Yachting News

Strong Start to Inaugural IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge

Posted: 25th Feb 2022

Written by: Maria Luisa Farris

The RORC Caribbean 600, the opening event of the International Maxi Association’s Caribbean Maxi Challenge, was coming to a light air conclusion this afternoon with three of the 18 maxi yacht starters (from a total fleet of 74) still to finish. Read More

IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge 2022 Starts with Strong Line-up

Posted: 21st Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International Maxi Association’s Caribbean Maxi Challenge starts today with the new series’ first event, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600. Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco to Host World’s First Yachting Masterclass

Posted: 16th Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

La Belle Classe Academy, Yacht Club de Monaco’s training centre, which stands out for offering innovative courses, is organising the second edition of the Yachting Masterclass which starts 19th February 2022. Read More

Take Homes from La Belle Classe Superyachts Business Symposium

Posted: 15th Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Sixty people attended the symposium to discuss how the industry is evolving and adapting to environmental challenges, demonstrating the sector’s awareness of the issues. For this 14th edition, retrofit was at the heart of the debate. Read More

D-Marin Göcek Marina to Host TYBA Yacht Charter Show

Posted: 15th Feb 2022

Written by: Serhan Cengiz

Turkey’s Yachting & Brokers Association (TYBA) will be hosting the 3rd TYBA Yacht Charter Show at D-Marina Göcek Marina between 6 and 10 May 2022. Read More

Superyacht Chefs to go Head-to-Head at Yacht Club de Monaco

Posted: 15th Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Under the aegis of its La Belle Classe Academy training centre for luxury yachting professionals, for the third year running Yacht Club de Monaco has partnered with Bluewater for a one-of-its-kind culinary competition on 7th April 2022. Read More

Dates Announced for Part One of Thailand Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 4th Feb 2022

Written by: Andy Treadwell

The first part of the 6th edition of the government-initiated Thailand Yacht Show will be staged in the Gulf of Thailand, with the second part to follow in Phuket later in the year. Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma 2022 Starts to Take Shape

Posted: 26th Jan 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Just a few weeks into the new year and plans for the highlight of the Mediterranean superyacht season – Superyacht Cup Palma 2022 – are already well advanced. Read More

Upcoming sail2help Events to Raise Awareness around Mental Health

Posted: 24th Jan 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

2022 starts as it means to go on with a fundraising weekend at the end of April to Guernsey, followed by a fundraising Ladies Day on 4-5 May hosting representatives from Papyrus & ISWAN. Read More

Entries Now Open for The International Paint Poole Regatta 2022

Posted: 21st Jan 2022

Written by: Chris Jones

Entries for the International Paint Poole Regatta 2022 are now open. Enter early before midnight on the 20th March to benefit from discounted entry fees and relax knowing your place on the start line is secured. Read More

Quaynote Conferences Restart with ‘Improving Yacht Crew Retention’

Posted: 21st Jan 2022

Written by: Alison Singhal

Quaynote Communications is delighted to announce a new upcoming conference, Improving Yacht Crew Retention, which is planned for Thursday March 10 2022 in Nice, France. Read More

Success for First Caribbean Charter Yacht Show in St Thomas

Posted: 23rd Dec 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

The Inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show which took place at Yacht Haven Grande from 9-12 December has been heralded a resounding success by co-hosts IGY Marinas and IYBA, and the USVI Department of Tourism, the headline sponsor. Read More

Final Program: Countdown to the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2021

Posted: 8th Dec 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke  

The inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show which takes place from 9-12 December at Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas, USVI is avoiding a sea of sameness with yacht shows, combining freshness with familiarity.  Read More

Tito’s Handmade Vodka: Shaking up the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Tito’s has joined us as a sponsor for the Cocktail Challenge at the upcoming Caribbean Charter Yacht Show, taking place December 9-12 at Yacht Haven Grande in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Read More

International Maxi Association Introduces Maxi European Championship 2022

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International Maxi Association is to introduce a new European Championship for maxi yachts in 2022. Taking place over 14-20th May, the IMA Maxi European Championship will provide a complete test for competitors, with a mix of inshore and coastal courses and an overnight race. Read More

