• Palma International Boat Show to Strengthen Positioning of the Islands

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The next edition of the Palma International Boat Show will have a forum to strengthen the positioning of the Balearic Islands as an international destination for refit and repair. The event will be possible thanks to an agreement signed between the IDI, the organiser of the Palma boat show, and the Balearic Marine Cluster.
  • Superyacht Arrested Following Maternity Pay Claim

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Nautilus

    A Nautilus member and master is seeking damages for her employer's non-payment of maternity entitlements and breach of contract. The Union is funding the case on behalf of the member, which has resulted in the UK-flagged superyacht vessel M/Y Lazy P, on which she served, being arrested.
  • Union Finds Nine in Ten Seafarers Fear Criminalisation

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Almost 90% of seafarers fear criminalisation at work, a new survey by maritime professionals union Nautilus International has found. A quarter of the 612 seafarers surveyed identified the issue as a truly global one, saying they did not feel safe from criminalisation anywhere in the world.
  • Coppercoat Erosion Only 7% of Rival Products’ Rates

    Posted: 13th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Great news for the environment - Coppercoat has outperformed its rivals in a re-examination of anti-fouling test panels to determine the quantity of copper loss from different antifouling products to the environment.
  • YPY Monaco to Hold Yacht Sales Litigation Seminar

    Posted: 13th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Most of you are aware of the MYBA Sales contract and the steps from signature to completion, but how many of you know what may happen and what to do during a litigation on a sale? That’s what will be discussed at YPY Monaco’s next seminar which will take place at Monaco Yacht Club on Thursday 21st November.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards Enlists Matière and Bardex to Build Future Shiplift

    Posted: 12th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    La Ciotat Shipyards has announced that it has awarded the design-build contract for future shiplift for mega-yachts to a partnership between the French company Matière and the US corporation Bardex Corp.
  • House Films Launches New Yachting Lifestyle Show in China

    Posted: 12th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    With a class of millionaires predicted to exceed 20 million by the mid-2020s and an average of two new billionaires coming online each month, on the surface China would appear ideally suited to become a leading superyacht market. However, poor infrastructure, a lack of marinas, challenging tax laws and a culture unfamiliar with seafaring for leisure mean the industry has failed to take off with much speed. One new digital lifestyle show is hoping to change that.
  • MarQuip to Debut new IMO Tier III Exhaust System

    Posted: 11th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    MarQuip has created a custom solution for smaller yachts to meet the challenges of the IMO Tier III requirements that will come into force from 2021. The only system of its kind on the market, it has been designed to fit into the smallest of engine rooms.
  • PEC Deck Demonstrations to be held at METSTRADE

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Introduced during Monaco Yacht Show by Brookes Bell, the new PEC Deck is wowing the industry with its ability to ‘see through’ teak decks in order to determine any issues - such as corrosion - that lie beneath. This new technology can save thousands of pounds as it means the condition of a deck plate can be determined without having to remove the teak deck, as well as other finished coating, anti-fouling and insulation layers.
  • Superyacht Placed ‘Under Arrest’ at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    What should be a few days of basking in the awe of impressive superyachts ended in disaster for one owner whose vessel was seized at the end of FLIBS 2019 after federal authorities in Florida placed his $3.4 million yacht ‘under arrest’ following a bitter legal battle, according to Fox Business.
  • Ultra-efficient Hybrid Yacht Design Unveiled for Explorers

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    For superyacht owners who want to explore further and more efficiently in a vessel which goes beyond paying lip service to green technology, DLBA Naval Architects has unveiled a truly-radical explorer yacht concept with conceptual designs provided by SDG.
  • Marigot Bay Marina Looking Forward to Bumper Yachting Season

    Posted: 5th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Long a haven for international super yachts, Marigot Bay Marina on the scenic eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is anticipating a busy 2019/2020 season with the number of visiting yachts expected to top previous seasons.
  • Majesty Yachts Wins ‘Best of Show’ Award at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 4th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Majesty Yachts, Dubai's only superyacht builder, was presented the NBC Sports ‘Best of Show’ award during the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Entering the US market for the first time, the company debuted the Majesty 100 and Majesty 140, which received the award. The boats were judged on uniqueness, innovation, design, functionality and appearance.
  • Ferretti Group Leads the way at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 31st October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Ferretti Group is celebrating the 60th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with a fleet of 16 boats including two premieres for the American market, and many new projects and novelties that captured the attention of visitors and professionals.
  • Busy Times for Van Der Valk Shipyard

