• Join the Next Cogs4Cancer Bike Ride for Cancer Research!

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    Billed as '8 countries in 8 days' the next Cogs4Cancer endurance bike ride is from Maastricht to Monaco from 4-12 October. The ride itself is quite challenging but it’s great fun, and we’re looking for more riders to join us!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jérôme de Metz Becomes CEO of Groupe Beneteau

    Posted: 18th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Hervé Gastinel, CEO of Groupe Beneteau since 2015, has stepped down from his position and has been replaced by chairman Jérôme de Metz with immediate effect. The Board of Directors of Beneteau SA, the French boatbuilding group, announced yesterday that Gastinel's duties within the group came to an end on June 16.
  • ECPY on the Recent Decree Regulating Yacht Anchorage and Stopping in French Waters

    Posted: 13th June 2019 | Written by: ECPY

    ECPY is in discussions with the French Mediterranean Maritime Authority to help define local regulations on anchorages and stopping based upon the framework issued in the June 3rd decree, with an aim to respect both the environment and the yachting industry's economic interests.
  • Dee Caffari Shares MOB Ordeal to Raise Safety at Sea Awareness

    Posted: 13th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As a committed advocate for safety at sea, record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE has revealed details of her own shocking first-hand experience of falling overboard during the SoCal 300 offshore race, with the hope that her story will highlight the lessons learned for the benefit of other sailors.
  • Simplest Ideas often Have the Biggest Impact Says IMRF Awards Judge

    Posted: 11th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    "The IMRF Awards really do matter because they attract vital public attention and focus to the excellent lifesaving work that's being done all around the world by maritime search and rescue (SAR) organisations," says lead judge Michael Vlasto as he discusses what makes a winning entry in the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards.
  • Ten Years of ECOMER & Yachts du Coeur

    Posted: 11th June 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    This year ECOMER is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The non-profit association founded by Jean-Luc Annone is a bridge between the privileged yachting industry and those in need. Its guiding principles are care for the environment and solidarity with communities. In the last decade, it has facilitated donations to disaster-struck communities around the world and has delivered food aid equivalent to 46,000 meals.
  • 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.
  • Impressive Fleet Announced for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Porto Cervo

    Posted: 28th March 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with title sponsor Loro Piana, is scheduled to take place in Porto Cervo from 3 to 8 June and looks set to be more thrilling and competitive than ever with 24 superyachts currently pre-enrolled. Owners who wish to join the fleet, including simply for the Rendez-vous aspect, have until 2 May to register.
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  • 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.
  • Péjout Marine Services To Unveil New 'Green' Fire Extinguisher at Marina High Tech

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: Muriel Pénoty

    At a time when everyone is concerned about the environment, Péjout Marine Services goes one step further. For its participation to the Marina High Tech Show (MHT18) which will take place on May 24 and 25 2018 at Villeneuve Loubet in the South of France, the firefighting, security and lifesaving specialist has sought out an ecological product to exhibit.
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  • Join the Next Cogs4Cancer Bike Ride for Cancer Research!

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    Billed as '8 countries in 8 days' the next Cogs4Cancer endurance bike ride is from Maastricht to Monaco from 4-12 October. The ride itself is quite challenging but it’s great fun, and we’re looking for more riders to join us!
  • Dee Caffari Shares MOB Ordeal to Raise Safety at Sea Awareness

    Posted: 13th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As a committed advocate for safety at sea, record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE has revealed details of her own shocking first-hand experience of falling overboard during the SoCal 300 offshore race, with the hope that her story will highlight the lessons learned for the benefit of other sailors.
  • Yacht Security: Mediterranean Sea 2018- 2019

    Posted: 3rd June 2019 | Written by: Securewest International

    This maritime security report provides a summary of incidents that occurred in the Mediterranean Sea between June 2018 and May 2019, as well as risks that may affect yachts operating in the region. This assessment is based on relevant information currently available to Securewest International at the date of issue and represents our best judgment concerning the operational environment.
  • Will the Beach Decree Affect French Riviera Yacht Charters?

    Posted: 1st June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Private beach clubs in France have been under threat for some time and, in 2016, an official beach decree limiting the number of beach clubs finally came into effect. However, it's not all bad news, and if you're heading to the south of France this summer, you’ll find a number of swanky new hangouts along with some old favourites.
  • Les Voiles d'Antibes 2019 - A Celebration of Yachting

    Posted: 28th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Since 1996, Les Voiles d'Antibes has marked the start of the Mediterranean Circuit for classic yachts in the first week of June. This year, the races and shoreside fun will run from 5 to 9 June from their base in Port Vauban, Antibes.
  • Superyacht Crew Are Signing Up to Nautilus International in Record Numbers

    Posted: 28th May 2019 | Written by: Gary Crossing - Nautilus Int.

    With its MCA-accredited Service Record Book and a strong history of winning employment cases, Nautilus is attracting a growing number of members in the superyacht sector. Gary Crossing looks at what the Union has to offer and meets some of the Nautilus partner organisations who deliver services to yacht crew worldwide.
  • US Air Force Delivers Humanitarian Aid to St Kitts

    Posted: 23rd May 2019 | Written by: Christophe Harbour

    Shipping costs were prohibiting the delivery of USD$14,000 worth of humanitarian aid to St Kitts and Nevis until the United States Air Force stepped in to help. The shipment will benefit families in unexpected need for the next six to eight months.
  • WYCC: An Approved Retirement Plan for Seafarers in France

    Posted: 7th May 2019 | Written by: Laurent Previdente

    WYCC 'French Law' is the first retirement plan for seafarers created in accordance with the French Decree 2017-307 of 9 March 2017. The program was submitted and approved by members of the French government, ENIM and Maritime Affairs by the law firm INCE & Co. and is fully compliant with French social security law following an amendment in 2018 to include private schemes.
  • LYBRA's Superyacht Show 2019

    Posted: 7th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    All eyes are on OneOcean Port Vell ahead of The Superyacht Show which opens in Barcelona tomorrow with a line-up of 30 exceptional yachts available for private viewings. Organised by the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA), The Superyacht Show is a unique alternative to the traditional trade show focused on the customer experience.
  • Richard Booth on the Trend for Custom Superyacht Tenders

    Posted: 25th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    It's no wonder the rise in everything bespoke has had a trickle-down effect on a yacht's every accessory and support vessel: A no-holds-barred new build yacht deserves tenders that match in terms of line, style and specification. This has led to big business in custom tenders for Superyacht Tenders and Toys where, Richard Booth says, "If money and time are available in the right quantities anything is possible."
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