Yachting News

Sanctuary Cove Marina set for Expansion

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Mulpha is set to expand the Sanctuary Cove Marina in response to berthing demand for premium recreational vessels from 50 feet up to superyachts larger than 180 feet in length.
Following an $8.31million investment, the new devel... Read More

One Ocean MBA’s Regatta Starts in Porto Cervo

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The 16th edition of the One Ocean MBA's Conference & Regatta got underway today. Taking place for the first time in the beautiful setting of the Costa Smeralda, about 400 students and alumni from the world's most prestigious busin... Read More

AMAALA to Sign Environmental Partnership During MYS

Posted: 18th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

AMAALA, the world-class resort destination being developed on the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is set to sign an environmental partnership with the Prince Albert II Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and Ocea... Read More

Luxury Hospitality Academy Debuts Sleek New Website

Posted: 18th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Providing the ultimate guest experience on a superyacht involves much more than knowledge and technical skills, and no-one knows this better than Luxury Hospitality Management (LH), which has just launched a new website to showcas... Read More

SailGP Season 1 Grand Final to Take Place This Weekend

Posted: 17th Sep 2019

Written by: Rob Kothe

The SailGP Season 1 Grand Final takes place in Marseille at the weekend, featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams... Read More

Hurricane Dorian: Relief Actions So Far

Posted: 16th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

More than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit Grand Bahamas and the Abaco Islands, relief efforts are still in full swing, with a number of yachts making their way over to the devastated country daily with aid and supplies to hel... Read More

Jenny Matthews Talks Female Empowerment

Posted: 16th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

While gender inequality is alive and well in the superyacht industry, it’s very rare that people actually talk about it. That’s where First Officer Jenny Matthews comes in. We speak to her about the persistent gender gap in the in... Read More

Conflict Happens and Here’s how to Deal with it

Posted: 16th Sep 2019

Written by: Karen Passman

Is conflict good or bad? There are some people who will claim that they’ve never had a cross word with a colleague and, if true, we have to ask how they respond when they disagree with someone. Read More

Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Luke Owen

Posted: 16th Sep 2019

Written by: Luke Owen

With 20 years' experience as a chef on board superyachts, English-born Luke Owen has seen it all. From his all-time heroes to the ingredients he can't live without, we talk to the Sole Chef about his experiences in the kitchen and... Read More

Safety Afloat: There’s no Excuse for Being all at Sea

Posted: 10th Sep 2019

Written by: John Dodd

The sheer number of leisure sailors who take to the water each year with an inadequate or careless understanding of the equipment, processes and services needed to keep their vessels and themselves safe is a constant source of con... Read More

All You Need to Know about the Valencia Boat Show

Posted: 10th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

With almost two months to go until doors open on October 30th, the Valencia Boat Show has already exceeded the highest number of exhibitors in its history. The event currently has 75 confirmed companies exhibiting, with 30% of new... Read More

Work Smarter, Not Faster: Time Management Tips

Posted: 9th Sep 2019

Written by: Karen Passman

How do those people who seem able to fit twice as much into the day as you do, or make the time to do the things you only dream of having time for, do it? If you want to manage your time more effectively, here are a few ideas to h... Read More

Mindfulness Trends in the Workplace

Posted: 4th Sep 2019

Written by: Karine Rayson

In today’s industry, high crew turnover is increasingly becoming a problem. Largely a result of burnout or interpersonal conflict among crew, it’s necessary that heads of departments are better equipped in implementing strategies ... Read More

Managing the War of Words Onboard

Posted: 4th Sep 2019

Written by: Sara Ballinger

We’ve worked with a number of teams with issues from their past which still hang in the air, never to be spoken about. Then there are the conversations no one wants to have, and the obvious truths that are being avoided. Read More

The State of Connectivity: Independent Advice

Posted: 30th Aug 2019

Written by: Roger Horner

With more than 6,000 superyachts predicted to be in operation by 2020, the ever-increasing thirst for connectivity is driving change across the sector. The reality of Low Earth Orbit satellites is inching ever closer, with new ant... Read More

