• Benetti Launches Second 100m Superyacht of the Season

    Posted: 7th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On Tuesday, Italian shipyard Benetti successfully launched FB272, the second vessel to demonstrate its jaw-dropping new 100m+ yacht building capabilities. Less than two months after their launch of superyacht FB277, the second of the three "giga" yachts to be revealed has an entirely unique profile and impressive dimensions made to the owner's designs.
  • The NZ Millennium Cup has Crowned a Winner

    Posted: 5th February 2019 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    NZ Marine race day of the eleventh NZ Millennium Cup has drawn to a close and Tawera has been crowned the winner.
  • Roaring through the Bay: Racing Starts at the NZ Millennium Cup

    Posted: 31st January 2019 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    The first day of racing, Orams Marine Race day, at the NZ Millennium Cup saw battles for the line, quick trips up the rigging and a forced withdrawal in a day of dramatic racing.
  • Anticipating the First Superyacht Regatta of 2019

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

    From the first country in the world to see the sun each day, comes the first superyacht regatta of 2019. The New Zealand Millennium Cup kicks off 30 January in the natural obstacle course of the Bay of Islands and will be raced this year under the ORC Superyacht Rule.
  • RC44 Regatta Sails into Porto Montenegro

    Posted: 17th January 2019 | Written by: Danilo Kalezic

    The 44Cup Porto Montenegro (10-14th April) will be hosted by world-renowned superyacht marina, Porto Montenegro. This prestigious tour of one design boats, taking place during the second week of April, brings together sailing and business, allowing amateur helmsmen to compete with the world’s top sailors in some of the world’s most beautiful locations.
  • Burma Boating Acquires Solar Catamaran for Charters in the Mergui Archipelago

    Posted: 10th January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition to its fleet – the S55, a 16.7m solar powered yacht, which will offer expeditions around the Mergui Archipelago from January 2019.
  • Régates Royales de Cannes Confirmed for September 2019

    Posted: 20th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 41st edition of the Régates Royales de Cannes is scheduled for next September, from 21 through 28. The city of Cannes and the Yacht Club de Cannes (the event organizer) will once again welcome the world’s best classic yachts to the stunning bay of the Côte d’Azur.
  • NZ Millennium Cup 2019 Promises Nailbiting Racing

    Posted: 20th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Newly-certified Clean Regatta, the NZ Millennium Cup will be the first superyacht regatta to welcome in 2019 and this year’s well-matched fleet promises closer racing than ever before.
  • First All-Female Pro Crew for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Posted: 27th November 2018 | Written by: Justin Chisholm

    Two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor Stacey Jackson from Australia is to lead the first professional all-female crew to take on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in the 75th edition of the classic offshore race this December.
  • Expert Dive Guides Join APS Indonesia

    Posted: 27th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    An expert in the field of Marine Biology and a local who knows the Indonesian waters and customs like the back of his hand are the two highly qualified guides that Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome on board. These new Dive and On Board Vessel Support Guides will help the APS team deliver first-class service to their superyacht clients in Indonesia.
1 2 3 4 5 ... 68
  • Gold-Star Medical Insurance for Globetrotters

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: Laurent Prévident

    Keen to meet the insurance requirements of their highly mobile clientèle of yacht crew and expats, WYCC Insurance has created a new policy offering high-quality global cover.
  • Superyacht Crew Recruitment: Where were the jobs in 2018?

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: Marianne Burkhardt

    YPI CREW, the global authority in yacht crew placement, has published its 2018 data, which gives invaluable insight into the yachting industry. Once again, the figures indicate that the industry is expanding. The number of vacancies on yachts using YPI's recruitment services increased by an impressive 16% compared to 2017.
  • Dubai Harbour Marina Design Contract Awarded to Camper & Nicholsons Marinas

    Posted: 12th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Since early 2018, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas have played an integral part in creating and designing the detail of the largest marina in the Middle East. Dubai Harbour will have 1,100 berths split over four separate marinas, a cruise ship terminal, residential towers and a unique entertainment environment; it is destined to become a maritime leisure hub and a significant feature of the Dubai waterfront.
  • International Superyacht Society Welcomes New Board Members

    Posted: 12th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The International Superyacht Society (ISS) based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has counted the votes cast by its stakeholders and can announce the new members joining the board of directors for a three year term. 
  • New Year, New Faces at TWW Yachts

    Posted: 5th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Thompson Westwood White Yachts has announced that 3 new brokers will be joining their team in Monaco: Bjorn Vang-Mathisen, Bart Obin and Axel Douqué.
  • Port Louis Marina in Grenada to Release 90 New Berths in 2019

