Yachting News

Successful Rescue Mission for Historic Yacht Amazone

Posted: 15th Feb 2024

Written by: Juliette Verkerk

Nicholas Edmiston and William Collier of classic yacht experts G.L. Watson & Co. have completed the first stage in saving another important historic yacht, the 1936 Thornycroft-built 39-metre Amazone. Read More

Dubai Harbour Marinas Becomes First to Receive Three Simultaneous Accreditations from TYHA

Posted: 15th Feb 2024

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dubai Harbour Marinas has achieved a world first in receiving three simultaneous accreditations from The Yacht Harbour Association: The Gold Anchor, Clean Marinas and Super Yacht Ready - a first in the region.  Read More

IGY Announces the Development of a New Marina in Savannah, Georgia

Posted: 14th Feb 2024

Written by: OnboardOnline

Island Global Yachting has announced the development of IGY Savannah Harbor Marina due for completion in the spring of 2025, addressing growing demand for superyacht berths on the US east coast.
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Dubai: GCC Smart Yachting Days 28-29 February 2024

Posted: 14th Feb 2024

Written by: Nais Dunis

“Reinventing Yachting and Marina Development”, Monaco Marina Management will host the second edition of the GCC Smart Yachting Days from 28-29 February, coinciding with the  Dubai International Boat Show 2024. Read More

Starboard Card Supports the Elkhorn Marine Conservancy in Antigua

Posted: 5th Feb 2024

Written by: Hannah Lawes

Starboard Card is excited to announce its support for the Elkhorn Marine Conservancy (EMC), a leading nonprofit organisation based in Antigua dedicated to marine restoration and conservation. Read More

Dominion Marine Rebrand to Quadrant Group Heralds Exciting New Chapter in 40-Year History

Posted: 5th Feb 2024

Written by: Sam Watson

With a 40-year track record of excellence in global asset management, Dominion Marine proudly announces the launch of its new identity, Quadrant Group, hot on the heels of a successful management buy-out in September 2022. Read More

FarSounder and SeaKeepers Partner for Ocean Science

Posted: 22nd Dec 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International SeaKeepers Society and FarSounder have announced a strategic collaboration to propel ocean conservation, research, education, and sustainability through the DISCOVERY Yacht Program. Read More

Harbor 360 at Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas Open for Events

Posted: 21st Dec 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Following its comprehensive renovation, IGY Marinas is thrilled to announce the iconic Harbor 360 building in Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas is now available for private events.  Read More

Superyacht Summit Turkiye 2023 a Resounding Success

Posted: 7th Dec 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

The inaugural Superyacht Summit Turkiye in Istanbul brought together 250 leading figures from across the superyacht industry, establishing itself as a significant fixture in the yachting calendar. Read More

ISWAN Report Highlights Ongoing Challenges for Seafarers

Posted: 5th Dec 2023

Written by: Amy Liebthal

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) reports that demand for its support remained high among seafarers and their families during the last financial year. Read More

New Zealand’s Largest In-Water Boat Show Returns to Auckland 14-17 March 2024

Posted: 5th Dec 2023

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The Auckland Boat Show returns in March 2024 with an exciting range of motor and sailing yachts, RIBS and amphibious vessels, including a number of new launches from within New Zealand and across the globe.  Read More

New Survey in the UAE Reveals Significant Growth in Experience Economy

Posted: 28th Nov 2023

Written by: Karishma Hingorani

According to a new survey looking at experience attitudes, preferences and habits in the UAE, residents are actively contributing to the nation’s experience economy, with 80% allocating a specific budget. Read More

METSTRADE 2023 Reports Record Attendance

Posted: 21st Nov 2023

Written by: Sandra Huijbregts

From 15-17 November, METSTRADE 2023 hosted a total of 1,540 exhibitors across 11 halls at RAI Amsterdam, with the total number of visitors reaching 18,630, spanning 130 different nationalities. Read More

Oceanvolt HighPower ServoProp 25 Wins DAME 2023 at METSTRADE

Posted: 15th Nov 2023

Written by: Sandra Huijbregts

Oceanvolt HighPower ServoProp 25 was presented with the DAME Award 2023 at METSTRADE this morning, with nine products winning in eight new categories and 14 receiving special mentions. Read More

Thailand Continues Drive to Develop More Affluent and Sustainable Tourism

Posted: 7th Nov 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

In 2022, Thailand welcomed 11.15 million foreign tourists. This year that figure rose to 11.4 million between January and 11 June alone, according to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports last week. Read More

