Posted: 11th February 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge
With the rise in world-class marinas in nearly every region, New Zealand has also been developing their docks and creating larger berths for larger vessels. Auckland in particular is now home to some excellent marinas and anchorages, with the advantage of world-class refit and maintenance facilities nearby. We spoke to two men on the ground, Charlie Dwyer and Duthie Lidgard of Asia Pacific Superyachts, to learn more.
Posted: 21st January 2017 | Written by: Sonya Matejko
Is there any state that says 'yachting' more than Florida? More than 900,000 other boat owners agree, and that's what makes it the boating capital of the USA. Whether you like a rugged, rocky beach away from town or being in the middle of a packed, vibrant city- Florida can provide the perfect place to anchor when you're not cruising.
Posted: 26th November 2016 | Written by: Worth Avenue Yachts
The Galapagos Islands are a feast for the senses, offering magnificent wildlife encounters in a volcanic landscape of desolate beauty. With so much to see and experience, a luxury yacht charter provides the ultimate adventure, a true immersion in nature with the comfort and trimmings of luxury hospitality.
Posted: 21st August 2016 | Written by: Darin Graham
Every corner of the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia has something to offer, from clear waters and white beaches to rustic cuisine and a culture of longstanding traditions. For anyone who has not yet experienced it, visiting Sardinia is love at first sight. Here's an introduction to some of the best beaches, restaurants and sights not to be missed.
Posted: 15th August 2016 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke
The Italian Riviera, the coastal strip of north-western Italy that greets yachts as they cruise east of the French border is a region of contrasts and a classic introduction to Italy. Here, you can uncover some hidden gems that still retain character - wildflowers on old mule tracks in National Parks, orange trees and vine-carpeted hillsides with osterias and check tablecloths, villages built in spirals and festivals celebrating Italy’s pride in its heritage.
Posted: 13th July 2016 | Written by: Jeanette Tobin
New Zealand ticks all the boxes for superyacht owners considering new cruising grounds to explore or to satisfy the growing number of charter clients looking for culture and adventure. Here are five good reasons to make New Zealand your superyacht base for the next few years...
Posted: 10th July 2016 | Written by: Jeni Bone
Despite recent media reports about the ‘death’ of large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, experts say the recent major coral bleaching event was restricted to one section of the Reef. The majority of the coral has survived with three quarters in good health and flourishing.
Posted: 8th April 2016 | Written by: Chrissie McClatchie
This summer, all eyes will be focused on France as the country, which has produced such footballing legends as Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry, hosts the UEFA EURO 2016 Championship. Kicking off in Paris on June 10th and culminating in the same stadium with the final on July 10th, the tournament offers an extra incentive to embark on a French Riviera yacht charter this summer.
Posted: 6th November 2015 | Written by: Isla MacKechnie
The world’s largest catamaran fits perfectly at a Queensland marina, which has been dredged and upgraded to provide superyacht facilities in the heart of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. The 44m catamaran, with 16.6m beam has been easily accommodated within Airlie Beach’s Abell Point Marina, which sits in the centre of the Seventh Natural Wonder of the World.
Posted: 30th September 2015 | Written by: Onboard Online
With thousands of miles of stunning coastline to discover, we have done the hard work for you and put together a 9 day itinerary to give you a taste of this beautiful, untouched land.