• DYNAMIQ Sponsors Monaco Yacht Club's Sailing Team Malizia

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: Bogdan Gusarev

    Dynamiq is proud to announce its official sponsorship of the Yacht Club de Monaco's Malizia Team led by skipper Pierre Casiraghi, a member of the Monegasque Royal Family and a keen supporter of Dynamiq.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Expands Team

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: Jake Young

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT), who were recently awarded the Queen's Award for International Trade 2017, continues to go from strength to strength and is delighted to announce the appointment of Angus Gilmour as a Project Assistant.
  • ABBRA to Offer Project Management Certification at Refit Show

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) in partnership with the Landing School has developed a six-part marine-industry certification course for project managers. The first certification program will launch at the Refit Show from 10-11 January 2018, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
  • RRS Sir David Attenborough adds FarSounder-1000 3D Sonar

    Posted: 16th August 2017 | Written by: FarSounder

    FarSounder's longest range sonar system FarSounder-1000 is slated to be the latest addition to the state-of-the-art equipment incorporated into the British Antarctic Survey's new Polar Research Vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The $180 million polar research ship owned by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is under construction at the Cammell Laird Birkenhead shipyard in the Port of Liverpool in the UK.
  • Reed Retains Management of Cannes Yachting Festival

    Posted: 16th August 2017 | Written by: Reed Expositions France

    Following termination of the contract between FIN and Reed concerning the management of the Cannes Yachting Festival, the French Competition Authority has dismissed FIN’s claim against Reed of "abuse of economic dependency" ruling that the post-contractual clause guaranteeing Reed's full management for a period of 20 years complies with competition law.
  • Yacht Club Costa Smeralda: A September to Remember

    Posted: 11th August 2017 | Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) will host a full schedule of events including two World Championships - the Rolex Maxi 72 Worlds and the Audi J/70 World Championship - as well as the Audi Sailing Champions League and the One Ocean Forum
  • Christophe Harbour Reports Continued Growth in Yachting in St Kitts & Nevis

    Posted: 10th August 2017 | Written by: Clare Sidwell

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and Christophe Harbour report another banner year in yachting and 20% continued growth year on year since launched. Christophe Harbour sites growing in­‐season repeat visits, length of stay, and vessel size despite a reportedly slower charter season in the region.
  • ECPY Open Day, 5 September in Nice Port

    Posted: 9th August 2017 | Written by: ECPY

    ECPY is pleased to announce you that the next Open Day will be on the 5th of September 2017 in Nice Port. For further information please contact Laure at info@ecpy.org or call +336 27 29 31 36 / +334 92 00 56 40.
  • Difficult Season for Yachting on the Cote d'Azur

    Posted: 7th August 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Over the past week stories have been circulating in the national and international press describing a woeful yachting season in the south of France. The Daily Telegraph, Nice Matin and Le Figaro have all reported a visible reduction in the number of yachts berthed in marinas from Antibes to St Tropez due mainly to prohibitively high costs on the Cote d’Azur.
  • Luxury Hospitality Management Appoints New Customer Relations Executive

    Posted: 5th August 2017 | Written by: Diana van Kamp

    Please meet Martine van der Velde-O'Brien, our new Customer Relations Executive at Luxury Hospitality Academy. Martine understands what is involved in delivering the highest standards of service, in particular the protocols surrounding etiquette and discretion when serving the world’s wealthiest individuals.
  • DYNAMIQ Sponsors Monaco Yacht Club's Sailing Team Malizia

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: Bogdan Gusarev

    Dynamiq is proud to announce its official sponsorship of the Yacht Club de Monaco's Malizia Team led by skipper Pierre Casiraghi, a member of the Monegasque Royal Family and a keen supporter of Dynamiq.
  • Yacht Club Costa Smeralda: A September to Remember

    Posted: 11th August 2017 | Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) will host a full schedule of events including two World Championships - the Rolex Maxi 72 Worlds and the Audi J/70 World Championship - as well as the Audi Sailing Champions League and the One Ocean Forum
  • Cannes Yachting Festival 12-17 September 2017

    Posted: 20th July 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    From 12-17 September, the 40th edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival will dominate the city and it's two marinas at either end of La Croisette. The Cannes Yachting Festival has marked the beginning of the international boat show calendar since 1977 and still represents an early opportunity to showcase new models and innovations to both the public and the yachting industry.
  • Winners of Panerai British Classic Week in Cowes

