Yachting News

Quay Crew Becomes First Agency to Include Crew Criminal Background Checks as Standard

Posted: 4th Jan 2023

Written by: Charlotte Flake

As part of its standard superyacht industry recruitment service, Quay Crew has partnered with CrewPass to include detailed criminal background checks for crew and yachting professionals. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Shares Plans for 2023

Posted: 4th Jan 2023

Written by: OnboardOnline

2022 was a successful year for Camper & Nicholsons, with 5.5 km of yachts managed in both charter and yacht management and 700 charters booked, making 5,416 charter days. The forecast for 2023 is very positive as we are already up 20 per cent compared to last year. Read More

New Guidelines Published on Danger of Piracy for Yachts

Posted: 3rd Jan 2023

Written by: Ocean Cruising Club

An advisory notice has been issued with new guidance for yachts regarding piracy and safety abroad. This update is intended for yacht skippers who may be considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden, Yemeni and Somali waters. Read More

Launch of IGY Blue Haven Marina in Turks & Caicos Sets the Stage for a Thrilling Winter Superyacht Season

Posted: 23rd Dec 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

Last week, Blue Haven Marina in Turks and Caicos, an IGY destination, announced the completion of its comprehensive refurbishment at a launch event with over 100 VIP guests and government dignitaries. Read More

Highlights of the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 20th Dec 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

There are boat shows, and there is CCYS. By all accounts, the second edition of the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show, which took place from 8-11 December at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas was a resounding success, earning its stripes as a firm fixture on the winter boat show calendar. Read More

First Monaco Smart Yacht Rendezvous to be Held from 23-24 March

Posted: 16th Dec 2022

Written by: Isabelle Andrieux

Following success of its Monaco Smart & Sustainable Marina Rendezvous, M3, a Monegasque consultancy specialised in eco-marinas, wants to promote sustainable solutions for superyachts by launching the first Monaco Smart Yacht Rendezvous. Read More

Thailand International Boat Show to be Held 12-15 January 2023

Posted: 16th Dec 2022

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The Thailand International Boat Show, to be held 12-15 January 2023, will spark Phuket as South Asia Pacific’s yachting leader. Set to let the world know that Phuket is back, it symbolises the resurgence of Phuket as a world-class marine leisure destination. Read More

James Cameron and Ray Dalio Partner with Triton Submarines

Posted: 14th Dec 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

Triton Submarines have revealed that Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio and noted explorer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron are joining the company to help supercharge the next generation of ocean exploration technology. Read More

Finalists Announced for Boot Düsseldorf’s Ocean Tribute Award 2023

Posted: 12th Dec 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

With boot Düsseldorf taking place next month, finalists have been announced for the Ocean Tribute Award 2023, and the public is invited to vote for their favourite maritime protection project. Read More

The Ocean Race and Archwey Partner to Tackle Marine Plastic

Posted: 7th Dec 2022

Written by: The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race, the world’s toughest test of a team in sport, and sustainable materials specialist Archwey, have announced a new partnership to inspire action to combat plastic pollution in the seas. Read More

Pelorus Launches Partnership with OceanSky Cruises

Posted: 5th Dec 2022

Written by: Isobel Abel Smith

Together, Pelorus and OceanSky Cruises will usher in a new age of no-footprint voyages to unlock and gain access to some of the most remote and carefully preserved corners of the world. Read More

Porto Montenegro’s Winter Games to Return in February 2023

Posted: 5th Dec 2022

Written by: Ella Brown

Porto Montenegro is delighted to announce the return of the Porto Montenegro Winter Games, which will take place from 3rd to 5th February 2023. Read More

Falcon Tenders and Anna Borla Launch all new Limousine Tender Design

Posted: 2nd Dec 2022

Written by: Julia Zaltzman

Falcon Tenders is delighted to unveil an all-new collaboration with Italian designer Anna Borla of eponymous studio Anna Borla Design & Yachts. Read More

Cox Marine’s World Record Shines Spotlight on HVO

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Marcus Randall

Published data from COX Marine’s record-breaking Project Pegasus at Coniston Records Week have revealed that running the boat on HVO fuel offers a staggering net CO2 saving over a comparable petrol outboard of 94 per cent. Read More

