As we enter another Mediterranean yacht season we are pleased to bring you a bumper edition of Comprehensively Yachts. In this edition, we begin with a look at yachting’s role in the development of future sustainable technology in the move towards more sustainable yachting. Secondly, our sanctions experts consider briefly the latest developments in a recent, high profile case. Our employment colleagues consider the steps that can be taken to ensure a positive working environment in the yachting industry. Next, our British Virgin Islands team review the impact of the recent blacklisting of the British Virgin Islands by the EU Council. Finally, we finish with a detailed analysis from our admiralty and crisis management colleagues of recent yacht casualty trends and suggestions for how the risk of a serious incident be mitigated.