Yachting News

Superyacht Cup Palma all set to Celebrate its 25th Anniversary

Posted: 2nd Jun 2021

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

With less than a month to go to the start of Superyacht Cup Palma’s landmark 25th anniversary, final detailed preparations are falling in to place to ensure the 2021 event will live long in the memory. Read More

YachtCloud Launches New GEST Webshop and Online Configurator

Posted: 2nd Jun 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Dutch luxury technology company YachtCloud has announced the launch of the GEST webshop. Revealed in tandem with a fresh new website design and unique online configurator, it allows clients to purchase the entire GEST service call system online for a smoother and more efficient purchase process. Read More

First Silent 60 Solar Electric Catamaran with Kite Wing Launched

Posted: 24th May 2021

Written by: Alexander Razinkov

Silent Yachts has increased its fleet of innovative oceangoing solar electric catamarans with the new Silent 60 that has been launched recently at Silent Yachts production facility in Thailand, led by the Swiss entrepreneur Philippe Guénat. Read More

New Dates for Mental Health Awareness Training

Posted: 24th May 2021

Written by: Georgia Allen

Could you tell if a crew member needed help? Would you know what to do? To help tackle these issues, ISWAN is offering its online, two-module Mental Health Awareness Training for the Maritime Industry once again on 28-29 June 2021. Read More

Dates Announced for Cannes Yachting Festival 2021

Posted: 24th May 2021

Written by: Camille Iparraguirre

The continuous improvement of the health situation in France and in Europe following vaccination campaigns and the loosening of health measures announced by the French government augur well for the reopening of trade shows from June onwards. Read More

Pelorus Opens Office in the USA

Posted: 24th May 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

Drawn to sunnier climes and an adventurous lifestyle, Pelorus Co-Founder Jimmy Carroll will be permanently relocating to the USA where he is positioned perfectly to continue building on top-class expertise. Read More

Republic of the Marshall Islands Recognised for 17 Years of Quality Operations

Posted: 19th May 2021

Written by: Bill Lines

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is pleased to be recognised for an unparalleled 17 consecutive years on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster. Read More

NZ Millennium Cup 2022 Notice of Race released

Posted: 19th May 2021

Written by: Isla McKechnie

New Zealand’s packed summers of superyacht racing are set to continue with the release of the 2022 NZ Millennium Cup notice of race, with four superyachts already declaring their interest in racing. Read More

Superyacht Tenders & Toys Expands With EU Office in Monaco

Posted: 18th May 2021

Written by: Ally Ford

This month, Queen’s Award winner Superyacht Tenders & Toys (SYTT) has announced the opening of its new premises in the heart of Monaco. The move comes in response to rising consumer demand and the expanse of their presence within the EU. Read More

From the Helm: DYT to the Rescue

Posted: 16th May 2021

Written by: Julia Zaltzman

Though travel restrictions and quarantine requirements have changed where and how owners have enjoyed their yachts, for most, the myriad positives of being aboard have far outweighed the negatives. For Captain Maria Grazia Franco, calling upon DYT has become a necessity. Read More

Registration Now Open for the Balearic Yacht Show

Posted: 12th May 2021

Written by: Alice Taylor

Registration is now open for The Balearic Yacht Show, the first hybrid yachting event in the Mediterranean connecting thousands of professionals all over the world. Attendees can register online at www.balearicyachtshow.org. Read More

Genoa Superyacht Hub Project Launches

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: Marcela de Kern Royer

Already among the main destinations for super and megayachts in the Mediterranean, Genoa has further strengthened its leadership by investing in urban transformation and new infrastructures for hosting and managing large yachts. Read More

IYBA & IGY Launch New Caribbean Charter Yacht Show

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: Bert Fowles

IGY Marinas, in partnership with The International Yacht Brokers Association, is thrilled to announce that they will stage the inaugural Caribbean Charter Yacht Show at Yacht Haven Grande - St. Thomas, USVI, from 9-12 December 2021. Read More

Wally Supports Magnificent Return of Maxi Racing to Portofino

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: Monica Paolazzi

All eyes in the sailing world turned to the Italian Riviera last week, where the Regate di Primavera – Splendido Mare Cup marked the explosive return of Maxi racing to the Med, held in the sheltered waters of the Gulf of Tigullio. Read More

Monaco Ramps up Preparations for 8th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: OnboardOnline

While eco-friendly vehicles and renewable energy sources are in the spotlight in the Principality of Monaco at the EVER show, and electric single-seaters vie for pole position in the 4th E-Prix, the Yacht Club de Monaco is ramping up preparations for the 8th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge. Read More