    Posted: 19th July 2017 | Written by: Panerai

    The Panerai British Classic Yacht Week, which concluded recently at Cowes, delivered a week of superb sailing with Giovanni Belgrano’s 1939 sloop Whooper proving the most adept of them all for the second consecutive year.
  • PLENTY Wins the 20th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

    Posted: 17th July 2017 | Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

    Plenty, owned by Alex Roepers with tactician Terry Hutchinson, the defending champions at the start of the event, are World Champions for the third time in the Farr 40 One Design Class, taking the top spot on the podium at the 20th edition of the Championship organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo.
  • VanDutch 55 for Charter on the French Riviera

    Posted: 14th July 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    212 Yachts has a new addition to their central agency fleet, the striking VanDutch 55 'Great Escape' now available for charter on the French Riviera. The VanDutch 55 is another design masterpiece from the Dutch shipyard famous for its chic minimalist lines and a smooth ride at speeds up to 40 knots.
  • RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - Victory for Alexander Novoselov's Katusha

    Posted: 2nd July 2017 | Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

    Two years of dedication to the RC44 class paid off today for Russian Alexander Novoselov, his American tactician Andy Horton and the crew of Katusha, winning their first ever event on the RC44 Championship.
  • RAN RACING Wins at Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series

    Posted: 25th June 2017 | Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

    It was Niklas Zennstrom's Ran Racing on the top step of the podium followed at just one point by Vladimir Liubomirov's Bronenosec at the final at Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of Title Sponsor Audi. Doug DeVos' Quantum Racing finished in third place.
  • First Day of 2017 Palma Superyacht Cup

    Posted: 22nd June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Interiors have been stowed, winches have been serviced, and cruising sails have been stored away for later use. Yachts are primed for action and crew members have been perfecting their sailing maneuvers, as well as picking the brains of local racing virtuosos. The heads of this year's participating sailors are in the game and set to race and win Palma's 21st edition of the Superyacht Cup.
  • Lionheart wins the America’s Cup J Class Regatta

    Posted: 22nd June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Lionheart has won the America’s Cup J Class Regatta hot on the heels of her triumphant performance in the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta where she was awarded Boat International America's Cup Superyacht Regatta Trophy.
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  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Expands Team

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: Jake Young

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT), who were recently awarded the Queen's Award for International Trade 2017, continues to go from strength to strength and is delighted to announce the appointment of Angus Gilmour as a Project Assistant.
  • ABBRA to Offer Project Management Certification at Refit Show

    Posted: 18th August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) in partnership with the Landing School has developed a six-part marine-industry certification course for project managers. The first certification program will launch at the Refit Show from 10-11 January 2018, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
  • RRS Sir David Attenborough adds FarSounder-1000 3D Sonar

    Posted: 16th August 2017 | Written by: FarSounder

    FarSounder's longest range sonar system FarSounder-1000 is slated to be the latest addition to the state-of-the-art equipment incorporated into the British Antarctic Survey's new Polar Research Vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The $180 million polar research ship owned by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is under construction at the Cammell Laird Birkenhead shipyard in the Port of Liverpool in the UK.
  • Reed Retains Management of Cannes Yachting Festival

    Posted: 16th August 2017 | Written by: Reed Expositions France

    Following termination of the contract between FIN and Reed concerning the management of the Cannes Yachting Festival, the French Competition Authority has dismissed FIN’s claim against Reed of "abuse of economic dependency" ruling that the post-contractual clause guaranteeing Reed's full management for a period of 20 years complies with competition law.
  • Christophe Harbour Reports Continued Growth in Yachting in St Kitts & Nevis

    Posted: 10th August 2017 | Written by: Clare Sidwell

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and Christophe Harbour report another banner year in yachting and 20% continued growth year on year since launched. Christophe Harbour sites growing in­‐season repeat visits, length of stay, and vessel size despite a reportedly slower charter season in the region.
  • ECPY Open Day, 5 September in Nice Port

