Yachting News

U-Boat Worx and ROAM Confirm Unprecedented Collaboration

Posted: 10th Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dutch submersible manufacturer U-Boat Worx and adventure vessel company ROAM have joined forces to offer an unrivalled combination deal that blows all other options out of the water. Read More

MDL Marinas Focuses on Improving Customer Experience with £5 Million Investment

Posted: 9th Dec 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Each year MDL Marinas invests millions of pounds to ensure that its 19 UK marinas and boatyards offer the best facilities, both on and off the water, for berth holders, visitors and tenants. Read More

Karpaz Gate Marina Opens Reservations for New Hotel

Posted: 9th Dec 2021

Written by: Jules Riegal

Reinforcing the transformation of North Cyprus into a unique Mediterranean haven for the yachting community, Karpaz Gate Marina has announced the opening of reservations for its new on-site boutique hotel. Read More

Final Program: Countdown to the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2021

Posted: 8th Dec 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke  

The inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show which takes place from 9-12 December at Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas, USVI is avoiding a sea of sameness with yacht shows, combining freshness with familiarity.  Read More

Saudi Arabia’s new JYC Marina Welcomes First Superyachts

Posted: 6th Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

SELA, the national company behind some of the most ambitious lifestyle development projects across the whole of Saudi Arabia, has announced that JYC Marina has welcomed its first superyachts. Read More

Tito’s Handmade Vodka: Shaking up the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Tito’s has joined us as a sponsor for the Cocktail Challenge at the upcoming Caribbean Charter Yacht Show, taking place December 9-12 at Yacht Haven Grande in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Read More

International Maxi Association Introduces Maxi European Championship 2022

Posted: 3rd Dec 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The International Maxi Association is to introduce a new European Championship for maxi yachts in 2022. Taking place over 14-20th May, the IMA Maxi European Championship will provide a complete test for competitors, with a mix of inshore and coastal courses and an overnight race. Read More

Alia Yachts delivers a beautifully sculpted workhorse with PHI Phantom

Posted: 1st Dec 2021

Written by: Ursula Brzoska

Hot off the presses are the first official photographs showing the stunning new 36m chase boat PHI Phantom from Alia Yachts. Charl van Rooy has captured the pared back muscular looks of the vessel, which will follow its 58.5m mothership PHI around the globe. Read More

New Plastic Free Balearics Certification Eliminates Nearly 94,000 Plastic Bottles

Posted: 1st Dec 2021

Written by: Estela Morón

With 93 hospitality establishments already assessed, more than 4,300kg of plastic waste are projected to be removed from the supply chain in the archipelago. Read More

Guidelines for the 60th Antigua Charter Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Antigua Charter Yacht Show returns to the docks of Falmouth Harbour next week for its 60th year, with the addition of a new board member Captain Andrew Burridge and the promise of a show ‘with a difference’ to kick off the Caribbean charter season. Read More

The Return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Michael Skoulikidis, president of the Greek Yachting Association, has announced the return of the Virtual Charter Yacht Show. Following last year’s success, it’s once again time for us to enter the fascinating world of Greek yachting via its unique digital portal. Read More

Cookson Adventures Joins Forces with Octopus

Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Octopus, one of the world’s largest and most impressive explorer yachts, is for the first time in her storied history now available to charter. Read More

Start Date Confirmed for The Ocean Race 2022-21

Posted: 24th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Two race fleets will assemble in Alicante, the Spanish home of the Race, for the winter holiday period in 2022 before a mid-January 2023 start for leg one of the around the world race. Read More

METSTRADE 2021 Navigates Restrictions to Deliver Successful Event

Posted: 22nd Nov 2021

Written by: Petra IJmker

This year saw the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems reinforce its pivotal role as the beating heart of the industry by bringing to Amsterdam 11,936 industry professionals for effective meetings, researching, and networking. Read More

Volvo Penta Assisted Docking wins DAME Design Awards 2021

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

On November 16th the DAME Design Awards announced its winners. Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking System was a joint winner of the DAME Design Award in the category of ‘Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems, and fittings. Read More

ACR Electronics wins DAME Award in ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ Category