    Posted: 28th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Premium Dutch motoryacht builder Van der Valk has enjoyed a very successful couple of months as its newly delivered Raised Pilothouse Jangada was one of the stars of the show at Cannes Yachting Festival, as was the launch model in the revolutionary BeachClub range, which won a coveted World Yachts Trophies award.
  • Dubai-based Majesty Yachts to make US Debut

    Posted: 25th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Majesty Yachts, the only superyacht builder in Dubai, is entering the US market for the first time with the debut of the Majesty 140 and Majesty 100 at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
  • Superyacht Cup Palma Gets High Performance Boost

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The 2020 edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma will deliver the added excitement of a new performance racing class, presenting superyacht owners with the option of testing their thoroughbred vessels in a classic racing format.
  • Explore the Maldivian Seas Onboard Rania

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Velaa Private Island, one of the most coveted escape destinations on the planet, is offering a new luxury experience with Rania, a 60-foot luxury Princess S60 yacht. Guests can now charter Rania, one of the first in the sport collection launched by Princess earlier this year, for an unforgettable excursion to neighbouring islands, while enjoying an exhilarating range of activities en route.
  • Dometic to Showcase Entire Marine Portfolio at METSTRADE

    Posted: 23rd October 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) offerings, all consolidated into one Dometic brand, at this year’s METSTRADE 2019.
  • 48 Wallytender to make its US debut in Fort Lauderdale

    Posted: 23rd October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Following an outstanding reception at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival and Monaco Yacht Show with seven units already sold, the all-new 48 Wallytender will make its American debut at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) from 30 October to 3 November.
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  • Palma International Boat Show to Strengthen Positioning of the Islands

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The next edition of the Palma International Boat Show will have a forum to strengthen the positioning of the Balearic Islands as an international destination for refit and repair. The event will be possible thanks to an agreement signed between the IDI, the organiser of the Palma boat show, and the Balearic Marine Cluster.
  • Superyacht Arrested Following Maternity Pay Claim

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Nautilus

    A Nautilus member and master is seeking damages for her employer's non-payment of maternity entitlements and breach of contract. The Union is funding the case on behalf of the member, which has resulted in the UK-flagged superyacht vessel M/Y Lazy P, on which she served, being arrested.
  • Union Finds Nine in Ten Seafarers Fear Criminalisation

    Posted: 14th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Almost 90% of seafarers fear criminalisation at work, a new survey by maritime professionals union Nautilus International has found. A quarter of the 612 seafarers surveyed identified the issue as a truly global one, saying they did not feel safe from criminalisation anywhere in the world.
  • Coppercoat Erosion Only 7% of Rival Products’ Rates

    Posted: 13th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Great news for the environment - Coppercoat has outperformed its rivals in a re-examination of anti-fouling test panels to determine the quantity of copper loss from different antifouling products to the environment.
  • YPY Monaco to Hold Yacht Sales Litigation Seminar

    Posted: 13th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Most of you are aware of the MYBA Sales contract and the steps from signature to completion, but how many of you know what may happen and what to do during a litigation on a sale? That’s what will be discussed at YPY Monaco’s next seminar which will take place at Monaco Yacht Club on Thursday 21st November.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards Enlists Matière and Bardex to Build Future Shiplift

    Posted: 12th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    La Ciotat Shipyards has announced that it has awarded the design-build contract for future shiplift for mega-yachts to a partnership between the French company Matière and the US corporation Bardex Corp.
  • House Films Launches New Yachting Lifestyle Show in China

    Posted: 12th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    With a class of millionaires predicted to exceed 20 million by the mid-2020s and an average of two new billionaires coming online each month, on the surface China would appear ideally suited to become a leading superyacht market. However, poor infrastructure, a lack of marinas, challenging tax laws and a culture unfamiliar with seafaring for leisure mean the industry has failed to take off with much speed. One new digital lifestyle show is hoping to change that.
  • MarQuip to Debut new IMO Tier III Exhaust System

    Posted: 11th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    MarQuip has created a custom solution for smaller yachts to meet the challenges of the IMO Tier III requirements that will come into force from 2021. The only system of its kind on the market, it has been designed to fit into the smallest of engine rooms.
  • PEC Deck Demonstrations to be held at METSTRADE

