Yachting News

Pearls of Wisdom Luncheon to Highlight Industry Challenges for Females

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Bryony McCabe

Working on board a superyacht offers career, financial and lifestyle opportunities like no other and, for these reasons, it is becoming an increasingly popular avenue for young people at the start of their working lives. Read More

METSTRADE 2021: Bringing Global Marine Companies Back Together

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: METSTRADE

The whole marine equipment industry is in the final stages of preparation for a long-awaited return to METSTRADE on 16-18 November 2021, the most powerful annual gathering of the world’s marine leisure companies at any time, in any place. Read More

Thailand Yacht Show Partners with Ocean Marina to Create Second Show

Posted: 1st Nov 2021

Written by: Andy Treadwell

In line with the dramatic recent resurgence of the leisure boating industry, boosted, somewhat perversely perhaps, by the two-year pandemic, the organisers of the Thailand Yacht Show are delighted to announce a significant development in their yacht show portfolio. Read More

OneOcean Opens New Singapore Offices

Posted: 28th Oct 2021

Written by: Steph Raikes-Cairns

OneOcean is excited to announce a new location for its Singapore office. Located in the Bugis area of the city, the move brings the company closer to its customer base in the region and will provide the benefits of flexible working for its staff, together with scope for growth in the future. Read More

Comanche Sets Unbeatable Rolex Middle Sea Race Monohull Record

Posted: 28th Oct 2021

Written by: James Boyd

In one of the most superb high speed offshore racing competitions, three of the world’s largest and fastest racing maxis arrived back in Valletta on 25 October, and were the first monohulls home in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Read More

Shortlist Announced for Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2021

Posted: 22nd Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

A total of 21 companies from 11 countries named as potential winners for this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2021, in association with Raymarine. Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and LH Introduce New Interior Crew Training Programme

Posted: 22nd Oct 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Yacht Club de Monaco and Luxury Hospitality are thrilled to announce their first collaborative leadership training programme which will utilise LH’s unique 360 approach to develop, coach and mentor individuals and entire departments to unleash talent and potential. Read More

Intellian and Inmarsat Launch Industry’s Newest FleetBroadband Terminals

Posted: 22nd Oct 2021

Written by: David Pugh

Intellian is pleased to announce that it has received type approval from Inmarsat for its new FB250 and Fleet One L-band terminals, making it one of the first to market with user terminals for operation on Inmarsat’s innovation catalyst L-band network, ELERA. Read More

IGY Marinas Acquires Marina di Portisco in Sardinia

Posted: 21st Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The acquisition of Marina di Portisco in Sardinia further strengthens IGY’s position as the leading superyacht marina company, offering unrivalled benefits across a global network for owners and their vessels.
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Island Global Yachting Acquires Fairport Yacht Support

Posted: 21st Oct 2021

Written by: Bert Fowles

Island Global Yachting has acquired Florida based Fairport Yacht Support and together they are launching IGY TRIDENT, an innovative global yacht management and destination membership program enabling IGY to deliver more integrated yacht services. Read More

Countdown is on to the Saudi Green Initiative Forum

Posted: 15th Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

An extension of the Kingdom’s leading role in tackling environmental challenges, the events include participation from heads of state and leaders of international institutions. Read More

EYOS Announces New Antarctica and Arctic Voyages

Posted: 15th Oct 2021

Written by: John Cotton

EYOS, the world leader in private superyacht experiences, in partnership with Nansen Polar Expeditions, has announced new departures to Antarctica and the Arctic in 2022 where travellers will be able to book an individual cabin or fully charter the yacht. Read More

AERÉ Marine Group Bringing World Class Docking Solutions to Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 15th Oct 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

With the inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show less than three months away, many companies have been keen to signal their support of IGY’s pioneering new event by signing up as show sponsors. Read More

StellarPM Introduces New Series of Power Catamarans

Posted: 13th Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Longstanding superyacht new-build, refit and project management expert StellarPM has announced a new series of StellarCAT power catamarans, initially offering 20m and 25m models entitled the StellarCAT AL20-2 and StellarCAT AL25-2.
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Thailand Introduces Four-Phase Reopening Timeline

Posted: 11th Oct 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Following on the success of its Sandbox program, new regulations for flying into Phuket will make it easier for crew changes and the eventual reopening of Thailand, which is scheduled to take place on 1 November, reports Gordon Fernandes, co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts. Read More

