Yachting News

Important Entry Changes into Thailand From July 1

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

A new provincial order issued by Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has confirmed new eased Covid measures for international arrivals, including visiting yachts, coming into effect as of July 1. Read More

Al Waab Scoops Triple Win at 2022 Design & Innovation Awards

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Vripack

Coming in just below the 500 gross-tonne mark, despite a generous length of 55m, the Vripack-designed Al Waab, built by Alia Yachts, challenges the norm and sets new standards. Read More

Sunseeker Takes Home Innovation of the Year Award at 2022 Design & Innovation Awards

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Nicola McKenna

Sunseeker is delighted to announce it has won the ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at the BOAT International Design and Innovation Awards 2022 for its spectacular X-TEND™ system. Read More

Briland Club Marina Appoints New GM to Develop World Class Harbour Island Development

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Kirk Aulin, a long-time Harbour Islander, took over the role following talks with Briland Club owner Michael Wiener, who is developing the 27-acre site into one of the world’s leading lifestyle destinations. Read More

Lloyd’s Register Acquires OneOcean in Maritime Growth Strategy Drive

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Lloyd's Register

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a global provider of maritime professional services, has acquired OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions, from Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), a leading European mid-market private equity firm. Read More

Silent Yachts Becomes Sole Owner of Italian New-Build Shipyard

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Following the news that Silent Yachts has been restructured as Silent Group, the privately Austrian-owned company is very proud to announce that it is now the sole shareholder of its Italian production site. Read More

New Regulations for those Anchoring in the French Med

Posted: 20th Jun 2022

Written by: Christophe Bourillon

Last Thursday, 16 June, the Prefecture Maritime issued a new regulation regulating the mooring time for ships in the French Med territorial waters. Here is what the PYA has to say. Read More

Pelorus Creates Member Benefits for Holders of Oceanco’s NFTs

Posted: 13th Jun 2022

Written by: Pelorus

Experiential travel and yachting company Pelorus has developed a series of ‘utilities’, or travel experiences, to enhance the launch of superyacht NFTs created by world-class yacht builders Oceanco and superyacht designer Timur Bozca. Read More

Winch Design Creates First Series of NFTs to Aid Ocean Conservation

Posted: 13th Jun 2022

Written by: Winch Design

Winch Design has created its first series of NFTs, with all profits benefitting ocean conservation. The NFT 'Message in a Bottle' is the first in a series of three very distinct visuals and is a message to the wider world about the importance of ocean conservation.
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Clothing Company OCEANR is Removing 1kg of Ocean Waste with Each Purchase

Posted: 10th Jun 2022

Written by: OCEANR

Founded in 2016 by water sports obsessive and keen environmentalist Tom Cotter, OCEANR has been causing a quiet revolution in sustainable fashion since its inception, designing high-end apparel for luxury resorts and superyachts all around the world Read More

First Digital Logbook for Superyachts Set to Turn the Tide

Posted: 6th Jun 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

L.J Commercial Services, long standing leaders in the production of printed logbooks for superyachts, has launched the first ever cloud-based platform set to revolutionise the market for digital log books. Read More

Videoworks Grows Worldwide and Expands Offices in Netherlands and US

Posted: 6th Jun 2022

Written by: Ursula Brzoska

With over 25 years of experience and hundreds of innovative audio/video, entertainment, IT, lighting and comfort systems installed on board yachts that sail around the world, Videoworks completes two more important stages in its growth process. Read More

Williams Jet Tenders Launches New In-house Research and Development Space

Posted: 1st Jun 2022

Written by: Enya Newton

Williams Jet Tenders has invested in excess of £450K in a brand-new research and development space. This follows the company’s announcement in 2021 that it had invested more than £1m in a new state-of-the-art in-house moulding facility and fully equipped boat production unit. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Reveals Expansion and New Benefits for Owners

Posted: 25th May 2022

Written by: Jules Riegal

Karpaz Gate Marina, the first international standard marina resort in North Cyprus, has announced the expansion of its facilities to offer new benefits for boat owners this season. Read More

MB92 Releases Second Sustainability Report

Posted: 25th May 2022

Written by: Júlia Quintana

MB92, the world leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance group, has released its second sustainability report, assessing the options that could help the existing fleet of over 6,000 superyachts reduce its significant carbon footprint. Read More

