Yachting News

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

Monaco Yacht Show Postponed to September 2021

Posted: 26th Jun 2020

Written by: Charlie McCurdy

Over recent weeks, Informa Markets has been in discussions with stakeholders and partners within the superyacht industry to better understand the challenges facing yacht owners, shipyards, brokers and other key participants in the face of the disruption due to COVID-19. Read More

New Format for HISWA Symposium at METSTRADE 2020

Posted: 26th Jun 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

The renowned international HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction will offer a newly-designed programme around the theme ‘Dare to Share’ - a mix of scientific presentations and applied knowledge sharing on yacht design and yacht construction focused on everyday practice. Read More

Full Steam Ahead for the Singapore Yacht Show

Posted: 5th Jun 2020

Written by: Andy Treadwell

With just over four months to go to the opening of the Singapore Yacht Show’s 10th Anniversary, the team and its partners are busy working hard (from home!) to make this landmark edition one to remember - in more ways than one. Read More

Thailand Yacht Show Returns in January 2021

Posted: 2nd Jun 2020

Written by: Andy Treadwell

The Thailand Yacht Show returns to Royal Phuket Marina for its sixth edition from January 7- 10 2021. Showcasing a spectacular display of yachts, marine equipment, and lifestyle products, the show has established itself as the leading consumer boat show in Thailand. Read More

Monaco Yacht Show Announces New Format for 2020

Posted: 25th May 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Principality of Monaco and Informa, organisers of the annual Monaco Yacht Show have today announced a secure, not-for-profit format for this year's event, with full details to be announced soon. Read More

Secure Your Presence at the Hong Kong Yacht Show

Posted: 22nd May 2020

Written by: Andy Treadwell

Dealers and brokers around Asia are reporting a significant recent uptick in interest in owning a boat – perhaps people are sensing the attraction of life on the open sea, discovering quiet, uncrowded bays and beaches, and getting away from it all with family or friends. Read More

First Olympic Yacht Show to Take Place in October

Posted: 21st May 2020

Written by: Gianluca Poerio

A joint venture between ONDECK Events and Olympic Marine SA, plans have been announced for a new boating event, the Olympic Yacht Show, to be held October 1-4 2020 at Marina Sounio, located some 75km southeast of Athens city centre. Read More

Dates Announced for 1st Aegean Yachting Festival

Posted: 19th May 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Organised by BoatsAdvisor-Hub & Events under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism of Greece, the 1st Aegean Yachting Festival will take place between 23-25 October 2020 in Rhodes, Greece, it was announced today. Read More

Antigua Charter Show Gears Up For a Successful December Show

Posted: 18th May 2020

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Antigua Charter Show has announced that is has several yachts ready to register for the 2020 show, which will be taking place between the 4th and 9th of December. While the country has not yet fully opened to tourists, there is still so much nature to explore once it does. Read More

SYBAss & LYBRA Withdraw from Monaco Yacht Show 2020

Posted: 16th May 2020

Written by: OnboardOnline

Yesterday, in a letter to the organisers of the Monaco Yacht Show, both SYBAss and LYBRA, two major industry associations, confirmed that they will not be participating at this year’s event scheduled for 23-26 September. Read More

GYA Presents the First Virtual Charter Show Worldwide

Posted: 15th May 2020

Written by: GYA

In September of 2020, the MEDYS will be presented, for the first time ever, in virtual form via a specially designed platform of the organisation’s official website, supporting both the superyacht sector and yachting in Greece. Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival to Go Ahead

Posted: 14th May 2020

Written by: IBI News

The organisers of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival have confirmed that this year’s show will go ahead as planned from September 8-13. The news was confirmed today by Reed Expositions, whose staff have been working remotely to ensure the success of the show’s 43rd edition. Read More


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