Yachting News

Dometic to Showcase Entire Marine Portfolio at METSTRADE

Posted: 23rd Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Following the integration of acquired companies SeaStar Solutions and Dometic Blinds (formerly Oceanair), Domestic Group has announced it will showcase its entire marine portfolio including SeaStar Solutions and (formerly Oceanair... Read More

Ferretti Group Withdraws IPO

Posted: 21st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Despite strong sales results and reported investor interest in an IPO offering 30% of the Italian yacht builder’s shares, the Ferretti Group decided to pull the plug on the public listing in the final hours of the offer period cit... Read More

Visa-On-Arrival into Myanmar Offered to Six More Countries

Posted: 21st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Located off the coast of southern Myanmar, the Mergui Archipelago has been off-limits to visitors for decades. However the government has now introduced new regulations to facilitate easier access for foreign tourists and arriving... Read More

Way of Life Victorious at Venice Hospitality Challenge

Posted: 21st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The sixth edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge took place on Saturday 19th October, with Gašper Vinčec and the maxi Way of Life enjoying their second consecutive victorious Saturday, following on from their win against the ... Read More

SYTT Launches new Refit Service

Posted: 18th Oct 2019

Written by: Josh Richardson

With winter on the horizon and yachts entering refit season, Superyacht Tenders and Toys has announced the launch of SYTT Refit - a fully-managed tender refit service based in the UK offering a complete one-stop-shop catering for ... Read More

Ferretti Group’s Convergence 2019 Heads to Vegas

Posted: 17th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

For once, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas as Ferretti Group has announced that its conference for captains and crew, Convergence, will take place among the bright lights of the American city from 22nd to 25th October. Read More

Multiple Orders for Williams Jet Tenders’ New Evojet

Posted: 17th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Williams Jet Tenders introduced the Evojet 70, its most advanced and luxurious model to-date, at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, and it has been receiving excellent customer praise and forward orders ever since. Read More

Global Superyacht Expert Scott Zebny Joins Doyle Sails

Posted: 16th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Doyle Sails group has appointed highly-regarded superyacht expert Scott Zebny as Global Superyacht Sales Manager and Partner in Doyle Sails Palma. Scott joins the company after 33 years as one of the lead superyacht specialist... Read More

C4C Launches Yacht Goods Donation Program

Posted: 16th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Chances for Children Foundation, a charity that sponsors orphaned Ugandan children in Kampala, has recently launched the Yacht Goods Donation Program to help disadvantaged kids In Uganda. Here’s all you need to know and how yo... Read More

UK Maritime Minister Snubs Safety Funding Request

Posted: 15th Oct 2019

Written by: Nautilus

Maritime minister Nusrat Ghani has recently rejected an industry request to reinstate government funding for the UK's Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP), forcing it to continue to operate on charitable gra... Read More

Pip Hare Announces Co-skipper for Transat Jacques Vabre Race

Posted: 14th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Round-the-world sailor Pip Hare has announced her co-skipper for the Transat Jacques Vabre race, Ysbrand Endt. The race is an important qualifying stage for Pip’s bid to compete in the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe with her IMOCA 60 Supe... Read More

Water Revolution Foundation Pushes Forward

Posted: 11th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Earlier this year, Water Revolution Foundation announced its first nine anchor partners and since then, the non-profit organization has been pushing forward with numerous activities to work on neutralising the ecological footprint... Read More

Bilgin Yachts Building Biggest Yachts in Turkey to Date

Posted: 11th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Following a successful debut of its 47.5-metre Lilium superyacht at Monaco Yacht Show, Bilgin Yachts is now soley focusing on its biggest projects to date – the largest yachts that have ever been built in Turkey. Read More

Mediterranean Maxi Inshore and Offshore Challenge Winners Announced

Posted: 11th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

While the Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge this year was into its fourth season, its inshore brother was introduced anew for 2019 by the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that administers and p... Read More

