Yachting News

DYT Superyacht Transport Celebrates the First Anniversary of MV Yacht Servant

Posted: 1st Feb 2023

Written by: Juliette Verkerk

After a busy year of sparkling seas and exotic ports, DYT celebrates the first anniversary of the amazing 214m yacht carrier Yacht Servant. The Yacht Servant has sailed 80,857 nautical miles in her first year, meaning she has already sailed around the world four times. Read More

Call for Startups to Pitch at GALAXIA Electric Boat Show

Posted: 31st Jan 2023

Written by: Gabriella Richardson

Yachting Ventures and GALAXIA Electric Boat Show announce key partnership on an initiative to discover and support startups working on CleanTech solutions to protect the BlueEconomy. Read More

CHIRP Reports on Safety Issues in the Superyacht Industry

Posted: 18th Jan 2023

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

From entrapment in running equipment to dangerous recovery of a person in water, there are many safety issues that can arise to both crew and owners while chartering a superyacht. Read More

Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband Solution Key to Austrian Ocean Racing’s Bid for The Ocean Race

Posted: 13th Jan 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

As crews prepare for January’s 2022-23 edition of The Ocean Race, Austrian Ocean Racing are highlighting how satellite communication technology is powering their campaign to be the first Austrian sailing team to take on one of sport’s toughest challenges.
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Teakdecking Systems Appoints new Director of Sales & Business Development and Director of Marketing

Posted: 9th Jan 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

Teakdecking Systems, the world’s leader in teak decking, has announced the appointment of John Shinske as Director of Sales & Business Development, Europe and Anella Alcott as Director of Marketing. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Shares Plans for 2023

Posted: 4th Jan 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

2022 was a successful year for Camper & Nicholsons, with 5.5 km of yachts managed in both charter and yacht management and 700 charters booked, making 5,416 charter days. The forecast for 2023 is very positive as we are already up 20 per cent compared to last year. Read More

Quay Crew Becomes First Agency to Include Crew Criminal Background Checks as Standard

Posted: 4th Jan 2023

Written by: Charlotte Flake

As part of its standard superyacht industry recruitment service, Quay Crew has partnered with CrewPass to include detailed criminal background checks for crew and yachting professionals. Read More

New Guidelines Published on Danger of Piracy for Yachts

Posted: 3rd Jan 2023

Written by: Ocean Cruising Club

An advisory notice has been issued with new guidance for yachts regarding piracy and safety abroad. This update is intended for yacht skippers who may be considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden, Yemeni and Somali waters. Read More

Launch of IGY Blue Haven Marina in Turks & Caicos Sets the Stage for a Thrilling Winter Superyacht Season

Posted: 23rd Dec 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

Last week, Blue Haven Marina in Turks and Caicos, an IGY destination, announced the completion of its comprehensive refurbishment at a launch event with over 100 VIP guests and government dignitaries. Read More

James Cameron and Ray Dalio Partner with Triton Submarines

Posted: 14th Dec 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Triton Submarines have revealed that Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio and noted explorer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron are joining the company to help supercharge the next generation of ocean exploration technology. Read More

Pelorus Launches Partnership with OceanSky Cruises

Posted: 5th Dec 2022

Written by: Isobel Abel Smith

Together, Pelorus and OceanSky Cruises will usher in a new age of no-footprint voyages to unlock and gain access to some of the most remote and carefully preserved corners of the world. Read More

Cox Marine’s World Record Shines Spotlight on HVO

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Marcus Randall

Published data from COX Marine’s record-breaking Project Pegasus at Coniston Records Week have revealed that running the boat on HVO fuel offers a staggering net CO2 saving over a comparable petrol outboard of 94 per cent. Read More

YachtAid Global Announces Partnership with Tahiti Private Expeditions

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Steve Jackman

YachtAid Global (YAG) is proud to announce the official partnership with Tahiti Private Expeditions (TPE) in the South Pacific and beyond as it continues to grow its ocean and marine life conservation efforts across the global Operation Swimway conservation program. Read More

New Crew Survey Reveals Appetite for New Build Roles

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Charlotte Flake

A survey of 220 captains and senior crew has shed a light on what candidates would expect from working on a new build superyacht project and which yards need to work on improving their appeal. Read More

DAME Design Award 2022 Winner Showcases Best Practices in Design Improvement

Posted: 16th Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

Jury chair Andre Hoek presented the world-renowned DAME Design Award 2022 to the Ocean Signal RescueME PLB3 AIS Personal Locator Beacon at yesterday’s METSTRADE Breakfast Briefing. Read More