Marina Ibiza - A New Age of Exclusive

Posted: 30th Aug 2019

Written by: Victoria Pearce

There is something special about Ibiza, something that it is hard to put your finger on. Once you have been it’s almost impossible not to return. Some say it’s the magnetic pull of the mystical island of Es Vedra, often quoted as ... Read More

Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 12-18 August 2019

Posted: 28th Aug 2019

Written by: SecureWest

The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded seven maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 12-18 August 2019. Two kidnappings, one hijacking, two attacks and one boarding were reported in Gulf of Guinea. ... Read More

Maritime Security in the Middle East - April to August 2019

Posted: 23rd Aug 2019

Written by: Securewest International

Traveling the seas is an incredible way to see the world but it comes with a unique set of challenges and potential security risks. For travel risk managers and captains planning a trip to the Middle East, Securewest has provided ... Read More

Join the Big Beach Clean Up: 29 September 2019

Posted: 23rd Aug 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Silver Swan Recruitment, Plastic Patrol and The Green Stewardess are organising a beach clean up at Plage du Gravette in Antibes on Sunday 29th September following the Monaco Yacht Show - come along and join us! Read More

Are Sustainable Yacht Toys Possible?

Posted: 20th Aug 2019

Written by: Josh Richardson

Are sustainable yacht toys really possible? The team at Superyacht Tenders & Toys is a collection of lifelong sailors and watersports enthusiasts and it goes without saying that we want to do our part to protect the environment th... Read More

Yacht Ownership - The End of Leasing Schemes?

Posted: 20th Aug 2019

Written by: Dominion

In 2018 following the Mercedes-Benz ruling, both Cyprus and Malta withdrew their popular Leasing Schemes for superyachts. Both jurisdictions introduced revised schemes and both failed scrutiny a second time. It is now evident tha... Read More

Trawler Arrested for Poaching in the ‘Land of Surfing Hippos’

Posted: 16th Aug 2019

Written by: Heather Stimmler

On July 24th, while the MY Bob Barker visited port between patrols of Operation Albacore IV - a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal fishing - Gabon's National Agency of National Parks... Read More

Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 5-11 August 2019

Posted: 13th Aug 2019

Written by: Securewest International

Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world. They recorded three maritime related incidents during the re... Read More

YCCS Gets Behind MINIWIZ Mobile Recycling Lab

Posted: 13th Aug 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the One Ocean Foundation have held their second Clean Beach Day at the Spiaggia del Giglio in Porto Cervo concluding with a visit to MINIWIZ - the Asian startup which has created a mobile recyclin... Read More

Masters On High Alert Over Med Criminalisation Risk

Posted: 12th Aug 2019

Written by: Nautilus International

The general secretary of a French shipmasters' association has slammed the hardline approach to Mediterranean migrant rescue by Italian authorities and warned it could lead to further criminalisation of ships captains. Writing for... Read More

Nautilus Commercial Yacht Service Record Book

Posted: 11th Aug 2019

Written by: Nautilus International

A major attraction of Nautilus membership for yacht crew is the Nautilus International Commercial Yacht Service Record Book. If you're new to Nautilus – or new to the superyacht industry – here's how it works. Read More

Earning After Yachting

Posted: 6th Aug 2019

Written by: Jodie Clarke

So you dream of shorebased life with a dog or three, with weekends off, entertaining friends in your back garden and enjoying life. But adjusting to land life has many challenges, beginning with feeling shell-shocked at how much t... Read More

The Fakarava Project to Reduce Plastic Waste

Posted: 5th Aug 2019

Written by: International Superyacht Society

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) together with The International SeaKeepers Society is bringing ocean conservation and awareness of plastic waste to the children of French Polynesia by conducting educational sessions at ... Read More

The Benefits of Traveller Tracking

Posted: 31st Jul 2019

Written by: Nicky Demellweek

Traveller tracking can be a sensitive subject with organisations and individuals having very mixed views on the topic. Some people appreciate the need while others can be sceptical believing their employers are just trying to keep... Read More

Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 22-29 July 2019

Posted: 31st Jul 2019

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Securewest International is the leading provider of worldwide security services, specializing in travel risk management for personnel at sea and ashore. Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of r... Read More

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