Discover the Highlights of METSTRADE 2021

Posted: 11th Oct 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The world's largest trade show for the leisure marine industry is almost set to open its doors. After not being able to meet in person for almost two years, the 33rd edition of METSTRADE promises to be a special one. Read More

Magic Carpet Cubed Prevails at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Posted: 11th Oct 2021

Written by: Maria Luisa Farris

A most rewarding week two of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez for the maxi yachts concluded with an easterly eventually filling in to provide 45 of the world’s largest sailing yachts with a last opportunity to put points on the scoreboard. Read More

MYS 2021: The Epicentre of a Booming Yachting Industry

Posted: 8th Oct 2021

Written by: MYS

As participants reunited in the flesh, the quays of Port Hercule filled with a very palpable feeling of euphoria. Legitimate questions raised over the last few months concerning the show’s new format finally gave way to a long awaited - and truly successful - Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Preparations Underway for 6th Edition of Thailand Yacht Show

Posted: 8th Oct 2021

Written by: Andy Treadwell

The 6th edition of the Thailand Yacht Show, postponed for the past 18 months along with most other large scale international events, is gearing up for next year’s re-awakening with the backing of all the major international yachting brands and Thai government stakeholders. Read More

Michael Glanville named among UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders 2021

Posted: 8th Oct 2021

Written by: Susannah Hart

Michael Glanville, Managing Director of MDL Marinas Group has been named as one of the LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021. Read More

Acquera Yachting Partners with Erika’s Yacht Agents

Posted: 6th Oct 2021

Written by: Anella Alcott

With the Caribbean season just around the corner, Acquera Yachting is pleased to announce its latest strategic partnership with Erika's Yacht Agents, based in Union Island serving St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Read More

Spotlight on Cyber Security at the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 4th Oct 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

London saw cyberattacks increase five-fold and with internet fraud and hostile software attacks ramping up at such a rapid rate, the burning question is why the superyacht industry is not taking this potentially devastating issue more seriously. Read More

Monaco Yacht Show 2021: Review

Posted: 30th Sep 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

Monaco Yacht Show came to an end on Saturday September 25th after four days of action at Port Hercules, where over 300 global exhibitors and 60+ superyachts were in a buoyant mood. Read More

Marina Port Vell Announces 20 Million Euro Investment

Posted: 27th Sep 2021

Written by: Marta Tuñi

Marina Port Vell has presented an investment and repositioning plan to enhance the capacity of its infrastructure and the quality of its superyacht services. Read More

Superyacht Nautique is Exclusive Wake Tender for ROAM Shadow

Posted: 27th Sep 2021

Written by: Ally Ford

Superyacht Nautique is proud to be chosen as the sole wakeboard tender to be on board the new go-anywhere explorer and adventure vessel, the ROAM Shadow. Read More

MYBA Celebrates Continued Collaboration with Marina Port Vell Barcelona

Posted: 23rd Sep 2021

Written by: Sam Watson

At an intimate and upbeat gathering during the Monaco Yacht Show yesterday, MYBA announced its continuing collaboration with Marina Port Vell Barcelona to stage the MYBA Charter Show for the next two years. Read More

IGY Yacht Haven Grande St Thomas Named Superyacht Marina of the Year 2021

Posted: 22nd Sep 2021

Written by: Bert Fowles

The IGY flagship marina was bestowed the Towergate 2021 International Superyacht Marina of the Year by The Yacht Harbour Association, and is the only marina to have received this prestigious award a remarkable four times. Read More

Laguna Golf Lang Co Retains EarthCheck ‘Gold’ Status

Posted: 21st Sep 2021

Written by: Duncan Forgan

Laguna Golf Lang Co has restated its credentials as one of Vietnam’s greenest clubs by retaining its EarthCheck “Gold Certification” for 2021. Read More

Indonesia Eases Covid-19 Restrictions in Bali for Yachts

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

Indonesia has re-opened its international borders to foreigners, with visa applications now open. Foreigners who apply for the visa must have a full vaccination against Covid-19, and will have to do seven nights/eight days quarantine. Read More

YATCO Acquires BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat

Posted: 20th Sep 2021

Written by: Lisbet Castillo

YATCO, the Official MLS and Ultimate SaaS Platform of YachtingTM, has announced that it completed the acquisition of BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat, two of the largest providers of marine websites and lead generation technology in the Asia Pacific region. Read More

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