• Successful First Edition for Marina High Tech 2018

    Posted: 19th June 2018 | Written by: Sophie Mordelet

    The inaugural edition of Marina High Tech took place from 24 -25 May 2018 in Marina Baie des Anges in the south of France, two full days of exhibitions and seminars showcasing innovation and sustainable development across the nautical sector.
  • MB92 & Compositeworks to Join London to Monaco Challenge 2018

    Posted: 13th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    MB92 & Compositeworks are proud to be participating in the 2018 London to Monaco cycle ride, organized by the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE). The ride departs from London on 19th September and finishes in Monaco on the 25th to coincide with the start of the Monaco Yacht Show, raising awareness and funding for several projects working to improve the health of the oceans.
  • Antibes International Day of Yoga 2018

    Posted: 12th June 2018 | Written by: Noona Ayres

    The second Antibes International Day of Yoga is brought to you by Noona Ayres from Revitalize and Geraldine Hardy from Azure Yoga with Geraldine. In collaboration with Port Vauban, we are offering a FREE yoga class at the Bastion St Jaume in the Port of Antibes on the evening of the summer solstice, Thursday 21 June, to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Yoga.
  • Countdown to the Palma Superyacht Cup 2018

    Posted: 9th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Yachts from all corners of the globe are headed for the annual Superyacht Cup in Plama which kicks off on 20 June. Bolero, Bliss and Athos have returned from the far reaches of Asia and the Pacific, with many others including Missy, Velsheda and Svea arriving from the Caribbean.
  • Superyacht Slipstream Recognized for Humanitarian Efforts

    Posted: 9th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On Monday 11 June, the crew of 60m MY Slipstream will receive the Yachts du Coeur trophy in recognition of their efforts to organize and transport aid to the Caribbean after the 2017 hurricanes. In collaboration with ECO-MER and YachtAid Global, Slipstream collected donations and materials to help with the rebuilding of Caribbean islands, before crossing the Atlantic to deliver the aid to those in greatest need.
  • Protecting Our Oceans Every Day!

    Posted: 8th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On World Oceans Day, Sea Shepherd is saying thank you for all the support and to celebrate all that has been achieved together in the Great Australian Bight, they are sharing 'Jeedara' The Film, so everyone can witness the beauty of this magnificent coastline.
  • Peter Insull Receives the Richard Earp Award

    Posted: 5th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Peter Insull has received the Richard Earp Award presented by Gaye Joyeau-Bourgeois, President of MYBA, during The Superyacht Show in Barcelona. This is an annual prize presented by LYBRA and MYBA as a tribute to Richard Earp's gentlemanly conduct and integrity in dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • YachtAid Global Releases 2017 Annual Report

    Posted: 5th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YachtAid Global, the yachting community’s humanitarian team, has released its 2017 Annual Report documenting extensive relief efforts during a challenging year of natural disasters affecting coastal communities around the world. Founded in 2006, YachtAid Global coordinates vital support from superyachts to carry out humanitarian operations and deliver supplies to areas in need.
  • New Luxe App from Superyacht Operating Systems

    Posted: 4th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following the huge success of their Digital Reference Center, Superyacht Operating Systems has launched the Luxe App, a complete solution for creating, executing and monitoring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for yacht crew in all departments.
  • St. Katharine Docks Puts a Spotlight on Plastic in the River Thames

    Posted: 2nd June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    St. Katharine Docks, central London's only marina, is committed to the fight against plastics in the waterways and is working with The Whale Company to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the River Thames. The challenge is to paddle the length of the river on recycled plastic bottles to deliver a ‘Message in a Bottle’ to Parliament.
  • Countdown to the Palma Superyacht Cup 2018

    Posted: 9th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Yachts from all corners of the globe are headed for the annual Superyacht Cup in Plama which kicks off on 20 June. Bolero, Bliss and Athos have returned from the far reaches of Asia and the Pacific, with many others including Missy, Velsheda and Svea arriving from the Caribbean.
  • Superyacht Slipstream Recognized for Humanitarian Efforts

