• Trawler Arrested for Poaching in the ‘Land of Surfing Hippos’

    Posted: 16th August 2019 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    On July 24th, while the MY Bob Barker visited port between patrols of Operation Albacore IV - a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal fishing - Gabon's National Agency of National Parks arrested a local trawler fishing illegally in the protected waters of Loango National Park.
  • Babb Rawlings Joins Northrop & Johnson

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Northrop & Johnson is delighted to welcome Babb Rawlings to its exceptional team of international sales brokers. Babb will be located in the Fort Lauderdale office.
  • YCCS Gets Behind MINIWIZ Mobile Recycling Lab

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the One Ocean Foundation have held their second Clean Beach Day at the Spiaggia del Giglio in Porto Cervo concluding with a visit to MINIWIZ - the Asian startup which has created a mobile recycling lab to transform plastic waste into new objects.
  • Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 5-11 August 2019

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: Securewest International

    Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world. They recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period 5 -11 August 2019.
  • Masters On High Alert Over Med Criminalisation Risk

    Posted: 12th August 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    The general secretary of a French shipmasters' association has slammed the hardline approach to Mediterranean migrant rescue by Italian authorities and warned it could lead to further criminalisation of ships captains. Writing for Nautilus International, Felicity Landon explores the human consequences of Mediterranean migrant rescue on seafarers - the impact on masters and everyone onboard.
  • DAME Design Awards 2019: Call for Entries

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Entries for the DAME Design Awards, held each year during METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam, are open to all manufacturers and suppliers registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the Show. METSTRADE is the world’s largest marine equipment trade event and DAME is unrivaled in terms of status and importance across the global marine industry.
  • First Salary Survey for UK Marine Industry

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. This unique piece of research aims to gain a comprehensive insight into the salaries currently commanded by professionals across the sector, and support businesses by highlighting common challenges and key trends.
  • Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Enhancing Global Connectivity for Superyachts

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat has revealed plans to triple the number of satellites servicing its flagship Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) network, the high-capacity VSAT constellation behind its Fleet Xpress high-speed mobile broadband service, by 2023 to meet rapidly increasing user demand for data across the globe, including the Arctic region.
  • Pearl Yachts Partners with NextWave Yachting in Asia

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Alice Cislaghi

    Pearl Yachts announces a new partnership with the leading Asian yacht services and brokerage company, NextWave Yachting, who will now act as the British yard’s exclusive dealer in Hong Kong.
  • Growing Support for Water Revolution Foundation

    Posted: 7th August 2019 | Written by: Holland Yachting Group

    Water Revolution Foundation, the non-profit on a mission to drive and accelerate sustainability in the superyacht industry, has announced the support of nine anchor partners These forward-thinking companies have not only recognised the urgency to reduce the industry’s ecological footprint, but have pledged substantial multi-year commitment and financial contributions.
  • Dynamiq Presents Limited Edition Aimed at Middle East Market

    Posted: 12th July 2019

    Dynamiq, the superyacht builder based in Monaco, has developed a limited edition of its GTT 135 with a striking gold theme aimed at the Middle Eastern market. The hull of the GTT 135 CARAT is painted an exclusive Royal Gold, the MAN engines come with gold-plated cylinder heads, and the the air conditioning is specially adapted to the Middle Eastern climate.
  • Win Win Victorious at Superyacht Cup Palma 2019

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

    The 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma reached its captivating conclusion with the best day’s racing yet on the waters of Palma Bay. After three days of close racing, Win Win celebrated overall victory alongside class winners Topaz and Bequia.
  • Venice Hospitality Challenge 2019

    Posted: 22nd June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Details of the VI edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge were presented on Friday during the Venice Boat Show. A great source of local pride, The Grand Prix of the City of Venice - the only regatta held in the inland waters of the Serenissima - will return on 19 October.
  • Superyacht and J Class Events Around 36th America’s Cup

