Charter & Cruising

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

Uncle Sam's Boat Dream

Posted: 23rd Aug 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

Over the past 15 years a number of web based companies have launched with the aim of making charter more accessible to a wider market, offering anything from day boats to superyachts, previously the domain of the established broke... Read More

What to Pack (and Wear) on a Superyacht Charter

Posted: 5th Aug 2017

Written by: Bespoke Yacht Charter

Whether you’re cruising the French Riviera, floating through the sunlit seas of Sardinia, or docking in the Caribbean paradise of St Barths, a superyacht charter is the ultimate in glamour and barefoot luxury. Here are some tips t... 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

Seven Steps to Chartering Your Yacht

Posted: 1st Jul 2017

Written by: Bruce Maltwood

From an owner’s perspective, chartering their yacht can offset some of the running costs, but from a captain’s perspective, changing to commercial status may create more paperwork and more rules to follow. Here are seven factors t... 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

10 Things to do on Yacht Charter in St Tropez

Posted: 16th Jun 2017

Written by: 212 Yachts

The heart of St Tropez is Vieux Port where the local fishing boats moor beside the freshly polished superyachts ready for the season. Artists set up their easels quayside alongside tourists who plant themselves at harbourside café... Read More

Yacht Charter Highlights of the Grenadines

Posted: 30th May 2017

Written by: 212 Yachts

St Vincent and the Grenadines are a spectacular chain of islands stretching from St Vincent in the north to the 'Spice Isle' of Grenada in the south with pristine beaches and stunning bays and anchorages along an unspoiled coastli... 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

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... Read More

Going Local with BWA Italy

Posted: 3rd May 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

When your clients are anywhere and everywhere you need a global presence to take care of business. For successful yacht agents this means having a local network on the ground with the expert knowledge and passion to give clients t... Read More

Glossy Bay Marina Set to boost Caribbean Yacht Charters

Posted: 25th Apr 2017

Written by: 212 Yachts

The opening of Glossy Bay Marina in St Vincent & the Grenadines is set to create a new yachting hub for the Caribbean, with a total of 125 berths including 24 for superyachts, six of which can accomodate vessels up to 100m. Read More

My Summer on Elba Island in the Tuscan Archipelago

Posted: 16th Apr 2017

Written by: Jonni Nicole Albetta

Elba Island, a refuge within Italy's Tuscan Archipelago, has been a popular destination for yachts and tourists for decades. With its idyllic anchorages, crystal-clear waters and beautiful beaches, Elba has also been likened to th... Read More

7 Things to do During a Cannes Film Festival Yacht Charter

Posted: 12th Apr 2017

Written by: 212 Yachts

Whether you have booked a corporate yacht charter to entertain industry clients, or a day boat rental, 212 Yachts has seven great ideas for things to see and do during a Cannes Film Festival yacht charter. Enjoy! Read More

VIDEO: Three Reasons to Buy Motor Yacht My Soo Too

Posted: 1st Apr 2017

Written by: David Seal

For the busy owner who has no time to travel to view yachts for sale, there is no better way to decide if a yacht is worth a visit than by watching a guided video tour. Read More

Asia Pacific: Focus on New Zealand’s Marinas

Posted: 11th Feb 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

With the rise in world-class marinas in nearly every region, New Zealand has also been developing their docks and creating larger berths for larger vessels. Auckland in particular is now home to some excellent marinas and anchorag... Read More

Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand with Duthie Lidgard

Posted: 31st Jan 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

As Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand goes from strength to strength, Managing Director Duthie Lidgard provides an insight into his role as an agent providing the very best service and support for yachts visiting the region. Read More

Florida: Boating Capital of the USA

Posted: 21st Jan 2017

Written by: Sonya Matejko

Is there any state that says 'yachting' more than Florida? More than 900,000 other boat owners agree, and that's what makes it the boating capital of the USA. Whether you like a rugged, rocky beach away from town or being in the m... Read More

Three Reasons to Buy Superyacht IZUMI

Posted: 9th Jan 2017

Written by: David Seal

The superyacht IZUMI is a Palmer Johnson 120, built by one of America's greatest shipyards and designed by Nuvolari Lenard, one of Italy's most successful design teams. Read More

Paolo Casani, President Camper & Nicholson

Posted: 7th Jan 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

Camper & Nicholson's has long been synonymous with the pedigree of old school style, a familiar brand with a face you can trust. But yacht brokerage is notoriously competitive and changes in technology and patterns of wealth are k... Read More

Luxury Yacht Charter in the Galapagos Islands

Posted: 26th Nov 2016

Written by: Worth Avenue Yachts

The Galapagos Islands are a feast for the senses, offering magnificent wildlife encounters in a volcanic landscape of desolate beauty. With so much to see and experience, a luxury yacht charter provides the ultimate adventure, a t... Read More

Trends in Yacht Charter with Bianca Nestor at Burgess

Posted: 15th Nov 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

Discovery trips are a perk of the job for yacht charter brokers, but there's no better way to sell the dream than to experience it first hand. On a recent trip to French Polynesia, Bianca Nestor of Burgess shared her views on curr... Read More

French Polynesia with Etienne Boutin, Yacht Agent

Posted: 26th Sep 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

When you think of Tahiti, you think of palm trees and reefs and beautiful people living the simple island life. All of this is true, but French Polynesia is a semi-autonomous territory of France and it's a slick operation. In the ... Read More

Explorer Yachts: A Whole New World

Posted: 21st Sep 2016

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

Exploration yachting is fast becoming the next frontier in luxury charter, now a reality thanks to a handful of yachts that are breaking new ground. Here are just a few to whet your appetite. Read More

The Magic of Sardinia by Land & Sea

Posted: 21st Aug 2016

Written by: Darin Graham

Every corner of the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia has something to offer, from clear waters and white beaches to rustic cuisine and a culture of longstanding traditions. For anyone who has not yet experienced it, visiting S... Read More

Hidden Gems of the Italian Riviera

Posted: 15th Aug 2016

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

The Italian Riviera, the coastal strip of north-western Italy that greets yachts as they cruise east of the French border is a region of contrasts and a classic introduction to Italy. Here, you can uncover some hidden gems that st... Read More

5 Reasons to Base Your Superyacht in New Zealand

Posted: 13th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeanette Tobin

New Zealand ticks all the boxes for superyacht owners considering new cruising grounds to explore or to satisfy the growing number of charter clients looking for culture and adventure. Here are five good reasons to make New Zealan... Read More

Dory and Nemo Alive and Well on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 10th Jul 2016

Written by: Jeni Bone

Despite recent media reports about the ‘death’ of large swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, experts say the recent major coral bleaching event was restricted to one section of the Reef. The majority of the coral has survive... Read More

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