Yachting News

Caribbean Charter Yacht Show Brings Culinary Magic to the USVI

Posted: 20th Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Superyacht chefs will go head-to-head at the first annual Superyacht Chef Competition at the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas, USVI (December 9-12, 2021). Read More

Infringement on Posidonia Regulations - French Mediterranean

Posted: 16th Jul 2021

Written by: PYA

The PYA is actively involved with the French Prefecture Maritime (PREMAR) to try to develop alternative solutions to the Posidonia Anchoring regulation, which has considerably restricted mooring locations for yachts on the Riviera. Read More

New Dates Announced for MEDYS 2022

Posted: 14th Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show, the world’s largest exhibition of commercial crewed charter yachts, will be held from April 30 to May 4 2022, once again in the picturesque port of Nafplion in Greece.
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'Sleeping With Art' to Take Place in Herefordshire this September

Posted: 14th Jul 2021

Written by: John Cotton

Sleeping with Art will take place on 23 and 24 September at Lemore Estate in Herefordshire and will welcome 200 visitors who are passionate about cars and art. Read More

Birmingham is Home to Contemporary New Boat Show

Posted: 12th Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

A new independently run boat show is being launched at Birmingham NEC in February 2022, BoatLife Events Ltd has announced. The show, which calls itself more than a boat show, has a fresh view on marketing and promises to deliver more than a four day event. Read More

Monaco Energy Boat Challenge: Final Day and Results

Posted: 12th Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

A week brimming with events, exchanges, races and demonstrations at the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge reached a peak on the final day with an endurance challenge and speed duels. Read More

Countdown to a Safe, Successful and Realistic METSTRADE

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Sandra Huijbregts

From 16 to 18 November, RAI Amsterdam will host the physical reunion of the industry after over 1.5 years of virtual meetings. METSTRADE 2021 will be a genuinely hybrid event including three full days of live broadcasts via the all-new METSTRADE TV. Read More

Thailand Travel News: Phuket and Koh Samui Reopenings

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

The launch of the Phuket Sandbox programme that began July 1 signaled the beginning of Thailand’s tourism revitalisation, and following Phuket’s reopening will be the Samui Plus model, with registration for entering Thailand under the slated reopening scheme planned to open this week and start July 15. Read More

First Stage of Development at Orams Marine Complete

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Isla McKechnie

The first stage of an extensive development at Orams Marine is complete, marking the
culmination of a project years in the making.
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WHY200: First Full-Wide-Body Superyacht Combining Design, Space and Speed

Posted: 8th Jul 2021

Written by: Monica Paolazzi

Work is proceeding at a fast pace and on schedule to complete WHY200, the first full-wide-body by Wally, which will make its official debut at Cannes Yachting Festival in September Read More

The Caribbean Charter Yacht Show – A Local Perspective with IGY’s Brian Deher

Posted: 5th Jul 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

With the inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show less than six months away, we spoke to Brian Deher, IGY Marinas' Regional Director, Caribbean, to discuss what's new and how preparations are shaping up. Read More

Falcon Tenders Reveals Raft of High Profile Superyacht Design Collaborations

Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Written by: Julia Zaltzman

Falcon Tenders specialises in building fully-custom superyacht tenders for the discerning yacht owner. The Southampton-based boatbuilder draws on co-founder Mark Pascoe’s 20+ years’ industry experience producing bespoke tenders for some of the most iconic superyachts ever launched. Read More

RX France To Continue Managing Cannes Yachting Festival

Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

A Paris Court of Appeal ruled that RX France (previously Reed Expositions France) continue to manage the Cannes Yachting Festival until 2041. The decision comes after some five years of legal proceedings initiated by the French Boating Industry Federation. Read More

RMI Earns Top Three Ranking on Paris MoU White List

Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) achieved a ranking in the top three on the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as reflected in the Paris MoU’s Annual Port State Control Report, released 1 July 2021. Read More

Dockside.ai to Open Fifth Office in Palma

Posted: 1st Jul 2021

Written by: Karen Hockney

Premier Dutch yachting agency Dockside.ai today announces the opening of a new office in Palma expanding its capabilities in the Mediterranean to provide shore support, operational yacht management, brokerage and crew resources for yachts over 30m. Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival 2021 Details Revealed

Posted: 30th Jun 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

With less than three months to go before its opening, the future edition of the Yachting Festival looks very promising. Not only will it be the first major event to reopen since the Covid-19 pandemic, it will also be rich in exceptional content. Read More

