• 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.
  • 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.
  • Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Albacore II in Gabon

    Posted: 6th July 2017 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    One month after Gabon’s president declared the creation of nine new national marine parks and 11 new aquatic reserves at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York, the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd has been invited back to help the government combat illegal fishing in what is now Africa’s largest network of marine protected areas.
  • Captain Wyanda Lublink - Sea Shepherd's MY Steve Irwin

    Posted: 6th July 2017 | Written by: Karen Hockney

    Working as a yacht skipper and diving instructor in the Great Barrier Reef sounds like a dream job but it wasn’t quite enough for Wyanda Lublink. Her passion for wildlife conservation led her to volunteer in the Australian bush before joining Sea Shepherd Global and working through the ranks to Captain of the M/Y Steve Irwin, one of five vessels fighting to save endangered whales in the Southern Ocean.
  • Call for Nominations for The Ocean Awards

    Posted: 30th June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Boat International in partnership with ocean conservation charity Blue Marine Foundation invites nominations for the third annual Ocean Awards. The Awards are designed to celebrate and support those who have made the greatest contribution in the fight to fix the crisis in our oceans over the last 12 months.
  • Salvatore Ferragamo's Commitment to Sustainability

    Posted: 27th June 2017 | Written by: Alfredo Mele

    Salvatore Ferragamo, a world leader in the luxury goods sector, confirms its deep commitment to social responsibility with the publication of the 2016 Sustainability Report, which now covers the entire Group. “The creation of sustainable value for the future of the planet and people is a vital and positive challenge for every business,” said Group President Ferruccio Ferragamo, presenting the published report.
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  • 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.
  • Team AkzoNobel’s Volvo Ocean Race Boat Christened in The Hague

    Posted: 21st June 2017 | Written by: AkzoNobel

    Sailing fans flocked to a harbor in the Dutch city of The Hague today to welcome team AkzoNobel’s new Volvo Ocean Race yacht, which was officially christened by the city’s Mayor. With the start of the race just four months away, skipper Simeon Tienpont and his crew arrived to a rapturous welcome, as dignitaries and supporters caught their first glimpse of the newly built boat.
  • Rombelli Wins Absolute First Melges 40 GP in Costa Smeralda

    Posted: 17th June 2017 | Written by: Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has officially concluded the first Melges 40 Grand Prix event on the 2017 circuit, with STIG, helmed by Alessandro Rombelli crowned Champion.
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  • Nautilus Warns Yacht Crew Over French Criminalisation

    Posted: 21st July 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Nautilus International has issued an urgent warning to members serving on superyachts in the south of France following ‘an alarming increase’ in criminalisation of crew members in recent months. Nautilus says seafarers have been facing fines of up to €10,000 and even imprisonment, as well as offences being recorded against an officer’s certificate of competency, following prosecution for anchoring in prohibited areas or other seemingly minor infringements.
  • South African Boat Builders Export Council Re-joins ICOMIA

    Posted: 19th July 2017 | Written by: Barbara Fountoukos

    SABBEX, the South African Boat Builders Export Council, originally joined ICOMIA in 2008 and was later replaced by the Marine Industry Association of South Africa (MIASA) which was formed in 2012. Last year MIASA was reabsorbed into SABBEX, which now re-joins ICOMIA as its 36th national member.
  • Radio Holland to Supply Antarctic Research Vessel

    Posted: 19th July 2017 | Written by: Annet Boers

    Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has awarded Radio Holland the contract to supply the IT systems on board the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. This three year newbuild project is exemplary in providing solutions for more demanding and complex IT configurations and functionality.
  • Nominations for Bl Design & Innovation Awards Open

    Posted: 12th July 2017 | Written by: Elena How

    Nominations for the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards, previously the ShowBoats Design Awards, are now open.
  • Fiji & Tahiti Superyacht Diving Collaboration