    Posted: 22nd June 2019 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    Ahead of the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand, officials have announced a series of 11 events including superyacht regattas, J Class regattas, superyacht fishing competitions and island cruises for visiting yachts and fans. Scheduled between January 2020 and March 2021, the events are designed for both sailing and motor yachts and timed to fit around America’s Cup World Series, Prada Cup challenger and America’s Cup Match events.
  • Winners at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019

    Posted: 9th June 2019 | Written by: Marialisa Panu

    The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta concluded on Saturday with victory for Magic Carpet 3, Silencio and Grande Orazio. Yesterday's racing began with a north east wind of 8-10 knots but the regatta was later cancelled as the wind dropped off, leaving classifications unchanged from the previous day.
  • Rambler 88 and Vera Triumph at 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

    Posted: 3rd June 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    One of the biggest ‘door closing on those behind’ moments in offshore sailing occurred on Thursday night and through the next 24 hours for competitors racing in the special 10th anniversary edition of the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar, between Livorno and Punta Ala, Italy.
  • Rolex Capri Sailing Week Title Snatched by Caol Ila R with Two Second Win

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division on Saturday. Alex Schaerer's modified Maxi 72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen's dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium.
  • Mariette of 1915 and Naema Are Schooner Winners in Capri

    Posted: 14th May 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    Racing between the giant schooners concluded on Saturday in Capri with the first round of the Schooner Cup Series. For 2019 this comprises single races in Capri and at September's Monaco Classic Week and Les Voiles de St Tropez where the winner will be awarded the Schooner of the Year Trophy.
  • Five Super-Schooners to Compete at the Inaugural Capri Classica

    Posted: 30th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Magnificent historic sailing craft are due to gather on the Bay of Naples on 7th May 2019 for four days of competition that will celebrate the golden age of yachting. Created by the International Schooner Association in conjunction with the International Maxi Association, the first edition of Capri Classica is exclusively for classic schooners.
  • Classic yachts in Monte Carlo: XIV Monaco Classic Week Open for Entries

    Posted: 12th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Registration is now open for the XIVth edition of the Monaco Classic Week, the biennial international event for classic sailing and motor yachts in Monte Carlo, from September 11th through the 15th, 2019.
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  • Babb Rawlings Joins Northrop & Johnson

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Northrop & Johnson is delighted to welcome Babb Rawlings to its exceptional team of international sales brokers. Babb will be located in the Fort Lauderdale office.
  • DAME Design Awards 2019: Call for Entries

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Entries for the DAME Design Awards, held each year during METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam, are open to all manufacturers and suppliers registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the Show. METSTRADE is the world’s largest marine equipment trade event and DAME is unrivaled in terms of status and importance across the global marine industry.
  • First Salary Survey for UK Marine Industry

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. This unique piece of research aims to gain a comprehensive insight into the salaries currently commanded by professionals across the sector, and support businesses by highlighting common challenges and key trends.
  • Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Enhancing Global Connectivity for Superyachts

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat has revealed plans to triple the number of satellites servicing its flagship Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) network, the high-capacity VSAT constellation behind its Fleet Xpress high-speed mobile broadband service, by 2023 to meet rapidly increasing user demand for data across the globe, including the Arctic region.
  • Pearl Yachts Partners with NextWave Yachting in Asia

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Alice Cislaghi

    Pearl Yachts announces a new partnership with the leading Asian yacht services and brokerage company, NextWave Yachting, who will now act as the British yard’s exclusive dealer in Hong Kong.
  • Growing Support for Water Revolution Foundation

    Posted: 7th August 2019 | Written by: Holland Yachting Group

    Water Revolution Foundation, the non-profit on a mission to drive and accelerate sustainability in the superyacht industry, has announced the support of nine anchor partners These forward-thinking companies have not only recognised the urgency to reduce the industry’s ecological footprint, but have pledged substantial multi-year commitment and financial contributions.
  • Presenting the Finalists for Crew Awards 2019

