Yachting News

Dates Announced for MYBA and MEDYS 2023

Posted: 6th Jul 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Two of the industry’s biggest yacht shows have released their dates for 2023, with MYBA taking place between April 24 – 27, followed by MEDYS which will return to Nafplion between April 29 – May 3. Read More

Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Posted: 6th Jul 2022

Written by: Louise Hall

Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship, a charity run entirely on a voluntary basis which has raised over £3 million and trained over 100 merchant navy officer cadets, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. Read More

The Ocean Race Launches Campaign for a Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights

Posted: 6th Jul 2022

Written by: The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race is launching One Blue Voice, a new initiative to drive public support for ocean rights. The ambitious campaign aims to give the ocean a voice and put in place a global framework for protecting the marine environment. Read More

Superyacht Hanse Explorer will Return to the Arctic for Summer 2023

Posted: 6th Jul 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Next summer, EYOS Expeditions, the world leader in private superyacht experiences that take travellers to the remote corners of the earth, will relaunch itineraries in the Arctic on the recently redesigned Hanse Explorer. Read More

Hamble Point Marina Returns to Boat Building Roots with a Sustainable Approach

Posted: 4th Jul 2022

Written by: Susannah Hart

MDL’s Hamble Point Marina, the UK’s central south coast hub of boating, is returning to its boat building roots with new tenants complementing existing onsite marine manufacturing businesses. Read More

Sherbiny Family Acquires Monaco-based Althaus Luxury Yachting

Posted: 4th Jul 2022

Written by: Beatrice Chiardi

Santocedrus Capital, a family office of a Saudi based Sherbiny family, has completed the acquisition of Althaus Luxury Yachting, a Monaco based superyacht brokerage company. Read More

Ganesha Wins Superyacht Palma 2022 by Narrowest Possible Margin

Posted: 4th Jul 2022

Written by: Kate Branagh

In a testing final day amid challenging conditions the ultimate outcome of the 2022 Superyacht Cup Palma could not possibly have been closer. Ganesha emerged the overall victor thanks to her last race win, with Svea taking second in hers. Read More

The Ocean Race Calls for a Universal Declaration of Ocean Rights

Posted: 1st Jul 2022

Written by: The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race, the round-the-world sailing event known as the toughest test of a team in sport, and its global collaborators - including the Government of Cabo Verde - took a major step forward in their efforts to give the ocean a voice and make it an international legal entity. Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma Hits its Stride with Full Fleet in Action

Posted: 1st Jul 2022

Written by: Kate Branagh

The entire Superyacht Cup fleet made the Bay of Palma their arena on June 30 as Europe's longest-running superyacht regatta hit its stride with another day of sparkling Mallorcan sailing conditions. Read More

Prada Group and UNESCO-IOC Announce Winners of Sea Beyond Second Edition

Posted: 30th Jun 2022

Written by: Jana Hannoun

Prada Group and UNESCO-IOC have announced the winners of the second edition of the Sea Beyond project at a press conference moderated by marine advocate Patricia Furtado de Mendonça. Read More

SeaNet Europe Offers a Brand New Benetti Oasis 40M in Co-ownership

Posted: 30th Jun 2022

Written by: Cindy Lenssen

SeaNet, European all-round yacht specialist, introduces its latest model for co-ownership, a 2023 Benetti Oasis 40M, with a scheduled delivery just ahead of summer 2023. Read More

MCM Announces its First Collaboration with Benetti

Posted: 29th Jun 2022

Written by: Elisa Corti

On hull BO204, the 4th hull in the Oasis 34M family due to launch next year, MCM was engaged as owner’s representative at the very early stages of the project and handled the contract negotiations and final detailing of the specification. Read More

Highfield Boats Triples Factory Space as RIB and Tender Production Continues to Grow

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: Steve Harrison

Leading aluminium RIB supplier Highfield Boats has released the first images of its brand new production space which steps up the company’s capacity with an additional 17,000 sq metres. Read More

YellowV Expands Range of Unique Inflatable Products as Demand Increases

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: Nick Tuinenburg

Watersports and inflatable product specialist YellowV has announced new business growth and a significant expansion in its range of innovative equipment. Read More

