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Only Captains - Executive Search & Mentoring for Captains

As yachts continue to grow in value, size and complexity, Captains Brendan O'Shannassy and Malcolm Jacotine have joined forces to launch OnlyCaptains.com, the first executive search and command mentoring service specifically for superyacht captains.

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Dan Oatley's Vision for the Castlerock Carbon Cat

Hailing from one of Australia's most renowned sailing families, Dan Oatley's new venture, the Castlerock Carbon Cat, is already attracting attention down under. Described as 'the Ferrari of RIBs', we meet the man behind the vision for this exciting new brand

INDUSTRY ARTICLES

From breaking news to in-depth interviews with key industry players, make OnboardOnline your first port of call!

Cruising Croatia Post Lockdown

A place of many different landscapes and experiences, now is the perfect moment to cruise the isolated and unspoiled Adriatic islands. Entering Croatia in these uncertain times has proven to be much easier than expected.

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Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

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IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

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Cruising Croatia Post Lockdown

A place of many different landscapes and experiences, now is the perfect moment to cruise the isolated and unspoiled Adriatic islands. Entering Croatia in these uncertain times has proven to be much easier than expected.

Read more

Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

Read More

IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Read More

Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

Read More

Cruising Croatia Post Lockdown

A place of many different landscapes and experiences, now is the perfect moment to cruise the isolated and unspoiled Adriatic islands. Entering Croatia in these uncertain times has proven to be much easier than expected.

Read more

Update on Italian VAT for Yacht Charters & Leasing

On 27 December 2019, the Italian Budget Law for 2020 amended the rules regulating the application of Italian VAT on short term yacht charters specified in Article 7 of the Italian VAT Code.

Read More

IBI and METSTRADE Announce Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

This one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020, acknowledging the challenges and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Read More

Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.

Read More
 

YACHT CREW NEWS

A comprehensive resource for superyacht crew on a broad range of topics from on board operations, crew training, wellbeing and more.

The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

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A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

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How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

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Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

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The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

Read More

A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

Read More

How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

Read more

Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

Read More

The Future of Onboard Connectivity

With the world seemingly opening up again, who is not interested in faster, more reliable and significantly cheaper connectivity? Ryan Porter discusses the ins and outs of superyacht connectivity.

Read More

A Case for Crew Performance Reviews

A recent yacht crew survey has uncovered some interesting food for thought when it asked the question: “If you had a mentor, what areas would you specifically like to focus on?” The answers spoke for themselves.

Read More

How to Compile an Interior Manual for Steward/esses

A crucial part of managing a successful interior team on whatever size of yacht, is to compile a useful and comprehensive steward/ess training manual. Here are some suggestions on what should be included.

Read more

Sexual Harassment in the Superyacht Industry 2020

I wrote an article for OnboardOnline back in 2015 discussing the extent of sexual harassment in the superyacht industry, but how has this changed five years on?

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OCEAN LIFE

Discover the commitment and actions being taken to protect our oceans through conservation and sustainability initiatives.   

Eco Vision at The Boat Works in Australia

Environmental management, sustainability and stringent procedures are top priorities at The Boat Works, already positioned as industry leaders in customer service, a vast array of skills and quality tradesmen.

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Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

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Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

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Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

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Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

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UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

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The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

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Eco Vision at The Boat Works in Australia

Environmental management, sustainability and stringent procedures are top priorities at The Boat Works, already positioned as industry leaders in customer service, a vast array of skills and quality tradesmen.

Read more

Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

Read More

Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Read More

Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

Read More

Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

Read More

UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

Read More

The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

Read More

Eco Vision at The Boat Works in Australia

Environmental management, sustainability and stringent procedures are top priorities at The Boat Works, already positioned as industry leaders in customer service, a vast array of skills and quality tradesmen.

Read more

Mission Ocean: What Nature Can Teach us About Hurricane Defence

It is undeniable. Hurricanes and natural disasters are getting more frequent and more violent, and with every season that passes, loss of life and material damage are growing

Read More

Sea Shepherd Completes Second Clean-up Campaign at Djulpan

Sea Shepherd and Rangers from the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation of Northeast Arnhem Land joined forces for the clean-up at Djulpan, a remote beach in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Read More

Diving Fakarava Atoll: The Mystery of the Groupers

There is a hidden gem in the remote South Pacific called Fakarava. This atoll is one of the numerous tiny dots on the map of French Polynesia, where the main island is Tahiti.

Read More

Environmentally Friendly Superyacht Hull Coatings

As marine industries strive hard to come up with environmentally friendly solutions, Adaptive Surface Technologies is making giant leaps pioneering hull coatings that won't cause harm to ocean life.

Read More

UNESCO Looks to Yachting to Help Save the Ocean

Dr Emma Heslop of GOOS is currently setting up a system for the monitoring of the ocean as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

Read More

The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

Three years ago, after a dive trip led by Superyacht Private Expeditions on a 60m motor yacht, we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further.

Read More
 
 
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