• Candidates Revealed for the MYS Superyacht Awards

    Posted: 19th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call. Judged across four categories, the event will be attended by 350 VIP guests from the yachting social elite, owners, business leaders and CEOs of the show’s partners from the luxury industry.
  • UK Boatbuilding Sector Enjoys Rising Exports

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    New figures released at the Southampton International Boat Show highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover. The British boating market is now worth £1.4bn annually to the UK economy with unit output growing 2.9% to 9,477 units.
  • METSTRADE 2019 Looks to a Sustainable Future

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Since 2015, there has been a strong focus at METSTRADE on staging forums around the issues of sustainability within the leisure marine industry, which it has done so in cooperation with long standing show partner ICOMIA.
  • CCN Marks Triple Award Success at the World Yachts Trophies

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One of the big winners at this year’s World Yacht Trophies – the closing event of the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 hosted by magazine Yachts France, Saturday 14 September – was CNN, who took home three incredible awards for a third year running.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards Adjust Their Business Offer for Yachts up to 40m

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

    Great news for smaller yachts, as La Ciotat Shipyards (LCS) has just announced it is adjusting its reservation policy for the berthing and the dry-docking of those up to 40m, allowing easier access for owners, captains and yacht managers.
  • Juliet All Set For A Green Makeover

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

    Royal Huisman and Huisfit have just announced that the 44m /143ft ketch Juliet is set to embrace all the latest hybrid technology benefits with an ultimate systems upgrade and leading-edge propulsion and power generation. Hybrid propulsion and power generation systems are delivering exceptional lifestyle and environmental benefits including silent operation and zero emissions.
  • CCN Opens the New Boat Show Season with new Import

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

    CCN will be announcing the attainment of MY Vanadis - a 31m fully-custom aluminum beauty that stands out for her harmonious architecture, classical, timeless outer lines and cutting-edge technological solutions - at the Cannes Yachting Festival this week.
  • Acquera Yachting Acquires Spanish Company Evolution Yacht Agents

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

    Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting who provide full agency services to superyachts, has proudly announced today that they have acquired in its entirety, Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents, headed by Beatriz Alonso and Belen Martin.
  • All The Winners Of The IMRF Awards 2019

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

    Exceptional search and rescue teams, outstanding individuals and innovative technology from around the world have been recognised in the annual IMRF Awards, which took place aboard the HQS Wellington on the second day of London International Shipping Week, Tuesday 10th September.
  • Azimut|Benetti Group Values Production at €900 Million

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

    It couldn’t have been a better year for Azimut|Benetti Group, which closed fiscal 2018/19 while celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with value of production standing at €900 million, up about 10% on last year. Furthermore a remarkable 260 units have been delivered, continuing the excellent performance put in last season.
  • Candidates Revealed for the MYS Superyacht Awards

    Posted: 19th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call. Judged across four categories, the event will be attended by 350 VIP guests from the yachting social elite, owners, business leaders and CEOs of the show’s partners from the luxury industry.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards Adjust Their Business Offer for Yachts up to 40m

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

    Great news for smaller yachts, as La Ciotat Shipyards (LCS) has just announced it is adjusting its reservation policy for the berthing and the dry-docking of those up to 40m, allowing easier access for owners, captains and yacht managers.
  • Juliet All Set For A Green Makeover

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

    Royal Huisman and Huisfit have just announced that the 44m /143ft ketch Juliet is set to embrace all the latest hybrid technology benefits with an ultimate systems upgrade and leading-edge propulsion and power generation. Hybrid propulsion and power generation systems are delivering exceptional lifestyle and environmental benefits including silent operation and zero emissions.
  • CCN Opens the New Boat Show Season with new Import

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

    CCN will be announcing the attainment of MY Vanadis - a 31m fully-custom aluminum beauty that stands out for her harmonious architecture, classical, timeless outer lines and cutting-edge technological solutions - at the Cannes Yachting Festival this week.
  • Cannonball on a Roll as Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Continues

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

    Modest 12 knot winds that dropped leaving a severely lumpy sea state put a complexion on the Costa Smeralda for day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year marks the 30th edition of maxi racing’s premier event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body representing maxi boats globally.
  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: Day One in Porto Cervo

    Posted: 3rd September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The first day of racing brought ideal wind conditions for the fleet of 50 boats competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of title sponsor Rolex and the International Maxi Association which celebrates its 30th edition this year.
  • Pip Hare Defies the Odds in Fastnet Race

    Posted: 16th August 2019 | Written by: David Pugh

    This year’s Rolex Fastnet race held several surprises, not least how Poole-based round-the-world sailor Pip Hare pulled ahead of the rest of the IMOCA 60 fleet in the early stages of the race. On paper, her 20-year-old boat should have been towards the back of her class, but instead she led the westbound charge from Start Point to the Scillies.
  • Dynamiq Unveils New Compact Explorer Yachts

    Posted: 14th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Dynamiq's new range of explorer yachts are designed to take you on your next big adventure wherever in the world you want to go. The first models in the range include the 30m G300 and the 33.5m G330, both designed for comfort and long-range cruising, with the added advantage of easy access in shallow waters.
  • 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.
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  • UK Boatbuilding Sector Enjoys Rising Exports

