Yachting News

ISWAN to Provide New Training on Suicide Prevention

Posted: 17th Jan 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

For those who have completed Modules 1 and 2 of ISWAN's Maritime Mental Health Awareness training, Module 3: Suicide Prevention provides a more advanced level of training to provide a greater understanding of suicide awareness, risk and prevention. Read More

Gulf Craft Highlights Commitment to Ocean Conservation

Posted: 12th Jan 2022

Written by: Gloria Belloni

Gulf Craft, a leading boat and yacht manufacturer, has underlined its commitment to conserving the ocean through its support to the Water Revolution Foundation’s Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) programme.

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John Shinske named Chief Operations Officer at Acquera Yachting

Posted: 12th Jan 2022

Written by: Anella Alcott

Bringing with him with him more than two decades of industry experience, Canadian born John Shinske has been appointed chief operations officer of global yacht agency Acquera Yachting. Read More

EYOS 2022 Expeditions on the Newly Redesigned Superyacht Hanse Explorer

Posted: 10th Jan 2022

Written by: John Cotton

EYOS Expeditions, the world leader in private superyacht experiences, today announced new departures to Antarctica and the South Pacific on the superyacht Hanse Explorer following a multimillion-dollar redesign by Partnership Design and AROS Marine. Read More

Victor Vescovo Becomes First Person to Dive all Four 10,000 Metre Trenches

Posted: 3rd Jan 2022

Written by: John Cotton

Caladan Oceanic, led by explorer Victor Vescovo, along with expedition partners EYOS Expeditions, Triton Submarines and Greenroom Robotics, successfully dived to the deepest point of the Kermadec Trench in the South Pacific Ocean on December 11th. Read More

YachtAid Global Launches ‘Operation Pearl’ Disaster Relief for Philippines

Posted: 31st Dec 2021

Written by: K.C. Wenger

YachtAid Global has launched ‘Operation Pearl’ to provide emergency disaster relief to the Philippines in the wake of the devastating super Typhoon Odette/Rai which struck the island nation on 16 December. Read More

Success for First Caribbean Charter Yacht Show in St Thomas

Posted: 23rd Dec 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

The Inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show which took place at Yacht Haven Grande from 9-12 December has been heralded a resounding success by co-hosts IGY Marinas and IYBA, and the USVI Department of Tourism, the headline sponsor. Read More

Five Star Private Jet Terminal to Open in Phuket

Posted: 20th Dec 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

A five star fully integrated private jet terminal in Phuket designed to attract high end superyacht visitors and tourists worldwide was announced at a grand opening ceremony by Siam Land Flying last week Read More

NEMO and ROAM Shadow Support Vessel Create ‘Combi Deal’ Package

Posted: 20th Dec 2021

Written by: Jo Priestley

Dutch submersible manufacturer, U-Boat Worx, and adventure vessel company, ROAM, have joined forces to offer an unrivalled combination deal that blows all other options out of the water. Read More

RH Marine Enables More Efficient Vessel Management with IIoT Network

Posted: 17th Dec 2021

Written by: Daan van Loon

System integrator RH Marine is equipping increasingly more yachts and naval vessels with an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) network, connecting devices, machines and instruments on board via Ethernet. Read More

New Nautical Storybook ‘Sail Away with Anna Cabanna’ Inspires Sustainability

Posted: 17th Dec 2021

Written by: Marcela de Kern Royer

Sail Away with Anna Cabanna, a nautical storybook for children, has been released. Written by Marcela de Kern Royer, the book teaches the basics of sailing through engaging storytelling accompanied by beautiful illustrations by the Mumbai-based artist, Neha Patil. Read More

Connectivity Drives Developments in Digital Technologies for Superyachts

Posted: 15th Dec 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

With a growth in demand for integrated onboard systems that are compatible with high-speed connectivity, Yachting Ambassador Nick Moloney talks to Osprey Technical Consulting’s Rachel Oliver for the latest episode of Inmarsat’s Digital Yacht video series. Read More

77.4m Explorer Yacht Legend Expands Operations to Include the Mediterranean

Posted: 13th Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Leading yacht company Y.CO is pleased to announce that it is expanding the charter operations of 77.4m Icon Yachts motor yacht Legend to include the Mediterranean for future summer seasons. Read More

