Yachting News

New Edition of ‘Iconic’ Wine Book for the Yachting Industry

Posted: 24th Apr 2020

Written by: Nerea Sanz Bericat

The Onshore Cellars team is excited to announce the launch of the new edition of their wine book, ‘ICONIC under 100’, showcasing a selection of 100 wines to stock onboard a superyacht. Read More

Superyacht Industry CEO Tips on Navigating the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted: 24th Apr 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

In his six webinar since the coronavirus pandemic began, yachting expert Hein Velema was joined by a panel of four CEOs to discuss their current experiences during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More

New Builds and Assessing the Coronavirus Impact

Posted: 24th Apr 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

According to data collected from Superyacht Times on the construction book for 30m+ superyachts for the beginning of 2020, 510 yachts are due to be built this year – the highest number since 2011. However how is the coronavirus crisis expected to affect these numbers? Read More

MYBA Announces New Board

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020

Written by: Gaye Joyeau-Bourgeois

On 21 April 2020, the voting process for the election of the MYBA Board was successfully completed with one of the best levels of participation in recent years. MYBA has now announced the new composition which is already in effect and ready to take on new challenges. Read More

St Kitts and Nevis Offers a Helping Hand During Pandemic

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020

Written by: Sean Moloney

The St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) is taking a pragmatic approach to helping shipowners during the coronavirus pandemic with requests for assistance with operational activities being considered due to worldwide restrictions. Read More

Updated Information on Gulf of Thailand

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Supported by optimal winds, beautiful islands, crystal clear waters and sunny weather, Thailand currently stands as one of Asia’s largest marinas, offering full facilities for yachts. Read More

Phuket in the Time of Covid-19

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The Phuket Governor has extended all lockdown orders to April 30, with the previous orders set to expire on April 26. The orders made special note that the health regulations in force to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 also apply to all boats. Read More

Laundry and Covid-19

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020

Written by: Jill Devine

As much as the COVID-19 virus ‘reportedly’ has a limited lifespan on textiles, it is imperative that our clients have confidence that their bed linen and towels, robes, cushions and throws etc are virus free, especially after quick turn overs and changes of guests on board. Read More

MB92 Resumes Activity Under Strict Protection Measures

Posted: 17th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

MB92 Group announced today that they have resumed activity at their facilities in Barcelona and La Ciotat. Operations will be escalated gradually and involve extremely strict procedures to protect all people entering and operating in the shipyard. Read More

FarSounder Enters Brazilian Market

Posted: 16th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

FarSounder is pleased to announce Ulstein Belga Marine headquartered in Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as its newest dealer and its first in Brazil. Ulstein Belga Marine is a leader in the Navigation Equipment industry. Read More

COVID-19 and Crew: The Impact

Posted: 15th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

The coronavirus crisis is affecting people from all walks of life, but what happens if your office is a superyacht? Jenny Matthews brings together a panel of experts to share some insights and develop a snapshot of what is currently happening in the industry. Read More

Solidwave Launches World’s First 3D Virtual Boat Show App

Posted: 15th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Solidwave, a specialist boat and yacht digital design agency, has launched the world’s first 3D CGI yacht visualisation app which is able to configure design options from millions of combinations and render in real-time. Read More

Superyacht Marketing During the Time of Coronavirus

Posted: 14th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

With the majority of the world’s population currently confined to their homes, there is an urgency among marketing ringleaders to reach audiences by making the most of digital tools and the industry is at the forefront of new solutions to help the yachting industry survive. Read More

SuperYacht Radio Launches Yachting’s Got Talent

Posted: 9th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

While a global lockdown has seen many of us more connected, albeit digitally, with our friends and family around the world than ever before, SuperYacht Radio is bringing a little light relief to these uncertain times with the launch of Yachting’s Got Talent. Read More

Online Courses for Crew During Lockdown

Posted: 8th Apr 2020

Written by: PYA

The current lockdown measures in multiple yachting locations have meant that many crew now find themselves in a position where their careers are on hold. However, this doesn’t necessarily need to be the case. Read More

British Marine to host Covid-19 Webinar Series

Posted: 8th Apr 2020

Written by: British Marine

British Marine will be hosting a series of webinars, starting this Thursday 9th April with Covid-19: Industry Briefing and Q&A. These sessions have been designed to bring members up to speed on the very latest COVID-19 news, advice and industry best practices. Read More

The Charter Market and Covid-19

Posted: 8th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Take a look at the specific effects of coronavirus on the charter market, with an exert panel sharing insights while shedding some light on the outcome of the thousands of charter contracts signed, or due to be signed, this year. Read More

Brokerage: Is There Still a Market?

