• Donations Help MOAS Save Thousands of Lives

    Posted: 4th September 2015 | Written by: MOAS

    Donations from private citizens around the world have been rapidly increasing throughout the last 24-hour period with over 2500 individuals making a contribution to the cause. Having raised approximately €50,000 from Paypal donations over the last 2, years the platform has registered over €180,000 since Wednesday morning.
  • Monaco Yacht Show 2015 New Layout

    Posted: 4th September 2015 | Written by: MYS

    The 2015 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will underline the beginning of a new cycle as the show will celebrate its 25th edition, but above all because it will display a new look with extra berths and a reorganisation of its exhibition area.
  • Flood of Entries and Sponsors for NZ Millennium Cup 2016

    Posted: 3rd September 2015 | Written by: Albatross PR

    The opening of NZ Millennium Cup 2016 sponsorship applications has been met with resounding uptake from key international and local brands seeking limited patronage opportunities. Initial entry applications hint this will be the largest fleet seen racing in comparison to recent previous years and with international media giants The Superyacht Owner and Ocean Media on board, the idyllic Bay of Islands will anchor global gaze.
  • Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 makes UK Première

    Posted: 3rd September 2015 | Written by: Beneteau

    The Ancasta team is ready for the UK première of the Gran Turismo 40 from Beneteau, which is being presented for the first time in the UK at Southampton Boat Show from 11-20th September 2015.
  • Phuket to Host New Thailand Yacht Show

    Posted: 3rd September 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following a partnership agreement with the Marine Department of Thailand’s Ministry of Transport, the new show will be publicly announced on September 16th in Bangkok and hopes are high that the new event will become the focal point of luxury charter in Asia Pacific.
  • Northrop & Johnson & Aston Martin Announce Strategic Global Partnership

    Posted: 2nd September 2015 | Written by: Northrop & Johnson

    Northrop & Johnson and iconic British automotive brand Aston Martin announce their new strategic global collaboration. This multi-year partnership agreement is based on a shared heritage in the luxury sector, as well as a dedicated tradition of bespoke five-star service to all clients and customers.
  • Team Vestas and Team SCA to Race at Genoa Boat Show

    Posted: 2nd September 2015 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    Team SCA and Team Vestas Wind, rivals in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, go head-to-head once more in a series of pro-am races at the popular Genoa Boat Show from September 30 - Oct 5
  • Ben Ainslie's British Team Lose Overall Series Lead

    Posted: 1st September 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team could only manage third place in the Gothenburg leg of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series which was held last weekend.
  • Yachts du Coeur - From Yachts to Those in Need

    Posted: 31st August 2015 | Written by: Les Yachts du Coeur

    Calling on all YPY members, yacht crew and yachting companies! This October, Les Yachts du Coeur return to Cannes as part of their continual effort to redistribute surplus food from yachts to food banks in and around the Riviera. And now it's your chance to get involved!
  • ACR Introduces new AIS Transceiver

    Posted: 31st August 2015 | Written by: Saltwater PR

    Global leader in safety and survival technologies ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, has broadened its range of innovative maritime devices with the introduction of its new Class A and Class B Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) transceivers.
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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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