Yachting News

Winners of the 6th MYS Superyacht Awards Ceremony

Posted: 26th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Last night, four awards were presented at the sixth edition of the Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Awards Ceremony, held at the Yacht Club de Monaco.350 guests celebrated the winning new luxury vessels that made their world debut on ... Read More

Inmarsat Forecasts Surge in VSAT Usage

Posted: 26th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

A new survey by Inmarsat of superyacht captains, engineers and crew reveals significant projected increase in large scale ‘Very Small Aperture Terminal’ (VSAT) usage and spend as the growth of digitalisation in the sector continue... Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival: The Round-up

Posted: 26th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

After six exhibition days and despite an opening day somewhat disrupted by rain, the 42nd edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival closed its doors on Sunday 15 September having set new records for participation, thereby consolidat... Read More

WYCC Returns to the Monaco Yacht Show 2019

Posted: 24th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

It’s that time of year again, as the industry’s movers and shakers prepare to descend on Monaco for the most glamorous event in the superyacht calendar. One exhibitor who is returning for a seventh year is WYCC - the global provid... Read More

Gulf Craft Delivers 43m Majesty 140 ahead of MYS

Posted: 23rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

At 43m in overall length and 8.30m beam, Gulf Craft has successfully delivered its latest superyacht masterpiece, the Majesty 140. The superyacht is a collaboration between the shipyard’s in-house Design Studio who drew the yacht’... Read More

Pensacola to Host PSL Exhibition Series

Posted: 23rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

It’s time to mark your diaries and plan a trip to Pensacola, Florida, in January of 2020, as it’s just been announced that the Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) will debut stadium sailing on Pensacola Bay during the PSL Winter Exh... Read More

St. Katharine Docks Marina Awarded 5 Gold Anchors

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

St. Katharine Docks, central London’s only marina, has received the prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award, one of the highest accreditations for its outstanding customer services & facilities. Read More

Dutch Superyacht Excellence to the Fore at MYS

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The superyacht sector in the Netherlands continues to go from strength to strength, building on a tremendous 2018 when the top six yards launched 18 superyachts over 30 metres in length worth more than 1.5 billion euros. Read More

'Smart' MY SANGI To Premiere at MYS 2019

Posted: 20th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

An innovative, attractive, efficient and highly adaptable, Royal Husiman is set to debut brand-new motoryacht SANGI at MYS this year. With a sleek 55m | 180ft hull that’s easily driven to enhance performance, range and economy whi... Read More

Candidates Revealed for the MYS Superyacht Awards

Posted: 19th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call. Judged across four categories, the event will be attended by 35... Read More

UK Boatbuilding Sector Enjoys Rising Exports

Posted: 18th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

New figures released at the Southampton International Boat Show highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover. The British boating market is now worth £1.4bn annually to the ... Read More

CCN Marks Triple Award Success at the World Yachts Trophies

Posted: 17th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

One of the big winners at this year’s World Yacht Trophies – the closing event of the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 hosted by magazine Yachts France, Saturday 14 September – was CNN, who took home three incredible awards for a thi... Read More

Juliet All Set For A Green Makeover

Posted: 13th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Royal Huisman and Huisfit have just announced that the 44m /143ft ketch Juliet is set to embrace all the latest hybrid technology benefits with an ultimate systems upgrade and leading-edge propulsion and power generation. Hybrid p... Read More

La Ciotat Shipyards Adjust Their Business Offer for Yachts up to 40m

Posted: 13th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Great news for smaller yachts, as La Ciotat Shipyards (LCS) has just announced it is adjusting its reservation policy for the berthing and the dry-docking of those up to 40m, allowing easier access for owners, captains and yacht m... Read More

Acquera Yachting Acquires Spanish Company Evolution Yacht Agents

Posted: 12th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting who provide full agency services to superyachts, has proudly announced today that they have acquired in its entirety, Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents, headed by Beatriz Alonso and Be... Read More

All The Winners Of The IMRF Awards 2019

Posted: 12th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Exceptional search and rescue teams, outstanding individuals and innovative technology from around the world have been recognised in the annual IMRF Awards, which took place aboard the HQS Wellington on the second day of London In... Read More

CCN Opens the New Boat Show Season with new Import

Posted: 12th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

CCN will be announcing the attainment of MY Vanadis - a 31m fully-custom aluminum beauty that stands out for her harmonious architecture, classical, timeless outer lines and cutting-edge technological solutions - at the Cannes Yac... Read More

Azimut|Benetti Group Values Production at €900 Million

Posted: 11th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

It couldn’t have been a better year for Azimut|Benetti Group, which closed fiscal 2018/19 while celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with value of production standing at €900 million, up about 10% on last year. Furthermore a remar... Read More

The French Leisure Marine Industry is Going From Strength to Strength

Posted: 10th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

In exciting news for the French leisure marine industry, the Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN, French Federation of Leisure Marine Industry) recently presented the key figures for the 2018 season in France and things are l... Read More

New Maritime London Report Outlines Steps to Grow UK's $6bn Maritime Businesses

Posted: 9th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

A new report commissioned by trade promotion body Maritime London has set out 36 detailed recommendations to grow the UK's $6bn marine insurance, ship broking, legal, finance and classification industries. Read More

TWW Yachts Appoints Hein Velema as New CEO and Partner

Posted: 9th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Joining the founding partners Peter Thompson, David Westwood and Michael White in the successful growth and consolidation of TWW Yachts, Hein Velema has taken on the role of CEO and become a partner and shareholder of the company. Read More

Cannonball on a Roll as Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Continues

Posted: 5th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Modest 12 knot winds that dropped leaving a severely lumpy sea state put a complexion on the Costa Smeralda for day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year marks the 30th edition of maxi racing’s premier event organised by th... Read More

Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza - Registrations Open!

Posted: 5th Sep 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Celebrating its 10th anniversary year, Riviera Yacht Support is delighted to announce initial sponsors and the order of the day for the Golf Bonanza 2019. Taking place on Friday 4th October 2019 at the Grande Bastide Golf Course o... Read More

YachtAid Global Rallies Superyachts Together for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Posted: 4th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

With at least seven people already confirmed to have died and many more missing after the category five storm hit the North Bahamas and caused flooding and widespread damage to homes and infrastructure, YachtAid Global has been ra... Read More

New October Course Dates for Luxury Hospitality Training Academy

Posted: 4th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

An experience on board a superyacht is only as good as the crew that lead it, and no-one knows that better than Luxury Hospitality (LH), the leading experts in 7-star interior and hospitality training for superyacht crew and staff... Read More

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: Day One in Porto Cervo

Posted: 3rd Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The first day of racing brought ideal wind conditions for the fleet of 50 boats competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of title sponsor Rolex and the Internation... 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

Rich Freeland at Cummins Approaches Retirement

Posted: 26th Aug 2019

Written by: Cummins

Cummins Inc. announced that Rich Freeland, President and COO, will retire after forty years of service to the company."I would like to personally thank Rich Freeland for his many contributions to Cummins and his friendship and sup... Read More

New Anti-Drone Solution from Oculus & Nedshield

Posted: 23rd Aug 2019

Written by: OnboardOnline

Oculus Technologies has partnered with Nedshield, the Swiss-Dutch Defence company, to deliver a custom Anti-Drone Shield Protection solution - the only one in the superyacht market that can handle multiple, simultaneous drone atta... 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

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