    Posted: 7th August 2019 | Written by: Corinna Blanke

    Following the success of the inaugural Crew Awards in Nice last year, ACREW is hosting the event for a second year and is proud to announce this year's finalists. Recognizing superyacht crew who have excelled or gone above and beyond, the Crew Awards ceremony will be held at the prestigious Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice on 12th October.
  • Finalists Announced for IMRF Awards 2019

    Posted: 6th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist after careful consideration of compelling entries from around the world. Designed to honour the outstanding commitment of dedicated Search & Rescue (SAR) professionals and volunteers, the Awards also raise awareness of techniques, technologies and equipment to improve SAR capabilities for the future.
  • YPY's Annual Wine Tasting in Monaco with CRYS

    Posted: 6th August 2019 | Written by: YPY Monaco

    It's that time of year again, the sun is out, the guests are on yachts enjoying wonderful wines, and why shouldn't you too? Join us at 7pm on Thursday 8th August at the Yacht Club Monaco for YPY's Annual Wine Tasting Evening with Cannes Riviera Yacht Supply to sample a variety of food and wine pairings presented by a guest sommelier.
  • New Wave in Branded Spinnakers

    Posted: 5th August 2019 | Written by: ImageSails

    ImageSails has launched the world’s first seamless image hi-res spinnaker aptly named 'La Creación', from Cuban Painter Roniel Andrade, heralding a new wave in customization and advertising at sea. ImageSails are made of the finest sailcloth by elite sail makers in the USA using revolutionary technology to apply high-resolution images with precision and durability, without compromising performance.
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  • Chartco Launches Fixed Price Pay As You Sail

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Linda Hamstig

    ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with the launch of its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system. Launching on 1 July 2019, this is the first such system to allow budgetary certainty and global ENC data for planning and navigation purposes.
  • Seahaven from Survitec Shortlisted for Safety at Sea Award

    Posted: 18th June 2019 | Written by: Hannah Burrywood

    Survitec’s pioneering approach to safety within the maritime industry has been recognised by industry experts with two of its innovative products being shortlisted for the Safety at Sea awards. The leading maritime safety partner was delighted to learn that Seahaven, a mass evacuation system for cruiseships, and Foam Buddy, a foam-containing backpack for use in fighting deck fires, have been shortlisted in two different categories.
  • Shipyard Supply Co. Launches New Davit Crane for Superyachts

    Posted: 23rd May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    In response to industry demand, the superyacht deck hardware company Shipyard Supply Co. has released a davit crane to facilitate the deployment of large inflatables on superyachts.
  • Intellian Introduces the All New 1 Metre Global Xpress Terminal, GX100NX

    Posted: 14th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Intellian, the global leader of mobile satellite communication antenna systems, is unveiling an all new 1m Global Xpress terminal, GX100NX at the Intellian Asia-Pacific Partner Event being held today in Seoul, Korea.
  • Cressi Dog: Wetsuit Range for Seadogs

    Posted: 23rd April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Cressi has released a new line of swimwear for dogs - Cressi Dog - with an eye on comfort, performance and safety. The Italian, family-run company is better known for its high-quality snorkelling and scuba diving gear.
  • Kymeta Flat Panel Antennas in Action - Part 1

    Posted: 8th April 2019 | Written by: Oliver O'Neal

    Since Kymeta flat panel antennas started making headlines a couple of years ago, despite critics in some quarters of the yachting industry, they have maintained a high profile and continued to inspire products and services designed to complement their use. We speak to an early adopter, Captain Vareek Breaden of the 49m MY Three Forks, to see how the technology performs in the real world.
  • e3 Launches eSAT for Kymeta

    Posted: 19th March 2019 | Written by: e3 Systems

    e3 launches eSAT airtime service for Kymeta that puts flat panel pricing on a par with 1m dome antennas for the first time.
  • The SIM with Unlimited Usage and Global Coverage

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    e3 introduces BIG DATA GLOBAL, delivering great value 4G data, with no commitments, unlimited usage and coverage across the world.
  • Shipyard Supply Co Announces Production of Tender Mooring Whips