IGY Marinas Partners with Navy Beach

Posted: 10th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

IGY Marinas has just announced a partnership with Navy Beach, the seaside culinary gem beloved by those ‘in the know’ in the Hamptons and beyond, to expand into IGY’s luxury Caribbean superyacht destinations at Yacht Haven Grande,... Read More

Two Countries Removed from EU List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions

Posted: 10th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The Registrar of Corporations today (10th October) announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands have both been removed from the EU's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. Read More

Spirit Yachts Launches Spirit 111 Superyacht

Posted: 10th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Spirit Yachts has launched its highly anticipated 34m sailing yacht, the Spirit 111. Lowered into the water for the first time at Spirit Yachts’ waterside headquarters in Ipswich, Suffolk, the sloop-rigged yacht is the largest sin... Read More

ACR Electronics to Introduce New Products at METSTRADE

Posted: 9th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Leading safety at sea specialist ACR Electronics is introducing its range of next-generation lifesaving equipment on a joint stand with brands Ocean Signal and United Moulders Ltd (UML) at METSTRADE next month. Read More

Norway: 2020’s Next Big Superyacht Destination

Posted: 9th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Thanks to non-for-profit company Norway Superyacht Services Ltd, Norway is finally getting its global recognition as a one of the most desired cruising destinations in the world as visitors flock to the region for its magical fjor... Read More

A New Cruising Division Announced for the Wally Class

Posted: 9th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Rounding off the 20th anniversary of the Wally Class, Luca Bassani used the Voiles de St Tropez finale to announce the introduction of a cruising division for 2020. The concept is intended to encourage more Wally owners to join th... Read More

Save The Med Foundation Gets Busy!

Posted: 8th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

In a time where the world is facing some of the biggest challenges to date, Save the Med Foundation believes that dreaming big and aiming high is the key to eventually overcoming them, and are doing all they can to restore and reg... Read More

Nautilus International Kicks off 2019 General Meeting

Posted: 8th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Nautilus International, the union for maritime professionals, is hosting its 2019 General Meeting in Rotterdam this week, welcoming members from across the globe to reflect on its work over the past four years and discuss the issu... Read More

Worth Avenue Yachts Announces Largest Addition to its Fleet

Posted: 7th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Worth Avenue Yachts has just announced M/Y Eminence to its charter fleet - the newest and largest addition to the company to date. The 257-foot luxury yacht was built by Abeking & Rasmussen in Germany with interior and exterior de... Read More

Winners Announced at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Posted: 7th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2019 came to a close on Saturday, with the maxi teams finally managing to get some deciding points on the board after a week that has proved challenging to crews and race officials alike. With too much o... Read More

AMAALA Partners with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

Posted: 4th Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development situated along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast focused on integrated wellness and healthy living, signed a partnership agreement on Friday 27th September with The Prince Albert II of Monaco Founda... Read More

Venice Hospitality Challenge 2019 Dates Announced

Posted: 3rd Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The dates for the sixth edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge were announced at Ca' Farsetti yesterday. Taking place on Saturday 19th October, the ever-growing success of this unique regatta is confirmed by a new record whic... Read More

C&N Marinas Partners with Mission Blue

Posted: 2nd Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Camper and Nicholsons International has just announced a partnership with Mission Blue, the non-profit organisation that is a leading advocate of ocean conservation. This collaboration will seek to stimulate discussions, educate, ... Read More

Maiden Factor Crew Rely on Inmarsat for Global Mission

Posted: 1st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

From emotional phone calls and emails with friends and family to critical access to live weather forecasts and interaction with the world’s media, the skippers and crew on board The Maiden Factor yacht have shared their personal i... Read More

New Director of F&B at Marigot Bay Resort and Marina

Posted: 1st Oct 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia has appointed Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation at the stunning property. Read More

Sled Triumphs at Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week

Posted: 30th Sep 2019

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

The final day of the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) with the support of title sponsor Audi, was a thrilling one. Over the course of the week nine windward-leeward race... Read More

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