Yachting News

Nautilus & ITF Call for Urgent Release of Seized British Oil Tanker & Crew

Posted: 23rd Jul 2019

Written by: Nautilus International

Nautilus International and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today raised serious concerns over the seizure of British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz and have called for a diplomatic resolution... Read More

Life After Yachting

Posted: 20th Jul 2019

Written by: Jodie Clarke

This article was inspired by a post in the Facebook Group, Palma Yacht Crew, that asked: “How do you know when you’ve had enough? And what do you plan on doing once back on land (aside from getting a dog, obviously)?” At the time... Read More

Zero Emissions for all Vessels Ordered for UK Waters from 2025

Posted: 12th Jul 2019

Written by: British Marine

The UK Government has announced that all new vessels for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, to cut pollution from ... Read More

WYCC on the Market for Yacht Crew Insurance

Posted: 8th Jul 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Superyacht crew insurance has remained fairly static for years but recent changes in regulations in both Europe and the US have promoted a raft of new insurance plans with more flexible and more comprehensive cover. We spoke to M... Read More

Enhancing the Visitor Experience at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

Posted: 30th Jun 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Monaco Yacht Show has started its countdown to the opening of the 29th edition which takes place from 25-28 September 2019 in Port Hercules. Ever keen to perfect the format and attract serious buyers to the show, this year MYS... Read More

How Transparent is the Yacht Market?

Posted: 25th Jun 2019

Written by: Jonathan Browne

I am a sales broker and I have been for many years so it's no surprise that I advocate appointing a broker to help you with buying a new or pre-owned boat/yacht. The reason is simple, it's what we do. We listen; we try to understa... Read More

Sea Shepherd Returns to the Med to Fight Against Illegal Fishing

Posted: 25th Jun 2019

Written by: Sea Shepherd Italy

Thanks to the close collaboration and support of Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund and Smilewave Fund, Sea Shepherd continues to protect the Italian waters against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the South Ty... Read More

Join the Next Cogs4Cancer Bike Ride for Cancer Research!

Posted: 23rd Jun 2019

Written by: Jonathan Browne

Billed as '8 countries in 8 days' the next Cogs4Cancer endurance bike ride is from Maastricht to Monaco from 4-12 October. The ride itself is quite challenging but it’s great fun, and we’re looking for more riders to join us! Read More

Dee Caffari Shares MOB Ordeal to Raise Safety at Sea Awareness

Posted: 13th Jun 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

As a committed advocate for safety at sea, record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE has revealed details of her own shocking first-hand experience of falling overboard during the SoCal 300 offshore race, with the hope that her ... Read More

Precedent-setting UK Court Case Rules Cargo Ship Unseaworthy

Posted: 6th Jun 2019

Written by: Nautilus Int.

Nautilus has raised questions about the potential impact of a precedent-setting UK court case, which found that a ship was rendered unseaworthy by a deficient passage plan. Read More

Yacht Security: Mediterranean Sea 2018- 2019

Posted: 3rd Jun 2019

Written by: Securewest International

This maritime security report provides a summary of incidents that occurred in the Mediterranean Sea between June 2018 and May 2019, as well as risks that may affect yachts operating in the region. This assessment is based on rele... Read More

Will the Beach Decree Affect French Riviera Yacht Charters?

Posted: 1st Jun 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Private beach clubs in France have been under threat for some time and, in 2016, an official beach decree limiting the number of beach clubs finally came into effect. However, it's not all bad news, and if you're heading to the s... Read More

Superyacht Crew Are Signing Up to Nautilus International in Record Numbers

Posted: 28th May 2019

Written by: Gary Crossing - Nautilus Int.

With its MCA-accredited Service Record Book and a strong history of winning employment cases, Nautilus is attracting a growing number of members in the superyacht sector. Gary Crossing looks at what the Union has to offer and meet... Read More

Les Voiles d'Antibes 2019 - A Celebration of Yachting

Posted: 28th May 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Since 1996, Les Voiles d'Antibes has marked the start of the Mediterranean Circuit for classic yachts in the first week of June. This year, the races and shoreside fun will run from 5 to 9 June from their base in Port Vauban, Anti... Read More

US Air Force Delivers Humanitarian Aid to St Kitts

Posted: 23rd May 2019

Written by: Christophe Harbour

Shipping costs were prohibiting the delivery of USD$14,000 worth of humanitarian aid to St Kitts and Nevis until the United States Air Force stepped in to help. The shipment will benefit families in unexpected need for the next si... Read More

