Yachting News

MYS Sustainability Conference Explores Sustainable Superyacht Industry Initiatives

Posted: 19th Oct 2022

Written by: Virginie Proaskat

The Monaco Yacht Show – held from 28 September to 1 October – may have closed the doors on its 2022 edition, but it also marked the opening of several new initiatives. Among them was a Sustainability Conference held on Wednesday 28 September, upon the show’s opening. Read More

Navium Marine’s Innovative Insurance Exclusive to the IGY Trident Collective

Posted: 12th Sep 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

As the hectic Mediterranean summer yachting season comes to an end, this year has also heralded some major news for the industry: the launch of the IGY Trident Collective, an exclusive membership program for superyacht owners. Read More

Forbes Travel Guide Partners with IGY Trident Collective to Elevate Superyacht Crew Service

Posted: 1st Sep 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Universally recognised as the leading authority on five-star guest experience, Forbes Travel Guide is bringing its unparalleled reputation in luxury hospitality to an exciting new partnership with IGY’s Trident Collective. Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival Kicks off the Boat Show Season at IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes

Posted: 23rd Aug 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Following on from a bumper attendance last year, IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes will once again jointly host the eagerly anticipated Cannes Yachting Festival - Europe’s largest in-water boat show - from 6-11 September 2022. Read More

"Now is the Time for Change": Jenny Matthews on Diversity in Yachting

Posted: 17th Aug 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

If you work in the superyacht industry, you will have heard the name Jenny Matthews. A chief officer and co-founder of She of the Sea and Legasea, Jenny is no stranger to the obstacles faced by those who don’t fit the traditional narrative of what it means to be a yachtie. Read More

Thunder Child II Races from London to Monaco to Raise Funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Posted: 26th Jul 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

On Wednesday 27 July, a team of five superyacht captains and crew – aka 54 knots – is returning to the helm of endurance vessel Thunder Child II to attempt a new UIM world record and raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital. Read More

Superyacht Favourite Maldives Wins ‘Best Island in Asia’ Award 2022

Posted: 24th Jul 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The Maldives has won ‘Best Island in Asia’ at the Travel + Leisure Asia’s Best Awards 2022, which was launched in March this year to highlight the excellent travel and hospitality across Southeast Asia. Read More

NZ Millennium Cup 2023 Notice of Race Released

Posted: 24th Jul 2022

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After a hiatus in 2022, the destination of choice for superyachts in February is back, as racing returns to the South Pacific with the New Zealand Millennium Cup in 2023 Read More

OpenOceans Global Launches Citizen Science App to Map Coastlines Fouled by Plastic

Posted: 11th Jul 2022

Written by: Carl Nettleton

OpenOceans Global has announced the launch of an online application allowing citizen scientists to map coastlines around the world that are pervasively fouled by plastic. Read More

Pelorus Foundation Announces new Climate Investment Fund

Posted: 11th Jul 2022

Written by: Olivia Graham

Pelorus Foundation’s new Climate Investment Fund is a dynamic investment portfolio made up of nature and technology-based solutions to remove carbon from the atmosphere, addressing travel emissions responsibly. Read More

The Ocean Race Calls for a Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights

Posted: 1st Jul 2022

Written by: The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race, the round-the-world sailing event known as the toughest test of a team in sport, and its global collaborators - including the Government of Cabo Verde - took a major step forward in their efforts to give the ocean a voice and make it an international legal entity. Read More

Prada Group and UNESCO-IOC Announce Winners of Sea Beyond Second Edition

Posted: 30th Jun 2022

Written by: Jana Hannoun

Prada Group and UNESCO-IOC have announced the winners of the second edition of the Sea Beyond project at a press conference moderated by marine advocate Patricia Furtado de Mendonça. Read More

Swinging the Moral Compass: What Should Crew Do?

Posted: 17th Jun 2022

Written by: The K Flag

There’s a new attention on the industry that has just never been there before. It’s all got a bit…heavy. Russian-owned yachts are listed as assets of Very Bad People. The crew? Well, they’re the new Stormtroopers on the Deathstar. Read More

The Distinction Between AV/IT and ETO Roles and Certification

Posted: 6th Jun 2022

Written by: Scott Molloy

The subject of AV/IT and ETO roles is a popular one that I would like to explore in this article, with an exclusive insight into a future superyacht AV/IT certification. Read More

Superyacht Technology Summit - Rookie in the House!