    Posted: 9th August 2017 | Written by: ECPY

    ECPY is pleased to announce you that the next Open Day will be on the 5th of September 2017 in Nice Port. For further information please contact Laure at info@ecpy.org or call +336 27 29 31 36 / +334 92 00 56 40.
  • Difficult Season for Yachting on the Cote d'Azur

    Posted: 7th August 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Over the past week stories have been circulating in the national and international press describing a woeful yachting season in the south of France. The Daily Telegraph, Nice Matin and Le Figaro have all reported a visible reduction in the number of yachts berthed in marinas from Antibes to St Tropez due mainly to prohibitively high costs on the Cote d’Azur.
  • Luxury Hospitality Management Appoints New Customer Relations Executive

    Posted: 5th August 2017 | Written by: Diana van Kamp

    Please meet Martine van der Velde-O'Brien, our new Customer Relations Executive at Luxury Hospitality Academy. Martine understands what is involved in delivering the highest standards of service, in particular the protocols surrounding etiquette and discretion when serving the world’s wealthiest individuals.
  • Fiji Marina Wins Two MIA Club Marine Marina Awards

    Posted: 4th August 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    Port Denarau Marina in Fiji has received several awards at 2017/18 Marina Industries Association (MIA) Club Marine Marina Awards including the Best Community Support Initiative by a Marina. MIA President Andrew Chapman congratulated all the winners, finalists and entrants and confirmed that participation and support for the Awards this year was very strong.
  • Changes to London Boat Show Explained

    Posted: 4th August 2017 | Written by: Carol Taylor

    This year's London Boat Show will be different, with two parallel events offering visitors three shows in one venue. Running over five days, the aim is to widen its audience and reach, and to encourage industry involvement as the success of the event will impact the entire sector.
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  • New Digital e-Pilot for Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 29th July 2017 | Written by: David Store Navigational Management

    e-Pilot by David Store Navigational Management is a new website designed specifically for superyacht crew, allowing you to create personalised cruising guides, annotate and make notes online, doing away with the need for bulky books on the bridge.
  • Navionics Cartography for Third Party Mobile Apps

    Posted: 19th July 2017 | Written by: Emma Maule

    Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, has released a software development kit (SDK) which enables iOS app developers to integrate their charts within third party mobile apps.
  • Radical Innovation of Sweden - Radinn's Wakejet

    Posted: 15th April 2017 | Written by: Karin Berner

    The Wakejet offers a new way to experience water sports, without the need of wind, waves or a boat. Wakejet means power without sound and speed without emissions and no need for oil change or maintenance.
  • The Hottest Yacht Toys on the Water this Summer

    Posted: 23rd March 2017 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    The Med season is just around the corner and, if you're busy reviewing your inventory of water toys, here are some hints from Josh Richardson at Superyacht Tenders and Toys on some of the hot favourites for this summer.
  • America's Cup Inspires Crewsaver’s ErgoFit 50N EX Lifejacket

    Posted: 13th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    With the America’s Cup fast approaching, high performance sailing is on everybody’s mind. In a new era of high tech sailing comes demand for personal safety equipment which led Crewsaver to develop their ErgoFit 50N EX, a revolution in buoyancy aid design.
  • Kymeta Poised to Disrupt the Satellite Communications Industry

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Lindsay Sloan

    Kymeta, known for its revolutionary flat, electronically steered satellite antenna and is set to disrupt the satellite industry with two important announcements this week: The commercial availability of the Kymeta mTenna u7 satellite antenna and KyWay terminal, and a partnership with Intelsat to offer KĀLO™ Connectivity providing flexible connectivity for fixed and mobile applications in gigabyte packages.
  • Livewire Connections Launch Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit

    Posted: 17th January 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    Innovators in superyacht communications, Livewire Connections has created the Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit designed to address a known problem when accessing an antenna fitted with an underside swing down hatch door.
  • Repair Service for Superyacht Inflatables

    Posted: 5th December 2016 | Written by: Mark Anastasia

    Sealed Air Repairs (SAR), based in Florida, is a new repair service for superyachts worldwide, specialising in the repair of PVC inflatables including yacht slides, climbing walls, jet ski docks and fenders, and we can also provide spare parts with immediate shipping anywhere in the world.
  • Protect Your Yacht and Crew with Solarglide Solar Screens

