Yachting News

Bad Elf® To Feature Innovative, Low-Cost GPS Products

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

EAST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (USA) – Bad Elf® is inviting visitors to the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), stand 11.625, to see how the company’s range of low-cost GPS products will soon make it possible for the iPad (and ot... Read More

Tides Marine International Featured Products at METS 2013

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

POOLE, DORSET, UNITED KINGDOM – Tides Marine International will feature a wide range of its manufactured and distributed products on stand 2.104 at the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), November 19-21 at Amsterdam RAI. Read More

Sale of first Limited Editions AMELS 242

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: Amels

Holland’s largest yacht builder Amels has sold its first Limited Editions AMELS 242. Due for delivery in 2016, construction of the 74-metre Tim Heywood design is already underway. Andrew Winch has been commissioned to style the in... Read More

Spain Amends Matriculation Tax for Charter Boats

Posted: 14th Nov 2013

Written by: Richard Donkin

New Spanish tax laws exempting charter yachts from the 12% matriculation tax look set to reinvigorate the Spanish yachting sector. Read More

Reach and Rescue Pole

Posted: 13th Nov 2013

Written by: Reach and Rescue Pole

The Reach and Rescue Pole System has been designed to improve operator safety and capability by accurately deploying a flotation or rescue device to a casualty and thus save valuable time in an emergency situation. Read More

GOST® Security: European Launch at METS 2013

Posted: 13th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (USA) – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies) will introduce the European marine industry to GOST Watch HD remote video surveillance system integrated with products from leading manufacturers KVH® Ind... Read More

We’d Like To Introduce You To Bad Elf® at METS 2013.

Posted: 13th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

We’d Like To Introduce You To Bad Elf® at METS 2013.
Soon, Our Innovative GPS Technology Will, Quite Simply, Make the iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. An Integral Component of Any Boating Experience.
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Europe Market Debut For Furrion® Marine AV Products at METS 2013

Posted: 12th Nov 2013

Written by: www.homeportmarine.com

Furrion will introduce the European market to its range of marine AV products at METS 2013. Left to right - LED HD TVs, audio speakers and a compact, wall mounted all-in-one stereo unit. Read More

Google Secret Barge Project : San Francisco

Posted: 11th Nov 2013

Written by: The Telegraph

"Google Barge ... A floating data centre? A wild party boat? A barge housing the last remaining dinosaur? Sadly, none of the above." Read More

MATE USA Featured Products at METS 2013

Posted: 11th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

DEERFIELD BEACH, FLORIDA (USA) – MATE USA will feature its range of products on stand 11.513 at the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), November 19-21 at Amsterdam RAI. Read More

New MIN 471 announces changes to yacht deck training scheme

Posted: 10th Nov 2013

Written by: Warsash Superyacht Academy

The MCA announces that OOW will have to do EDH, Chief Mate to do ECDIS and Master Yachts to do Celestial Navigation. Read More

Clipper Round the World - Crew evacuated amid hurricane force gusts

Posted: 8th Nov 2013

Written by: Sail-World.com

In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, a violent storm has been battering the fleet today as it heads through the Indian Ocean from South Africa into the notorious ‘Roaring Forties’ in the Southern Ocean. Read More

Overtemp Marine: Eco-Friendly Yacht Water Systems

Posted: 8th Nov 2013

Written by: homeportmarine.com

Overtemp Marine S.L. to Provide TRAC Ecological Certified,
Eco-Friendly Yacht Water Systems Maintenance Services in Europe
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Moncada Hispania bring Bvlgari’s latest new toiletries product to the Yachting Industry

Posted: 8th Nov 2013

Written by: Moncadia Hispania

Moncada Hispania bring Bvlgari’s latest new toiletries product to the Yachting Industry Read More

Portsmouth Shipyard Closure Heralds the End of an Era

Posted: 7th Nov 2013

Written by: The Telegraph

The ending of shipbuilding at Portsmouth brings to a close hundreds of years of naval history. Read More

