Yachting News

ISWAN Publishes Action Plan to Address Maritime Recruitment Crisis

Posted: 9th May 2024

Written by: OnboardOnline

ISWAN - The International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network - has published an action plan to address the ongoing recruitment crisis across the maritime sector in the grips of a tehnological revolution. Read More

ISWAN Report Highlights Ongoing Challenges for Seafarers

Posted: 5th Dec 2023

Written by: Amy Liebthal

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) reports that demand for its support remained high among seafarers and their families during the last financial year. Read More

The Future of Superyachts: Who or What is Driving the Ship?

Posted: 3rd Jul 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

As one of many writers who is openly freaked out about the looming impact of ChatGPT on my job and my business, I finally decided to give it a go in writing a review of the recent Quaynote conference in London entitled: The Future of Superyachts. Read More

Cannes Film Festival 2023 Back with a Buzz!

Posted: 2nd Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes, a star venue for festivities during the event, witnessed the comings and goings of Hollywood’s finest, with celebrity-studded yacht parties unfolding alongside fashion shows and a slew of headline-grabbing premieres. Read More

Technology Training: Red Flags within the Superyacht Industry

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: Scott Molloy

Nobody can deny the importance of technology on board superyachts these days, right? Wrong. In fact, the industry is largely in denial about our increasing reliance on new innovations, which is having a negative knock-on effect in some quite significant ways. Read More

New Survey Investigates why Young Crew Leave a Yacht

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: Quay Crew

In a recent survey of junior crew, Quay Crew asked what factors made them leave a yacht and what would encourage them to stay on board. The findings reveal small changes that could help yachts keep hold of great candidates. Read More

Gulf Craft Collaborates with University of Sharjah to Support the Marine Innovators of the Future

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: Naya Imam

Gulf Craft, one of the world’s leading boat and yacht manufacturers, has collaborated with University of Sharjah’s College of Fine Arts and Design for its ‘Design for Special Interiors’ course focused on ‘Sustainable Luxury in Yacht Interior Design’. Read More

Global Plastic Pollution Treaty: Why You Can’t Ignore It

Posted: 22nd May 2023

Written by: The SeaCleaners

With 81 per cent of the world's plastic products ending up as waste within a year and plastic production expected to double by 2050, plastic pollution is a growing global concern that requires an urgent international response. Read More

US Timber Traders Help Support Myanmar’s Brutal Junta by Importing Illicit Teak

Posted: 17th May 2023

Written by: Environmental Investigation Agency

In a new report, the Environmental Investigation Agency has named 12 major American timber firms importing teak from Myanmar since the start of the 2021 military coup Read More

Supercharging Superyacht Careers with Academy by Ephemeris

Posted: 16th May 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Introducing Academy by Ephemeris, a new superyacht career guidance platform for crew which simplifies the process by mapping out career pathways and identifying the training required to progress at every stage. Read More

‘Race Against Time’ to Discover Ocean Life Prompts Launch of Global Initiative

Posted: 8th May 2023

Written by: John Cotton

Ocean Census, the largest programme in history was recently unveiled in London, a worldwide collaboration of science, business, media and civil society aiming to revolutionise our understanding of life on Earth and how to protect the oceans. Read More

Debunking Yachting’s Green Energy Solutions

Posted: 8th May 2023

Written by: Rachel Ingram

From hydrogen and electric to solar and HVO, we call on the help of industry expert and sustainability advocate Captain Malcom Jacotine
to explore the energy alternatives to diesel being floated by the superyacht industry.
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IGY’s Málaga Marina: One of Europe’s Best Kept Secrets

Posted: 8th May 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Whether you’re here to prepare for the season, or you’re cruising with guests along the Costa del Sol, IGY Málaga Marina is a dedicated superyacht marina that has everything you could possibly need and more. Read More

Broker of the Month: Nicolas Fry, Denison Yachting

Posted: 14th Apr 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Nicolas discusses current and future charter market trends, the most popular superyacht hotspots, and how the brokerage house is setting industry records with its Bitcoin transactions for yacht sales and yacht charter. Read More

