• 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.
  • New Entrants Join Superyacht Cup Fleet

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    At the time of writing 17 awe-inspiring superyachts will be taking up the Superyacht Cup challenge in Palma de Mallorca from 19 to 23 June this year. Race enthusiasts can look forward to a stellar fleet, not to mention tight racing and a showdown as winners and losers of the St Barths Bucket and/or Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta vie for another trophy.
  • Royal Huisman Turns its Largest Hull Ever

    Posted: 23rd March 2018 | Written by: Royal Huisman

    With an impressive overall length of 81m / 266ft and a sturdy plumb bow - making her not only powerful but recognizable all over the world - Project 400 is the largest yacht built by Royal Huisman to date. Upon her delivery in 2020 this contemporary schooner will be the world’s largest aluminium sailing yacht.
  • Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Presents 2018 Yachting Calendar

    Posted: 2nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) officially presented its sporting calendar at the Franco Parenti Theatre in Milan on Thursday morning. The press conference opened with the presentation of the One Ocean Foundation and was followed by signing of the Charta Smeralda by 50 Italian yacht clubs and sailing class associations undertaking to respect and promote this ethical code of conduct. Signatures from Max Sirena, skipper of Luna Rossa Challenge and Laurent Esquier, CEO of Challenger of Record 36, organiser of the Selection Series for the next America's Cup, were particularly significant.
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  • 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.
  • New Entrants Join Superyacht Cup Fleet

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    At the time of writing 17 awe-inspiring superyachts will be taking up the Superyacht Cup challenge in Palma de Mallorca from 19 to 23 June this year. Race enthusiasts can look forward to a stellar fleet, not to mention tight racing and a showdown as winners and losers of the St Barths Bucket and/or Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta vie for another trophy.
  • Royal Huisman Turns its Largest Hull Ever

    Posted: 23rd March 2018 | Written by: Royal Huisman

    With an impressive overall length of 81m / 266ft and a sturdy plumb bow - making her not only powerful but recognizable all over the world - Project 400 is the largest yacht built by Royal Huisman to date. Upon her delivery in 2020 this contemporary schooner will be the world’s largest aluminium sailing yacht.
  • Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Presents 2018 Yachting Calendar

    Posted: 2nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) officially presented its sporting calendar at the Franco Parenti Theatre in Milan on Thursday morning. The press conference opened with the presentation of the One Ocean Foundation and was followed by signing of the Charta Smeralda by 50 Italian yacht clubs and sailing class associations undertaking to respect and promote this ethical code of conduct. Signatures from Max Sirena, skipper of Luna Rossa Challenge and Laurent Esquier, CEO of Challenger of Record 36, organiser of the Selection Series for the next America's Cup, were particularly significant.
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  • 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.
  • Insurance That's MLC & French Law Compliant!

    Posted: 14th May 2018 | Written by: Laurent Prévidente

    You may well be aware that since the 1st January 2018 all seafarers resident in France have been obliged to affiliate to ENIM or to an equivalent private insurance scheme. WYCC private insurance is fully compliant with French law and the WYCC team is proud of their contribution towards the safeguarding of seafarers' jobs until recently under threat.
  • Luxurious Onboard Services by 39 Monte Carlo

    Posted: 9th May 2018 | Written by: Natalia Yesyutina

    The exclusive private members sports club 39 Monte Carlo, situated in the heart of Monaco is getting ready for a busy Summer 2018. Clients have the possibility to enjoy first-class services by 39 Monte Carlo not only in the beautiful facility of the prestigious Club, but also to get the best beauty & personal training services of the French Riviera onboard their yacht and in their villas – anytime, anywhere.
  • LYBRA's The Superyacht Show a Success in OneOcean Port Vell

    Posted: 9th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Showcasing a collection of the world’s leading yachts, The Superyacht Show - launched for the first time this year by the Large Yacht Broker Association - took place at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona between the 2nd to 5th May. The much-anticipated show counted luxury brands, prestigious yachting companies and prospective consumers from across the globe, gathering 22 boats with a LOA from 33m to 82m.
  • Out of This World: MY Roswell Yacht Concept

    Posted: 8th May 2018 | Written by: George Lucian

    The Monaco based designer of M/Y “Dare To Dream” and S/Y “Project Origami” has released his latest yacht concept inspired by futuristic shapes and the radar-evading technology of military vessels.
  • Update on French Residence & Social Security for Seafarers

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    The bureaucratic saga of French legislation imposing social security obligations on seafarers has been watched intensely by the yachting community, stoking fears around employment and the effect on the local economy. After months of lobbying by ECPY and other prominent organizations across the industry, ENIM has now consented to several positive modifications which are explained in the text below.
  • MYBA Superyacht Chefs' Competition 2018: The Winners!