    Posted: 7th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Seeing a gap in the market for a high quality tender whip, Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo) has launched their own range of tender mooring whips for yacht tenders of all sizes. Designed to be the most reliable, well-built and yacht friendly tender whips on the market, the use of stainless steel fittings also ensures the aesthetics match functionality.
  • e3 Announces Commercial Availability of Customisable Kymeta KyWay™ Terminals

    Posted: 20th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Palma-based e3 Systems, the exclusive superyacht distribution partner for Kymeta™ communications solutions, are pleased to announce the commercial availability of the Kymeta™ mTenna™ PLUS and mTenna™ SELECT, which combine multiple flat-panel Kymeta KyWay™ terminals to provide an installation that is scalable and customisable.
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  • Trawler Arrested for Poaching in the ‘Land of Surfing Hippos’

    Posted: 16th August 2019 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    On July 24th, while the MY Bob Barker visited port between patrols of Operation Albacore IV - a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal fishing - Gabon's National Agency of National Parks arrested a local trawler fishing illegally in the protected waters of Loango National Park.
  • YCCS Gets Behind MINIWIZ Mobile Recycling Lab

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the One Ocean Foundation have held their second Clean Beach Day at the Spiaggia del Giglio in Porto Cervo concluding with a visit to MINIWIZ - the Asian startup which has created a mobile recycling lab to transform plastic waste into new objects.
  • Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 5-11 August 2019

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: Securewest International

    Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world. They recorded three maritime related incidents during the reporting period 5 -11 August 2019.
  • Masters On High Alert Over Med Criminalisation Risk

    Posted: 12th August 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    The general secretary of a French shipmasters' association has slammed the hardline approach to Mediterranean migrant rescue by Italian authorities and warned it could lead to further criminalisation of ships captains. Writing for Nautilus International, Felicity Landon explores the human consequences of Mediterranean migrant rescue on seafarers - the impact on masters and everyone onboard.
  • Nautilus Commercial Yacht Service Record Book

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    A major attraction of Nautilus membership for yacht crew is the Nautilus International Commercial Yacht Service Record Book. If you're new to Nautilus – or new to the superyacht industry – here's how it works.
  • Earning After Yachting

    Posted: 6th August 2019 | Written by: Jodie Clarke

    So you dream of shorebased life with a dog or three, with weekends off, entertaining friends in your back garden and enjoying life. But adjusting to land life has many challenges, beginning with feeling shell-shocked at how much time and effort day-to-day living actually requires when you’re lacking a team of stewardesses, laundrymen, deckies and chefs. Pretty soon you’re burning through those yachtie savings, and you definitely need an income.
  • The Fakarava Project to Reduce Plastic Waste

    Posted: 5th August 2019 | Written by: International Superyacht Society

    The International Superyacht Society (ISS) together with The International SeaKeepers Society is bringing ocean conservation and awareness of plastic waste to the children of French Polynesia by conducting educational sessions at local schools and distributing reusable water bottles.
  • Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 22-29 July 2019

    Posted: 31st July 2019

    Securewest International is the leading provider of worldwide security services, specializing in travel risk management for personnel at sea and ashore. Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world. During the period 22-29 July 2019, Securewest recorded five maritime related incidents: three robberies, one boarding and one migrant and refugee incident.
  • The Benefits of Traveller Tracking

    Posted: 31st July 2019 | Written by: Nicky Demellweek

    Traveller tracking can be a sensitive subject with organisations and individuals having very mixed views on the topic. Some people appreciate the need while others can be sceptical believing their employers are just trying to keep tabs on their whereabouts. At Securewest we find that if an organisation is transparent in it's use and intentions then employees are more accepting of the benefits of tracking as part of their travel risk management.
  • Nautilus & ITF Call for Urgent Release of Seized British Oil Tanker & Crew

    Posted: 23rd July 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Nautilus International and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today raised serious concerns over the seizure of British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz and have called for a diplomatic resolution to the situation and de-escalation of tensions in the region.
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