    Posted: 31st January 2019 | Written by: Laura Muirhead

    Camper & Nicholsons Marinas is delighted to announce plans for the expansion of its Port Louis Marina in Grenada commencing in Spring 2019, with berths ready for occupation by August 2019. Port Louis Marina is the superyacht and cruising hub in the Southern Caribbean, situated below the hurricane belt, the marina currently has 160 berths for vessels up to 90m in length.
  • Seabins Launch at St. Katharine Docks

    Posted: 31st January 2019 | Written by: Laura Muirhead

    St. Katharine Docks, Central London’s only marina, which has undergone a careful refurbishment programme and ongoing management support from Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, has introduced three Seabins in an exciting environmental initiative. This is part of a larger commitment by the Docks to invest in greater sustainability and eco-friendly projects to reduce the amount of waste that is found in both the River Thames and the ocean.
  • Spirit Yachts Set to Launch Flagship Eco-Friendly Superyacht

    Posted: 29th January 2019 | Written by: Helen Porter

    Spirit Yachts has unveiled interior designs for its new 34m eco-friendly superyacht. The yacht is set to be the largest wooden-masted, sailing superyacht built in the UK since the 1930s. The new, owner-driven yacht will be one of the most sustainable yachts on the water at the request of a European buyer.
  • Top Six Experiences You Won’t Want to Miss at the Miami Yacht Show

    Posted: 25th January 2019 | Written by: Miami Yacht Show

    With its big move to Downtown Miami, this year’s Miami Yacht Show promises to delight seasoned yachters and new enthusiasts alike with an array of new, elite experiences. Across three marina sites 500 yachts will be on display alongside the latest marine gear and equipment, time-honoured watches, luxury cars and contemporary artwork.
  • First Ever British Marine Expo

    Posted: 22nd January 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    With the new year comes new opportunities and the inaugural British Marine Expo promises two days of inspiration, education and engagement in the dynamic surroundings of St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton. British Marine Expo on 26-27 March will bring together over 700 professionals from across the sector to meet, share ideas and do business.
1 2 3 4 5 ... 76
  • 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.
  • DMS Holland to Develop Stabilisers for Fast-Planing Yachts

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: Monique Caminada-Kolkman

    Following the successful development and subsequent launch to market of the electric roll damping system for yachts up to 30 metres, the MagnusMaster, DMS Holland has now started, in cooperation with Brabant Engineering, the development of a roll damping system for fast-planing yachts up to 30 metres.
  • Torqeedo and WhisperPower collaborate to develop DC Generator

    Posted: 22nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo has, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, developed a 25 kW 350V DC variable speed diesel generator. This incredibly compact and silent generator is based on the Genverter principle that WhisperPower has successfully established on the worldwide market. The advanced power electronics of the Genverter ensure that the generator always operates at the most efficient speed so that fuel consumption, noise, vibration and exhaust emissions are minimised.
  • PETER Diving System: Made in Mallorca

    Posted: 5th January 2018 | Written by: Onboardonline

    PETER Diving System is the ultimate luxury water toy, ideal for charter guests who would like to dive but do not hold the required licences. This multi-user device is lightweight, compact and perfect for families who wish to dive together with their young children.
  • Boxfish 360: The Ultimate 360/VR Underwater Camera

    Posted: 20th October 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    What could be better than your charter guests being able to re-live their underwater experiences in a realistic way? Creating memories is the most important part of any trip and whether private or chartered every yacht owner and crew wants their guests to step off the boat with memories to cherish and share.
  • NAUTIQ: Yacht & Crew Information at Your Fingertips

    Posted: 5th September 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    During the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show Oculus Technologies will launch its brand-new product solution NAUTIQ, a smart communication tool for yachts taking service and safety to the next level, while making tasks easier and more time efficient for crew. The NAUTIQ box uses your phone as a portal, so wherever you go on your journey you'll remain connected to the yacht's environment!
  • Oculus Technologies to Launch YachtEye 3.0 at MYS

    Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As we approach the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, Oculus Technologies celebrates seven years of innovation and creation. The company began as a small two-man operation with its first infotainment project on one superyacht and now has installations on over 60 vessels in multiple sectors, a new office and three new products on the way!
1 2 3 4 5 ... 29
  • Dutch Entry Accepted for 36th America's Cup

    Posted: 12th February 2019 | Written by: Dutch Yachtbuilding

    The 36th America's Cup in 2021 will see a Dutch entry take part for the very first time. The team skippered by Simeon Tienpont, a two-time AC winner (Team Oracle USA), will take on the challenge of winning the oldest international sporting trophy.
  • Sea Shepherd Urges Action on Fisheries Driving Māui Dolphins to Extinction