U-Boat Worx and ROAM Confirm Unprecedented Collaboration

Posted: 10th Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dutch submersible manufacturer U-Boat Worx and adventure vessel company ROAM have joined forces to offer an unrivalled combination deal that blows all other options out of the water. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Opens Reservations for New Hotel

Posted: 9th Dec 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

Reinforcing the transformation of North Cyprus into a unique Mediterranean haven for the yachting community, Karpaz Gate Marina has announced the opening of reservations for its new on-site boutique hotel. Read More

MDL Marinas Focuses on Improving Customer Experience with £5 Million Investment

Posted: 9th Dec 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Each year MDL Marinas invests millions of pounds to ensure that its 19 UK marinas and boatyards offer the best facilities, both on and off the water, for berth holders, visitors and tenants. Read More

Final Program: Countdown to the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2021

Posted: 8th Dec 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke  

The inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show which takes place from 9-12 December at Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas, USVI is avoiding a sea of sameness with yacht shows, combining freshness with familiarity.  Read More

Saudi Arabia’s new JYC Marina Welcomes First Superyachts

Posted: 6th Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

SELA, the national company behind some of the most ambitious lifestyle development projects across the whole of Saudi Arabia, has announced that JYC Marina has welcomed its first superyachts. Read More

International Maxi Association Introduces Maxi European Championship 2022

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International Maxi Association is to introduce a new European Championship for maxi yachts in 2022. Taking place over 14-20th May, the IMA Maxi European Championship will provide a complete test for competitors, with a mix of inshore and coastal courses and an overnight race. Read More

Tito’s Handmade Vodka: Shaking up the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Tito’s has joined us as a sponsor for the Cocktail Challenge at the upcoming Caribbean Charter Yacht Show, taking place December 9-12 at Yacht Haven Grande in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Read More

New Plastic Free Balearics Certification Eliminates Nearly 94,000 Plastic Bottles

Posted: 1st Dec 2021

Written by: Estela Morón

With 93 hospitality establishments already assessed, more than 4,300kg of plastic waste are projected to be removed from the supply chain in the archipelago. Read More

Alia Yachts delivers a beautifully sculpted workhorse with PHI Phantom

Posted: 1st Dec 2021

Written by: Ursula Brzoska

Hot off the presses are the first official photographs showing the stunning new 36m chase boat PHI Phantom from Alia Yachts. Charl van Rooy has captured the pared back muscular looks of the vessel, which will follow its 58.5m mothership PHI around the globe. Read More

The Return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Michael Skoulikidis, president of the Greek Yachting Association, has announced the return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show. Following last year’s success, it’s once again time for us to enter the fascinating world of Greek yachting via its unique digital portal. Read More

Guidelines for the 60th Antigua Charter Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Antigua Charter Yacht Show returns to the docks of Falmouth Harbour next week for its 60th year, with the addition of a new board member Captain Andrew Burridge and the promise of a show ‘with a difference’ to kick off the Caribbean charter season. Read More

Cookson Adventures Joins Forces with Octopus

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Octopus, one of the world’s largest and most impressive explorer yachts, is for the first time in her storied history now available to charter. Read More

Start Date Confirmed for The Ocean Race 2022-21

Posted: 24th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Two race fleets will assemble in Alicante, the Spanish home of the Race, for the winter holiday period in 2022 before a mid-January 2023 start for leg one of the around the world race. Read More

METSTRADE 2021 Navigates Restrictions to Deliver Successful Event

Posted: 22nd Nov 2021

Written by: Petra IJmker

This year saw the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems reinforce its pivotal role as the beating heart of the industry by bringing to Amsterdam 11,936 industry professionals for effective meetings, researching, and networking. Read More

Volvo Penta Assisted Docking wins DAME Design Awards 2021

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

On November 16th the DAME Design Awards announced its winners. Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking System was a joint winner of the DAME Design Award in the category of ‘Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems, and fittings. Read More

Iguana Yachts Launches Iguana X100 White Edition

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: Annabelle Morand

Iguana Yachts has officially launched a new edition of its bestseller, the White Iguana X100, which combines all the power and versatility of the Iguana X100 with white French elegance as extra in shades of ivory and cream. Read More

ACR Electronics wins DAME Award in ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ Category

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

ACR Electronics has won a DAME Design Award in the ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ category for its ResQLink View RLS personal locator beacon at this year’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam. Read More


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