Cruising Guides & Destinations

Superyacht Cruising in South East Asia

Posted: 31st Jul 2020

Written by: Karen Hockney

Boasting some of the globe’s most phenomenal - and unpopulated – coastlines as well as picturesque atolls, deserted islands and colourful marine life, the ideal way to explore the region’s most alluring and inaccessible nooks is by yacht. Read More

Superyacht Destination ASEAN – Verventia's Mission in Asia

Posted: 22nd Jun 2020

Written by: Karen Hockney

You might think that the opportunity to take in some of the world’s most scenic cruising through the pristine waters of the Andaman Sea to Myanmar, the Philippines and Indonesia would have made South East Asia a natural shoo-in as a superyacht destination long before now. Read More

Current Landscape for Cruising Yachts in South East Asia

Posted: 3rd Jun 2020

Written by: Karen Hockney

South East Asia is without doubt one of the globe’s most captivating and diverse regions, offering a unique experience in terms of culture, history and cuisine, as well as breathtaking scenery both on land and at sea. Read More

A Guide to Monaco’s Marinas - from Port Hercules to the new Portier Cove

Posted: 17th Mar 2020

Written by: The Islander

With berthing space in such high demand in the principality of Monaco, yacht owners can now explore an exciting new option: Cala del Forte Ventimiglia. The port is designed as a sister marina to Monaco’s two existing marinas, Port Hercules and the Port of Fontvieille. Read More

Building Excitement for the Caribbean Yachting Season

Posted: 19th Dec 2019

Written by: Karen Hockney

Island Global Yachting Ltd is preparing for a Caribbean winter season that will deliver on high end hospitality experiences which are guaranteed to delight yacht owners and charterers alike. Read More

A Spotlight on Limassol

Posted: 16th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Located in the heart of Limassol, Cyprus’ most vibrant and internationally diverse coastal city, Limassol Marina has established itself as a sought-after superyacht destination for visitors worldwide, offering full service combine... Read More

A Spotlight on Valencia

Posted: 15th Oct 2019

Written by: The Islander

Valencia is a city of old and new, land and sea, art and science, and one with a proud sporting history. It holds a promising nautical future and always the warmest, sometimes quite literally, of welcomes. Read More

Discover Amaala: A Bold Vision for the Red Sea

Posted: 2nd Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

A 3,300 sqm gigaproject that will serve as a super-luxury wellness tourism destination on the Saudi Arabia Coast, Amaala, which is set for completion in 2028, really is one of a kind. We sat down with CEO Nicholas Naples at the Mo... Read More

Yacht Haven Grande Wins Superyacht Marina of the Year Award

Posted: 26th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

IGY Marina’s Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas USVI received more acknowledgement of its marina team’s drive for excellence from the marine industry and its customers by being named ‘Towergate’s Superyacht Marina of the Year’ – the... Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Receives Latest Accolade

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

For the third time, Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has been voted among the world’s most popular Gold Anchor-accredited marinas with recognition in the prestigious The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Towergate’s Marina of the... Read More

Sanctuary Cove Marina set for Expansion

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Mulpha is set to expand the Sanctuary Cove Marina in response to berthing demand for premium recreational vessels from 50 feet up to superyachts larger than 180 feet in length.
Following an $8.31million investment, the new devel...
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One Ocean MBA’s Regatta Starts in Porto Cervo

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The 16th edition of the One Ocean MBA's Conference & Regatta got underway today. Taking place for the first time in the beautiful setting of the Costa Smeralda, about 400 students and alumni from the world's most prestigious busin... Read More

Marina Ibiza - A New Age of Exclusive

Posted: 30th Aug 2019

Written by: Victoria Pearce

There is something special about Ibiza, something that it is hard to put your finger on. Once you have been it’s almost impossible not to return. Some say it’s the magnetic pull of the mystical island of Es Vedra, often quoted as ... Read More

The New Port of Call for Superyachts Cruising to and from the Côte d'Azur

Posted: 19th May 2019

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

IGY Marinas is the largest international marina management company in the world, boasting 17 marinas across 10 countries, with over 3,000 slips under management. IGY is also the only marina management company able to accommodate v... Read More

Bumper Year for Superyachts in the Caribbean

Posted: 21st Mar 2019

Written by: Karen Hockney

Whatever you’re looking for in terms of the ultimate yachting experience, the Caribbean has it covered. With visitor figures back up to robust pre-2016 levels, the winter season is ending on a high and it’s clear that the allure o... Read More

