Yachting News

Victor Vescovo sells Hadal Exploration System to Inkfish Ocean Exploration Research Organisation

Posted: 3rd Nov 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Deep ocean explorer Victor L. Vescovo, USN (Ret.) has closed a transaction to sell his deep ocean exploration system, including the research ship DSSV Pressure Drop and ultra-deep diving submersible DSV Limiting Factor, to the marine research organization Inkfish. Read More

Highfield Boats Appoints Mathilde Delfour Managing Director for Europe

Posted: 3rd Nov 2022

Written by: Highfield Boats

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading manufacturer of aluminium-hulled rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), has announced the appointment of a Managing Director for its European operation, Mathilde Delfour. Read More

Heesen Debuts Project Aura at FLIBS 2022

Posted: 2nd Nov 2022

Written by: Heesen

Dutch shipyard Heesen has released the first images of its third 50 metre steel displacement yacht Project Aura following her debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Read More

Megayacht Yard in Montenegro Adriatic42 is Now Officially Operational

Posted: 2nd Nov 2022

Written by: Danilo Kalezic

Adriatic42, a joint venture company between PM Holdings LLC, an Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) company, and Drydocks World Dubai, a DP World company, was officially launched today, 2nd November 2022. Read More

The Return of the Spirit of Antigua Classics

Posted: 31st Oct 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2023 will take place from 19-24 April 2023 during the traditional period prior to Sailing Week. Most events, including registration and dockage, will be in Nelson’s Dockyard. Read More

Four Seasons to Launch Luxury Yacht Experience with Tillberg Design

Posted: 28th Oct 2022

Written by: Cecilia Lundgren

The 207m (679ft) all-suite yacht is the first of a planned fleet for the global luxury hospitality brand, which intends to offer exceptional land and sea travel experiences distinguished by elevated design, craftsmanship, service and excellence. Read More

International Superyacht Society Design Award Winners

Posted: 28th Oct 2022

Written by: ISS

The International Superyacht Society hosted the annual Design & Leadership Award Gala on October 27 at the Lauderdale Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with more than two hundred of the industry’s most influential professionals attending. Read More

METSTRADE Announces Panelists for the Women in the Marine Industry International Event

Posted: 26th Oct 2022

Written by: Emma Slater

METSTRADE, British Marine and Soundings Trade Only are joining forces to create the first global event focused on female professionals working in the recreational marine industry, ‘Women in the Marine Industry International'. Read More

Superyacht Charities Golf Event in Mallorca Raises Estimated €26,000

Posted: 24th Oct 2022

Written by: Becky Roberts

The inaugural Superyacht Charities Golf Event (SYCGE) was in full swing on Thursday 13th October as 140 guests teed off at Golf Son Quint, Palma de Mallorca to raise an incredible estimated €26,000. Read More

All the Highlights of the PYA Sea Changes Forum

Posted: 21st Oct 2022

Written by: Michelle Guy

This year's PYA Sea Changes Forum took place at the Monaco Yacht Show, and it was a fantastic forum with a lot of information shared about regulations and qualifications from leading maritime policymakers. Read on for a short summary of the proceedings. Read More

Shortlist Announced for Boat Builder Awards 2022

Posted: 19th Oct 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

A total of 36 companies from 16 countries named as potential winners for this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2022, in association with Raymarine. Read More

Countdown to the 63rd Edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Posted: 17th Oct 2022

Written by: Raiza Velez

With just over one week to go before the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), which will take place from October 26-30 just steps away from the sands of sunny South Florida, the countdown is officially on. Read More

Falcon Tenders Announces Expansion Plans

Posted: 17th Oct 2022

Written by: Julia Zaltzman

Flying high off the back the launch of Falcon Tenders’ newest concept, the Beach Club Limousine Tender ‘Miss Leblanc', the Southampton-based specialist boatbuilder is delighted to announce its expansion plans. Read More

Second Thailand Charter Week to take place November 16-19

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Thailand Charter Week is Asia’s premier B2B charter event for yachts and superyachts, a luxury yachting event that provides a platform to luxury charter yacht companies, set in the stunning superyacht hub of Asia, Phuket Island. Read More

Davies Craig Launches new Generation of Marine Water Pumps

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: Daryl Davies

Australian specialist pump designer & manufacturer, Davies, Craig has introduced its newest range of marine, DC powered, electric water pumps.
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Upcoming Seminar to Highlight Importance of Social Interaction for Crew Wellbeing