Inside the World’s Largest Composite Production Superyacht

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: Rachel Mansour

Gulf Craft, one of the world’s premier shipbuilders, successfully launched Majesty 175, the world’s largest composite production superyacht, which is scheduled to be delivered to her owner over the summer of 2021. Read More

Lifting of Covid-19 Restrictions in the Med

Posted: 10th May 2021

Written by: ECPY

As travel restrictions are starting to be lifted in France and throughout Europe, ECPY has made a summary of the remaining restrictions in the most important Europe and Mediterranean yachting destinations. Read More

YATCO Announces Significant Q1 Growth Results

Posted: 7th May 2021

Written by: Lisbet Castillo

YATCO has been growing at a rapid rate digitally, as well as through partnerships and within its marketing division. YATCO.com has seen a 20 per cent increase in traffic and in new visitors, with a 63 per cent increase in consumer leads for its esteemed professional customer base. Read More

Beluga Crowned Yacht of the Year

Posted: 7th May 2021

Written by: Ocean Alliance

MY Beluga has been crowned 'Yacht of the Year' in the inaugural Ocean Awards for 2021. The award is recognition of Beluga’s owner and crew’s efforts to survey and protect the marine ecosystem as part of the Great Reef Census. Read More

Understanding Crew Retention: Impact Crew Survey

Posted: 5th May 2021

Written by: Karen Passman

Crew turnover is still a significant problem in the superyacht industry and, to gain a better understanding of the issues, Impact Crew has joined forces with a number of stakeholders asking crew to take a short, anonymous survey. Read More

Balearic Yacht Show 2021 to be First Hybrid Yachting Event in the Med

Posted: 5th May 2021

Written by: Alice Taylor

Following the success of the event that took place in November last year, the Balearic Yacht Show returns with more superb conferences and workshops aimed at marine professionals as well as some exciting new networking features. Read More

Briland Club Selects IGY to Manage Superyacht Marina on Harbour Island

Posted: 5th May 2021

Written by: Kay Mellinger

The world’s only global superyacht marina company, Island Global Yachting (IGY), is thrilled to announce it has been selected by Briland Club to manage their superyacht marina project on Harbour Island in The Bahamas. Read More

IGY and OCP Commence Development of New Superyacht Marina in Málaga

Posted: 30th Apr 2021

Written by: Kay Mellinger

IGY and OCP are pleased to announce the commencement of construction work to develop IGY Marina Málaga, that will offer superyachts convenient, state of the art berthing in the centre of one of Spain’s most vibrant cities. Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma’s Anniversary Attracts New and Familiar Faces

Posted: 30th Apr 2021

Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

The 25th anniversary of the Superyacht Cup Palma is shaping up to be a landmark celebration of Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta, attracting an inspiring degree of interest featuring the return of regular participants alongside no fewer than three first-time entries. Read More

Yacht Haven Grande Miami Becomes First Marine FTZ in Miami-Dade County

Posted: 28th Apr 2021

Written by: Gili Wojnowich

IGY is proud to announce that Yacht Haven Grande-Miami at Island Gardens has been unveiled as the first and only designated Marine Foreign Trade Zone in Miami-Dade County. Read More

The Sea Eagle Joins Sea Shepherd’s Fleet of Marine Conservation Vessels

Posted: 28th Apr 2021

Written by: Heather Stimmler

For the past six months, Sea Shepherd has been working behind the scenes to quietly acquire, register and equip the latest addition to its fleet of marine conservation vessels: the Sea Eagle. Read More

Quaynote Communications Announces Two New Seminars in May.

Posted: 28th Apr 2021

Written by: Lorna Titley

Following the success of its previous superyacht industry webinars, Quaynote Communications is delighted to announce two new hour-long seminars in May, including Port, Yacht and Travel Restrictions Affecting Yachts in Key Jurisdictions. Read More

MB92 Barcelona Collaborates with the Seabin Project

Posted: 28th Apr 2021

Written by: Harry Green

MB92 Barcelona has collected 570kg of waste over the past year thanks to two sea bins installed in its facilities. The waste included everything from industrial plastics, bottles, cans, packaging, disposable PPE such as masks, textiles to organic ocean waste. Read More

ISS Appoints Porto Montenegro’s Marina Director Tony Browne to Board of Directors

Posted: 21st Apr 2021

Written by: Daisy Beech

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has announced the appointment of Tony Browne to its prestigious board of directors, who has over 10 years onboard experience. Read More

MSN 1905: Everything you Need to Know

Posted: 21st Apr 2021

Written by: Luc Hill

In March 2021, MSN 1905 was introduced, the first major update of its kind since MSN 1768 in 1995. A new regulation set out by The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), it details the minimum requirements for medical stores on board vessels. Read More


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