• 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.
  • Auckland Drops Daily Anchorage Fee after Consultation with the Marine Industry

    Posted: 11th June 2019 | Written by: Isla Mckechnie

    Auckland Council has dropped a proposed daily anchoring fee which would have seen superyachts and other foreign-flagged vessels of over 40-metres billed for each time they anchored within Auckland’s navigable waters.
  • 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.
  • ISS Artisan Award 2019 Open for Nominations

    Posted: 6th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Launched at the ISS Amsterdam Member's Event and sponsored by Quantum Marine Stabilizers, the Award for Artisans recognises the artistry, skill and dedication of the artisans whose hands-on work is integral to the realisation of extraordinary superyachts. Nominations for the 2019 Award are now open.
  • DYNAMIQ Unveils its First Explorer Yacht: The Global 330

    Posted: 3rd June 2019 | Written by: Bogdan Gusarev

    Dynamiq, the Monaco-based builder of next-generation superyachts, is proud to reveal the innovative 33m GLOBAL 330, the first in a brand new series of explorer yachts. Designed with long-range travel in mind, the new series will be available in three versions of 30m, 33m and 40m, with the smallest model rated at 200 GT.
  • 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.
  • Seahub Wins Three Awards at Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference

    Posted: 30th May 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    Seahub, the cloud-based yacht maintenance software received three awards during the recent ASMEX Conference on the Gold Coast of Australia. Seahub was presented with the awards for Marine Export Performance of the Year, Best Export Marketing Strategy and the Best Marine Exporter of the Year.
  • Acquera Yachting Announces Exclusive Partnership with Esperia Aviation

    Posted: 29th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Acquera Yachting announced yesterday that they have signed an exclusive agreement with Italian company Esperia Aviation to become the sole yachting agent with whom the aviation company will work in Italy.
  • Nautilus Urges Superyacht Crew Caught Up in Oligarch Yacht Dispute to Exercise Caution

    Posted: 23rd May 2019 | Written by: Nautilus Int.

    Nautilus International is advising members to exercise extreme caution in dealings with the Marshall Islands flagged M/Y Luna, a luxury superyacht caught up in a bitter divorce dispute between a Russian oligarch and his ex-wife.
  • Capri Classica - First Regatta Purely for Classic Schooners

    Posted: 13th March 2019 | Written by: Federico Göttsche Bebert

    The Capri Classica - the first ever regatta purely for classic schooners - will take place from 8-12 May, just before Capri Rolex Sailing Week. With a unique format and optimised courses, The Capri Classica is the first round of the International Schooner Association’s 2019 Schooner Cup Series, followed by the Monaco Classic Week (11-15 September) and Les Voiles de Saint Tropez (26 September- 6 October).
  • International Maxi Association Launches New Mediterranean Inshore Series

    Posted: 13th March 2019 | Written by: Maria Luisa Farris

    This year the International Maxi Association celebrates its 40th anniversary with the introduction of its new Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge. Unlike the offshore circuit, the MMIC will run over a calendar year, kicking off with the Real Club Nautico de Palma’s Sail Racing PalmaVela in May, concluding in October with Les Voiles de St Tropez.
  • 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.
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  • 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!
  • New Digital e-Pilot for Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 29th July 2017 | Written by: David Store Navigational Management

    e-Pilot by David Store Navigational Management is a new website designed specifically for superyacht crew, allowing you to create personalised cruising guides, annotate and make notes online, doing away with the need for bulky books on the bridge.
  • Navionics Cartography for Third Party Mobile Apps

    Posted: 19th July 2017 | Written by: Emma Maule

    Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, has released a software development kit (SDK) which enables iOS app developers to integrate their charts within third party mobile apps.
  • Radical Innovation of Sweden - Radinn's Wakejet

    Posted: 15th April 2017 | Written by: Karin Berner

    The Wakejet offers a new way to experience water sports, without the need of wind, waves or a boat. Wakejet means power without sound and speed without emissions and no need for oil change or maintenance.
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  • 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."
  • Flat Panels: Lessons from the White Rose of Drachs

    Posted: 25th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 65m motor yacht, White Rose of Drachs, was the first to complete the transition to flat panels by physically removing their old domes. Having successfully completed two seasons, we met with Captain Andrew Schofield and key personnel from Kymeta Corporation, e3 Systems and Media Broadcast Satellite to discuss their insight and vision for the wider yacht market.
  • Palma International Boat Show & Superyacht Show 2019

    Posted: 25th April 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    With only two days to go till the 2019 Palma International Boat Show and Superyacht Show, we recap the best the shows have to offer this year!
  • Asociación Ondine Becomes Save the Med Foundation

    Posted: 18th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Since its foundation in 2012, Asociación Ondine has grown steadily and in the last few years its work has expanded apace, reflecting the pressing global need to protect, restore and regenerate nature and wildlife. As of today, it has changed its name to the Save The Med Foundation to reflect the scope of its scientific work, outreach programmes and future aspirations.
  • YPY Young Entrepreneurs in Yachting Event

    Posted: 18th April 2019 | Written by: YPY Monaco

    YPY Monaco has invited 7 young entrepreneurs to discuss their challenges and aspirations at an event on Thursday 25th April at the Yacht Club de Monaco. There will be a chance to ask questions and mingle.
  • Disturbing the Deep: Underwater Sound Pollution and the Impact on Marine Life

    Posted: 18th April 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Seafarers often complain about the problems of noise onboard ships, especially in terms of sleep disturbance, while the detrimental effects of noise pollution on marine life cannot be overstated. New research raises hopes that a fresh wave of regulatory requirements could be on the horizon.
  • What is Travel Risk Management?

    Posted: 16th April 2019 | Written by: Nicky Demellweek

    You wouldn't leave port without referring to the charts and checking the forecasts, so why leave other potential risks unmapped? In an unsettled world where yachts are venturing further afield, Travel Risk Management is fast becoming an integral part of a yacht’s approach to safety - so what are the benefits and what's involved?
  • Cannes Lions Yacht Charter Guide

    Posted: 12th April 2019 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

    Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019 will be held from 17 to 21 June where Cannes transforms into the global headquarters of the entire marketing communications ecosystem. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a Cannes Lions stalwart, Bespoke Yacht Charter shares their practical guide to Cannes Lions 2019.
  • ANZAC Day Ceremonies in Antibes 2019

    Posted: 12th April 2019 | Written by: Linda Blochet

    The 25th of April is ANZAC day when Australians and New Zealanders commemorate the sacrifices servicemen and women have made in the name of freedom. In Antibes, with the support of Mayor Jean Leonetti, 2019 will be the 7th consecutive year that the Association ANZAC Antibes has organised bilingual, international and official ANZAC Day ceremonies welcoming all nationalities.
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