London P&I Club Strengthens team in Hong Kong Following Growth

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: Nicolle Bloomfield

Building on strong growth in demand for both Protection and Indemnity (P&I) and a suite of related maritime insurance products in Asia, The London P&I Club has bolstered its leadership team in its Hong Kong office, Read More

AkzoNobel Announces Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as new CEO

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has announced that Gregoire Poux-Guillaume will become the company’s new Chief Executive Officer as of November 1, 2022, succeeding Thierry Vanlancker. Read More

Important Entry Changes into Thailand From July 1

Posted: 28th Jun 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

A new provincial order issued by Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has confirmed new eased Covid measures for international arrivals, including visiting yachts, coming into effect as of July 1. Read More

Al Waab Scoops Triple Win at 2022 Design & Innovation Awards

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Vripack

Coming in just below the 500 gross-tonne mark, despite a generous length of 55m, the Vripack-designed Al Waab, built by Alia Yachts, challenges the norm and sets new standards. Read More

Winch Design wins Best Interior Design Award for MY Synthesis

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Lisa Stratton

Winch Design has won the award in the prestigious category of 'Best Interior Design, Motor Yachts 500GT and above' at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards for its work on the 74m MY Synthesis. Read More

Sunseeker Takes Home Innovation of the Year Award at 2022 Design & Innovation Awards

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: Nicola McKenna

Sunseeker is delighted to announce it has won the ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at the BOAT International Design and Innovation Awards 2022 for its spectacular X-TEND™ system. Read More

Greek Maritime Golf Event Supports HOPEgenesis

Posted: 24th Jun 2022

Written by: ActiveMedia Group

Greek Maritime Golf Event returns for the 8th year with the participation of distinguished executives of the Greek and global maritime industry, on September 8-11 2022, at Costa Navarino, Messinia. Read More

Lloyd’s Register Acquires OneOcean in Maritime Growth Strategy Drive

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Lloyd's Register

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a global provider of maritime professional services, has acquired OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions, from Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), a leading European mid-market private equity firm. Read More

First Green Innovator Award presented at MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Susannah Hart

The first Green Innovator Award was presented at MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show on Friday (17 June 2022) to exhibitor ePropulsion UK, by technology and motorsports presenter, Nikki Dean. Read More

Daroca Design and SP.9 Unveil 50m Superyacht Odisye

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Alejandro Crespo

London-based interior design studio SP.9 has collaborated with Spanish yacht design studio Daroca Design to create Odisye, a new concept for a 50m superyacht that signals a dramatic departure from conventional yacht design. Read More

Briland Club Marina Appoints New GM to Develop World Class Harbour Island Development

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Kirk Aulin, a long-time Harbour Islander, took over the role following talks with Briland Club owner Michael Wiener, who is developing the 27-acre site into one of the world’s leading lifestyle destinations. Read More

Silent Yachts Becomes Sole Owner of Italian New-Build Shipyard

Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Following the news that Silent Yachts has been restructured as Silent Group, the privately Austrian-owned company is very proud to announce that it is now the sole shareholder of its Italian production site. Read More

New Regulations for those Anchoring in the French Med

Posted: 20th Jun 2022

Written by: Christophe Bourillon

Last Thursday, 16 June, the Prefecture Maritime issued a new regulation regulating the mooring time for ships in the French Med territorial waters. Here is what the PYA has to say. Read More

Nominations now Open for Boat Builders Awards 2022

Posted: 20th Jun 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

Specialist marine electronics firm Raymarine is on board again as nominations open for what promises to be the biggest and best Boat Builder Awards yet. Read More

Positivity All Round at TYS Pattaya 2022

Posted: 17th Jun 2022

Written by: Andy Treadwell

After four days, just shy of 5,000 smiling visitors made some big purchases, and TYS exhibitors and partners alike unanimously agreed that it was good to be back at a yacht show, networking with the industry again. Read More

Invictus GT320 Versilys: Where Marble Meets the Sea

Posted: 15th Jun 2022

Written by: Melissa Nasuelli

The lines imagined by Christian Grande for the Invictus range, right from the first GT280, have added a distinctive sculptural vocation to the typical dynamism of boating. Read More


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