Countdown to METSTRADE 2023

Posted: 7th Nov 2023

Written by: Sandra Huijbregts

Just over a week and counting as thousands of professionals prepare to meet at the world’s largest gathering of leisure marine industry businesses from 15-17 November in Amsterdam. Read More

“A Voyage of Discovery: The Ocean Race” - A New Three-Part Documentary

Posted: 3rd Nov 2023

A three-part documentary featuring a deep dive into the lives of the sailors and teams competing in The Ocean Race 2022-23 will be released on Friday 3rd November on Eurosport, with global distribution to follow. Read More

NEOM Collaborates with Dive Butler International at Sindalah

Posted: 3rd Nov 2023

Written by: Hussein Itani

Sindalah, NEOM's luxury island destination, is proud to announce its partnership with Dive Butler International, ensuring that all visitors enjoy a luxurious Red Sea experience above and below the water.  Read More

Nominations Announced for DAME Design Awards 2023

Posted: 24th Oct 2023

Written by: METSTRADE

METSTRADE has announced that 53 products from 19 countries across four continents have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement for the 2023 DAME Design Awards. Read More

New Academy Launches Luxury Hospitality Training for Yacht Crew

Posted: 18th Oct 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Hot on the heels of its launch at the Monaco Yacht Show last month, The Academy, a new luxury hospitality training school, has unveiled its uniquely immersive training program for yacht crew, hoteliers, and tourism professionals. Read More

YOT LTD Announces Strategic Partnership as Teltonika Networks Distributor

Posted: 17th Oct 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

YOT LTD, a leading technology distributor and solutions provider, announces its new partnership as an official distributor for Teltonika Networks, a renowned global leader in professional connectivity equipment.  Read More

Highlights of the 2023 Monaco Yacht Show

Posted: 8th Oct 2023

Written by: Rachel Ingram

Monaco Yacht Show is the most prestigious annual event in the annual calendar, and such is the show’s reputation that for 2023, over 100 yachts made their debut in the Monte Carlo marina, with even more at anchor.  Read More

IGY Marinas Launches Exclusive Package for Art Basel Miami Beach 

Posted: 26th Sep 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Following the launch of IGY Media, IGY Marinas is thrilled to unveil an exclusive Miami Art Week VIP package to complement this year’s eagerly anticipated Art Basel Miami Beach event in December.  Read More

Atalanta Golden Yachts Becomes Part of Fraser Yachts Group

Posted: 26th Sep 2023

Written by: Lisa Peck

Two industry-leading companies join forces as Fraser Yachts acquires a majority interest in the renowned Greek yacht management company, Atalanta Golden Yachts (AGY) based in Athens, Greece. Read More

Crew Guidelines for Environmental Best Practices to be Previewed at MYS

Posted: 26th Sep 2023

Written by: Gemma Harris

A comprehensive package of crew best practices is being previewed by the Water Revolution Foundation at the Monaco Yacht Show to build support from yacht management companies ahead of its launch in October. Read More

Acquera Yachting Opens New Regional HQ in Dubai

Posted: 24th Sep 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Acquera Yachting, a leading yachting agency, is thrilled to announce the establishment of Acquera Yachting Middle East, a new company dedicated to elevating the yachting experience across the Middle East. Read More

YachtAid Global & Tahiti Private Expeditions Announce Alliance with Tahiti Yacht Agents

Posted: 21st Sep 2023

Written by: Steve Jackman

Spearheaded by YachtAid Global and Tahiti Private Expeditions, Operation Swimway, a conservation program focused on migration pathways is now working with three local superyacht agents. Read More

Inside Cannes Yachting Festival 2023 at IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes

Posted: 21st Sep 2023

Written by: Rachel Ingram

This year over 650 yachts arrived in Cannes for the 45th edition of the Cannes Festival of Yachting, and IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes, one of the oldest harbours on the Riviera, was once again at the heart of the show.  Read More

Raising The Bar Launches Comprehensive Career Maps for Superyacht Crew

Posted: 4th Sep 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Raising the Bar, a thinktank of experts from across the superyacht industry, is delighted to announce the launch of their new website www.SuperyachtIndustryCareers.com, providing detailed career maps for superyacht crew in all departments. Read More

Blue ESG and Cantiere Rossini Announce Collaboration

Posted: 4th Sep 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Blue ESG and Cantiere Rossini, a full service refit shipyard in Pesaro, Italy, are excited to announce a new collaboration in taking further practical steps towards a more environmentally and socially responsible future.  Read More

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