Yachting News

Malaga San Andres Marina Joins IGY Global Network

Posted: 9th Feb 2022

Written by: IGY Marinas

The team of Marina Málaga SAN, Ocean Capital Partners and Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas) have been awarded a 50-year concession to develop and operate Málaga San Andres Marina. Due for completion in 2024, the marina will offer 600 berths for vessels up to 60m. Read More

Last Call for Luxury Hospitality Leadership Training in Monaco from 8-11 March!

Posted: 2nd Feb 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

With little over a month to go until Luxury Hospitality’s first Leadership Training course in collaboration with La Belle Classe Academy at Yacht Cub de Monaco, there are still a few registrations remaining for interested crew. Read More

Quay Crew and The Crew Academy to Deliver Senior Leadership Course

Posted: 2nd Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Superyacht recruitment specialist, Tim Clarke, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker on the industry-renowned Command & Senior Leadership Course delivered by The Crew Academy. Read More

New French Anchorage Agreement Announced

Posted: 28th Jan 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

The PYA has sign a new anchorage agreement with the French Minister of the Seas and the President of the French Riviera region. This comes after multiple discussions over the last 12 months between yachting associations and French administrations. Read More

New Dockendo App for Superyacht Crew Launches

Posted: 28th Jan 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dockendo, a new app that acts as a unique digital job platform for the superyacht industry has been launched. Instead of visiting crewing agencies and marinas to give paper CVs by hand, Dockendo provides a new and modern way for crew to apply for superyacht positions. Read More

MB92 La Ciotat Appoints Joe Degabriele as Senior Business Development Manager

Posted: 21st Jan 2022

Written by: Harry Green

MB92 La Ciotat, France’s leading superyacht refit shipyard, announced today the appointment of Joe Degabriele as Senior Business Development Manager whose main area of focus will be the commercial development of the new 4300t shiplift, due for delivery in September 2022. Read More

Porto Montenegro Reaches New Stage in Shipyard Development

Posted: 21st Jan 2022

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Porto Montenegro continues to build a strong foundation for the future by developing the former Bijela Shipyard as a joint venture with the Drydocks World Dubai, which has been renamed Adriatic 42. Read More

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

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

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

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


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