert assistance and supports necessary immediate measures until the patient can be handed over to a Croatian doctor.\r\n\r\nHowever, the service, which was tested in the 2019 season, has also proved its worth in the event of minor health problems. The measures taken by the new SeaHelp cooperation partner ranged from forgotten prescriptions to various allergies and contact with jellyfish and sea urchins to transport to an German hospital, much to the satisfaction of the members concerned. In order not to give the wrong impression, though: Services that go beyond emergency aid, such as ambulance transport or issuing prescriptions and medication are of course subject to a charge.\r\n\r\nBut also diving for anchors that have become snagged on the sea bed (up to 7 metres) is included in the Premium Pass, as well as the extended towing possibilities (up to 30 nm) and of course the linguistic support if the Croatian or Italian conversation partner suddenly does not want to or cannot understand English anymore.","post_title":"boat D\u00fcsseldorf 2020: <\/span><\/span>New membership model was positively accepted.","post_excerpt":"The new SeaHelp membership models were the main focus of the boot D\u00fcsseldorf. SeaHelp CEO Wolfgang Dauser: \u201dThe possibility to find exactly the right tailor-made solution for oneself among several models is well received by our members, as was already more than clearly demonstrated at the leading water sports trade fair in D\u00fcsseldorf\u201f. According to Wolfgang Dauser, an above-average number of new members as well as existing customers booked the Premium Pass via upgrade. The visitors attached particular importance to the new services such as anchor diving (up to 7 metres) and immediate telephone contact with an English-speaking doctor in an emergency at sea.","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"closed","ping_status":"open","post_password":"","post_name":"boot-duesseldorf-2020-new-membership-model-was-positively-accepted","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2020-02-03 17:21:25","post_modified_gmt":"2020-02-03 16:21:25","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/uncategorized\/boot-duesseldorf-2020-new-membership-model-was-positively-accepted\/","menu_order":0,"post_type":"post","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"}],"next":false,"prev":false,"total_page":1},"paged":1,"column_class":"jeg_col_2o3","class":"epic_block_25"};

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