New Mobile App Offers Seafarers Offline Access to ISWAN’s 24-hour Support

Posted: 30th Jun 2021

Written by: Jo Mason

ISWAN, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network, has joined forces with The Shipowners’ Club to launch a new app, ISWAN for Seafarers, providing crew with instant access to their free, confidential, international helplines. Read More

Yacht Lady Amanda now Accepts Bitcoin for Charter Fees

Posted: 30th Jun 2021

Written by: Sarah Mackenzie

West Nautical is proud to announce that one of its charter central agencies, M/Y Lady Amanda, is now accepting Bitcoin as payment for charter fees.
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Ravenger Wins Superyacht Cup Palma 25th Anniversary Event

Posted: 28th Jun 2021

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

A final day of sublime sailing conditions brought the Superyacht Cup Palma’s landmark 25th anniversary regatta to a close on Saturday with a first time entrant stealing the headlines. Read More

Countdown to Superyacht Cup Palma Begins

Posted: 23rd Jun 2021

Written by: Kate Branagh

At long last the waiting is almost over as the final countdown begins to the landmark celebration of Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta, Superyacht Cup Palma. Read More

Highlights for Brokers at The Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 21st Jun 2021

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

Timed to kick start the winter charter season, the inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show founded by IGY Marinas and The International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) is poised to be at the forefront of change. Read More

Globally Recognised DAME Awards Open For Entries

Posted: 19th Jun 2021

Written by: Sandra Huijbregts

Entries have now opened for the long-awaited 30th edition of the DAME Awards. Participation is open to manufacturers and authorised suppliers who are registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the in-person METSTRADE 2021 show in RAI Amsterdam. Entries close on 17 September 2021. Read More

AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings Business Partners with the Water Revolution Foundation

Posted: 16th Jun 2021

Written by: Anthony Fernandes

Creating a more sustainable yacht industry and helping to protect the world’s oceans are the main goals driving a new partnership between AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings business and the Water Revolution Foundation.
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EYOS Announces Single Cabin ‘Land of Fire & Ice’ Expedition This Summer on Hanse Explorer

Posted: 11th Jun 2021

Written by: John Cotton

EYOS Expeditions has announced its latest per cabin charter expedition from 3rd -10th July 2021, departing from Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, then cruising through the nation’s wild northwest coast, before ending in Akureyri (additional dates available on request). Read More

‘Hidden Plastics’ Art Exhibition Raises Awareness of Plastic Pollution

Posted: 11th Jun 2021

Written by: Mari Gutic

The Nit de Sant Joan #ResiduZero movement, initiated by Es Racó de ses Idees and Save the Med Foundation, has announced the opening of the photographic exhibition “Els Plàstics Ocults”, which translates to “Hidden Plastics.” Read More

E1 Series and PIF to Create World’s First Electric Powerboat Championship

Posted: 9th Jun 2021

Written by: Sam Mallinson

Electric Sea Racing Limited (E1 Series) and PIF (the Public Investment Fund) have entered into a partnership that will see PIF support in creating the world’s first electric powerboat racing championship. Read More

Balearic Yacht Show: A Better and Longer Yachting Season

Posted: 4th Jun 2021

Written by: Alice Taylor

For many yacht owners, captains and crew members, the Balearic Islands is the number one location to sail. Throughout the Balearic Yacht Show, industry experts have offered their opinions and insight as to why the islands are one of the most popular destinations for sailing. Read More

Boat Shows are Back and SCIBS did not Disappoint!

Posted: 3rd Jun 2021

Written by: Sam Wheaton

Boat shows are back and it was no surprise to see huge numbers and plenty of activity around last month's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) on Australia's Gold Coast, and it didn't disappoint.  Read More

Regattas Recommence in Style with the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Posted: 2nd Jun 2021

Written by: Marialisa Panu

The 14th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta officially kicked off yesterday, 1 June 2021, signalling the reopening of the superyacht sailing season in the Mediterranean. Racing will begin today and run through Saturday, 5 June. Read More

Balearic Yacht Show Opens its Virtual Doors Tomorrow

Posted: 2nd Jun 2021

Written by: Alice Taylor

More than 70 exhibitors have confirmed their attendance so far at the Balearic Yacht Show from 3-6 June in Palma de Mallorca - the first virtual hybrid event in the Mediterranean. Read More


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