YachtAid Global Announces Partnership with Tahiti Private Expeditions

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Steve Jackman

YachtAid Global (YAG) is proud to announce the official partnership with Tahiti Private Expeditions (TPE) in the South Pacific and beyond as it continues to grow its ocean and marine life conservation efforts across the global Operation Swimway conservation program. Read More

New Crew Survey Reveals Appetite for New Build Roles

Posted: 30th Nov 2022

Written by: Charlotte Flake

A survey of 220 captains and senior crew has shed a light on what candidates would expect from working on a new build superyacht project and which yards need to work on improving their appeal. Read More

Superyacht Summit-on-the-Go to Take Place on 31 January 2023

Posted: 23rd Nov 2022

Written by: Joanna Palmer

Taking place on 31 January 2023 during ISE, the show will provide a unique, targeted experience that will educate and inspire whilst delivering trademark levels of networking opportunities for buyers and sellers alike. Read More

Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2022 Announces Key Sponsors

Posted: 18th Nov 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Following a celebrated inaugural event in December 2021, the second edition of the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show (CCYS) returns to the USVI from 8-11 December at Yacht Haven Grande, St Thomas. Read More

METSTRADE 2022 Back in its Full Glory

Posted: 18th Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

The world’s largest trade exhibition of leisure marine equipment once again sprang to life with the welcome buzz of thousands of industry professionals gathering from across the globe for meetings, researching, networking and much-missed socialising. Read More

DAME Design Award 2022 Winner Showcases Best Practices in Design Improvement

Posted: 16th Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

Jury chair Andre Hoek presented the world-renowned DAME Design Award 2022 to the Ocean Signal RescueME PLB3 AIS Personal Locator Beacon at yesterday’s METSTRADE Breakfast Briefing. Read More

METSTRADE 2022 Announces Boat Builder Awards Winners

Posted: 16th Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

This year’s Boat Builder Awards saw Horizon Yachts’ John Lu honoured for Lifetime Achievement, and Garrett Koschak from Manitou Pontoon Boats and Hayley Spencer from Princess Yachts named as this year’s Rising Stars. Read More

Preview: Discover the First 12 Superyachts Registered for Caribbean Charter Yacht Show 2022

Posted: 14th Nov 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

With the second edition of the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show (CCYS) less than a month away, IGY Marinas and IYBA are excited to announce the registration of the first 12 yachts that will be in attendance. Read More

IGY Sète Marina: The First and Last Port of Call in the Med

Posted: 11th Nov 2022

Written by: Sam Watson

An ideal stopover for yachts cruising east or west, IGY Sète Marina in the south west of France can now assist with the import and export of yachts into and out of the European Union.
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MDL Fitness Launches Sustainable Gym Equipment for Yachts

Posted: 10th Nov 2022

Written by: Susannah Hart

The world’s most innovative, sustainable fitness equipment is now available to be fitted on board yachts, enabling boat and superyacht owners and guests to join the world’s first eco-friendly floating fitness league, The Boaters Super League. Read More

EYOS Announces Heli-skiing Expedition with US Olympian Bode Miller and Chris Davenport

Posted: 9th Nov 2022

Written by: OnboardOnline

On April 24 - May 1 2023, US Olympic alpine ski racer Bode Miller will join EYOS on a ‘slope-to-sea’ heli-skiing adventure in Greenland aboard the MV Nansen Explorer. Read More

IGY Trident and Forbes Travel Guide Launch Crew Service Training in West Palm Beach

Posted: 7th Nov 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

The IGY Trident program and Forbes Travel Guide launched their first eagerly anticipated and highly successful superyacht crew service training course in Florida last month, designed exclusively for IGY Trident members and their crew. Read More

Final Countdown to METSTRADE 2022 is on

Posted: 3rd Nov 2022

Written by: Eva van de Pol

RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre is ready to launch the 34th edition of METSTRADE on 15-17 November. Many thousands of marine industry professionals are making their preparations for three days of vital networking, research, and sales discussions. Read More

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


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