Yachting News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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