    Posted: 9th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On Monday 11 June, the crew of 60m MY Slipstream will receive the Yachts du Coeur trophy in recognition of their efforts to organize and transport aid to the Caribbean after the 2017 hurricanes. In collaboration with ECO-MER and YachtAid Global, Slipstream collected donations and materials to help with the rebuilding of Caribbean islands, before crossing the Atlantic to deliver the aid to those in greatest need.
  • Sustainability at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Ocean waste is a huge problem in China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, who are jointly responsible for 60% of the eight million tonnes of plastic that enter the world's oceans each year. Regatta organizers are taking this seriously and once again Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is setting the example in Thailand.
  • Wyndham Harbour: The New Marina 30 Minutes from Melbourne

    Posted: 17th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Wyndham Harbour is a new marina in Port Phillip Bay just 30 minutes’ drive from the Melbourne CBD. Stage one of the development, comprising 150 marina berths, cafés, waterfront apartments and housing has been completed and the significant addition of a 24 hour fuel dock has just been opened. Wyndham Harbour is set to be a thriving lifestyle destination for locals and visitors, offering state-of-the-art facilities, a service and repair yard and 1,000 wet berths.
  • Top Yachts Heading to Season Finale at Samui Regatta

    Posted: 9th May 2018 | Written by: Duncan Worthington

    Samui Regatta organisers are expecting one of the most competitive line-ups ever of 50+ foot racing yachts including five TP52s at this year's regatta. Now in its 17th year, Samui Regatta in Thailand has been dubbed the 'Tropical Island Regatta' where daily prize-givings are on the beach at Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, the racing conditions are fast and the weather is warm.
  • Race Viewing from a Yacht at Monaco F1® Grand Prix

    Posted: 7th May 2018 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

    The 76th edition of Monaco F1® Grand Prix will be held from 24 - 27 May on the world-famous circuit through the streets of Monaco. Chartering a yacht is the ultimate way to experience the event but race fans can also consider shared hospitality or a VIP package to watch the action from a private terrace.
  • The NZ Millennium Cup Gives Notice of the 2019 Superyacht Regatta

    Posted: 27th April 2018 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    The NZ Millennium Cup will be the first superyacht regatta to welcome in 2019 and has just released its notice of race. It’s the world’s most southerly superyacht regatta and is becoming well-known as a must-do event for yacht owners who like to get off the beaten track.
  • Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Team First Italian Crew at Baldwin Cup

    Posted: 10th April 2018 | Written by: YCCS

    In just a few days' time the Baldwin Cup 2018 will get underway in Newport Beach (LA, California) and for the first time in the history of this prestigious trophy an Italian team has been invited to participate.
  • Volvo Ocean Race: A Devastating Week for Team Scallywag

    Posted: 29th March 2018 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    All teams competing in the Volvo Ocean Race have been through a difficult week, facing challenging weather conditions whilst processing their personal grief at the loss of John Fisher of Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag who was swept overboard on Monday and following an unsuccessful search and rescue operation is presumed lost at sea.
  • Save the Date: Ida Lewis Distance Race 2018

    Posted: 29th March 2018 | Written by: Barby MacGowan

    A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August 17, 2018. Sailing boats of 28 feet or longer set off and return to Newport’s historic Ida Lewis Yacht Club on Rhode Island.
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  • MB92 & Compositeworks to Join London to Monaco Challenge 2018

    Posted: 13th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    MB92 & Compositeworks are proud to be participating in the 2018 London to Monaco cycle ride, organized by the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE). The ride departs from London on 19th September and finishes in Monaco on the 25th to coincide with the start of the Monaco Yacht Show, raising awareness and funding for several projects working to improve the health of the oceans.
  • Peter Insull Receives the Richard Earp Award

    Posted: 5th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Peter Insull has received the Richard Earp Award presented by Gaye Joyeau-Bourgeois, President of MYBA, during The Superyacht Show in Barcelona. This is an annual prize presented by LYBRA and MYBA as a tribute to Richard Earp's gentlemanly conduct and integrity in dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • New Luxe App from Superyacht Operating Systems

    Posted: 4th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following the huge success of their Digital Reference Center, Superyacht Operating Systems has launched the Luxe App, a complete solution for creating, executing and monitoring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for yacht crew in all departments.
  • St. Katharine Docks Puts a Spotlight on Plastic in the River Thames

