Yachting News

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

Inmarsat Highlights Technical Innovations at MYS 2021

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

The world leader in global, mobile satellite communications will showcase key capabilities of the new Inmarsat ORCHESTRA and ELERA services in meeting evolving connectivity needs on superyachts. Read More

Indonesia Eases Covid-19 Restrictions in Bali for Yachts

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Indonesia has re-opened its international borders to foreigners, with visa applications now open. Foreigners who apply for the visa must have a full vaccination against Covid-19, and will have to do seven nights/eight days quarantine. 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

The Balearics are Going to Monaco

Posted: 19th Sep 2021

Written by: Alice Taylor

Showcasing all that the Balearic islands have to offer, Balearic Yacht Destination, representing the Balearic Marine Cluster, will be back at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show from 22-25 September. Read More

Clarification on Visas for Non-US Yacht Crew & Brokers

Posted: 18th Sep 2021

Written by: Karen Hockey

With the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show fast approaching, IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas is delving deep into the issue of visas to ensure smooth entry for non-US based brokers, crew and exhibitors.   Read More

Change at the Top for StratumFive

Posted: 9th Sep 2021

Written by: Mike Powell

Following a period of sustained growth for StratumFive, a major player in voyage informatics based in the UK, COO Ross Martin takes the helm as founder Stuart Nicholls moves to group executive chair. Read More

Discover Winter in Porto Montenegro

Posted: 9th Sep 2021

Written by: Harriet Cartwright

With its idyllic Adriatic location in the UNESCO protected Bay of Kotor, proximity to three international airports and year-round sunshine and mild climate, Porto Montenegro is the ultimate destination for winter yachting adventures. Read More

Hill Robinson Appoints Paul Cook as COO

Posted: 26th Aug 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Having managed one of the largest marinas in Europe and led marine industry companies through periods of exceptional growth and success, Paul’s abilities in management, commercial development and operational efficiency are well evidenced. Read More

Gulf Craft Records Impressive 42% Increase in Order Book Value During H1 2021

Posted: 9th Aug 2021

Written by: Sadiq Al Hamed

Gulf Craft, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders, recorded a robust 42% growth in the value of its global order book during the first half of the year (January to June 2021) compared to the full year of 2020. Read More

YACHTAID Global Launches Galapagos Youth Sailing and Swimming Program

Posted: 2nd Aug 2021

Written by: K.C Wenger

YachtAid Global has launched the YachtAid Global Youth Sailing and Swimming Program - Galapagos. The program has been created to foster a connection between local youth and the surrounding ocean and environment, as well as provide positive peer relationships. Read More

New TowPro Tender System Launched for Captains

Posted: 30th Jul 2021

Written by: Chloe Buchanan

TowPro is a new technologically advanced solution by the innovators at TSM Systems designed to comprehensively monitor the tow of a tender to prevent and protect the captain from losing it. Read More

Inmarsat Unveils the Communications Network of the Future

Posted: 30th Jul 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will enable ground-breaking new services in new places for global mobility customers in maritime, aviation, government and enterprise. Read More

Inmarsat and Vikand Host Demonstration of 24/7 Telemedicine Service

Posted: 28th Jul 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, and VIKAND, an Inmarsat partner that specialises in the provision of medical services for the maritime sector, held an event to demonstrate company’s 24/7 telemedicine service. Read More

Infringement on Posidonia Regulations - French Mediterranean

Posted: 16th Jul 2021

Written by: PYA

The PYA is actively involved with the French Prefecture Maritime (PREMAR) to try to develop alternative solutions to the Posidonia Anchoring regulation, which has considerably restricted mooring locations for yachts on the Riviera. Read More

First Stage of Development at Orams Marine Complete

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The first stage of an extensive development at Orams Marine is complete, marking the
culmination of a project years in the making.
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Thailand Travel News: Phuket and Koh Samui Reopenings

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The launch of the Phuket Sandbox programme that began July 1 signaled the beginning of Thailand’s tourism revitalisation, and following Phuket’s reopening will be the Samui Plus model, with registration for entering Thailand under the slated reopening scheme planned to open this week and start July 15. Read More

RX France To Continue Managing Cannes Yachting Festival

Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

A Paris Court of Appeal ruled that RX France (previously Reed Expositions France) continue to manage the Cannes Yachting Festival until 2041. The decision comes after some five years of legal proceedings initiated by the French Boating Industry Federation. Read More

RMI Earns Top Three Ranking on Paris MoU White List

Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) achieved a ranking in the top three on the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as reflected in the Paris MoU’s Annual Port State Control Report, released 1 July 2021. Read More

Dockside.ai to Open Fifth Office in Palma

Posted: 1st Jul 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Premier Dutch yachting agency Dockside.ai today announces the opening of a new office in Palma expanding its capabilities in the Mediterranean to provide shore support, operational yacht management, brokerage and crew resources for yachts over 30m. Read More

Yacht Lady Amanda now Accepts Bitcoin for Charter Fees

Posted: 30th Jun 2021

Written by: Sarah Mackenzie

West Nautical is proud to announce that one of its charter central agencies, M/Y Lady Amanda, is now accepting Bitcoin as payment for charter fees.
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New Mobile App Offers Seafarers Offline Access to ISWAN’s 24-hour Support

Posted: 30th Jun 2021

Written by: Jo Mason

ISWAN, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network, has joined forces with The Shipowners’ Club to launch a new app, ISWAN for Seafarers, providing crew with instant access to their free, confidential, international helplines. Read More

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