LYBRA's Superyacht Show 2019

Posted: 7th May 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

All eyes are on OneOcean Port Vell ahead of The Superyacht Show which opens in Barcelona tomorrow with a line-up of 30 exceptional yachts available for private viewings.
Organised by the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA), ... Read More

WYCC: An Approved Retirement Plan for Seafarers in France

Posted: 7th May 2019

Written by: Laurent Previdente

WYCC 'French Law' is the first retirement plan for seafarers created in accordance with the French Decree 2017-307 of 9 March 2017. The program was submitted and approved by members of the French government, ENIM and Maritime Affa... Read More

Palma International Boat Show & Superyacht Show 2019

Posted: 25th Apr 2019

Written by: Elizabeth Dann

With only two days to go till the 2019 Palma International Boat Show and Superyacht Show, we recap the best the shows have to offer this year! Read More

Flat Panels: Lessons from the White Rose of Drachs

Posted: 25th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 65m motor yacht, White Rose of Drachs, was the first to complete the transition to flat panels by physically removing their old domes. Having successfully completed two seasons, we met with Captain Andrew Schofield and key per... Read More

Richard Booth on the Trend for Custom Superyacht Tenders

Posted: 25th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

It's no wonder the rise in everything bespoke has had a trickle-down effect on a yacht's every accessory and support vessel: A no-holds-barred new build yacht deserves tenders that match in terms of line, style and specification. ... Read More

Disturbing the Deep: Underwater Sound Pollution and the Impact on Marine Life

Posted: 18th Apr 2019

Written by: Nautilus International

Seafarers often complain about the problems of noise onboard ships, especially in terms of sleep disturbance, while the detrimental effects of noise pollution on marine life cannot be overstated. New research raises hopes that a f... Read More

YPY Young Entrepreneurs in Yachting Event

Posted: 18th Apr 2019

Written by: YPY Monaco

YPY Monaco has invited 7 young entrepreneurs to discuss their challenges and aspirations at an event on Thursday 25th April at the Yacht Club de Monaco. There will be a chance to ask questions and mingle. Read More

Asociación Ondine Becomes Save the Med Foundation

Posted: 18th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Since its foundation in 2012, Asociación Ondine has grown steadily and in the last few years its work has expanded apace, reflecting the pressing global need to protect, restore and regenerate nature and wildlife. As of today, it ... Read More

What is Travel Risk Management?

Posted: 16th Apr 2019

Written by: Nicky Demellweek

You wouldn't leave port without referring to the charts and checking the forecasts, so why leave other potential risks unmapped? In an unsettled world where yachts are venturing further afield, Travel Risk Management is fast becom... Read More

Cannes Lions Yacht Charter Guide

Posted: 12th Apr 2019

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019 will be held from 17 to 21 June where Cannes transforms into the global headquarters of the entire marketing communications ecosystem. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a... Read More

ANZAC Day Ceremonies in Antibes 2019

Posted: 12th Apr 2019

Written by: Linda Blochet

The 25th of April is ANZAC day when Australians and New Zealanders commemorate the sacrifices servicemen and women have made in the name of freedom. In Antibes, with the support of Mayor Jean Leonetti, 2019 will be the 7th consecu... Read More

West Papua in Indonesia Becomes World’s First Conservation Province

Posted: 8th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

“Today, history was made” said Cristina Mittermeier, Co-Founder of SeaLegacy, as West Papua in Indonesia becomes the world’s first Conservation Province.The new environmental law will ensure sustainable industries and establish pr... Read More

2019 Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza a Huge Success!

Posted: 4th Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 10th edition of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza started with a beautiful, south of France sunrise as 100 crew and industry professionals came together for a fun day with colleagues and friends on the slopes of Auron, sk... Read More

Singapore Yacht Show 2019

Posted: 2nd Apr 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Asia's leading yacht show returns for four days on 11 April. Hosted in the glamorous locale of award-winning One°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, the show is a celebration of yachting and the premier introduction to Singapore's yachting an... Read More

Navigating the Yacht Insurance Storm

Posted: 29th Mar 2019

Written by: Sarah Allan

When it comes to buying, converting or building a superyacht, insurance can sit a long way down the priority list but a certain level of insurance is mandatory, and can be a godsend if something does go wrong. But recent events su... Read More


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