Posted: 8th Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

This is the topic of discussion yachting expert Hein Velema put towards an expert panel of key industry players, who debated the status of the market, pending brokerage deals and how best to react, and survive, the current worldwide crisis. Read More

The Marshall Islands Registry Strengthens its Position amid Covid-19 Crisis

Posted: 7th Apr 2020

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has been recognised on the United States Coast Guard’s QUALSHIP 21 roster for the period 1 July 2020-30 June 2021, as reported in the recently published USCG 2019 Annual Report. Read More

DYT Announces Available Sailings to Get Yachts Home

Posted: 7th Apr 2020

Written by: Laurien Hoving

COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways however in times like these, there is still the need to get your yacht home. DYT is still committed to offering the best service and support to make this happen, with a number of available sailings in the coming weeks. Read More

The State of the Market during COVID-19

Posted: 2nd Apr 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Given the global Coronavirus situation, it’s vital to ensure we are kept up-to-date with the current affairs of various sectors of the industry. Yachting expert Hein Velema hosted a discussion alongside a panel of industry insiders. Read More

Flat Rate VAT Reduction on Charters Allowed Again in France

Posted: 1st Apr 2020

Written by: ECPY

The provisions of the BOFIP as of 29 January 2020, which put an end to the flat-rate VAT reduction system, has been cancelled this morning by a new BOFIP ref 30 March 2020, which allows the flat-rate reduction, applicable under the former BOFIP, to apply after 31 March 2020. Read More

Denison Yachting Launches Virtual Boat Show on 27 March

Posted: 26th Mar 2020

Written by: Danny Grant

Denison Yachting has announced the launch of "A Boat Show From Your Couch," a friendly and safe way to experience a boat show in a time of social distancing. Denison has long been a leader in the yachting industry with a rich family history dating back to 1948. Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Urges Countries to Treat Seafarers as Key Transport Workers

Posted: 24th Mar 2020

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands, one of the world’s largest maritime registries, encourages countries to recognise and protect seafarers as key transport workers amid restrictions around the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More

Travel Ban to French Polynesia and Rapatriation

Posted: 20th Mar 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Faced with the intensity of the health crisis we are currently experiencing, the authorities of French Polynesia have decided to suspend access to the territory for all non-residents of French Polynesia. Read More

The Crew Coach Slashes Prices on Online Counselling Services

Posted: 20th Mar 2020

Written by: Karine Rayson

Following a recent poll on social media, it appears that the majority of The Crew Coach community are in self-isolation/quarantine and are very concerned about their futures and for their family back home. Read More

Finalists of the Ocean Awards 2020 Announced

Posted: 19th Mar 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Held in partnership with Blue Marine Foundation, one of the UK’s leading ocean conservation charities, the Ocean Awards recognises and rewards those that share our commitment to fixing the largest solvable problem on the planet – the crisis in our oceans. Read More

New 2020 VAT Rules to Impact Yacht Charter Industry in the Med

Posted: 12th Mar 2020

Written by: Michelle Barberi

As a result of the European Commission’s action against the simplified VAT structures on short-term yacht charter adopted by countries such as Italy, France, Malta and Cyprus, this year’s Mediterranean charters will face some radical VAT changes. Read More

Yanmar Announces Partnership with April Marine in France

Posted: 12th Mar 2020

Written by: Rozemarijn Loffelt

Yanmar Marine International has signed a new partnership with boating insurance and financing specialist April Marine to offer affordable payment options to leisure customers buying Yanmar engines in France. Read More

Billion Dollar Forecast for Superyachts in Brisbane

Posted: 11th Mar 2020

Written by: Jeni Bone

Rivergate Marina & Shipyard, the premier facility in south-east Queensland, has congratulated the Queensland state government for its foresight and investment in the Australian superyacht infrastructure. Read More

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