Gulf Craft Chairman Honoured with ‘Middle East Entrepreneur 2022’ Accolade

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: Sana Yamlikha

Gulf Craft Chairman, Mohammed Hussein AlShaali has been named ‘Middle East Entrepreneur 2022’ at the coveted NORNS Awards for his significant contribution to the leisure maritime industry in the Middle East over the last forty years. Read More

Trailblazing Marine Salary Survey to Assess a Post Covid Industry

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: Preslava McCarthy

Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, is looking to re-assess the post-pandemic marine industry landscape, creating a centralised resource where businesses and employees can benchmark salaries within the marine industry. Read More

From the Med to Thailand – the Superyacht Spice Route

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: Andy Treadwell

As a 30-year-old Thailand-Saudi Arabia diplomatic spat was brought to a close in January this year, Saudi Arabia launched itself spectacularly into the superyacht business with the opening of the Jeddah Yacht Club Marina, adjacent to the new F1 circuit. Read More

Cox Marine Announces Milestone Expansion Agreement with UAE

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: Marcus Randall

Cox Marine, manufacturer of the CXO300 high-powered diesel outboard engine, has announced an expanded contract with UAE partner Gulf Yachts to cover additional regions as exclusive distributor. Read More

Alastair Macmillan-Bell joins MHG Insurance as CEO

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: MHG Insurance

MHG Insurance announced today the appointment of Alastair Macmillan-Bell as Group CEO of the MHG Group of Companies, effective May 23rd, and will be based in their Fort Lauderdale offices. Read More

South Pacific is Primed to be the Next Great Charter Destination

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Written by: Isla McKechnie

Earth’s playground is open for business as New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji and Australia coordinate superyacht procedures for ease of cruising across this ultimate destination. Read More

New Zealand Welcomes Back Cruising Yachts and Superyachts

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Isla McKechnie

With New Zealand’s reputation cemented as one of the world’s most-serene yet adventurous destinations, New Zealand will throw open its doors to visitors again with air and sea borders opening from 1 August. Read More

The Boat Works’ Expansion Lift is the First of its Kind in Australia

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Jeni Bone

The Boat Works is set to welcome a new ship lift, the Italian-built BL90 Telescopic Boat Lift, which is the first of its kind in Australia. Read More

Inmarsat Combats Rising Superyacht Cybercrime with Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Jules Riegal

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has launched Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management (UTM), as a standard option on Inmarsat’s award-winning Fleet Xpress service, protecting superyacht networks against cyberattacks. Read More

A Night of Firsts at the Launch of the IGY Trident Collective 

Posted: 10th May 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

On Thursday 5th May 2022, more than 180 guests gathered at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande Miami to celebrate the launch of the IGY Trident Collective, the first ever global membership program for superyacht owners. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Appoints Zelda Swindell as Charter Marketing Manager

Posted: 6th May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Zelda is an extremely professional and highly driven individual, and brings 35 years of experience to Camper & Nicholsons, along with an excellent reputation and an impressive depth of knowledge. Read More

Acquera Yachting opens new Branch Office in Gibraltar

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Written by: Anella Alcott

Acquera Yachting has announced that it has opened a new branch office in Gibraltar. The decision reinforces the company's commitment to attracting and supporting new and existing clients across the Med. Read More

IGY Transforms Superyacht Ownership via IGY Trident

Posted: 2nd May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Island Global Yachting is transforming superyacht ownership via IGY Trident - a next-generation membership collective in collaboration with best-in-class partners including World Fuel Services, Navium Marine, Fairport Yacht Support, Forbes Travel Guide, BWA Yachting and VIGILINT. Read More

Fraser Signs Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting Commitment Charter

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Charlotte Bailey

Fraser is proud to be among the first to sign the Commitment Charter of the new Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting initiative. Read More

Sri Lanka Relaxes Guidelines for Visiting Yachts

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The latest of the Asia Pacific countries to open up to international yachts, Sri Lanka has relaxed Covid 19 health guidelines recently for overseas travellers and visitors arriving by sea. Visitors are now permitted to go ashore without any restrictions other than wearing masks. Read More


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