Yachting News

IGY Hosts Inaugural Caribbean Yacht Launch

Posted: 22nd Oct 2020

Written by: Karen Hockney

As the Caribbean gears up to welcome the 2020 charter season, IGY is thrilled to announce its inaugural IGY Caribbean Yacht Launch. The three-day event will run from Wednesday December 2nd to Friday December 4th at IGY’s award winning Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show 2020 Cancelled

Posted: 19th Oct 2020

Written by: DIBS

Following close consultation with Dubai Harbour and stakeholders of the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), Dubai World Trade Centre has taken the decision to cancel this year's event. DIBS has now been re-scheduled for 9-13 March 2021. Read More

IMA Announces Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge 2020-21

Posted: 19th Oct 2020

Written by: James Boyd

The IMA Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge 2020-21 got underway this weekend in Valletta with the start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club. Continuing into 2021, the challenge will again include the Mediterranean classic: Regata dei Tre Golfi.
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Hong Kong Yacht Show 2020 Postponed to 2021

Posted: 15th Oct 2020

Written by: Verventia

It has been announced that the inaugural Hong Kong Yacht Show, scheduled to run from 19 – 22 November 2020, has been postponed. CEO of show co-organiser Verventia, Andy Treadwell confirms the cancellation in his statement, stating the show will now take place in October 2021. Read More

Major Marine Companies Join the Balearic Yacht Show

Posted: 15th Oct 2020

Written by: Alice Taylor

With just over a month to go, the Balearic Yacht Show is taking shape, with over 35 companies confirming their attendance at the first virtual boat show in the Balearic Islands. Companies ranging from marinas, refit, shipyards, services and charters will be taking part. Read More

Winners at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2020

Posted: 12th Oct 2020

Written by: James Boyd

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, the event that traditionally concludes the inshore maxi sailing season in the Med was successfully completed last week, despite the wind turning light and complicated for the last two days. Read More

Venice Hospitality Challenge 2020

Posted: 12th Oct 2020

Written by: Sandro Bagno

This year's Venice Hospitality Challenge, the seventh edition of the Grand Prix, will be held on Saturday 17 October. Fifteen maxi yachts will be taking part, competing for a prestigious victory and the famous doge's hat, made this year by the historic Murano glass factory, Signoretto. Read More

Reigning Champion TP52 Azzurra Leaves the 52 Super Series

Posted: 5th Oct 2020

Written by: Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

After 10 successful seasons, the Roemmers family has decided to leave the TP52 Azzurra sporting programme. They leave behind an important legacy, with Azzurra currently being the reigning champion of the 52 Super Series.  Read More

Greek Yachting Association's Virtual Yacht Show Goes Live

Posted: 1st Oct 2020

Written by: Kostas Panagakis

Making its debut this year, the digital version of the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) powered by the Greek Yachting Association, is the first virtual charter yacht show. A Greek initiative - the show is now online and highlights yachting as one of the country's strongest assets. Read More

New Dates for Singapore Yacht Show 2021

Posted: 30th Sep 2020

Written by: Syazwani Russell

Having postponed this year's event, Verventia, owner and organiser of the Singapore Yacht Show has announced that the 10th edition will now take place from 22-25 April 2021 at ONE 15  Marina Sentosa Cove.  Read More

Save the Date: METSTRADE Connect

Posted: 29th Sep 2020

Written by: METSTRADE

Since METSTRADE in Amsterdam was cancelled this year, the show organisers are proud to announce ‘METSTRADE Connect’, a virtual event for industry professionals on 10 December 2020 focusing on innovation and sustainability within the marine industry. Read More

Cogs4Cancer Returns for Five Day Ride this October

Posted: 29th Sep 2020

Written by: Hannah McCrory

The annual sponsored bike ride organised by superyacht charity Cogs4Cancer will take place from 7-11 October, covering a total of 520km with all proceeds going directly to Cancer Research UK and local cancer charities. Read More

World's First Electric Powerboat Championship Announced

Posted: 28th Sep 2020

Written by: Emily Caroe

The world’s first electric powerboat championship was launched at the Monaco Yacht Club, with plans for a global series on seas and lakes that will drive forward the electric revolution in the marine environment. Read More

The Balearic Yacht Show - A Digital Event for the Marine Industry

Posted: 23rd Sep 2020

Written by: Alice Taylor

The first virtual boat show of the Balearic Islands will be held on the 18-20 November 2020. The Mallorca Chamber of Commerce and Balearic Marine Cluster presents a unique opportunity to digitalise the marine companies in the Balearics and reach a more international audience. Read More

