Yachting News

Peter Duncan Wins Audi J/70 World Championship

Posted: 17th Sep 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

With numerous General Recalls, Black Flag in play, sparkling sunshine, a significant sea state, and a warm westerly breeze rising to 30 knots, the Audi J/70 World Championship came to a thrilling climax. Read More

Open Letter to Mascalzone Latino Over Audi J/70 World Championship at YCCS

Posted: 13th Sep 2017

Written by: Edoardo Recchi

Ever since Commodore Gianfranco Alberini hired me seventeen years ago to organize regattas at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, I have done my best to make sure that all participants in sporting events at our Club receive the same im... Read More

Record Fleet of 171 Teams in the Audi J/70 World Championship

Posted: 12th Sep 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

171 teams representing 24 different countries, are participating at the Audi J/70 World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the Title Sponsor Audi and the Official Sailmaker Quantum Sails. This is the fou... Read More

2017 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Results

Posted: 9th Sep 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

The 28th edition of Maxi Rolex Cup organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has come to an end with the winners of the respective Classes being Momo (Maxi 72), Ribelle (Supermaxi), Highland Fling XI (Maxi), Galateia (Wally), Jet... Read More

Monaco Yacht Show 2017: Car Deck Back on Track on Quai Antoine Ier

Posted: 7th Sep 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Set alongside the Quai Antoine Ier exhibition area with the MYS new Starboard lounge-exhibition area and the MYS Tenders & Toys, the Car Deck presents fifteen or so prestige vehicles, with some available for test drives by the Sho... Read More

New VHF Channels for UK Coastguard from Tomorrow

Posted: 5th Sep 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

From mid-morning tomorrow, Wednesday 6 September 2017, the UK Coastguard will no longer broadcast on VHF 23, 84 and 86. Instead it will use VHF 62, 63 and 64. VHF Channel 10 for MSI and pollution control (back up) will remain the ... Read More

Must See Boats at Cannes Yachting Festival 2017

Posted: 5th Sep 2017

Written by: Sophie Shepherd

This year is the 40th anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival in the elegant surroundings of the bay of Cannes. Taking place from 12-17 September, this has been the first event in the international yachting calendar since 1977... Read More

Competition Wide Open for Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship

Posted: 5th Sep 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

Competition is set to be the tightest ever at the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship which kicks off today as part of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. With five custom-built Maxi 72s and three winners already this ... Read More

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup Returns to SALA Resort Phuket

Posted: 24th Aug 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The Rendezvous Cup, to be held again at the exclusive SALA Phuket Resort on pristine Mai Khao Bay, will be a weekend of great sailing, camaraderie and parties in a friendly but competitive atmosphere in pursuit of the ASR Cup. The... Read More

Close Encounters at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez

Posted: 22nd Aug 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

From 30 September to 8 October Les Voiles de Saint Tropez promises a unique gathering of the most beautiful classic and modern yachts in the world, closing the regatta season in style. This year organizers have also put in place t... Read More

DYNAMIQ Sponsors Monaco Yacht Club's Sailing Team Malizia

Posted: 18th Aug 2017

Written by: Bogdan Gusarev

Dynamiq is proud to announce its official sponsorship of the Yacht Club de Monaco's Malizia Team led by skipper Pierre Casiraghi, a member of the Monegasque Royal Family and a keen supporter of Dynamiq. Read More

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda: A September to Remember

Posted: 11th Aug 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) will host a full schedule of events including two World Championships - the Rolex Maxi 72 Worlds and the Audi J/70 World Championship - as well as the Audi Sailing Champions League and the One ... Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival 12-17 September 2017

Posted: 20th Jul 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 40th edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival kicks off today, dominating the city and it's two marinas at either end of La Croisette. The event has marked the beginning of the international boat show calendar since 1977 and st... Read More

Winners of Panerai British Classic Week in Cowes

Posted: 19th Jul 2017

Written by: Panerai

The Panerai British Classic Yacht Week, which concluded recently at Cowes, delivered a week of superb sailing with Giovanni Belgrano’s 1939 sloop Whooper proving the most
adept of them all for the second consecutive year. Read More

PLENTY Wins the 20th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship

Posted: 17th Jul 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

Plenty, owned by Alex Roepers with tactician Terry Hutchinson, the defending champions at the start of the event, are World Champions for the third time in the Farr 40 One Design Class, taking the top spot on the podium at the 20t... Read More

