Yachting News

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

RC44 Regatta Sails into Porto Montenegro

Posted: 17th Jan 2019

Written by: Danilo Kalezic

The 44Cup Porto Montenegro (10-14th April) will be hosted by world-renowned superyacht marina, Porto Montenegro. This prestigious tour of one design boats, taking place during the second week of April, brings together sailing and ... Read More

Burma Boating Acquires Solar Catamaran for Charters in the Mergui Archipelago

Posted: 10th Jan 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition to its fleet – the S55, a 16.7m solar powered yacht, which will offer expeditions around the Mergui Archipelag... Read More

Régates Royales de Cannes Confirmed for September 2019

Posted: 20th Dec 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 41st edition of the Régates Royales de Cannes is scheduled for next September, from 21 through 28. The city of Cannes and the Yacht Club de Cannes (the event organizer) will once again welcome the world’s best classic yachts t... Read More

NZ Millennium Cup 2019 Promises Nailbiting Racing

Posted: 20th Dec 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

Newly-certified Clean Regatta, the NZ Millennium Cup will be the first superyacht regatta
to welcome in 2019 and this year’s well-matched fleet promises closer racing
than ever before.
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Expert Dive Guides Join APS Indonesia

Posted: 27th Nov 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

An expert in the field of Marine Biology and a local who knows the Indonesian waters and customs like the back of his hand are the two highly qualified guides that Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome on boar... Read More

First All-Female Pro Crew for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Posted: 27th Nov 2018

Written by: Justin Chisholm

Two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor Stacey Jackson from Australia is to lead the first professional all-female crew to take on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in the 75th edition of the classic offshore race this December. Read More

Benetti Delivers 69m Motor Yacht Spectre

Posted: 20th Nov 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Italian shipyard, Benetti, is celebrating the delivery of 69m motor yacht 'Spectre' in Livorno, a fully customized superyacht built for American owners John and Jeanette Staluppi. Taking 750,000 working hours to build, the end... Read More

Civitavecchia and Trieste: Ports of Call for World's Largest Superyachts

Posted: 20th Nov 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

If anyone was in doubt that Italy is a superyacht destination, they won't be now. The world's largest superyachts, Azzam and Dilbar, have recently come to moor in Civitavecchia and Trieste. Read More

Cruising Indonesia - Orangutans in the Wild

Posted: 12th Nov 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome back MY Latitude in November. “After an amazingly successful Komodo and region expedition in August, the owner, who is a keen wildlife and underwater photographer, wants m... Read More

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup 2019 Events Announced

Posted: 6th Nov 2018

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The 18th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup promises fierce racing and exclusive relaxed social events in its invitation to superyacht owners, captains & crew to attend the January 18-20, 2019 event, returning for the third yea... Read More

British Sailing Team Hopes for Kiteboarding Medals at 2024 Olympics

Posted: 29th Oct 2018

Written by: Justin Chisholm

In what appears to be an impressive degree of pre-planning, the British Sailing Team has set its sights firmly on winning kiteboarding medals at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Despite being six years away, the British selectors ... Read More


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