    Posted: 4th December 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    Solar glare poses a dangerous threat to your yacht while out at sea where the sun is at its strongest. Glare from the sun significantly reduces visibility through navigational windows, increasing the risk of collision, especially when travelling through a bustling port. As the sun beats down on the yacht, glare can also become very uncomfortable for crew and guests.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Refit, Repair and Refurbishment Packages

    Posted: 6th November 2016 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys has seen growing demand for its Tender Refit, Repair and Refurbishment packages in 2016. Offering secure covered storage, practical workshops and excellent product knowledge, SYT&T is ideally located for boats in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, and can take care of all shipping, including collection from the yacht anywhere in the world.
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  • Scott Walker on Superyacht Services in South East Asia

    Posted: 11th May 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    As interest in the region continues to grow, Scott Walker, a co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts and Managing Director of APS Singapore, gives an insight into his role and the support services available to yachts visiting South East Asia.
  • The Evolution of Yachts for Leisure

    Posted: 11th August 2017 | Written by: Ian Biles

    The origins of yachting, like the word itself, probably originate in the Netherlands (which seems kind of appropriate to me). The first yachts were light, fast vessels used to convey important persons or messages and they evolved into vessels whose purpose was to be used purely as pleasure vessels. However, sailing, as a leisure pastime, took a while to catch on.
  • Perspectives on the Safety Culture in Yachting

    Posted: 9th August 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Working on a superyacht conjures up a lot of things but risk of life and limb isn’t one of them. If you listen to insider stories on incidents and near misses you start to wonder, although the yachting industry is characteristically tight-lipped and a lack of open discussion means nothing much changes. But mention the safety culture in yachting to a range of experts and you get a range of views with a lot of common ground.
  • Superyacht Crew Tackle Plastic on Sydney's Beaches

    Posted: 29th July 2017 | Written by: Clare Wray

    The Superyacht Beach Clean Project is an initiative of Ocean Alliance and, at their first beach clean day last weekend, they were joined by superyacht crew and yachting professionals who removed 20,000 pieces of plastic rubbish from the beaches of Sydney Harbour.
  • Advisory: Rip Currents off the South of France

    Posted: 28th July 2017 | Written by: Captain Rod Hatch

    This Advisory is written following a recent tragedy off Pampelonne Beach near St. Tropez in the south of France, a favourite anchorage for hundreds of yachts during the summer charter season. A young French woman attempted to reach two children in apparent danger but she was pulled away by a rip current. The two children were rescued unharmed but the young woman lost her life.
  • Guilty Verdict for Failure to Ensure Safety of Cheeki Rafiki

    Posted: 15th July 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Douglas Innes, boss of yachting company Stormforce Coaching, has been found guilty of failing to ensure the safety of 12m Cheeki Rafiki which capsized in the Atlantic in May 2014, resulting in the loss of four lives. Mr Innes has been released on unconditional bale pending a further hearing on charges of manslaughter.
  • Navily - For Anchoring & Berth Bookings in Europe

    Posted: 15th July 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Navily is an innovative cruising guide for the modern sailor allowing you to add and share over 6,000 anchoring spots and mooring fields, and book a berth in over 200 marinas, mainly across Europe.
  • Sydney International Boat Show 3-7 August 2017

    Posted: 14th July 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    The 50th edition of the Sydney International Boat Show takes place in Darling Harbour from 3-7 August 2017. Visitors will enjoy two vast undercover exhibitions located within the ICC Sydney with marine displays just minutes away at Cockle Bay.
  • The Pulling Power of Port la Napoule

    Posted: 14th July 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Managing a marina has certainly become more interesting in recent years. It’s no longer enough to have state of the art facilities and great Wifi, the world wants more and marinas must become ‘destinations in their own right’, a fact that hasn’t gone unheeded at Port la Napoule on the French Riviera. Until now it’s been something of a well kept secret but with the longest lease term along the coast, the only catamaran quay for miles and a prime location, there’s plenty to shout about.
  • Proceeds of Coldplay's New Song 'ALIENS' to go to MOAS

    Posted: 7th July 2017 | Written by: Paula Galea

    Coldplay have unveiled a new song, A L I E N S, from their forthcoming Kaleidoscope EP. As patrons of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), all proceeds from the song will be donated to the charity to help with the rescue efforts for migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean.
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