Yachting News

Eden Island Marina Welcomes Yachts to the Seychelles

Posted: 30th May 2023

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The Seychelles' dedicated superyacht facility, Eden Island Marina has been developed in conjunction with the Eden Island luxury residential project. It is located just off the east coast of the main island of Mahé and is linked to the mainland by a 300m bridge. Read More

Digital Platform AcqueraPro Launches for Yachts in the Med

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Following months of painstaking testing and tweaking, the brand-new digital platform created by pioneering yachting agency Acquera Yachting has now been officially launched: AcqueraPro. Read More

Inauguration of the International Yacht Club Antibes

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International Yacht Club d’Antibes (IYCA) has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis with the establishment of an ultramodern yacht club associated with a completely renovated superyacht dock. Read More

Cookson Adventures & ICON Yachts: A Shared Vision for Exploration in Yachting

Posted: 18th May 2023

Written by: Tamsin Graham

Cookson Adventures and ICON Yachts have created a short film to highlight a shared vision for expedition yachting and purpose-driven travel, with a greater focus on marine conservation and science in yachting. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Awarded Prestigious Platinum Status

Posted: 17th May 2023

Written by: Jules Riegal

Karpaz Gate Marina has been awarded 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA). The prestigious accolade is the highest distinction attributed under the renowned global Gold Anchor Scheme marina rating system. Read More

TJB Superyachts Celebrates Global Expansion with New Florida Office

Posted: 10th May 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Founded in London a decade ago by Tim Johnson, TJB Super Yachts is today a world leading boutique yacht brokerage with offices in the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, Sweden, India, Australia and the US. Read More

e3 Systems Appointed Authorised Starlink Reseller

Posted: 10th May 2023

Written by: Diane Franklin

e3 stock Starlink systems from the locations where yachts work in the Mediterranean and Florida and their experience in yachting and data communications is second to none, which is why thousands of yachts rely on e3 today. Read More

‘Race Against Time’ to Discover Ocean Life Prompts Launch of Global Initiative

Posted: 8th May 2023

Written by: John Cotton

Ocean Census, the largest programme in history was recently unveiled in London, a worldwide collaboration of science, business, media and civil society aiming to revolutionise our understanding of life on Earth and how to protect the oceans. Read More

Northrop & Johnson Partners with IGY Marinas

Posted: 4th May 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

The leading brokerage Northrop & Johnson has announced its partnership with IGY Marinas, the only global network of dedicated superyacht marinas with over 8,000 clients annually across 23 marinas in 12 countries. Read More

Y.CO and RMI Join Forces to Support Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean

Posted: 24th Apr 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

By supporting RMI's initiatives to enhance climate resilience and affordable energy in the region, Y.CO seeks to give back to the island communities that are integral to yachting. Read More

MA Financial Acquires d'Albora Marina Portfolio for $225m

Posted: 21st Apr 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Diversified financial services firm, MA Financial (ASX: MAF) has entered into an agreement to acquire the d’Albora marina portfolio for a headline price of $225 million from fellow diversified financial services firm, Balmain Corporation. Read More

MB92 Launches World’s First Dedicated Sustainability Refit Service for Superyachts

Posted: 21st Apr 2023

Written by: Harry Green

MB92 Group, the world’s leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance company, has announced the launch of ‘Refit for the Future!’, a new service tailored for superyacht owners looking to reduce the environmental impact of their yachts. Read More

The Seafarers’ Charity Set to Receive Donations as Sailor Continues Epic Challenge

Posted: 17th Apr 2023

Written by: Susannah Hart

Supporting the wellbeing and welfare of seafarers, The Seafarers’ Charity is set to start receiving regular donations as Mark Ashley-Miller continues his fundraising Harbour Master Sailing Challenge. Read More

New Infographic Shines Spotlight on Issues Faced by Seafarers in 2022

Posted: 3rd Apr 2023

Written by: Amy Liebthal

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has shared insights into the issues faced by seafarers and their families in 2022 with a new infographic of data from its helplines. Read More

EYOS Becomes One of the First to Sail in Melanesia for An Entire Season

Posted: 29th Mar 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

EYOS, the leader in superyacht expedition charters to the most culturally rich places on earth, announces Hanse Explorer will be available for charter in Melanesia from May to September 2024. Read More

