Yachting News

Inmarsat Combats Rising Superyacht Cybercrime with Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Jules Riegal

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has launched Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management (UTM), as a standard option on Inmarsat’s award-winning Fleet Xpress service, protecting superyacht networks against cyberattacks. Read More

New Zealand Welcomes Back Cruising Yachts and Superyachts

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Isla McKechnie

With New Zealand’s reputation cemented as one of the world’s most-serene yet adventurous destinations, New Zealand will throw open its doors to visitors again with air and sea borders opening from 1 August. Read More

Exhibitor Sign up Gains Momentum at MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Susannah Hart

Exhibitor sign up to MDL’s Green Tech Boat Show is gaining momentum. Ready to display their eco-friendly and innovative products, an increasing number of marine businesses and brands are joining the show’s growing line-up. Read More

The Alternative Propulsion Meeting for a Carbon-free Future for Yachting

Posted: 11th May 2022

Written by: Isabelle Andrieux

As the 5th Monaco E-Prix and Salon Ever ends in the Principality, both focused on sustainability and renewable energy, the Yacht Club de Monaco has extended its lead in the search for eco-friendly solutions as it gears up for the 9th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge 4-9 July 2022. Read More

A Night of Firsts at the Launch of the IGY Trident Collective 

Posted: 10th May 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

On Thursday 5th May 2022, more than 180 guests gathered at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande Miami to celebrate the launch of the IGY Trident Collective, the first ever global membership program for superyacht owners. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Appoints Zelda Swindell as Charter Marketing Manager

Posted: 6th May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Zelda is an extremely professional and highly driven individual, and brings 35 years of experience to Camper & Nicholsons, along with an excellent reputation and an impressive depth of knowledge. Read More

Superyacht Technology Network Summit to Bring Together Industry Experts and Brands

Posted: 5th May 2022

Written by: Jack Robinson

With an overlap in technology audiences, the team from Superyacht Technology Network will be hosting a Superyacht Technology Network Summit at ISE in May 2022, bringing a perfect synergy to the traditional ISE exhibitors and visitors. Read More

Team Malizia Announces Sailors for the Ocean Race 2022-23

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Team Malizia has presented its sailing crew, with two new members, who will be with the team for The Ocean Race. Skipper Boris Herrmann, 40, will be joined by co-skipper Will Harris, 28, who has been part of the team since 2019. Read More

Acquera Yachting opens new Branch Office in Gibraltar

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Written by: Anella Alcott

Acquera Yachting has announced that it has opened a new branch office in Gibraltar. The decision reinforces the company's commitment to attracting and supporting new and existing clients across the Med. Read More

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2022: What’s Happening so far

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

With three days having gone by, brokers have had the chance to visit a significant number of the participating craft and they have begun forming impressions, deciding which yachts are their top suggestions for the upcoming charter season. Read More

IGY Transforms Superyacht Ownership via IGY Trident

Posted: 2nd May 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Island Global Yachting is transforming superyacht ownership via IGY Trident - a next-generation membership collective in collaboration with best-in-class partners including World Fuel Services, Navium Marine, Fairport Yacht Support, Forbes Travel Guide, BWA Yachting and VIGILINT. Read More

Yachts Head to JYC Marina for the Jeddah Season

Posted: 29th Apr 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Jeddah Yacht Club, JYC Marina and JYC Academy will host some of the world’s most dramatic and stunning yachts during Jeddah Season 2022 including ultra-modern foiling boats, round-the-world racing yachts, an A-Class tall ship and a collection of superyachts. Read More

Fraser Signs Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting Commitment Charter

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Charlotte Bailey

Fraser is proud to be among the first to sign the Commitment Charter of the new Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting initiative. Read More

Exhibitors Announce Major Lineups at Thailand Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Andy Treadwell

The Gulf of Siam’s first Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) opens from 9th-12th June in Pattaya’s Ocean Marina. Despite limited global supply of production yachts due to frantic boat buying in the Covid era, TYS promises an exceptional lineup of yachts from most global brands. Read More

Sri Lanka Relaxes Guidelines for Visiting Yachts

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The latest of the Asia Pacific countries to open up to international yachts, Sri Lanka has relaxed Covid 19 health guidelines recently for overseas travellers and visitors arriving by sea. Visitors are now permitted to go ashore without any restrictions other than wearing masks. Read More