Posted: 25th May 2022

Written by: Anu Peippo

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) was a destination not to miss on ZediSense's route plan for the year 2022, and a great opportunity to see if similar technology is being applied by the big automation players. Read More

Sensing the Future of Onboard Automation with ZediSense

Posted: 16th May 2022

Written by: Richard Hagan

VTT SenseWay’s CEO Jere Laaksonen sat down with OnboardOnline to talk about their pioneering ZediSense product and the profound value in knowing, for sure, whether or not a space is actually occupied. Read More

The 7 Ps of Passage Planning in 2022

Posted: 16th May 2022

Written by: Dom Bulfin

Any seafarer worth their salt knows that passage planning is essential whether you’re cruising along the coast for a weekend away or exploring the Antarctic in a 100m+ expedition vessel, so why are we talking about it today? Read More

Magician Tony Steward Unveils New Onboard Experience for Charter Guests

Posted: 13th May 2022

Written by: David Smith

Courtesy of magician Tony Steward and his new onboard experience Immersion, superyacht charter guests can now share in appreciating some real magic that will inevitably be recalled as among the standout memories of any trip. Read More

Helping Ocean Life to Save the Planet

Posted: 6th May 2022

Written by: Peter Franklin

Now is the time for us all to focus more on how improved stewardship of the oceans can contribute positively to the total climate change mitigation planning, as well as restoring our critical aquatic biodiversity. Read More

Foreign Exchange: How Much Could Your Superyacht Save with Voly?

Posted: 26th Apr 2022

Written by: Voly

If your superyacht is paying too much in foreign exchange fees, here’s how Voly can help thanks to fees that are significantly cheaper than Britain’s business banks. Read More

Save The Med: 2022 Highlights So Far

Posted: 25th Apr 2022

Written by: Save the Med

From The Changemaker's Project which continues to engage students in the reduction of single-use plastics to its marine protection work on the Cape of Formentor, Save the Med has been extremely busy over the first four months of the year. Read More

Impact Crew Survey: The Realities of Crew Turnover

Posted: 29th Mar 2022

Written by: Karen Passman

We know that the rate of crew turnover is higher than most owners, managers and crew themselves would like. With it comes disruption, inefficiencies and the need to re-train; not to mention the cost. Read More

The Expense Card that Doesn’t Cost the Earth

Posted: 14th Mar 2022

Written by: Voly

For the past few years, we’ve been working on an epic new project that we hope you’ll be as excited about as we are: the new, sustainable and eco-friendly Voly Prepaid Mastercard has just launched and will soon be in our clients’ hands. Read More

EYOS Expeditions Welcomes News of Discovery of the Endurance

Posted: 10th Mar 2022

Written by: John Cotton

EYOS Expeditions has welcomed the news of the discovery of Ernest Shackleton’s historic ship, Endurance, 106 years after it sank in the Antarctic, at nearly 10,000 feet in waters that are among the iciest on earth. Read More

PYA Advice for Crew on Russian-Linked Vessels

Posted: 7th Mar 2022

Written by: Captain Rod Hatch

There are concerns among some of our PYA members regarding their legal and financial status if they are working on yachts which are Russian flagged or are owned by Russian individuals or Russian entities. Read More

The Ocean Race to Call for Greater Action to Protect the Seas

Posted: 23rd Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Relay4Nature initiative, which aims to give the ocean a voice on the critical issues affecting our planet, will feature at the ICUN World Conservation Congress. Read More

Trekking Spitsbergen in Support of Yacht Crew in Crisis

Posted: 21st Feb 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Superyacht Master Mariner Brendan O’Shannassy is taking on an extreme challenge in freezing temperatures this March to raise funds for ISWAN’s Yacht Crew Help.

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Covid-19: Updated Bali Travel Information for Yachts

Posted: 21st Feb 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The first Singapore Airlines flight to land in Bali in nearly two years received a warm welcome on February 16th, with the plane carrying the largest number of passengers on a commercial international flight to the Indonesian island since it closed to foreign tourists. Read More

The Edmiston Foundation Broadens Sustainability Efforts

Posted: 28th Jan 2022

Written by: Isobel Abel Smith

The Edmiston Foundation is delighted to announce a new partnership with Conservation Collective, a global network of locally-focused environmental foundations, which will help rectify and protect the marine environment in which the yachting industry ventures. Read More

New Zealand Superyacht Industry Bands Together to Help Tonga

Posted: 24th Jan 2022

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The local superyacht industry in New Zealand, led by the Pasifika Collective and alongside superyachts in the region, is collecting aid and donations for the benefit of Tonga. Read More

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