Yachting News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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