• Tower Bridge Lifts for 10th Clipper Race

    Posted: 31st August 2015 | Written by: Clipper Race

    The twelve teams made up of international amateur sailors competing in the Clipper 2015-16 Race have passed under Tower Bridge, London, at the start of the 40,000 nautical mile global race in front of thousands of spectators.
  • Inmarsat Launches Global Xpress Satellite

    Posted: 28th August 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Inmarsat has launched its third Global Xpress satellite in Kazakhstan and this new satellite will help deliver broadband speeds around 100 times faster than the company's incumbent satellite constellation I-4.
  • Where to View America’s Newest Tall Ship

    Posted: 28th August 2015 | Written by: Media Pro International

    The 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the USA's newest Tall Ship and one of only 75 Tall Ships in the world designated by Sail Training International as Class A, was a show stopper at last month’s Iberdrola USA Tall Ships Portland 2015.
  • UIM Environmental Award 2015

    Posted: 27th August 2015 | Written by: Thomas Kurth

    Encouraged by the success of past editions, the UIM is proud to launch the 2015 UIM Environmental Award and Special Mentions.This award recognizes outstanding environmental leaders, whether individuals or organizations, that have excelled in inspiration, vision, innovation, leadership and initiatives to the benefit of the Environment.
  • Radio Holland signs four-year service agreement with Thome Ship Management

    Posted: 24th August 2015 | Written by: Imtech Maine

    Radio Holland in Singapore has signed a Managed Service Agreement (MSA) with Thome Ship Management that will cover nine vessels for four years. Thome Ship Management, headquartered in Singapore, has worked for many years with Radio Holland, which is part of Imtech Marine, but until now this has largely been on an ad hoc basis.
  • Feadship Launches 57m Halo

    Posted: 22nd August 2015 | Written by: Feadship

    Feadship has launched the 57 metre Halo in a private ceremony at the Feadship Kaag yard.The bespoke motoryacht was outfitted in a record time of just 33 months at the request of Halo’s owner, who had previously chartered the Feadship Helix and was sufficiently enamoured by the experience to commission a new Feadship.
  • Yacht Sinks in Mykonos

    Posted: 21st August 2015 | Written by: Onboard Online

    Yesterday at approximately 5am a superyacht sank off the coast of Mykonos. The yacht is reported to be the 30m M.Y Aloha although no information has been released by the Mykonos Port Authority.
  • Warsash Superyacht Academy Announces Partnership with ACREW

    Posted: 20th August 2015 | Written by: ACREW

    In an exciting development for superyacht crew professional development ACREW has partnered with Warsash Superyacht Academy to host the ACREW Monaco Lounge this September.
  • Overmarine Group Launches Their Newest Maxi Open Yacht Mangusta 110

    Posted: 20th August 2015 | Written by: Mutant Communications

    The second unit of the new Mangusta 110 series was recently launched by the Overmarine Group at their private wharf in Viareggio, Tuscany.
  • Treasure Found Off Florida Coast

    Posted: 20th August 2015 | Written by: Onboard Online

    Spanish gold coins with an estimated value of $4.5m have been found by treasure hunters off the Florida coast.
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  • Norwegian boatbuilder in merger with local dealer

    Posted: 24th January 2013 | Written by: IBI News

    Norway´s Askeladden Boats AS has merged with the local boat dealer Båtens Beste AS. The merged company will operate under the name Askeladden Boats AS. Båtens Beste is located in Hagavik, south of Bergen on the west coast. “The reason for the merger is that we want to adjust our business for the time being and for times to come and also use the many resources we have in common,” Askeladdden´s Henrik Askvik told online daily midtsiden.no.
  • Welcome to OnboardOnline!

    Posted: 23rd January 2013 | Written by: Sam Watson

    We're very excited to announce the launch of OnboardOnline, a new and dynamic online portal for yacht crew worldwide. There was a gap in the market for a comprehensive site where the editorial is industry-led, from people in the job writing on what they know best. Our aim is to bring together the various strands of the yachting industry onto one platform, and to facilitate dialogue in both directions.
  • New COO at Fifth Ocean Yachts

    Posted: 22nd January 2013 | Written by: IBI News

    Ukraine builder Fifth Ocean Yachts has named Andrea Armas as its chief operating officer. Armas is a naval architect with over 17 years’ experience in the industry. Armas’ professional background spans roles in production, sales and marketing. Previous positions include international sales manager at Bertram Yacht in Miami (US), general manager for Europe, Africa and Middle East for Riviera, and director of sales and marketing for Numarine.
  • BRP Seeks $1.05bn loan

    Posted: 22nd January 2013 | Written by: Michael Amato – Businessweek

    Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., the maker of jet skis and outboard motors, is seeking a $1.05 billion term loan to fund a dividend and refinance debt. The debt will pay interest at 4 percentage points more than the London interbank offered rate, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Libor, a rate banks say they can borrow in dollars from each other, will have a 1.25 percent floor.
  • Africa's Richest Man Acquires Luxury Yacht

    Posted: 22nd January 2013 | Written by: Mfonobong Nsehe – Forbes

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has just taken delivery of a new luxury yacht. At the moment, very little is known about the yacht – who built it, how much it cost or even just how big it is. However, judging by pictures available on several Nigerian websites, the yacht looks significantly smaller than those owned by Dangote’s billionaire peers Roman Abramovich, Paul Allen or Andrey Melnichenko, making the Nigerian billionaire’s latest acquisition seem almost like a baby’s toy.
  • Superyachts Tough Sell to Newly Rich

    Posted: 20th January 2013 | Written by: Reuters

    The glamour, champagne launches, astronomical price tags, and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of "super-yacht" building, according to industry insiders. The billionaire financier clients of the pre-financial crisis world are fewer. And the new rich of Asia with the kind of money needed to spend at least $100 million on a holiday gin palace just aren't that into boats.
  • Giant Squid Caught on Video

    Posted: 19th January 2013 | Written by: Deborah Netburn – Los Angeles Times

    For the first time ever, scientists have shot video of a live giant squid in its natural habitat -- and you can watch a snippet of it here.
  • Diddy Yacht Party Resolves Feud

    Posted: 10th January 2013 | Written by: Nate Ryan – USA Today

    A New Years Eve party hosted on a yacht owned by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs – "The damndest boat you've ever seen in your life," according to one source – helped close a feud between two of America's leading racecar drivers, according to USA Today.
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