Posted: 14th Oct 2022

Written by: ISWAN

Representatives from the global superyacht industry are invited to the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network’s (ISWAN) 2022 Seminar in Rotterdam this November. Read More

Venice Hospitality Challenge Ready to put on a Show in the Lagoon

Posted: 10th Oct 2022

Written by: Alessandro Bagno

The Venice Hospitality Challenge will perform on Saturday 15 October which, reserved only for maxi yachts, is the only regatta in the world that takes place entirely in the internal waters of a city. Read More

Celebrating Success at IGY Marinas’ Exclusive 007 Party

Posted: 10th Oct 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

On the evening of Friday 30th September, with the Monaco Yacht Show in full swing, IGY Marinas welcomed esteemed clients and guests to their glittering 007 Party at the exclusive Yacht Club de Monaco in Port Hercules. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Achieves Accolade in International Marina of the Year Awards 2022

Posted: 10th Oct 2022

Written by: Louise Gardiner

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has for the fourth time, been voted among the world’s most popular Gold Anchor-accredited marinas with recognition in the prestigious The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Towergate’s Marina of the Year Awards 2022. Read More

The Results are in as Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Comes to an End

Posted: 10th Oct 2022

Written by: James Boyd

At the end of a challenging week of maxi racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez when the wind never exceeded seven knots, conditions on the final day did at last prove too light and fickle to complete a race. Read More

Al Seer, MB92 and P&O Marinas to Create Superyacht Service Centre for Gulf Region

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Harry Green

Al Seer Marine, MB92 Group and P&O Marinas have signed a memorandum of understanding in view of setting up a joint venture to develop the first dedicated superyacht refit and repair facility in the UAE (Dubai). Read More

Support for Yacht Crew now Available via WhatsApp

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Amy Liebthal

Yacht Crew Help is free, confidential and operates 24 hours a day, all year round. As well as the new WhatsApp channel, yacht crew who have a question or problem can also contact ISWAN’s helpline team via telephone, e-mail and Live Chat. Read More

Sunseeker Reveals Largest Investment in New Product Development Ever

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Nikita Troughton

Sunseeker International revealed its business position and strategy at the start of the boat show season, with a forward order book of over £600m, as well as announcing its largest investment in new product development ever. Read More

Iguana Yachts launches First Electric Amphibious Boat

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Mélanie Ronsse

Responding to the demand for an electric version of the Iguana from clients, the French shipyard developed a foiling version of its amphibious boat fitted with an electric outboard - the Iguana Foiler. Read More

Williams Jet Tenders Showcases SOLAS DieselJet 505 Tender at MYS 2022

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Nikita Troughton

Williams Jet Tenders has showcased its certified SOLAS version of the DieselJet 505 at MYS. Visitors can explore this exceptional luxury tender which has been painstakingly modified to meet the stringent requirements for SOLAS certification. Read More

Benetti Presents new B.NOW and B.CENTURY Designs at Monaco Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Dario Schiavo

Benetti held a press conference during the 31st Monaco Yacht Show, unveiling plenty of exciting news for the yard including the most important features of Iryna (B.Now 50M), which made its premier in Monaco. Read More

Gulf Craft Announces new Majesty 160 Superyacht at Monaco Yacht Show

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Sana Yamlikha

Gulf Craft continues to make its mark in the field of composite-built superyachts as it unveiled production plans of the company's second largest superyacht – the brand-new Majesty 160 – at the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Announces Expansion into the UAE

Posted: 30th Sep 2022

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons

Following the strategic development, C&N is delighted to announce the opening of its proprietary office in Dubai. Conveniently located in Mina Rashid marina, the new office will offer full-scale turnkey services to domestic and international clientele. Read More

Abu Dhabi and Dubai all set for Participation at Monaco Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 27th Sep 2022

Written by: Afaf El Sharkawy

As part of its mission to share Abu Dhabi with the world, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has joined forces with the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism and Abu Dhabi Maritime to participate in this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Southampton International Boat Show Celebrates Another Successful Event

Posted: 27th Sep 2022

Written by: Emma Slater

The 53rd Southampton International Boat Show drew to a close on Sunday 25 September 2022, with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors alike heralding the show a great success. Read More


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