Yachting News

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

TRAC Ecological at FLIBS 2013

Posted: 23rd Oct 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

TRAC Ecological will feature its range of environment-friendly products for onboard equipment cleaning and maintenance in Equipment Tent booth 498 at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 31-November 4. Read More

Excess Boat Inventory Liquidation Service

Posted: 23rd Oct 2013

Written by: UsedBoatEquipment.com

Equipment and accessories manufacturers, distributors and dealers can sell discontinued, overstocked and other unwanted inventory commission-free on UsedBoatEquipment.com, a virtual market place connecting buyers and sellers aroun... Read More

Sevenstar Yacht Transport adds Activities of Dockwise Yacht Transport

Posted: 22nd Oct 2013

Written by: Sevenstar Yacht Transport

Sevenstar Yacht Transport is proud to announce it has grown its business by adding the activities of Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT). Read More

The Ocean is Broken

Posted: 21st Oct 2013

Written by: Illawarra Mercury

Newcastle yachtsman Ivan Macfadyen recounts his voyage from Melbourne to San Francisco.10 years on, the silence made this voyage different from all those before it. Read More

Y.CO Acquires Single Letter Domain Name

Posted: 19th Oct 2013

Written by: Y.CO

Y.CO is the first brokerage to acquire a single letter web address: y.co. It's a clever move but it comes with a hefty price tag running into six figures! Read More

Is it a Bird's Nest? Is it a Plane? Zaha Hadid Designs a Superyacht

Posted: 18th Oct 2013

Written by: The Independent

To the untrained eye, it might be a post-modern cheese grater or perhaps the results of a brave but doomed attempt to build with putty. It is in fact the next must-have for any self-respecting plutocrat in search of a waterborne p... Read More

Somali pirates on trial for hijacking French yacht

Posted: 17th Oct 2013

Written by: Yachting & Boating World

Three Somali pirates are on trial for the 2009 hijacking of a French yacht, which lead to skipper’s death. Read More

Elite sign distribution agreement with Fri Form Furniture

Posted: 17th Oct 2013

Written by: Elite Yacht Linen

Elite Yacht Linen is proud to announce their new distribution agreement with Swedish designer terrace furniture company, Fri Form.

The Fri Form furniture is strong and durable and very attractive. It's the Mercedes Benz of furn...
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Three ways to spruce up your Christmas table linens

Posted: 17th Oct 2013

Written by: Elite Linens

Christmas is nearly upon us and the yards are bustling with boats getting ready for the crossing over to the Caribbean, which means it’s time to trade in Sangria and Mediterranean glitz for some rum punch and Santa-themed swimwear... Read More

Indian Yachting Industry Slowdown

Posted: 16th Oct 2013

Written by: Economic Times

A few years ago, the rich and famous of India were known by the yachts they kept, the parties they threw on it - popularly known as yacht parties - and the money they lavished on such luxuries. Read More

Life-saving sailing kit shortlisted for James Dyson Awards

Posted: 15th Oct 2013

Written by: Yachting Monthly

Two innovative and potentially life-saving products for sailors are among the creations vying for a £30,000 top prize in the James Dyson Awards. Read More

Russian billionaire sues Dulux over yacht paint blunder

Posted: 14th Oct 2013

Written by: The Telegraph

A Russian chemical tycoon is suing Dulux's owner for £62 million after claiming the paint company's incompetence forced him to redecorate his £200 million yacht. Read More

The Nautical Academy – Our Doors Are Open

Posted: 13th Oct 2013

Written by: The Nautical Academy

After a hugely successful launch at the Monaco Yacht Show we are delighted to announce that The Nautical Academy has officially opened its doors! Read More

Dockwise Vanguard may help lift Costa Concordia wreck

Posted: 11th Oct 2013

Written by: BBC News

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship could be loaded aboard a colossal salvage vessel, the Dockwise Vanguard, after a deal was struck with a Dutch company. Read More

ENJO Yachting Launch their Teak Deck Pad

Posted: 11th Oct 2013

Written by: Enjo Yachting

ENJO Yachting is proud to announce the official launch of the Teak Deck Pad by ENJO.
The latest addition to the ENJO range revolutionizes the way in which the teak is cleaned on-board. The teak deck pad lifts out dirt, grease, gr...
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Canadian Becomes World's Most Travelled Man

Posted: 10th Oct 2013

Written by: Calgary Sun

He left Calgary when the Flames were Stanley Cup champions, acid-wash jeans were the rage and an obscure little band named Nirvana had just signed to Sub Pop Records. Read More

US launch of iconic British powerboat brand

Posted: 10th Oct 2013

Written by: Hunton Powerboats Ltd

Hunton, the iconic British manufacturer of high-performance, luxury powerboats and tenders is incredibly proud and excited to announce that their stunning range is to be introduced to US audiences. Read More

Elite Yacht Linen announce new line of Yves Delorme towels

Posted: 9th Oct 2013

Written by: Elite Linen

Elite Yacht Linen, specialists in luxury bespoke linen for yachts and based in STP shipyard in Palma, attended MYS to promote the new line of Yves Delorme Athena Towel Range. Read More

Net-Logic Wireless BNWAS attains Wheel Mark accreditation

Posted: 9th Oct 2013

Written by: Net-Logic

Net-Logic announce their WatchKeeper+, the world’s only type approved wireless BNWAS, now carries the prestigious Wheel Mark certification. Read More

Northern Lights To Introduce M99C13 Genset

Posted: 9th Oct 2013

Written by: HomePortMarine.com

Northern Lights will introduce its latest innovation in power generation for the commercial marine sector, the M99C13 generator set, at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show, October 9-11 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orle... Read More

Redevelopment at Monaco Marine

Posted: 7th Oct 2013

Written by: Superyacht Times

Monaco Marine signs a memorandum of understanding regarding redevelopment of Bois Sacré shipyard in Toulon Harbour near La Seyne sur Mer. Read More

World's Ugliest Ship Arrives in Bergen, Norway

Posted: 7th Oct 2013

Written by: digitaljournal.com

A seismic vessel, the Ramform Titan, is dubbed "the world's ugliest ship". With a stern measuring 70m, she is also one of the widest. Read More

Lampedusa Tragedy: Up to 350 dead

Posted: 4th Oct 2013

Written by: The Telegraph

The accident happened when a fire broke out on board a boat packed with an estimated 500 Eritrean and Somali refugees as it neared the end of its journey from the Libyan coast and approached Lampedusa, Italy's southernmost scrap o... Read More

Fire destroys M/Y Seafaris

Posted: 3rd Oct 2013

Written by: The Guardian

Luxury motor yacht Seafaris explodes off the Daintree coast of Queensland. Sixteen survivors who abandoned the burning vessel were rescued by a passing container ship. Read More


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