Italian shipyard Rossinavi has presented in their facility of Viareggio its latest superyacht, Polaris, a 70-metre vessel, the largest built by the yard and able to navigate in extreme ice conditions, including the polar areas. Read More
Frédéric comes to Fraser with an in-depth knowledge of the luxury market having held a number of international roles with postings to New Delhi, Savannah, London, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore. Read More
Save The Med Foundation is pleased to launch “The Changemakers Project” for the fourth year in a row, while announcing that the programme has also expanded, inviting students from all over the Balearic Islands to participate. Read More
Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and services company, reports a very busy year in 2020 with sales of over 200 million USD and 112 new and pre-owned yachts sold in 2020. Read More
David was a passionate sailor from an early age. In fact he kept his brokerage license until only a few years ago. The first sailboat he ever crewed on, during high school, Anna R Heidritter, remains on Fraser’s emblem today.
The New Zealand Millennium Cup kicks off in under two months, and when the regatta begins on 15 February, it aims to lead sustainability efforts in global superyacht regattas. The Cup has applied for Gold Clean Regatta status, to create an event which is easy on the Bay of Islands that it’s raced in. Read More
United Yacht Sales, the world’s largest professional yacht brokerage firm with more than 175 yacht brokers worldwide, has been sold. After 19 years, founder, Peter Schmidt has sold the majority portion of the company to Brian Boettler and professional yacht broker Captain Jeff Palmer. Read More
Following initial customs and immigration clearance into the United States Virgin Islands at Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas, no additional clearances will be required to cruise directly between the USVI territories, and neither is an additional Covid-19 test. Read More
The world is changing, and whilst many try to keep up, Sovren Crew is one such company that is ahead of the game. The company announces the launch of their new, ground-breaking system for yacht crew recruitment with features never before seen in this niche market. Read More
Inmarsat confirms commercial service introduction (CSI) of GX5, the company’s newest, most powerful geostationary satellite to date. GX5 will provide additional capacity to Europe and the Middle East on the industry-leading Fleet Xpress (FX) Ka-band high-speed satellite broadband service designed for the maritime industry.
Andre Hoek, Chair of the DAME Jury, presented the very special one-off prize to the TEMO 450 electric outboard from TEMO during METSTRADE Connect 2020 today. An incredible result for the French company against a very strong field of 47 entries. Read More
Marina Developments Ltd (MDL Marinas) in the UK has announced four boat shows for next year. The marina operator says there is an appetite for smaller, more focused events and plans to host the first of four events at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina in Surrey in April.
Superyacht deck equipment specialists Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo) has announced it has employed two new team members following a 60% increase in overall sales revenue as they round up a very successful second year of business.
boot Düsseldorf 2021 will now be held from 17-25 April due to the ongoing high infection numbers across all of Europe. Messe Düsseldorf has postponed boot after close consultation with its partners and exhibitors who endorse this decision and have opted in favour of the new dates. Read More
The Stockholm International Boat Show (Allt för sjön), planned for March 5-14, 2021, has been cancelled. Instead, an app will be available for an online experience with all important boat information and news gathered in one place, free for users to download. Read More
After a challenging year for all, MYBA remain optimistic for the future ahead and announce their Charter Show, planned for April 2021 at Marina Port Vell in Barcelona. They add that they hope to be in a position to host a productive event in a healthy, safe environment. Read More
Pelorus are excited to announce that co-Founder Jimmy Carroll will take on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000 mile ocean rowing race taking place this December. His team, Latitude 35, will tackle 30ft waves in the first major fundraiser project for the newly established Pelorus Foundation. Read More
The new Inmarsat Superyacht Connectivity Report, focusing on use of on-board satellite communications, confirms increasing reliance on VSAT connectivity and spend by superyacht professionals is expected over the next five years. Read More
Balearic Yacht Show, the first virtual boat show in the Balearics which took place on 18-20th November, was a great success in connecting yachting industry professionals together - with a reach of over 1 million people worldwide over the course of the three-day event. Read More
Nauta Design's innovative design concept for 'The Island', which features an expandable aft deck and beach club concept, has now received full patent protection. This comes as in today’s connected and innovation-driven economy, protecting intellectual property is increasingly relevant. Read More
The organisers of the Gothenburg International Boat Show, typically the first of the Nordic boat shows, have cancelled next year’s event. After 61 consecutive years, the show that would have been held in early February will not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
From today, professional yacht crew anywhere in the world will be able to access 24-hour support via Yacht Crew Help, a new helpline launched by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). Read More
Evolution Yachting have announced the opening of a new office in Porto Mirabello in Italy. The decision reinforces the company’s commitment to expand their Italian operation and footprint across Italian yachting destinations - an important step in the execution of their growth strategy. Read More
Super Yacht Group has assembled a new team to guide it through turbulent waters as it comes of age in 2021. Longtime member of The Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef Kathleen Ferguson was voted in as chairwoman at the annual general meeting, taking over from life member Carrie Carter. Read More