Guidelines for the 60th Antigua Charter Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Antigua Charter Yacht Show returns to the docks of Falmouth Harbour next week for its 60th year, with the addition of a new board member Captain Andrew Burridge and the promise of a show ‘with a difference’ to kick off the Caribbean charter season. Read More

The Return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Michael Skoulikidis, president of the Greek Yachting Association, has announced the return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show. Following last year’s success, it’s once again time for us to enter the fascinating world of Greek yachting via its unique digital portal. Read More

Start Date Confirmed for The Ocean Race 2022-21

Posted: 24th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Two race fleets will assemble in Alicante, the Spanish home of the Race, for the winter holiday period in 2022 before a mid-January 2023 start for leg one of the around the world race. Read More

METSTRADE 2021 Navigates Restrictions to Deliver Successful Event

Posted: 22nd Nov 2021

Written by: Petra IJmker

This year saw the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems reinforce its pivotal role as the beating heart of the industry by bringing to Amsterdam 11,936 industry professionals for effective meetings, researching, and networking. Read More

Boat Builder Awards Highlights Importance of Innovation, Environment and Talent

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: Petra IJmker

This year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement saw Leon Slikkers honoured for Lifetime Achievement, Elan Yachts’ Marko Škrbin named as Rising Star, and boatbuilding companies praised for achievement in innovation, collaboration, sustainability and marketing. Read More

Volvo Penta Assisted Docking wins DAME Design Awards 2021

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

On November 16th the DAME Design Awards announced its winners. Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking System was a joint winner of the DAME Design Award in the category of ‘Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems, and fittings. Read More

ACR Electronics wins DAME Award in ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ Category

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

ACR Electronics has won a DAME Design Award in the ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ category for its ResQLink View RLS personal locator beacon at this year’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam. Read More

J Class to Join Superyacht Cup Palma 2022

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

Superyacht Cup Palma is delighted to announce that the J Class will be joining the fun at Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta in 2022. Read More

CRN Wins Gold Trophy at World Luxury Award 2021

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

CRN, the historic shipyard and Ferretti Group brand specialising in designing and building fully custom yachts, has won the Gold Trophy at the World Luxury Award 2021 in the Cars & Yachts category. Read More

New Course for The Ocean Race Features Epic Southern Ocean Leg

Posted: 7th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The race course for the 14th edition of The Ocean Race around the world has been updated and it includes an epic crossing of the Southern Ocean - the longest leg in the history of the Race. Read More

Dates Announced for 2022 TYBA Charter Show

Posted: 3rd Nov 2021

Written by: H Serhan Cengiz

TYBA Yachting & Brokers Association (TYBA) has announced it will be hosting the 3rd TYBA Yacht Charter Show at a prestigious new location, D-Marin Göcek, between 6-10 May 2022. Read More

Relay4Nature Arrives in Glasgow for Global Climate Conference COP26

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Nature’s Baton, the symbol of Relay4Nature, has been welcomed at the landmark event by Vel Gnanendran, Director for Climate and Environment, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office.
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METSTRADE 2021: Bringing Global Marine Companies Back Together

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: METSTRADE

The whole marine equipment industry is in the final stages of preparation for a long-awaited return to METSTRADE on 16-18 November 2021, the most powerful annual gathering of the world’s marine leisure companies at any time, in any place. Read More

Pearls of Wisdom Luncheon to Highlight Industry Challenges for Females

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Bryony McCabe

Working on board a superyacht offers career, financial and lifestyle opportunities like no other and, for these reasons, it is becoming an increasingly popular avenue for young people at the start of their working lives. Read More

Thailand Yacht Show Partners with Ocean Marina to Create Second Show

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Andy Treadwell

In line with the dramatic recent resurgence of the leisure boating industry, boosted, somewhat perversely perhaps, by the two-year pandemic, the organisers of the Thailand Yacht Show are delighted to announce a significant development in their yacht show portfolio. Read More

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