Yachting News

Howard Pridding Bows Out as British Marine CEO

Posted: 20th Feb 2018

Written by: British Marine

British Marine have announced today that Howard Pridding will be leaving the company in the summer after completing five and a half years in the role of Chief Executive Officer. Read More

Sri Lanka...the Next Sailing Destination in Asia?

Posted: 20th Feb 2018

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

While Sri Lanka boasts the richly biodiverse Indian Ocean on every side, with famed views and whale watching, the country was not considered a worthy stop for yachts due to the lack of a fully-fledged marina. However, continuing e... Read More

St Maarten Prepares to Welcome International Fleet

Posted: 8th Feb 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta (March 1-4) has been a Caribbean favourite for almost four decades. Already, 75 yachts representing 22 countries have registered to race in this year's 38th edition, which will be the first major e... Read More

Panerai Transat Classique 2019 is in Production

Posted: 2nd Feb 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The fourth Panerai Transat Classique yacht race will be held in early January 2019 between Marina Lanzarote and Christophe Harbour, St Kitts. A dozen sailboats, from 11 to 49 m, are already pre-registered, including two exceptiona... Read More

'Sail the Andamans' Month Long Yachting Carnival

Posted: 30th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Andaman Islands Yacht Carnival will run from February 20 to March 21 and to make participation easier “The Indian Embassies in Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to issue visas to participants of ‘Sail the Andamans’ who are non... Read More

Ammonite is the NZ Millennium Cup Champion 2018

Posted: 26th Jan 2018

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The 2018 NZ Millennium Cup has come to a close and Ammonite has taken the series, with former 2016 and 2017 champion Tawera, hot on her heels. 'There’s no better place in the world to sail,' declared the first time contender's own... Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma 2018 is off to a Flying Start

Posted: 25th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The New Zealand Millennium Cup, which concludes tomorrow, marks the start of the superyacht racing season, not to mention the beginning of the countdown to The Superyacht Cup Palma, one of the most hotly anticipated events on the ... Read More

NZ Millennium Cup Day 2: Series Standing Shake-up

Posted: 25th Jan 2018

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The third and fourth races of the 2018 NZ Millennium Cup saw tough competition with the addition of a series standing shake up. At the morning's briefing, former America’s Cup principle race officer, Harold Bennet, presented entri... Read More

NZ Millennium Cup: S/Y Ammonite Shows Her Stripes

Posted: 24th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

S/Y Ammonite has shown her stripes on the opening Orams Marine Race Day of the New Zealand Millennium Cup. Over two close races the first time entry made it clear she's here to win, with crew pulling off slick manoeuvres to see he... Read More

Millennium Cup Underway in Bay of Islands

Posted: 24th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

New Zealand Millennium Cup 2018, the world's most southerly superyacht regatta, is underway, marked by a welcome function hosting owners, crew and sponsors of the event staged in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. Read More

Tight Race to the Finish at Phuket ASR Cup

Posted: 22nd Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

S/Y Aphrodite was awarded the ASR cup for the second year in a row, after exhilarating racing that saw S/Y Intrigue, S/Y La Numero Uno and S/Y Aphrodite neck and neck over the two days of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous held at the... Read More

Inaugural Gustavia Yacht Club - Christophe Harbour Cup Race Announced

Posted: 19th Jan 2018

Written by: Onboardonline

Taking place 25-27 February 2018, the Gustavia Yacht Club - Christophe Harbour Cup Race is a three-day pursuit race that will cover the 90 nautical miles on a return circuit between St Kitts and St Barths. Open to sailing yachts 5... Read More

Caribbean Race Season Opens with Barbados Sailing Week

Posted: 17th Jan 2018

Written by: Sue Pelling

Barbados Sailing Week, which incorporates the headline Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, is officially underway. A skippers’ briefing at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, followed by the first of many beach parties at Barbados Cruising C... Read More

Roster of Superyachts Will Race at Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2018

Posted: 12th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Asia Superyacht Rendezvous, held this year from the 19 -21 January out of Sala Phuket Resort, will pit the majestic sailing superyachts S/Y Intrigue, S/Y La Numero Uno, S/Y Minico, S/Y Aphrodite, and S/Y Aspiration against eac... Read More

Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Will Celebrate Island Recovery