VanDutch 55 for Charter on the French Riviera

Posted: 14th Jul 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

212 Yachts has a new addition to their central agency fleet, the striking VanDutch 55 'Great Escape' now available for charter on the French Riviera. The VanDutch 55 is another design masterpiece from the Dutch shipyard famous for... Read More

RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - Victory for Alexander Novoselov's Katusha

Posted: 2nd Jul 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

Two years of dedication to the RC44 class paid off today for Russian Alexander Novoselov, his American tactician Andy Horton and the crew of Katusha, winning their first ever event on the RC44 Championship. Read More

RAN RACING Wins at Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series

Posted: 25th Jun 2017

Written by: Marialisa Panu/ Giuliano Luzzatto

It was Niklas Zennstrom's Ran Racing on the top step of the podium followed at just one point by Vladimir Liubomirov's Bronenosec at the final at Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with ... Read More

First Day of 2017 Palma Superyacht Cup

Posted: 22nd Jun 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Interiors have been stowed, winches have been serviced, and cruising sails have been stored away for later use. Yachts are primed for action and crew members have been perfecting their sailing maneuvers, as well as picking the bra... Read More

Lionheart wins the America’s Cup J Class Regatta

Posted: 22nd Jun 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Lionheart has won the America’s Cup J Class Regatta hot on the heels of her triumphant performance in the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta where she was awarded Boat International America's Cup Superyacht Regatta Trophy. Read More

Team AkzoNobel’s Volvo Ocean Race Boat Christened in The Hague

Posted: 21st Jun 2017

Written by: AkzoNobel

Sailing fans flocked to a harbor in the Dutch city of The Hague today to welcome team AkzoNobel’s new Volvo Ocean Race yacht, which was officially christened by the city’s Mayor. With the start of the race just four months away, s... Read More

Rombelli Wins Absolute First Melges 40 GP in Costa Smeralda

Posted: 17th Jun 2017

Written by: Yacht Club Costa Smeralda

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has officially concluded the first Melges 40 Grand Prix event on the 2017 circuit, with STIG, helmed by Alessandro Rombelli crowned Champion. Read More

Columbus Yachts Unveils First 80m Superyacht

Posted: 11th Jun 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Columbus Yachts is entering the megayacht market with the construction of the Columbus 80m due for delivery in 2018. Measuring 79.50m LOA with a beam of 13m, she is a full-displacement yacht with a steel hull and aluminium superst... Read More

Concept Trimaran Baikal 36 SMT for Divers

Posted: 9th Jun 2017

Written by: Sergey Gmyra

The new steel motor trimaran, Baikal 36 SMT, is designed for professional diving centres. It provides safe and comfortable travel with a modern ergonomic design and cost-efficient diesel-power motors. Unlike most other vessels des... Read More

Claydon Reeves Launches Aeroboat Powered by Rolls-Royce

Posted: 9th Jun 2017

Written by: Andrew Johansson

Launched at the 2017 SuperYacht Gallery in London, AEROBOAT is a quintessential British brand of stylish power boats. With strong design by Claydon Reeves and naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee, AEROBOAT naturally chose Rolls-Roy... Read More

Sailing Yacht Dorade to Compete in 2018 China Sea Race

Posted: 7th Jun 2017

Written by: Kirsten Ferguson

The famous classic yacht Dorade will race in the 29th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race from China to the Philippines, beginning on 28 March 2018. Dorade Captain Matt Brooks, who co-owns the yacht with Pam Rorke Levy has long wa... Read More

Argentario Sailing Week 14-19 June 2017

Posted: 30th May 2017

Written by: Tessa Wiechmann

The 18th edition of Argentario Sailing Week kicks off on 14 June, and this year the yachts will race for four days compared to three in previous editions. Hosted by Porto Santo Stefano in partnership with the watchmakers Officine ... Read More

Opening Day of America's Cup Postponed to Saturday 27 May

Posted: 26th May 2017

Written by: Americas Cup

The America’s Cup Event Authority and America’s Cup Race Management have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda has meant that day one of the America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony have had to be postponed... Read More

Volvo Ocean Race Strengthens Southern Ocean Commitment

Posted: 24th May 2017

Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race will strengthen its historic connection with the Southern Ocean, and the tradition of racing around the world, while boosting its commercial offering to sponsors and Host Cities, by introducing radical changes... Read More

Rivergate on the Rise with Asia Pacific

Posted: 18th May 2017

Written by: Jeni Bone

This year's Singapore Yacht Show and Asia Pacific Yachting Conference proved to be the ideal venue for Australian businesses to network and showcase their expertise in this region. Representing Rivergate Marina and Shipyard, Steve... Read More

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