Yachting News

Sled Triumphs at Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week

Posted: 30th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The final day of the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) with the support of title sponsor Audi, was a thrilling one. Over the course of the week nine windward-leeward race... Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival: The Round-up

Posted: 26th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

After six exhibition days and despite an opening day somewhat disrupted by rain, the 42nd edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival closed its doors on Sunday 15 September having set new records for participation, thereby consolidat... Read More

Gulf Craft Delivers 43m Majesty 140 ahead of MYS

Posted: 23rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

At 43m in overall length and 8.30m beam, Gulf Craft has successfully delivered its latest superyacht masterpiece, the Majesty 140. The superyacht is a collaboration between the shipyard’s in-house Design Studio who drew the yacht’... Read More

Pensacola to Host PSL Exhibition Series

Posted: 23rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

It’s time to mark your diaries and plan a trip to Pensacola, Florida, in January of 2020, as it’s just been announced that the Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) will debut stadium sailing on Pensacola Bay during the PSL Winter Exh... Read More

'Smart' MY SANGI To Premiere at MYS 2019

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

An innovative, attractive, efficient and highly adaptable, Royal Husiman is set to debut brand-new motoryacht SANGI at MYS this year. With a sleek 55m | 180ft hull that’s easily driven to enhance performance, range and economy whi... Read More

Dutch Superyacht Excellence to the Fore at MYS

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The superyacht sector in the Netherlands continues to go from strength to strength, building on a tremendous 2018 when the top six yards launched 18 superyachts over 30 metres in length worth more than 1.5 billion euros. Read More

Candidates Revealed for the MYS Superyacht Awards

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call. Judged across four categories, the event will be attended by 35... Read More

Juliet All Set For A Green Makeover

Posted: 13th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Royal Huisman and Huisfit have just announced that the 44m /143ft ketch Juliet is set to embrace all the latest hybrid technology benefits with an ultimate systems upgrade and leading-edge propulsion and power generation. Hybrid p... Read More

CCN Opens the New Boat Show Season with new Import

Posted: 12th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

CCN will be announcing the attainment of MY Vanadis - a 31m fully-custom aluminum beauty that stands out for her harmonious architecture, classical, timeless outer lines and cutting-edge technological solutions - at the Cannes Yac... Read More

Cannonball on a Roll as Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Continues

Posted: 5th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Modest 12 knot winds that dropped leaving a severely lumpy sea state put a complexion on the Costa Smeralda for day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year marks the 30th edition of maxi racing’s premier event organised by th... Read More

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: Day One in Porto Cervo

Posted: 3rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The first day of racing brought ideal wind conditions for the fleet of 50 boats competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of title sponsor Rolex and the Internation... Read More

Pip Hare Defies the Odds in Fastnet Race

Posted: 16th Aug 2019

Written by: David Pugh

This year’s Rolex Fastnet race held several surprises, not least how Poole-based round-the-world sailor Pip Hare pulled ahead of the rest of the IMOCA 60 fleet in the early stages of the race. On paper, her 20-year-old boat should... Read More

Dynamiq Unveils New Compact Explorer Yachts

Posted: 14th Aug 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dynamiq's new range of explorer yachts are designed to take you on your next big adventure wherever in the world you want to go. The first models in the range include the 30m G300 and the 33.5m G330, both designed for comfort and ... Read More

Dynamiq Presents Limited Edition Aimed at Middle East Market

Posted: 12th Jul 2019

Dynamiq, the superyacht builder based in Monaco, has developed a limited edition of its GTT 135 with a striking gold theme aimed at the Middle Eastern market. The hull of the GTT 135 CARAT is painted an exclusive Royal Gold, the M... Read More

Win Win Victorious at Superyacht Cup Palma 2019

Posted: 23rd Jun 2019

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

The 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma reached its captivating conclusion with the best day’s racing yet on the waters of Palma Bay. After three days of close racing, Win Win celebrated overall victory alongside class winners Topaz and Beq... Read More

Venice Hospitality Challenge 2019

Posted: 22nd Jun 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Details of the VI edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge were presented on Friday during the Venice Boat Show. A great source of local pride, The Grand Prix of the City of Venice - the only regatta held in the inland waters o... Read More