METSTRADE 2022 Announces Boat Builder Awards Winners

Posted: 16th Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

This year’s Boat Builder Awards saw Horizon Yachts’ John Lu honoured for Lifetime Achievement, and Garrett Koschak from Manitou Pontoon Boats and Hayley Spencer from Princess Yachts named as this year’s Rising Stars. Read More

IGY Sète Marina: The First and Last Port of Call in the Med

Posted: 11th Nov 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

An ideal stopover for yachts cruising east or west, IGY Sète Marina in the south west of France can now assist with the import and export of yachts into and out of the European Union.
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MDL Fitness Launches Sustainable Gym Equipment for Yachts

Posted: 10th Nov 2022

Written by: Susannah Hart

The world’s most innovative, sustainable fitness equipment is now available to be fitted on board yachts, enabling boat and superyacht owners and guests to join the world’s first eco-friendly floating fitness league, The Boaters Super League. Read More

EYOS Announces Heli-skiing Expedition with US Olympian Bode Miller and Chris Davenport

Posted: 9th Nov 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

On April 24 - May 1 2023, US Olympic alpine ski racer Bode Miller will join EYOS on a ‘slope-to-sea’ heli-skiing adventure in Greenland aboard the MV Nansen Explorer. Read More

IGY Trident and Forbes Travel Guide Launch Crew Service Training in West Palm Beach

Posted: 7th Nov 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

The IGY Trident program and Forbes Travel Guide launched their first eagerly anticipated and highly successful superyacht crew service training course in Florida last month, designed exclusively for IGY Trident members and their crew. Read More

Highfield Boats Appoints Mathilde Delfour Managing Director for Europe

Posted: 3rd Nov 2022

Written by: Highfield Boats

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading manufacturer of aluminium-hulled rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), has announced the appointment of a Managing Director for its European operation, Mathilde Delfour. Read More

Victor Vescovo sells Hadal Exploration System to Inkfish Ocean Exploration Research Organisation

Posted: 3rd Nov 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Deep ocean explorer Victor L. Vescovo, USN (Ret.) has closed a transaction to sell his deep ocean exploration system, including the research ship DSSV Pressure Drop and ultra-deep diving submersible DSV Limiting Factor, to the marine research organization Inkfish. Read More

Megayacht Yard in Montenegro Adriatic42 is Now Officially Operational

Posted: 2nd Nov 2022

Written by: Danilo Kalezic

Adriatic42, a joint venture company between PM Holdings LLC, an Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) company, and Drydocks World Dubai, a DP World company, was officially launched today, 2nd November 2022. Read More

Four Seasons to Launch Luxury Yacht Experience with Tillberg Design

Posted: 28th Oct 2022

Written by: Cecilia Lundgren

The 207m (679ft) all-suite yacht is the first of a planned fleet for the global luxury hospitality brand, which intends to offer exceptional land and sea travel experiences distinguished by elevated design, craftsmanship, service and excellence. Read More

Falcon Tenders Announces Expansion Plans

Posted: 17th Oct 2022

Written by: Julia Zaltzman

Flying high off the back the launch of Falcon Tenders’ newest concept, the Beach Club Limousine Tender ‘Miss Leblanc', the Southampton-based specialist boatbuilder is delighted to announce its expansion plans. Read More

Davies Craig Launches new Generation of Marine Water Pumps

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: Daryl Davies

Australian specialist pump designer & manufacturer, Davies, Craig has introduced its newest range of marine, DC powered, electric water pumps.
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Upcoming Seminar to Highlight Importance of Social Interaction for Crew Wellbeing

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: ISWAN

Representatives from the global superyacht industry are invited to the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network’s (ISWAN) 2022 Seminar in Rotterdam this November. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Achieves Accolade in International Marina of the Year Awards 2022

Posted: 10th Oct 2022

Written by: Louise Gardiner

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has for the fourth time, been voted among the world’s most popular Gold Anchor-accredited marinas with recognition in the prestigious The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Towergate’s Marina of the Year Awards 2022. Read More

Support for Yacht Crew now Available via WhatsApp

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Amy Liebthal

Yacht Crew Help is free, confidential and operates 24 hours a day, all year round. As well as the new WhatsApp channel, yacht crew who have a question or problem can also contact ISWAN’s helpline team via telephone, e-mail and Live Chat. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Announces Expansion into the UAE

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

Following the strategic development, C&N is delighted to announce the opening of its proprietary office in Dubai. Conveniently located in Mina Rashid marina, the new office will offer full-scale turnkey services to domestic and international clientele. Read More

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