Yacht Agent David Jamieson: “It’s easy to be passionate about Fiji as a destination”

Posted: 26th Feb 2019

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

David Jamieson shares his passion for yachting and Fiji, where he has been welcoming superyachts since 2001. Over this time, David has seen the yachting industry become a major contributor to the Fijian economy and his company is ... Read More

Caribbean Islands Welcome Return of Superyachts

Posted: 25th Jan 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Just 16 months after the Caribbean was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the islands are up and running and busy welcoming superyachts back for the winter season. Spirits are high and by all accounts many of the marinas are in bet... Read More

Snorkeling with Sharks in Raja Ampat

Posted: 24th Jan 2019

Written by: Captain Jimmy Blee

The finale of a month-long cruise in Indonesia's untouched Raja Ampat archipelago was a snorkeling trip with gentle giants of the deep. Captain Jimmy Blee recounts how the Asia Pacific Superyachts' expert dive guide led the guests... Read More

Singapore for Superyachts

Posted: 4th Dec 2018

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Singapore is much more than the sum of its numerous attractions. It’s a city that is constantly evolving and reimagining itself thanks to people who are passionate about creating new experiences and providing excellent services fo... Read More

Looking Ahead to the Caribbean Charter Season 2018

Posted: 2nd Oct 2018

Written by: Tom Mukamal, IGY Marinas CEO

Think back to the first time you visited the Caribbean. What captivated you the most: the crystal-clear waters, the lush greenery, or the miles of sandy beaches? All of these allures have made yachting and nautical tourism an econ... Read More

Cruising Norway: Sublime Beauty and Stellar Hospitality

Posted: 27th Jul 2018

Written by: Victoria Pearce, The Islander

Victoria falls in love with Norway: a spectacular superyacht destination for those craving both adventure and first-class creature comforts. Culminating in a cruise up the magnificent Sognefjord, the trip delivers unforgettable ex... Read More

Malta's Newest Dive Site After the Collapse of the Azure Window

Posted: 11th Jul 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The cries of broken hearts echoed around Malta in March of 2017 as the widely adored Azure Window tumbled into the sea. Fast forward a year and as diver after diver dons their wetsuit to catch a glimpse at this fallen formation, t... Read More

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 ... Read More

Samui’s growing appeal… or, why wait for a marina?

Posted: 12th Apr 2018

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Koh Samui, the third largest island in Thailand after Phuket and Koh Chang, boasts pearl-white sandy beaches, lush tropical rainforests, waterfalls and high-end luxury resorts and spas. Now the destination is luring superyachts to... Read More

Q&A: Pascal Bredin of Seal Superyachts Tahiti

Posted: 2nd Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

Pascal Bredin is General Manager of Seal Superyachts Tahiti and a passionately biased promoter of the archipelago as a superyacht destination. The Tahitian native has lived and worked here his whole life, graduating from the shipy... Read More

Benefits of Berthing at Karpaz Gate Marina in Cyprus

Posted: 21st Nov 2017

Written by: Karpaz Gate Marina

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has announced its 2018 berthing campaign as it strengthens its status as one of the East Mediterranean’s leading full-service facilities. Having just celebrated its most successful season since o... Read More

First Bonded Warehouse in the Balearics

Posted: 2nd Nov 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

As yachts continue to flock to the Balearics attracted by beautiful cruising grounds, the abundance of yacht services, excellent marinas and a great service ethic, the islands now have another string to their bow - the first bond... Read More

The Pulling Power of Port la Napoule

Posted: 14th Jul 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

Until now Port la Napoule on the French Riviera has 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. Read More

Superyacht Norway - An Adventure into the Heart of Nature

Posted: 24th Jun 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Norway is famous for its spellbinding panoramas and natural beauty, named by National Geographic Traveler as the world's most unspoiled destination while the Western Fjords feature prominently in UNESCO's World Heritage List. Even... Read More

Changing Rules to Attract Superyachts to Thailand

Posted: 22nd May 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Following extensive lobbying by the superyacht industry the Thai Temporary Charter License has received the Royal Decree. The new Charter License laws permit visiting foreign flagged superyachts ( 30m +) to apply for a one year li... Read More

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