Superyacht and J Class Events Around 36th America’s Cup

Posted: 22nd Jun 2019

Written by: Isla McKechnie

Ahead of the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand, officials have announced a series of 11 events including superyacht regattas, J Class regattas, superyacht fishing competitions and island cruises for visiting yachts and fans. Sched... Read More

Winners at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019

Posted: 9th Jun 2019

Written by: Marialisa Panu

The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta concluded on Saturday with victory for Magic Carpet 3, Silencio and Grande Orazio. Yesterday's racing began with a north east wind of 8-10 knots but the regatta was later cance... Read More

Rambler 88 and Vera Triumph at 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

Posted: 3rd Jun 2019

Written by: International Maxi Association

One of the biggest ‘door closing on those behind’ moments in offshore sailing occurred on Thursday night and through the next 24 hours for competitors racing in the special 10th anniversary edition of the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar... Read More

Rolex Capri Sailing Week Title Snatched by Caol Ila R with Two Second Win

Posted: 21st May 2019

Written by: International Maxi Association

Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division on Saturday. Alex Schaerer's modified Maxi 72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen's dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium. Read More

Mariette of 1915 and Naema Are Schooner Winners in Capri

Posted: 14th May 2019

Written by: International Maxi Association

Racing between the giant schooners concluded on Saturday in Capri with the first round of the Schooner Cup Series. For 2019 this comprises single races in Capri and at September's Monaco Classic Week and Les Voiles de St Tropez wh... Read More

Five Super-Schooners to Compete at the Inaugural Capri Classica

Posted: 30th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Magnificent historic sailing craft are due to gather on the Bay of Naples on 7th May 2019 for four days of competition that will celebrate the golden age of yachting. Created by the International Schooner Association in conjunctio... Read More

Classic yachts in Monte Carlo: XIV Monaco Classic Week Open for Entries

Posted: 12th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Registration is now open for the XIVth edition of the Monaco Classic Week, the biennial international event for classic sailing and motor yachts in Monte Carlo, from September 11th through the 15th, 2019. Read More

Impressive Fleet Announced for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Porto Cervo

Posted: 28th Mar 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with title sponsor Loro Piana, is scheduled to take place in Porto Cervo from 3 to 8 June and looks set to be more thrilling and com... Read More

International Maxi Association Launches New Mediterranean Inshore Series

Posted: 13th Mar 2019

Written by: Maria Luisa Farris

This year the International Maxi Association celebrates its 40th anniversary with the introduction of its new Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge. Unlike the offshore circuit, the MMIC will run over a calendar year, kicking off w... Read More

Capri Classica - First Regatta Purely for Classic Schooners

Posted: 13th Mar 2019

Written by: Federico Göttsche Bebert

The Capri Classica - the first ever regatta purely for classic schooners - will take place from 8-12 May, just before Capri Rolex Sailing Week. With a unique format and optimised courses, The Capri Classica is the first round of t... Read More

Benetti Launches Second 100m Superyacht of the Season

Posted: 7th Feb 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

On Tuesday, Italian shipyard Benetti successfully launched FB272, the second vessel to demonstrate its jaw-dropping new 100m+ yacht building capabilities. Less than two months after their launch of superyacht FB277, the second of ... Read More

The NZ Millennium Cup has Crowned a Winner

Posted: 5th Feb 2019

Written by: Isla McKechnie

NZ Marine race day of the eleventh NZ Millennium Cup has drawn to a close and Tawera has been crowned the winner. Read More

Roaring through the Bay: Racing Starts at the NZ Millennium Cup

Posted: 31st Jan 2019

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The first day of racing, Orams Marine Race day, at the NZ Millennium Cup saw battles for the line, quick trips up the rigging and a forced withdrawal in a day of dramatic racing. Read More

Anticipating the First Superyacht Regatta of 2019

Posted: 22nd Jan 2019

Written by: Isla McKechnie

From the first country in the world to see the sun each day, comes the first superyacht regatta of 2019. The New Zealand Millennium Cup kicks off 30 January in the natural obstacle course of the Bay of Islands and will be raced th... Read More


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