    Posted: 12th July 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    David Jamieson of Superyacht Private Expeditions Fiji and Asia Pacific Superyachts and Rodolphe Holler and his team of Superyacht Private Expeditions recently met to further discuss dive standards for their common yachting clients both in Tahiti and Fiji.
  • Christophe Harbour in St Kitts Appoints New Communications Team

    Posted: 7th July 2017 | Written by: Clare Sidwell

    Christophe Harbour in St Kitts is setting out to become the Caribbean’s leading destination for superyachts and luxury island living with the appointment of a new communications team. London-based, Symposium will head up communications focusing on real estate, the marina and destination, while US-based luxury branding agency SK+G takes on global marketing, working alongside Italy-based Business Development Director Cristina Bernardini.
  • Fraser Hosts Screening of A Plastic Ocean at Monaco Yacht Club

    Posted: 28th June 2017 | Written by: Lisa Peck

    Last night at the Yacht Club de Monaco, Fraser hosted a screening of the documentary film A Plastic Ocean. Guests were welcomed by Fraser CEO Raphael Sauleau and David Jones, an Executive Adviser for the film who explained how the project all started.
  • Successful Year for Newport Charter Show

    Posted: 27th June 2017 | Written by: Barby MacGowan

    The 2017 Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen was a huge success for all who participated, including 100+ brokers and agents from 43 different charter yacht companies and crews of 25 luxury yachts from 18-60 meters.
  • Dates for 2018 MYBA Charter Show Confirmed

    Posted: 22nd June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    MYBA has announced that the MYBA Charter Show, to be held at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona, will take place from Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th April 2018. Being the 30th edition next year, the Show will also be a celebration of three decades of existence and promises to be an unforgettable event.
  • Continuity for Palm Beach International Boat Show

    Posted: 22nd June 2017 | Written by: Daniel Grant

    Informa Exhibitions has signed a 10-year agreement with the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. (MIAPBC) and the City of West Palm Beach to continue producing the annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, now in its 33rd year.
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  • 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.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys: The Rise of Motorbikes, Bikes & Buggies

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) has noticed a growing trend towards head-turning land-based toys, having recently supplied three high-performance HPC Revolution bikes to the new build MY Cloudbreak. The HPC Revolution bikes, designed by aerospace engineers and hand built in the USA, also featured recently in the US version of Top Gear.
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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.
  • 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.
  • Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Albacore II in Gabon

    Posted: 6th July 2017 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    One month after Gabon’s president declared the creation of nine new national marine parks and 11 new aquatic reserves at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York, the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd has been invited back to help the government combat illegal fishing in what is now Africa’s largest network of marine protected areas.
  • Captain Wyanda Lublink - Sea Shepherd's MY Steve Irwin

    Posted: 6th July 2017 | Written by: Karen Hockney

    Working as a yacht skipper and diving instructor in the Great Barrier Reef sounds like a dream job but it wasn’t quite enough for Wyanda Lublink. Her passion for wildlife conservation led her to volunteer in the Australian bush before joining Sea Shepherd Global and working through the ranks to Captain of the M/Y Steve Irwin, one of five vessels fighting to save endangered whales in the Southern Ocean.
  • Call for Nominations for The Ocean Awards

    Posted: 30th June 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Boat International in partnership with ocean conservation charity Blue Marine Foundation invites nominations for the third annual Ocean Awards. The Awards are designed to celebrate and support those who have made the greatest contribution in the fight to fix the crisis in our oceans over the last 12 months.
  • Salvatore Ferragamo's Commitment to Sustainability

    Posted: 27th June 2017 | Written by: Alfredo Mele

    Salvatore Ferragamo, a world leader in the luxury goods sector, confirms its deep commitment to social responsibility with the publication of the 2016 Sustainability Report, which now covers the entire Group. “The creation of sustainable value for the future of the planet and people is a vital and positive challenge for every business,” said Group President Ferruccio Ferragamo, presenting the published report.
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