    Posted: 7th February 2019 | Written by: Sea Shepherd

    Native to New Zealand, the Māui dolphin is the world’s most endangered marine dolphin - a victim of bycatch in fisheries using gillnets and trawls - with estimates putting the population at only 57. Sea Shepherd urges the U.S. government to implement the Marine Mammal Protection Act against imports from New Zealand as an economic lever against the tragic and needless decimation of the Māui dolphin population.
  • Economic Impact of FLIBS & Priorities for the Marine Industry in 2019

    Posted: 5th February 2019 | Written by: MIASF

    The Marine Industries Association of South Florida announces its legislative priorities in 2019 to advocate for the marine industry and foster economic strength.
  • Maritime Union Says Brexit and Shipping Exodus is Creating a ‘Perfect Storm’

    Posted: 5th February 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Maritime professionals’ trade union, Nautilus International, has warned the decision by Maersk to take its remaining vessels off the UK Ship Register, exit the UK Tonnage Tax and end the training of UK Cadets, will have a serious impact on seafarer jobs and the stability of the UK industry.
  • Caribbean Sea - Security Report January 2019

    Posted: 29th January 2019 | Written by: Wayne Britton

    Between 1 January - 31 December 2018, the Securewest International Global Response Centre recorded a total of 104 incidents in the Caribbean Sea, a slight increase compared to 97 events for the same period in 2017. At least 51 events involved yachts (48 in 2017), in particular in the Lesser Antilles. This report provides an assessment of the potential threat to yachts in the Caribbean Sea, including risk mitigation and recommendations.
  • The Trend for Customisation of Jetskis

    Posted: 29th January 2019 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    Long gone are the days when superyacht tenders and toys clashed in different colours, stamped with the conspicuous logo of the manufacturer. In a world where everyone wants to offer clients the absolute best, customising tenders and toys is becoming big business. Jetskis in particular are susceptible to creative make-overs, including anything from upholstery and decking to installation of the latest gadgets.
  • Caribbean Islands Welcome Return of Superyachts

    Posted: 25th January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Just 16 months after the Caribbean was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the islands are up and running and busy welcoming superyachts back for the winter season. Spirits are high and by all accounts many of the marinas are in better shape now than ever. The transformation, little more than a year later, is impressive, with a record number of both private and charter yachts returning to their favourite winter cruising grounds.
  • London On-Water Boat Show Relaunched as London Yacht Show

    Posted: 22nd January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The London On Water Boat Show has been renamed, rebranded and relaunched as London Yacht Show and will take place on-water at St Katharine Docks this May 8 - 12th 2019. The newly rebooted event will have a primary focus on luxury lifestyle, filling the requirement for manufacturers and dealers who attract high net-worth clients.
  • Supported by Inmarsat - Row4Ocean’s Record Bid Ends But Their Message is Heard

    Posted: 10th January 2019 | Written by: Saltwater Stone

    Supported by Inmarsat, Row4Ocean has been forced to abandon its ambitious attempt to break four ocean rowing world records*, but delivery of the team’s inspirational message about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans continues to gather momentum after a courageous battle in the Atlantic.
  • Union Challenges UK Government over Brexit Ferry Charters

    Posted: 10th January 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    The maritime professionals’ union, Nautilus International, has warned that the event of a no-deal Brexit could create a costly and damaging own goal for the British shipping industry. This follows the UK government’s move to spend more than £100m to secure additional ferry capacity to keep trade flowing.
1 2 3 4 5 ... 120


Yachting News

For all the very latest news surrounding yachts and superyachts of interest to yacht captains, crew, industry professionals and yachting enthusiasts, you’ve come to the right place.

At the forefront of issues that matter to our readers, we keep you up to date with all the latest information across the world of yachting, all in one place. Whatever’s taking place, wherever it’s happening, you can be sure we’ll have our ears to the ground, ready to report back to you with all the latest yachting news and stories of interest.

Our comprehensive Yachting News page is updated every day of the week and, when a maritime or yachting story breaks, you’ll usually find it on OnboardOnline first!

The topics we cover in our yachting news are also very broad so we present it in five different sections, making it easier for you to find what interests you most:

Latest News – The most recent news in the world of yachting right now.

Yachting News – The latest news relating to yachts, superyachts, regattas, boats and anything that floats, anywhere in the world.

Industry News – Reports on industry news and developments in yachting and the wider maritime sector.

Product News – Keeps you on top of new marine products and innovations available for yacht captains, crew, industry professionals and yacht owners.

Of Interest – Current stories from around the world that we think you’ll find interesting.

And if you want to read earlier stories, our yachting news is organized in a searchable archive, creating a valuable resource for your future reference.

If you need to find a particular story, you can use the search bar located at the top of the yachting news page and if you want to search the whole site for additional information you can use the search bar at the top right side of every page on OnboardOnline. For stories that matter, our yachting news and editorial sections give you the best source of maritime news available.