FLIBS 2020 Stays on Course

Posted: 11th Sep 2020

Written by: MIASF

Owners MIASF and show producer, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, announce that the 61st annual FLIBS will go on with support from government officials in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale as commissioners allow County Administrator Bertha Henry to approve the show. Read More

Singapore Yacht Show Postponed to 2021

Posted: 4th Sep 2020

Written by: Syazwani Russell

In view of the scale of the logistical preparations necessary for building the show infrastructure and organising the arrival of yachts, the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show have decided to postpone the 10th Anniversary edition to April 2021. Read More

METSTRADE 2020 Cancelled

Posted: 27th Aug 2020

Written by: METSTRADE

METSTRADE and RAI Amsterdam announce with great sadness that the 2020 edition of the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, has been cancelled. Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival 2020 Cancelled

Posted: 23rd Aug 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Following cancellation of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival by the organisers Reed Expositions France 'due to a prefectural dispensation not being granted', yesterday government official Bernard Gonzalez responded angrily in an interview with the local newspaper Nice Matin. Read More

Future for Superyachts, Business Jets & Luxury Property - Online Conference

Posted: 20th Aug 2020

Written by: Lorna Titley

On Friday 25th September - The Future for Superyachts, Business Jets and Luxury Property will provide a vital platform for information exchange and networking at a time when key annual events such as the Monaco Yacht Show, EBACE and MIPIM have been postponed. Read More

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup to Re-launch Big Boat Racing in the Med

Posted: 12th Aug 2020

Written by: James Boyd

While the 2020 season of maxi yacht racing has been largely wiped out due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first steps back to normality are soon to be taken with the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup set to go ahead in Porto Cervo over 30 August to 4 September. Read More

One Month to the Cannes Yachting Festival 2020

Posted: 10th Aug 2020

Written by: Anne-Gaëlle Jourdan

There’s just one month to go to transform the Vieux Port and Port Canto in Cannes, which will accommodate nearly 400 boats recently released by the most prestigious French and international shipyards. The 43rd show will open for 6 days, from Tuesday 8th September. Read More

British Marine to Present Boats 2020 at Southampton Boat Show

Posted: 6th Aug 2020

Written by: British Marine

British Marine are delighted to announce that Southampton International Boat Show Ltd will present Boats 2020 at Mayflower Park, Southampton from 11 – 20 September 2020. This outdoor and on the water event will be a not-for-profit showcase of boats and equipment. Read More

2020 Rolex Swan Cup Gearing Up for September Regatta

Posted: 28th Jul 2020

Written by: Elisa Corti

Nautor’s Swan is delighted to announce that the 2020 edition of the beloved Rolex Swan Cup will be taking place between 7 -13 September, organised by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in the stunning yachting hub of Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Read More

IBI and METSTRADE to Stage Special Edition of the Boat Builder Awards 2020

Posted: 26th Jul 2020

Written by: Petra IJmker

IBI and METSTRADE have announced a special one-off edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020 to acknowledge the challenges, ingenuity and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

MDL Marinas Releases Details of New September Boat Show

Posted: 23rd Jul 2020

Written by: MDL Marinas

MDL Marinas has confirmed that their new in-water boat show, The Ocean Village Boat Show, will take place in their flagship marina in Southampton from 11 -20 September 2020. Early interest is reported to be high. Read More

Preview of Exhibitors at First Hong Kong Yacht Show

Posted: 22nd Jul 2020

Written by: Syazwani Russell

With under four months until the inaugural edition of Hong Kong Yacht Show, momentum is building as we welcome founding supporters to the new international boat show taking place from 19-22 November.  Read More

2020 Southampton International Boat Show Postponed Until 2021

Posted: 6th Jul 2020

Written by: IBI News

British Marine has announced that it will be postponing the 52nd edition of the Southampton International Boat Show until September 2021 due to the COVID-19 guidelines regarding large-scale gatherings. However an alternative, smaller event may be possible.
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Cannes Yachting Festival to go Ahead as Planned

Posted: 2nd Jul 2020

Written by: IBI News

The organisers of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival have released a statement to say that this year’s event will go ahead as planned from September 8-13 at the Vieux Port and Port Canto in Cannes. Read More

America’s Cup Returns to New Zealand

Posted: 1st Jul 2020

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

America's Cup teams are returning to the water after over two months away after the coronavirus pandemic forced shutdown of a global road show. Teams and enthusiastic followers of America’s Cup are thrilled to see the world’s oldest sports’ trophy moving forward. Read More

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup Confirmed

Posted: 30th Jun 2020

Written by: Marialisa Panu

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in agreement with the Nautor's Swan shipyard and the International Maxi Association has confirmed that the traditional September regattas, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup, will take place this year. Read More


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