Posted: 11th Jan 2018

Written by: Onboardonline

The ninth edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Barth is around the corner and organisers are pulling out all the stops to guarantee sailors another epic year both on and off the water, despite the passage of Hurricane Irma this past Sep... Read More

Introducing Ultimate Burma Yachts

Posted: 3rd Jan 2018

Written by: UBY

Ultimate Burma Yachts is launching brand new destinations in the Andaman Sea between Myanmar and Thailand, with an exceptional fleet of 11 superyachts including Dunia Baru, Orient Pearl, La Numero Uno and Zen. Read More

Superyachts Sign Up for Asia Superyacht Rendezvous

Posted: 2nd Jan 2018

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Celebrating its 17th year, stunning sail and motor superyachts from the far corners of the world will gather at the exclusive Asia Superyacht Rendezvous ‘ASR Cup’ racing and social event on Phuket, Thailand 19th-21st January 2018. Read More

Barbados Sailing Week January 2018

Posted: 22nd Dec 2017

Written by: Sue Pelling

The Caribbean race season’s opening regatta formerly known as the Mount Gay Round Barbados Series has been renamed Barbados Sailing Week. Running from 16-24 January, it is expected to once again attract top class competition. The ... Read More

Momentum Building towards the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Posted: 15th Dec 2017

Written by: Kirsten Ferguson

In the countdown to the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, anticipation is building with a number of world-class maxi, multihull and monohull teams having signed up early to race. Scheduled for March 1-4, 2018 and staged out of th... Read More

Sydney to Hobart's Home Hub

Posted: 30th Nov 2017

Written by: Sydney City Marine

State-of-the-art shipyard, Sydney City Marine, is the logical choice for yachts competing in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for its superb location, “five minutes from the Sydney CBD and 20 minutes from Mascot Airport,” t... Read More

Free Concierge Service Guarantees Smooth Sailing for the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Posted: 21st Nov 2017

Written by: Kirsten Ferguson

Another year of serious fun and serious racing is on tap for the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, and the entire island of Saint Martin is working in overdrive to prepare for the event’s 38th edition, scheduled for March 1-4, 2018. I... Read More

Maxi Class News

Posted: 20th Nov 2017

Written by: James Boyd

A rundown of the International Maxi Association's latest news. Maxis got the wind in their sails in October in the wet and gusty 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race. The Venice Hospitality Challenge saw 13 Maxis compete. Maxis are set to r... Read More

Port Louis Marina Pulls RORC Back to Grenada

Posted: 17th Nov 2017

Written by: C&NMarinas

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Ltd and Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean have signed an agreement with The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) to host the finish of the prestigious transatlantic yacht race for the next four years. ... Read More

ISS Design and Leadership Awards 2017

Posted: 24th Oct 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 27th annual ISS Design and Leadership Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 1st at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. Read More

MYS 2017 - One of the Best

Posted: 23rd Oct 2017

Written by: Sarah Laty

From the 27th to the 30th of September, Port Hercules in Monaco once again played host to the world's most renownend superyacht event. The 27th edition of the MYS certainly did not disappoint, with 125 exceptional superyachts on d... Read More

VOR Ocean Summit Launches ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign

Posted: 19th Oct 2017

Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race has used the first of seven Ocean Summits it is hosting around the world in 2017-18 to launch a unique programme that will gather data from parts of the oceans that are otherwise inaccessible to scientists – w... Read More

Superyacht Tenders and Toys Offers New Refit Service

Posted: 12th Oct 2017

Written by: Josh Richardson

Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT), who recently won the Queen's Award for International Trade 2017, is expanding its services to superyachts undergoing a refit. SYTT has responded to the need for assistance for yachts during yard... Read More

New Dayworker Platform for Yacht Captains and Crew

Posted: 26th Sep 2017

Written by: OnboardOnline

Anyone who has had to dockwalk looking for daywork knows how laborious and time-consuming it can be. On the other side of the passerelle, captains are often bombarded by crew looking for daywork or just a foot on the ladder, but w... Read More

17th Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2nd Time Winner’s Cup

Posted: 19th Sep 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The 17th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous is entering its 2nd year of the exciting ‘Rendezvous Cup’ and promises to be another exciting event with a full roster of stunning vessels expected to grace the waters of Mai Khao at Sala... Read More

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


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