    Posted: 2nd June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    St. Katharine Docks, central London's only marina, is committed to the fight against plastics in the waterways and is working with The Whale Company to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the River Thames. The challenge is to paddle the length of the river on recycled plastic bottles to deliver a ‘Message in a Bottle’ to Parliament.
  • APS Bali Celebrates Rich Hindu Culture on the Island

    Posted: 1st June 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    To celebrate the rich Hindu culture on the island, the APS Indonesia Bali office held its renewal Blessing Ceremony, a joyful spiritual event with the local Priest and staff in traditional Balinese dress.
  • New Marine Facility to be Built in Auckland

    Posted: 1st June 2018 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    A much-anticipated and oft-debated marine facility has been given the green light today as Orams Marine and Panuku Development Auckland announced they’d reached an agreement. The area known as Site 18 will be developed into a facility capable of hauling out and servicing large vessels up to 620 tonnes, and allowing New Zealand to grow its market share in this sector.
  • ISS Awards of Distinction - Call for Nominations

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: International Superyacht Society

    The global superyacht industry is unique with some truly outstanding individuals and businesses that deserve recognition from their peers. The International Superyacht Society’s Awards of Distinction were established to celebrate this excellence and nominations are now open!
  • Countdown to Marina High Tech: Eco Innovation in Yachting

    Posted: 20th May 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    Marina High Tech, a new event dedicated to sustainable development and innovation to protect the marine environment takes place this week, from 24-25 May, in the iconic Marina Baie-des-Anges, Villeneuve-Loubet.
  • British Marine Appoints Interim Managing Director

    Posted: 17th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As out-going President of British Marine, David Pougher, with the support of the British Marine Board, has agreed to undertake the role of Interim Managing Director until such time as a new appointee is recruited to replace Howard Pridding. The role will be a minimum of six months to facilitate a smooth transition and ensure continued implementation of British Marine services to the membership.
  • London Boat Show 2019 Cancelled

    Posted: 16th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    British Marine, which organises and owns the London Boat Show, has announced that the 2019 Show, due to run at ExCeL London from 9-13 January 2019, will not take place.This decision was made after independent research showed there was insufficient support from a large proportion of the marine industry to the London Boat Show with its current format, duration and location.
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  • Péjout Marine Services To Unveil New 'Green' Fire Extinguisher at Marina High Tech

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: Muriel Pénoty

    At a time when everyone is concerned about the environment, Péjout Marine Services goes one step further. For its participation to the Marina High Tech Show (MHT18) which will take place on May 24 and 25 2018 at Villeneuve Loubet in the South of France, the firefighting, security and lifesaving specialist has sought out an ecological product to exhibit.
  • DMS Holland to Develop Stabilisers for Fast-Planing Yachts

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: Monique Caminada-Kolkman

    Following the successful development and subsequent launch to market of the electric roll damping system for yachts up to 30 metres, the MagnusMaster, DMS Holland has now started, in cooperation with Brabant Engineering, the development of a roll damping system for fast-planing yachts up to 30 metres.
  • Torqeedo and WhisperPower collaborate to develop DC Generator

    Posted: 22nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo has, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, developed a 25 kW 350V DC variable speed diesel generator. This incredibly compact and silent generator is based on the Genverter principle that WhisperPower has successfully established on the worldwide market. The advanced power electronics of the Genverter ensure that the generator always operates at the most efficient speed so that fuel consumption, noise, vibration and exhaust emissions are minimised.
  • PETER Diving System: Made in Mallorca

    Posted: 5th January 2018 | Written by: Onboardonline

    PETER Diving System is the ultimate luxury water toy, ideal for charter guests who would like to dive but do not hold the required licences. This multi-user device is lightweight, compact and perfect for families who wish to dive together with their young children.
  • Boxfish 360: The Ultimate 360/VR Underwater Camera

    Posted: 20th October 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    What could be better than your charter guests being able to re-live their underwater experiences in a realistic way? Creating memories is the most important part of any trip and whether private or chartered every yacht owner and crew wants their guests to step off the boat with memories to cherish and share.
  • NAUTIQ: Yacht & Crew Information at Your Fingertips

    Posted: 5th September 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    During the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show Oculus Technologies will launch its brand-new product solution NAUTIQ, a smart communication tool for yachts taking service and safety to the next level, while making tasks easier and more time efficient for crew. The NAUTIQ box uses your phone as a portal, so wherever you go on your journey you'll remain connected to the yacht's environment!
  • Oculus Technologies to Launch YachtEye 3.0 at MYS

    Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As we approach the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, Oculus Technologies celebrates seven years of innovation and creation. The company began as a small two-man operation with its first infotainment project on one superyacht and now has installations on over 60 vessels in multiple sectors, a new office and three new products on the way!
  • 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.
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  • Six Unusual Culinary Courses for Yacht Chefs

    Posted: 19th June 2018 | Written by: Chrissie McClatchie

    In the yachting industry every aspect of service must be impeccable with the utmost commitment to excellence. The galley is no different and superyacht chefs go above and beyond to become the best they can be, often pursuing unusual culinary courses to refine their gastronomy and give them the edge for the top jobs. Meet the yacht chefs who have taken their culinary skills to the next level.
  • Successful First Edition for Marina High Tech 2018

    Posted: 19th June 2018 | Written by: Sophie Mordelet

    The inaugural edition of Marina High Tech took place from 24 -25 May 2018 in Marina Baie des Anges in the south of France, two full days of exhibitions and seminars showcasing innovation and sustainable development across the nautical sector.
  • Seahub Gets Onboard with Sea Shepherd Global

    Posted: 18th June 2018 | Written by: Sam Wheaton

    We first became aware of Sea Shepherd with the documentary series ‘Whale Wars’ which triggered a desire to know more about marine conservation. As engineers, we also wanted to know how they manage maintenance of their fleet which typically operates in remote areas, so earlier this year we met with their Chief Engineer, Brian Race, to see if Seahub could offer support.
  • Newport Yacht Charter Show 2018

    Posted: 17th June 2018 | Written by: Barby MacGowan

    With its picturesque coastlines and quaint islands and towns, New England is a summer hot spot for luxury charter vacations, and this week from June 18-21, the Newport Charter Yacht Show is set to showcase an impressive lineup of yachts available in the region this season.
  • Antibes International Day of Yoga 2018

    Posted: 12th June 2018 | Written by: Noona Ayres

    The second Antibes International Day of Yoga is brought to you by Noona Ayres from Revitalize and Geraldine Hardy from Azure Yoga with Geraldine. In collaboration with Port Vauban, we are offering a FREE yoga class at the Bastion St Jaume in the Port of Antibes on the evening of the summer solstice, Thursday 21 June, to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Yoga.
  • Protecting Our Oceans Every Day!

    Posted: 8th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On World Oceans Day, Sea Shepherd is saying thank you for all the support and to celebrate all that has been achieved together in the Great Australian Bight, they are sharing 'Jeedara' The Film, so everyone can witness the beauty of this magnificent coastline.
  • YachtAid Global Releases 2017 Annual Report

    Posted: 5th June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YachtAid Global, the yachting community’s humanitarian team, has released its 2017 Annual Report documenting extensive relief efforts during a challenging year of natural disasters affecting coastal communities around the world. Founded in 2006, YachtAid Global coordinates vital support from superyachts to carry out humanitarian operations and deliver supplies to areas in need.
  • Illegal Shark Fin Trade Exploiting Loopholes in Hong Kong Customs

    Posted: 1st June 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On 11 May 2018, Sea Shepherd Hong Kong discovered a 980 kg shipment of shark fins arriving from Sri Lanka to Hong Kong on a Singapore Airlines flight. Along with other carriers, Singapore Airlines had already banned the transport of shark fins on all its routes, but smugglers continue to exploit loopholes in customs procedures.
  • Marshall Islands Aims to Resolve Shipping Industry's Safety Concerns

    Posted: 31st May 2018

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has submitted a paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Intersessional Working Group (ISWG) on the consistent implementation of the 2020 global fuel oil sulphur standard under MARPOL Annex VI.
  • Geert Vons, Artist & Director of Sea Shepherd Netherlands

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: Karen Hockney

    From the moment Sea Shepherd’s Netherlands director Geert Vons and I start chatting, it’s clear that his vision for marine protection differs from the usual scientific approach. A talented artist and tattooist, designer of the iconic Jolly Roger logo, he talks about the disconnect between humans and the environment we live in, the appeal of the pirate and the warrior and the power of art as a universal language.
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