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    New figures released at the Southampton International Boat Show highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover. The British boating market is now worth £1.4bn annually to the UK economy with unit output growing 2.9% to 9,477 units.
  • METSTRADE 2019 Looks to a Sustainable Future

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Since 2015, there has been a strong focus at METSTRADE on staging forums around the issues of sustainability within the leisure marine industry, which it has done so in cooperation with long standing show partner ICOMIA.
  • CCN Marks Triple Award Success at the World Yachts Trophies

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One of the big winners at this year’s World Yacht Trophies – the closing event of the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 hosted by magazine Yachts France, Saturday 14 September – was CNN, who took home three incredible awards for a third year running.
  • Acquera Yachting Acquires Spanish Company Evolution Yacht Agents

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

    Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting who provide full agency services to superyachts, has proudly announced today that they have acquired in its entirety, Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents, headed by Beatriz Alonso and Belen Martin.
  • All The Winners Of The IMRF Awards 2019

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

    Exceptional search and rescue teams, outstanding individuals and innovative technology from around the world have been recognised in the annual IMRF Awards, which took place aboard the HQS Wellington on the second day of London International Shipping Week, Tuesday 10th September.
  • Azimut|Benetti Group Values Production at €900 Million

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

    It couldn’t have been a better year for Azimut|Benetti Group, which closed fiscal 2018/19 while celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with value of production standing at €900 million, up about 10% on last year. Furthermore a remarkable 260 units have been delivered, continuing the excellent performance put in last season.
  • Dates Announced for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2020

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

    Next year will mark the 13th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, which will take place from 2nd – 6th June in Porto Cervo, Italy. The 2020 event promises to retain its position as one of the primary regattas on the Mediterranean racing calendar for superyachts, boasting unique courses in the stunning setting of La Maddalena archipelago.
  • Dubai to Host ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2020

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

    Dubai has been chosen as the host city for the prestigious International Council of Marine Industry Associations, ICOMIA, World Marinas Conference 2020, bringing the international event to the Middle East for the very first time.
  • The French Leisure Marine Industry Is Going From Strength to Strength

    Posted: 10th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    In exciting news for the French leisure marine industry, the Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN, French Federation of Leisure Marine Industry) recently presented the key figures for the 2018 season in France and things are looking extremely promising.
  • TWW Yachts Appoints Hein Velema as New CEO and Partner

    Posted: 9th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Joining the founding partners Peter Thompson, David Westwood and Michael White in the successful growth and consolidation of TWW Yachts, Hein Velema has taken on the role of CEO and become a partner and shareholder of the company.
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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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  • Luxury Hospitality Academy Debuts Sleek New Website

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Providing the ultimate guest experience on a superyacht involves much more than knowledge and technical skills, and no-one knows this better than Luxury Hospitality Management (LH), which has just launched a new website to showcase their unique approach to superyacht hospitality training.
  • 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?
  • Marina Ibiza - A New Age of Exclusive

    Posted: 30th August 2019 | Written by: Victoria Pearce

    There is something special about Ibiza, something that it is hard to put your finger on. Once you have been it’s almost impossible not to return. Some say it’s the magnetic pull of the mystical island of Es Vedra, often quoted as being the third most magnetic point on the globe after the poles but, whether real or imagined, there is definitely something there.
  • One Ocean MBA’s Regatta Starts in Porto Cervo

    Posted: 19th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The 16th edition of the One Ocean MBA's Conference & Regatta got underway today. Taking place for the first time in the beautiful setting of the Costa Smeralda, about 400 students and alumni from the world's most prestigious business schools have gathered to experience three days dedicated to sailing and environmental sustainability.
  • Sanctuary Cove Marina set for Expansion

    Posted: 19th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Mulpha is set to expand the Sanctuary Cove Marina in response to berthing demand for premium recreational vessels from 50 feet up to superyachts larger than 180 feet in length. Following an $8.31million investment, the new development will take the Sanctuary Cove marina capacity from 237 to 303 vessels.
  • AMAALA to sign Environmental Partnership During MYS

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    AMAALA, the world-class resort destination being developed on the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is set to sign an environmental partnership with the Prince Albert II Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and Oceanographic Institute during Monaco Yacht Show, with the goal to preserve and protect the marine environment.
  • SailGP Season 1 Grand Final to Take Place This Weekend

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Rob Kothe

    The SailGP Season 1 Grand Final takes place in Marseille at the weekend, featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams will go head-to-head for a winner-takes-all one million dollar prize.
  • Conflict Happens and Here’s how to Deal with it

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Karen Passman

    Is conflict good or bad? There are some people who will claim that they’ve never had a cross word with a colleague and, if true, we have to ask how they respond when they disagree with someone. At some point they will have felt otherwise; and if the answer is that they bite their tongue, there is a downside...
  • Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Luke Owen

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Luke Owen

    With 20 years' experience as a chef on board superyachts, English-born Luke Owen has seen it all. From his all-time heroes to the ingredients he can't live without, we talk to the Sole Chef about his experiences in the kitchen and the galley.
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