Acquera Club Launches Travel and Lifestyle Management Service for Yacht Owners

Posted: 27th Mar 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Acquera Club, powered by Knightsbridge Circle™, the world's most exclusive by invitation only concierge service founded in 2012, is proud to announce the launch of its new travel and lifestyle management service dedicated to the world of luxury boating. Read More

Superyacht Industry Flying Blind with Insufficient Data on Sustainability

Posted: 27th Mar 2023

Written by: Henrietta Green

MB92 Group, the world’s leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance company with facilities in Spain and France, has published its third report that highlights the need for greater regulation and concertation across the superyacht industry and its vast supply chain. Read More

Charter Itinerary Experiences 180% Growth and Continues Expansion in 2023

Posted: 22nd Mar 2023

Written by: Gemma Harris

In 2023, Charter Itinerary has plans to continue expanding on its full-stack service-offering, answering the pain-points of every single charter broker and captain in the industry. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Welcomes Pascal Savoy as US Managing Director

Posted: 3rd Mar 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Camper & Nicholsons is delighted to announce the appointment of Pascal Savoy as US managing director. Savoy will be based in Fort Lauderdale and will oversee the company’s US offices. Read More

Northrop & Johnson Partners with Fairport Yacht Support

Posted: 3rd Mar 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Northrop & Johnson, the world-leading luxury yacht brokerage, announces its further expansion into yacht management with the addition of Fairport Yacht Support to its organisation. Read More

Giovanni Alessi Anghini Appointed as Managing Director of Camper & Nicholsons Middle East

Posted: 1st Mar 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Camper & Nicholsons is delighted to confirm Giovanni Alessi Anghini’s appointment as managing director of Camper & Nicholsons Middle East. Read More

Quay Crew Commits to Improving Diversity Across the Superyacht Sector

Posted: 1st Mar 2023

Written by: Charlotte Flake

In an exciting and industry-first partnership, recruitment agency Quay Crew has teamed up with the trailblazing Greig City Academy (GCA) to provide employment opportunities to young people from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Read More

Voly Group Announces Acquisition of Pinpoint Works

Posted: 1st Mar 2023

Written by: Angela Delaney

Voly Group has announced its acquisition of interactive worklist management platform Pinpoint Works, further enhancing its end-to-end solution for the financial management of superyachts. Read More

Will Faimatea Announced as New Investor for SYT Network

Posted: 24th Feb 2023

Written by: Joanna Palmer

Leading technology event company Superyacht Technology Network today announces an investment by superyacht industry expert Will Faimatea to acquire a 42 per cent shareholding of its company for an undisclosed sum. Read More

Australia’s The Boat Works is Finally Superyacht Ready

Posted: 24th Feb 2023

Written by: Jeni Bone

Australia’s The Boat Works is finally ready to welcome superyachts, adding Gold Anchor accreditation and Superyacht Ready status to its credentials, passing both with flying colours and achieving the milestone in the dedicated superyacht yard. Read More

Yamaha-owned Boating Brands Buster, Yamarin and Cross Cruise into the Virtual World

Posted: 13th Feb 2023

Written by: Susannah Hart

The entire range of models from the Yamaha owned Buster, Yamarin, and Cross boat brands can now be explored in a new virtual environment. Read More

Sharryn Matte Joins N&J as Crew Services Agent

Posted: 13th Feb 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Northrop & Johnson is excited to welcome Sharryn Matte to its international team of yachting professionals. As a Crew Services Agent, Sharryn will be working out of Fort Lauderdale. Read More

Dubai Harbour Welcomes the Maiden Call of Queen Mary 2

Posted: 3rd Feb 2023

Written by: Zahra Zakriya

Dubai Harbour, the city’s extraordinary seafront district, has welcomed the iconic Queen Mary 2, the world’s only ocean liner, on its Centenary World Voyage. Read More

BWA Yachting Acquires SOS Yachting and Appoints New CEO

Posted: 1st Feb 2023

Written by: Francesca Fenucci

BWA Yachting today announced that they had completely acquired SOS Yachting, a multinational yacht charter fiscal agency that recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. Read More

Gulf Craft Experience Centre Marks First Milestone Year with Sale of a Majesty 140

Posted: 1st Feb 2023

Written by: Sana Yamlikha

Gulf Craft, a global brand recognised for its innovation in yacht and boat building, is celebrating the first anniversary of its state-of-the-art Experience Centre in Dubai. Read More

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