Superyacht Sinks After Fire

Posted: 6th Nov 2013

Written by: Isle of Wight County Press Online

A superyacht, valued at about £5 million, has sunk after fire broke out while it was moored at an Isle of Wight marina. Read More

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Spectacular start in Cape Town

Posted: 5th Nov 2013

Written by: Sail-World.com

A fleet of 12 yachts competing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race headed out of Table Bay today to start a 4,700 mile Southern Ocean sleigh ride to Albany, Western Australia. Read More

Seasickness glasses nominated for DAME award

Posted: 4th Nov 2013

Written by: Sail-World.com

One of the scourges for those who wish to go to sea is seasickness. Even the most experienced of sailors can be overwhelmed at times. Read More

FLIBS: Marine industry insiders discuss relevance and growth of boat show

Posted: 3rd Nov 2013

Written by: Arlene Satchell, Sun Sentinel

With the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show underway, organizers and professionals discuss efforts to attract a younger and broader demographic of buyers. Read More

ISS Announces 2013 Design & Leadership Award Winners

Posted: 2nd Nov 2013

Written by: ISS - International Superyacht Society

ISS (International Superyacht Society) is pleased to announce winners of the 2013 Design & Leadership Awards in recognition of superlative achievement. Read More

At 76, Stanley Paris set to sail around the world, by himself

Posted: 1st Nov 2013

Written by: Jacksonville.com

Stanley Paris knows there’s danger in his quest to become both the oldest and the fastest person to sail solo, nonstop, around the world. Read More

Awlgrip at FLIBS 2013

Posted: 1st Nov 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Awlgrip® will feature three new product ranges in its booth (Yachting Tent 611) at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 31-November 4 at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center. Read More

All Is Lost:: Six Rules Robert Redford Should’ve Known

Posted: 31st Oct 2013

Written by: Vanity Fair

One message of the film 'All is Lost' is that the aging sailor struggles for survival despite doing everything right. Read More

Costa Concordia trial: Captain's lover was on bridge

Posted: 30th Oct 2013

Written by: BBC News

A Moldovan dancer who was on the bridge of the Costa Concordia with Captain Francesco Schettino has admitted she was his lover at his trial. Read More

Too big to sail? Size of cruise ships stirs safety fears

Posted: 29th Oct 2013

Written by: Boston Globe

Cruise ships keep getting bigger, and more popular. But the expansion in ship size is worrying safety experts, lawmakers, and regulators. Read More

Oracle yacht and Boeing 787 scrap create new recycling niche

Posted: 28th Oct 2013

Written by: The Seattle Times

A gleaming 80-foot long Oracle Team USA racing yacht is being recycled and may end up as a bunch of stand-up paddle boards. Read More

It's time for a bit of crew recognition!

Posted: 28th Oct 2013

Written by: OnboardOnline

A bit of incentive goes a long way. In this business, the job description is simply this: to meet and exceed the expectations of the richest people on earth. It might sound like a tough ask - but somehow- through sheer hard wor... Read More

Jolly Gourd Show: Artist sails across Solent in a pumpkin boat

Posted: 25th Oct 2013

Written by: Herald Scotland

A contemporary artist has become the first person to sail a hollowed-out pumpkin across the Solent. Dmitri Galitzine set sail from Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, in the boat made out of a 500kg pumpkin, and arrived an hour and ... Read More

Millionaires galore, but not a marina to park a yacht

Posted: 23rd Oct 2013

Written by: DNA India

The paradox couldn’t be more stark. For a country with a coastline of over 7,500 km and well over 150 000 dollar-millionaires, India has hardly a marina to park its luxury yachts and boats. Read More

Northern Lights at FLIBS 2013

Posted: 23rd Oct 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Northern Lights will feature its latest innovation in clean, efficient marine power generation – the M1306A32 - at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 31-November 4. Read More

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