Posted: 16th April 2018 | Written by: Simon Saunders
The sixth edition of the Palma Superyacht Show kicks off on 27 April, getting the season in the Med off to a dazzling start. Last year saw Mallorca-based e3 systems introduce Kymeta flat panel antennas to the yachting world at the Palma Show and this year, they are launching a first-of-its-kind bandwidth on demand service.
Posted: 10th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline
Communications and service technology within the luxury marine industry has evolved immensely over the past few decades. Net-Logic is one company at the vanguard, developers of the world’s first wireless Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) and more recently VesselWatch, intelligent software expanding the capabilities of hand held radios onboard yachts.
Posted: 13th March 2018 | Written by: Matthew Hyde
Boat Shows are great fun and bring visitors together from all over the world but setting up a booth for a software company can have its challenges. Looking back, two years after our launch of Hunter Oceanic and many a boat show later, we have gathered some tips worth sharing.
Posted: 18th January 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson
Cameron Lee's game-changing EfficientSea App embodies the dictum that necessity is the mother of all invention. An experienced superyacht captain with over 85,000 sea miles under his belt, Lee was fed up with juggling paperwork and the practical demands of being a captain when the thought struck that there should be an app for that.
Posted: 19th December 2017 | Written by: Sam Wheaton
The holidays are nearing...with the festive joy comes the administrative nightmare of replacing crew who are on leave. The transfer can also cause concern in those away from their boat who just hope that work will continue as usual in their departments, with maintenance performed and critical processes correctly understood. The use of a Planned Maintenance System on a yacht can greatly streamline the transfer of information to new crew.
Posted: 13th November 2017 | Written by: Matthew Hyde
Superyachts are well known for being high consumers of provisioning items. For everything from food and toiletries to spare parts and fuel, crew are constantly kept busy with the never ending cycle of managing consumables. However, digital solutions are playing an increasingly important role in improving and streamlining these processes.
Posted: 6th June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline
You know what they say, it takes one to know one, and that's precisely the philosophy behind Seahub developed by Hunter Oceanic. Built by engineers for engineers, Seahub is an intuitive cloud-based yacht maintenance software conceived by Matt Hyde and Sam Wheaton, old school friends and ex-superyacht engineers who spotted a gap in the market. We met up to find out more.
Posted: 7th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline
These days the most pressing concern of any yacht owner or guest is the quality of the internet on board. Despite massive strides in quality and coverage, it still remains the greatest headache for private and charter yachts, and having a flexible and reliable service is always a priority. With so much choice on the market, here's one solution that made for a very happy IT manager responsible for the fleet of five Golden Yachts
Posted: 25th September 2016 | Written by: Kellen Blassingame
People expect the same level of connectivity onboard their yachts as they have on land and increasingly you're likely to need a bandwidth upgrade or improved performance from your existing yacht satellite broadband. Here are 5 tips to optimize bandwidth.
Posted: 15th September 2016 | Written by: Ian Hornsby, Hub Ware
Excel is truly one of the IT world’s best productivity ideas … thank you Lotus, Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston … ably abetted by Mitch Kapor and then Bill Gates. Thirty years of finessing the original concept doesn’t however change the fact that Excel is one of computing’s grandparents. So what's the next best thing?