Yachting News

Motorola extend Net-Logic’s license for VesselWatch

Posted: 22nd Nov 2013

Written by: Net-Logic

Following an extremely successful MYS and FLIBS this year, Net-Logic are proud to announce that the license for using the Motorola devices for their VesselWatch system has been extended to North America and Canada Read More

Somali Pirates Jailed After Murdering Yacht Crew

Posted: 21st Nov 2013

Written by: ybw.com

Two Somali pirates have been sentenced to life in prison for murdering four Americans, including a former TV producer of The Love Boat. Read More

Furrion® Launches New Marine Electrical Products Web Site at METS 2013

Posted: 21st Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, NOVEMBER 19, 2013 – At the opening of the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) at Amsterdam RAI today, electrical products manufacturer Furrion officially launched a new web site at www.furrion.com. Read More

Candidates line up to join Team Dongfeng

Posted: 20th Nov 2013

Written by: Team Dongfeng

The recruitment campaign for Team Dongfeng is off to a flying start. Less than three weeks after the announcement of the new Chinese entry in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Team Director Bruno Dubois is delighted with the number an... Read More

And the Overall Winner of the DAME Award 2013 is...

Posted: 19th Nov 2013

Written by: Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS)

METS 2013 opened in style with the announcement of this year’s DAME Awards Winners presented by Chairman of the Jury, Bill Dixon. The Overall Winner was Sleipner Motor for its vector fin stabilizers, which was also the Category Wi... Read More

British Contenders Dominate DAME Design Awards Shortlist

Posted: 19th Nov 2013

Written by: Laura Kitching, Practical Boat Owner

Overall and Category Winners to be announced at a breakfast briefing today at METS in Amsterdam. Read More

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race: Race record for international entries

Posted: 18th Nov 2013

Written by: Sail-World.com

A little over 5 weeks remain before the Boxing Day start of the annual 628-nm ocean classic running from Sydney to Hobart, often referred to as a ‘nautical rite of passage’, and sponsored by Rolex since 2002. Read More

Innovation Award for Garçon - 67m Fast Yacht Support Vessel

Posted: 18th Nov 2013

Written by: Amels

The Damen-built 67m Fast Yacht Support vessel, GARÇON, has won the ISS Awards of Distinction for Innovation at the International Superyacht Society Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale. Read More

Elite Crew International and Warsash Superyacht Academy announce partnership

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: Warsash Superyacht Academy

Warsash Superyacht Academy (WSA) has announced a new partnership agreement with Elite Crew International. Read More

STA-LOK® To Launch New Spreader End Tip Cup Range at METS 2013

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

Manningtree, Essex, United Kingdom – STA-LOK® Terminals, leading manufacturer of stainless steel rigging hardware, will introduce a new range of spreader end tip cups at the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), November 19-21 ... Read More

Europe Market Debut For New Faria® GPS Speedometer at METS 2013

Posted: 15th Nov 2013

Written by: www.HomePortMarine.com

UNCASVILLE, CONNECTICUT (USA) – Leading marine instruments manufacturer Faria® will introduce the European market to the company’s new GPS Speedometer at the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), November 19-21 at Amsterdam RAI... Read More

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

Italian Design Firm Launches its First 'Mini Yacht'

Posted: 13th Nov 2013

Written by: Gizmag

Italian design studio Lazzarini recently presented its first 'mini yacht' during the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show. The futuristic Jet Capsule is a compact water craft measuring 7.5m by 3.5m and is full customisable. 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.
Read More

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
Read More

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

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