Clean Sweep for Twin Soul B at Portofino Regate di Primavera

Posted: 26th Apr 2022

Written by: James Boyd/International Maxi Association

The Mediterranean maxi racing season got off to a start with the Portofino Regate di Primavera, that concluded today after a four-day long weekend of racing. Read More

World-leading Brisbane Shipyard Expansion wins Council Approval

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: Jeni Bone

Brisbane is a major step closer to becoming the Asia Pacific region’s premier superyacht destination and a more strategic location for defense and commercial vessels after Rivergate Marina and Shipyard gained approval for a $200 million expansion. Read More

Newport Charter Yacht Show Announced

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: Barby MacGowan

Newport Charter Yacht Show is the only show to showcase New England, its feted cruising grounds, and the vessels – both motor and sailing – that will be available for charter during prime summer season. Read More

Paul Meilhat’s Biotherm will Compete in the Ocean Race

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

French skipper Paul Meilhat will fulfil a lifelong dream in January 2023 when he leads Biotherm across the starting line of The Ocean Race on the waters off Alicante, Spain. Read More

MYBA Superyacht Chefs Competition - Meet the Judges!

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

The organisers of the 2022 MYBA Charter Show in Barcelona are thrilled to confirm the star-studded panel of judges lending their culinary expertise to the 2022 MYBA Superyacht Chefs' Competition.
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Inside the 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

After two years of unforeseen circumstances and more anticipation than ever before, the historic port of Nafplion in the Peloponnese will be hosting the 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show from April 30 to the May 4 2022. Read More

Mediterranean Maxi Season Starts Today at the Portofino Regate di Primavera

Posted: 22nd Apr 2022

Written by: Maria Luisa Farris

The Mediterranean maxi season gets underway today with the opening day of racing at the Portofino Regate di Primavera, taking place out of the picturesque Ligurian hamlet where the Yacht Club Italiano has a clubhouse. Read More

VTT SenseWay Launches ZediSense to Enhance Guest Safety & Energy Efficiency

Posted: 20th Apr 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

For the first time ever, ZediSense developed by technology company VTT SenseWay delivers discreet, real-time data about customers’ physical presence in a room or space without the use of cameras. Read More

The MYBA Charter Show Returns to Barcelona from 25-28 April 2022

Posted: 20th Apr 2022

Written by: Octavia Muir

The 32nd edition of the MYBA Charter Show, one of the most important industry-exclusive fixtures on the yachting calendar is making a golden return to Marina Port Vell in Barcelona from 25-28 April.
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Brutal Day in Paradise for the Maxis at Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille

Posted: 19th Apr 2022

Written by: James Boyd / International Maxi Association

After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, racing has at last resumed at Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille, the third and penultimate event in the International Maxi Association’s Caribbean Maxi Challenge. Read More

Silent Yachts adds New Hybrid Model in Collaboration with VisionF Yachts

Posted: 19th Apr 2022

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

In comparison to the Silent 80, the Silent VisionF 82 is slightly longer but less beamy and more space has been dedicated to the foredeck, which has a sunken lounge area. Read More

Considerations for Captains and Crew of Sanctioned Yachts

Posted: 13th Apr 2022

Written by: Captain Rod Hatch

During YARE 2022, a rep from the marine insurance industry stated that P&I coverage would cease from the moment the yacht was sanctioned. The categories of immediate concern will be life, injury and illness of crew, passengers and other persons; crew repatriation; and pollution. Read More

MEDYS 2022 Chef Competition Revealed

Posted: 13th Apr 2022

Written by: MEDYS

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show looks forward to welcoming some of Greece’s most talented Chefs as they showcase their culinary expertise and unmatched creative flair in the renowned Chefs Competition. Read More

IYB launches a new Red Ensign with the Maritime Authority of Jamaica

Posted: 13th Apr 2022

Written by: International Yacht Bureau

International Yacht Bureau (IYB) assisted the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) with its official launch of its new red ensign. Jamaica now joins several other countries that fly a red civil ensign. Read More

Leadership Survey Results to be Unveiled at Palma Boat Show

Posted: 8th Apr 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

With a view to better understanding and improving crew retention, Luxury Hospitality and PYA will unveil the findings of their industry-wide survey at the Yacht Crew Leadership Forum on 29 April 2022 during the Palma Boat Show.
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