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

ACR Electronics has won a DAME Design Award in the ‘Life Saving and Safety Equipment’ category for its ResQLink View RLS personal locator beacon at this year’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam. Read More

Boat Builder Awards Highlights Importance of Innovation, Environment and Talent

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: Petra IJmker

This year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement saw Leon Slikkers honoured for Lifetime Achievement, Elan Yachts’ Marko Škrbin named as Rising Star, and boatbuilding companies praised for achievement in innovation, collaboration, sustainability and marketing. Read More

Iguana Yachts Launches Iguana X100 White Edition

Posted: 18th Nov 2021

Written by: Annabelle Morand

Iguana Yachts has officially launched a new edition of its bestseller, the White Iguana X100, which combines all the power and versatility of the Iguana X100 with white French elegance as extra in shades of ivory and cream. Read More

J Class to Join Superyacht Cup Palma 2022

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

Superyacht Cup Palma is delighted to announce that the J Class will be joining the fun at Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta in 2022. Read More

Edmiston Foundation’s First Cohort of Young People Complete the Sea.Change Foundation Course

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The Edmiston Foundation is delighted to announce that a first cohort of 30 students has taken part its pioneering Sea.Change Foundation course, run by UKSA, the national maritime charity widening access to maritime training and employment. Read More

CRN Wins Gold Trophy at World Luxury Award 2021

Posted: 12th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

CRN, the historic shipyard and Ferretti Group brand specialising in designing and building fully custom yachts, has won the Gold Trophy at the World Luxury Award 2021 in the Cars & Yachts category. Read More

Raymarine Announces Record Sales, Growth Plan, and Talent Acquisition Drive

Posted: 9th Nov 2021

Written by: Karen Bartlett

The leading marine electronics brand’s record growth is underpinned by its acquisition by tech giant Teledyne leading to further investment and stability of the brand. Read More

New Course for The Ocean Race Features Epic Southern Ocean Leg

Posted: 7th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The race course for the 14th edition of The Ocean Race around the world has been updated and it includes an epic crossing of the Southern Ocean - the longest leg in the history of the Race. Read More

Searide International presents First Hydrogen Luxury Catamaran

Posted: 5th Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Designed by the London based company Searide International, the Searide 66 embodies the concept of ‘green autonomy’: it is 100% eco- friendly with zero-emission, green-hydrogen powered, assisted by artificial intelligence for sailing autonomy and anti-Covid certified. Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Updates its Yacht Code

Posted: 5th Nov 2021

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Yacht Code has been updated and amended making it more pragmatic than ever for modern and innovative owners and shipyards to choose the RMI as a building standard. Read More

MDL Marinas Becomes First Marina to Install Electric Boat Charging Network

Posted: 5th Nov 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Delivering on its commitment to tackle air pollution and reduce carbon emissions, MDL Marinas has partnered with Aqua superPower to install electric boat chargers at five of its marinas, becoming the first UK marina group to offer an electric boat charging solution. Read More

Dates Announced for 2022 TYBA Charter Show

Posted: 3rd Nov 2021

Written by: H Serhan Cengiz

TYBA Yachting & Brokers Association (TYBA) has announced it will be hosting the 3rd TYBA Yacht Charter Show at a prestigious new location, D-Marin Göcek, between 6-10 May 2022. Read More

Bert Fowles Elected Vice Chairman of United States Superyacht Association

Posted: 3rd Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Bert Fowles, IGY’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales was recently elected Vice Chairman of the United States Superyacht Association (USSA) Board of Directors. Read More

Peters & May Ramps up Sailings to the USA & Caribbean

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Peters & May Ramps up Sailings to the USA & Caribb

Peters & May has increased its sailings to Florida and the Caribbean this autumn and winter to meet the increased demand from yacht owners choosing to sail in warmer waters now that transatlantic travel restrictions are easing. Read More

Relay4Nature Arrives in Glasgow for Global Climate Conference COP26

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Nature’s Baton, the symbol of Relay4Nature, has been welcomed at the landmark event by Vel Gnanendran, Director for Climate and Environment, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office.
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