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: MYBA

    On Thursday 26 April the winners of the 2018 MYBA Superyacht Chefs' Competition were announced at a joyous prize giving ceremony in OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. This year saw the launch of the Meet & Greet competition alongside the Superyacht Chef awards and the tablescaping competition.
  • Palma Boat Show Comes of Age Generating Impressive Sales for Multimar Alcudia

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 35th Palma Boat Show drew to a satisfying close yesterday having welcomed over 35,000 guests. With 300 boats in the water – 48% more than 2017 – and a brand new 72 metre floating bridge to enhance the visitor experience, exhibitors reacted well to the Show’s improvements with no less than 98% of them saying they would like to take part in the 2019 edition – including Multimar Alcudia.
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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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  • Exclusive YPY Sailing Day in Monaco

    Posted: 18th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YPY Monaco is happy to announce the Sailing Day that will take place at the Monaco Yacht Club on the 17th June. Members from all the worldwide chapters are invited, so it will be a great chance for all YPY members to all gather together.
  • Indonesia’s Raja Ampat: A Place to Inspire Passion

    Posted: 15th May 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    Indonesia and its vast expanse of islands is a must-see superyacht destination that offers a spectacular and memorable cruise. Captain Jimmy Blee fell head over heels for Raja Ampat seventeen years ago and knows the waters better than anyone else. He explains why the area is so special to him and what attractions it holds in store for superyacht visitors.
  • Ask the Expert: Life Insurance

    Posted: 14th May 2018 | Written by: Simon Dixon

    Life insurance. One of the dullest topics on Earth UNTIL it becomes urgently necessary. That’s when you wish you had paid a lot more attention to it. Taking the time to get it properly organised, especially in a profession entailing a certain amount of risk on the high seas, is not only wise, it’s essential.
  • Myth Busting VSAT Contracts

    Posted: 8th May 2018 | Written by: David Savage

    Satellite broadband, or VSAT, can seem dauntingly complex to those of us who aren’t ETOs or IT experts, so it’s important that providers try to see things through the eyes of the end user and tailor solutions to individual yachts. David Savage, Group Executive Chairman of Excelerate Marine, takes us through the most important factors to consider when choosing a VSAT solution in the real world.
  • New Horizons: Expedition Yachts Breaking The Mould

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

    Explorer yachts have long been tipped as the 'next big thing', with a new breed of owner seeking ocean adventures and a seamless connection with nature. The market has certainly accelerated in recent years and expedition yachts are shaking off the dusty ideals of the yachting lifestyle to bring back the allure of seafaring far beyond the familiar cruising grounds of the Med and the Caribbean.
  • A New Era of Ultra-Flexible Connectivity

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: Simon Saunders

    The delivery of data to yachts has remained virtually unchanged for the past 15 years, unlike terrestrial broadband which has continued to evolve with competition driving down prices. For yachts we’ve mostly seen a 'one size fits all' approach, tying users to long and rigid contracts, but e3 is now shaking up the market to make connectivity more flexible and straightforward.
  • Join 'The Great Cigarette Butt Clean-Up'

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: Asociacion Ondine

    Asociacion Ondine invites you to join the international "Great cigarette butt clean-up"! The record breaking project is organised by Miguel Garau, a personal trainer and activist and founder of “No más colillas en el suelo” (No more cigarette butts on the ground) with the aim of raising awareness about the pollution caused by discarded cigarette butts in the environment.
  • Drones Doing the Dirty Work

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: Nautilus Int. - Steve Kennedy

    A Nautilus member is pioneering the use of drones to carry out dangerous and dirty work on ships. Claiming that 'Drones have a large role to play in the maritime industry', David Knukkel explains how robotics can not only cut costs but also save lives.
  • The Ida Pfeiffer Project - 70m Ice Class Explorer

    Posted: 25th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Globe Regal Yachting, in collaboration with Gill Schmid Designs and Dörries Yachts, have been developing a state-of-the-art 70m explorer yacht named the IDA PFEIFFER in homage to the indomitable spirit of the pioneering nineteenth-century explorer who forged an independent path of passion and curiosity.
  • 20 Maxis to compete at Rolex Capri Sailing Week

    Posted: 25th April 2018 | Written by: James Boyd

    Over 11-19 May, the Maxi fleet will return to a favourite destination for its owners - that gem of the Tyrrhenian Sea, Capri. Racing on the Gulf of Naples with the Sorrento coast and Mount Vesuvius as a backdrop, boats, owners and crew from all over the world will be participating. With registration yet to close, 90 boats have been entered, including 20 Maxi yachts.
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