Marco Tognon Wins the 2023 Superyacht Chef Competition in Monaco

Posted: 31st Mar 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Nine of the yachting industry’s most talented chefs pitted their skills against each other in the Superyacht Chef Competition at the Yacht Club de Monaco last week. Read More

The Rise of the Sea-EO: The Changing Role of Yacht Captains

Posted: 29th Mar 2023

Written by: Dom Bulfin

In recent times there has been an unavoidable shift for captains from ‘simply’ being the master of the vessel to effectively acting as CEO of a small to medium size enterprise. Read More

Superyacht Industry Flying Blind with Insufficient Data on Sustainability

Posted: 27th Mar 2023

Written by: Henrietta Green

MB92 Group, the world’s leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance company with facilities in Spain and France, has published its third report that highlights the need for greater regulation and concertation across the superyacht industry and its vast supply chain. Read More

Ward’s Marine Electric: Learning from the Best

Posted: 22nd Mar 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Reputation is everything in the superyacht industry, and armed with rare expertise and seven decades in the game, you’re hard to beat. Such is the story of Ward’s Marine Electric, founded by Ward Eshleman Sr. in his garage at the end of World War II. Read More

Blue ESG: How to Avoid the Yacht Apocalypse

Posted: 13th Mar 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

Public opinion of yachting is at an all-time low, and over the past 12 months we’ve seen a significant rise in the number of environmental protests in superyacht marinas and at industry events. Read More

CHIRP Maritime: Cultivating a Culture of Safety in the Superyacht Industry

Posted: 10th Mar 2023

Written by: Gemma Harris

The UK-registered charity CHIRP is working to close gaps in the superyacht safety world, having launched the first superyacht-specific programme and publication Superyacht Feedback this January. Read More

Meet the Organisations Fighting to Make Yachting Greener

Posted: 8th Mar 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

When Captain Nigel Marrison became increasingly disillusioned with an industry that seemed to have turned a blind eye to the environmental catastrophe unfolding around it, he decided something had to be done. His answer is Blue ESG. Read More

Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens: The Ultimate Event Location in Miami

Posted: 17th Feb 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

With Miami already headlining as the party capital of the East Coast, now there’s even more reason to consider Miami as the location of choice for an unforgettable event. Read More

Solace Boats: Rethinking the Centre Console

Posted: 1st Feb 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

Hot on the heels of its headline-grabbing appearance at the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show in St Thomas in December 2022, we caught up with the diverse team behind Solace Boats to get the inside scoop on this dynamic brand. Read More

How Healthy Aquatic Life Below our Keels can Help Save the Planet

Posted: 16th Jan 2023

Written by: Peter Franklin

Peter Franklin reviews the latest book by renowned ocean scientist and conservationist Erich Hoyt, Planktonia: a ‘deep dive into the night-time ocean with a magnifying glass and a waterproof pen.’ Read More

Leading by Example: John Veesma on the Road to Luxury Hospitality

Posted: 11th Jan 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

We sit down with John to discuss his eclectic career path, the successes – and challenges – that have put him where he is today, and why he believes LH Dynamics is set to tranform the way we train and develop high performing teams.  Read More

Captain Nigel Marrison: The Man Behind Blue ESG

Posted: 19th Dec 2022

Written by: Richard Hagen

During lockdown, Captain Nigel Marrison decided to change the world of yachting forever with his new company, Blue ESG. We caught up with him to chat about sustainability in yachting, caring about people, and about a gargantuan mass of stranded assets.
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The Ocean Race and Archwey Partner to Tackle Marine Plastic

Posted: 7th Dec 2022

Written by: The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race, the world’s toughest test of a team in sport, and sustainable materials specialist Archwey, have announced a new partnership to inspire action to combat plastic pollution in the seas. Read More

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

Water Revolution Foundation is Creating a Database of Verified Sustainable Solutions

Posted: 17th Oct 2022

Written by: Water Revolution Foundation

We know that there are more sustainable solutions available today than most yachting professionals are aware of. If these were all to be implemented, a significant reduction in environmental impact could be immediately achieved. That’s 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


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