Yachting News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Edmiston Foundation’s First Cohort of Young People Complete the Sea.Change Foundation Course

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Edmiston Foundation is delighted to announce that a first cohort of 30 students has taken part its pioneering Sea.Change Foundation course, run by UKSA, the national maritime charity widening access to maritime training and employment. Read More

Raymarine Announces Record Sales, Growth Plan, and Talent Acquisition Drive

Posted: 9th Nov 2021

Written by: Karen Bartlett

The leading marine electronics brand’s record growth is underpinned by its acquisition by tech giant Teledyne leading to further investment and stability of the brand. Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Updates its Yacht Code

Posted: 5th Nov 2021

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Yacht Code has been updated and amended making it more pragmatic than ever for modern and innovative owners and shipyards to choose the RMI as a building standard. Read More

MDL Marinas Becomes First Marina to Install Electric Boat Charging Network

Posted: 5th Nov 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Delivering on its commitment to tackle air pollution and reduce carbon emissions, MDL Marinas has partnered with Aqua superPower to install electric boat chargers at five of its marinas, becoming the first UK marina group to offer an electric boat charging solution. Read More

Bert Fowles Elected Vice Chairman of United States Superyacht Association

Posted: 3rd Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Bert Fowles, IGY’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales was recently elected Vice Chairman of the United States Superyacht Association (USSA) Board of Directors. Read More

Peters & May Ramps up Sailings to the USA & Caribbean

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Peters & May Ramps up Sailings to the USA & Caribb

Peters & May has increased its sailings to Florida and the Caribbean this autumn and winter to meet the increased demand from yacht owners choosing to sail in warmer waters now that transatlantic travel restrictions are easing. Read More

OneOcean Opens New Singapore Offices

Posted: 28th Oct 2021

Written by: Steph Raikes-Cairns

OneOcean is excited to announce a new location for its Singapore office. Located in the Bugis area of the city, the move brings the company closer to its customer base in the region and will provide the benefits of flexible working for its staff, together with scope for growth in the future. Read More

Intellian and Inmarsat Launch Industry’s Newest FleetBroadband Terminals

Posted: 22nd Oct 2021

Written by: David Pugh

Intellian is pleased to announce that it has received type approval from Inmarsat for its new FB250 and Fleet One L-band terminals, making it one of the first to market with user terminals for operation on Inmarsat’s innovation catalyst L-band network, ELERA. Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and LH Introduce New Interior Crew Training Programme

Posted: 22nd Oct 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Yacht Club de Monaco and Luxury Hospitality are thrilled to announce their first collaborative leadership training programme which will utilise LH’s unique 360 approach to develop, coach and mentor individuals and entire departments to unleash talent and potential. Read More

Island Global Yachting Acquires Fairport Yacht Support

Posted: 21st Oct 2021

Written by: Bert Fowles

Island Global Yachting has acquired Florida based Fairport Yacht Support and together they are launching IGY TRIDENT, an innovative global yacht management and destination membership program enabling IGY to deliver more integrated yacht services. Read More

IGY Marinas Acquires Marina di Portisco in Sardinia

Posted: 21st Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The acquisition of Marina di Portisco in Sardinia further strengthens IGY’s position as the leading superyacht marina company, offering unrivalled benefits across a global network for owners and their vessels.
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EYOS Announces New Antarctica and Arctic Voyages

Posted: 15th Oct 2021

Written by: John Cotton

EYOS, the world leader in private superyacht experiences, in partnership with Nansen Polar Expeditions, has announced new departures to Antarctica and the Arctic in 2022 where travellers will be able to book an individual cabin or fully charter the yacht. Read More

Thailand Introduces Four-Phase Reopening Timeline

Posted: 11th Oct 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Following on the success of its Sandbox program, new regulations for flying into Phuket will make it easier for crew changes and the eventual reopening of Thailand, which is scheduled to take place on 1 November, reports Gordon Fernandes, co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts. Read More

Michael Glanville named among UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders 2021

Posted: 8th Oct 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Michael Glanville, Managing Director of MDL Marinas Group has been named as one of the LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021. Read More

Acquera Yachting Partners with Erika’s Yacht Agents

Posted: 6th Oct 2021

Written by: Anella Alcott

With the Caribbean season just around the corner, Acquera Yachting is pleased to announce its latest strategic partnership with Erika's Yacht Agents, based in Union Island serving St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Read More

Superyacht Nautique is Exclusive Wake Tender for ROAM Shadow

Posted: 27th Sep 2021

Written by: Ally Ford

Superyacht Nautique is proud to be chosen as the sole wakeboard tender to be on board the new go-anywhere explorer and adventure vessel, the ROAM Shadow. Read More

Marina Port Vell Announces 20 Million Euro Investment

Posted: 27th Sep 2021

Written by: Marta Tuñi

Marina Port Vell has presented an investment and repositioning plan to enhance the capacity of its infrastructure and the quality of its superyacht services. Read More

MYBA Celebrates Continued Collaboration with Marina Port Vell Barcelona

Posted: 23rd Sep 2021

Written by: Sam Watson

At an intimate and upbeat gathering during the Monaco Yacht Show yesterday, MYBA announced its continuing collaboration with Marina Port Vell Barcelona to stage the MYBA Charter Show for the next two years. Read More

IGY Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas Named Superyacht Marina of the Year 2021

Posted: 22nd Sep 2021

Written by: Bert Fowles

The IGY flagship marina was bestowed the Towergate 2021 International Superyacht Marina of the Year by The Yacht Harbour Association, and is the only marina to have received this prestigious award a remarkable four times. Read More

New 4,300t Shiplift on Schedule for Delivery September 2022

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Harry Green

France’s leading superyacht refit shipyard has announced that the new 4,300t shiplift is on track for delivery mid September next year. Read More

YATCO Acquires BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Lisbet Castillo

YATCO, the Official MLS and Ultimate SaaS Platform of YachtingTM, has announced that it completed the acquisition of BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat, two of the largest providers of marine websites and lead generation technology in the Asia Pacific region. Read More


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