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Introduced during Monaco Yacht Show by Brookes Bell, the new PEC Deck is wowing the industry with its ability to ‘see through’ teak decks in order to determine any issues - such as corrosion - that lie beneath. This new technology can save thousands of pounds as it means the condition of a deck plate can be determined without having to remove the teak deck, as well as other finished coating, anti-fouling and insulation layers.
  • Superyacht Placed ‘Under Arrest’ at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    What should be a few days of basking in the awe of impressive superyachts ended in disaster for one owner whose vessel was seized at the end of FLIBS 2019 after federal authorities in Florida placed his $3.4 million yacht ‘under arrest’ following a bitter legal battle, according to Fox Business.
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  • Inmarsat Fleet One Exceeds 5,000 Installations

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat’s Fleet One satellite connectivity solution for the leisure and fishing markets has surpassed the 5,000-installation landmark as the rate of service uptake continues to increase. Reflecting a growing demand from leisure boat owners for Fleet One’s flexible and reliable connectivity anywhere on the world’s oceans, the 5,000-boat milestone has been achieved just three years after the launch of the Global service plan.
  • 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.
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  • Managing Perception vs. Perspective Onboard

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Sara Ballinger

    Understanding the difference between perception and perspective is very important as it helps develops self-awareness and tolerance while facilitating compromise. This is never more important than when you live and work with others in a highly pressurised and physically challenging environment – a key example being yachting.
  • Mission Ocean – From Panama to Paradise

    Posted: 30th August 2019 | Written by: Laura Beard

    The shipyard in Shelter Bay, where we hauled out Contigo for a well-needed bottom scrub and some urgent repairs, was literally in the middle of the jungle. For miles there is nothing but thick forest from which howler monkeys complain loudly every time it starts to rain. Crocodiles cruise up and down the docks, anteaters creep across tree branches, and iguanas take a dip at the dinghy dock to cool off.
  • The State of Connectivity: Independent Advice

    Posted: 30th August 2019 | Written by: Roger Horner

    With more than 6,000 superyachts predicted to be in operation by 2020, the ever-increasing thirst for connectivity is driving change across the sector. The reality of Low Earth Orbit satellites is inching ever closer, with new antenna technology delivering more choice from more powerful compact satellite dishes to flat panels. Meanwhile the cost of 4G data is tumbling globally and who knows what effect 5G will have on the industry, if any?
  • Crew Tips for Better Rest and Sleep

    Posted: 5th November 2019 | Written by: John Breese

    While working onboard a superyacht is an extremely exciting proposition, it also comes with certain challenges – one of the most important being disruptions to your sleep schedule, which is bound to be an irregular one on board.
  • Here's Why Successful People Have Mentors

    Posted: 4th November 2019 | Written by: Karine Rayson

    They say success comes with insight, however insight is only achieved by seeing the world through a lens other than your own. No matter how successful you perceive yourself to be, that success is not sustainable unless you continue to approach life with an inner curiosity and drive to explore your world views from other peoples’ perspective.
  • Crew Tips for Avoiding Injury Onboard

    Posted: 30th October 2019 | Written by: Reni Horvath

    While working onboard a superyacht sounds like a fantastic opportunity to travel the seas and explore the world, beyond the surface there’s a lot of hard work. Crew can easily be on their feet for up to 16 hours a day, with owners and guests who expect nothing less than the highest standards.
  • How to Get the Yacht Owner Onboard with your Idea

    Posted: 30th October 2019 | Written by: Jenny Mathews & Natasha Ambrose

    It’s October and winter work lists are on the table, but how do you pitch an idea and get the boss to loosen the purse strings? In our experience, if you can present a solid case based on sound economics, you're more likely to get your way. Here are some tips on how to pitch like a pro.
  • How to Deliver Effective Feedback Onboard

    Posted: 29th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Feedback. It’s important and you know it. According to American author Kenneth Blanchard, ‘feedback is the breakfast of champions’, and the giving and receiving of feedback is probably one of the most vital skills required by a leader to ensure they keep highly-motivated crew who continue to learn on a day-to-day basis.
  • Crew Look After Superyachts, but who Looks After Crew?

    Posted: 28th October 2019 | Written by: Melanie Langley

    Superyacht crewing has become one of the go-to careers for young men and women looking to earn great money while sailing to exotic locations aboard multi-million-dollar luxury yachts. It's crucial you protect yourself with an individual life and medical insurance policy that is never more than a phone call away wherever in the world you may be.
  • Do’s & Don’ts of Dual Agency Broker Representation in the US

    Posted: 25th October 2019 | Written by: Claudia Casalis & Nicholas J. Zeher

    While yacht brokers often welcome a dual agency because it usually means they receive a higher commission from the sale, there are many things that a broker should know before moving forward as it's easy to run afoul of the heightened fiduciary duties.
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