• Rich Freeland at Cummins Approaches Retirement

    Posted: 26th August 2019 | Written by: Cummins

    Cummins Inc. announced that Rich Freeland, President and COO, will retire after forty years of service to the company."I would like to personally thank Rich Freeland for his many contributions to Cummins and his friendship and support over a period of 25 years in which I met and worked with him." As part of Cummins' successor plans, new leadership appointments will also come into effect on 15 October.
  • Join the Big Beach Clean Up: 29 September 2019

    Posted: 23rd August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Silver Swan Recruitment, Plastic Patrol and The Green Stewardess are organising a beach clean up at Plage du Gravette in Antibes on Sunday 29th September following the Monaco Yacht Show - come along and join us!
  • New Anti-Drone Solution from Oculus & Nedshield

    Posted: 23rd August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Oculus Technologies has partnered with Nedshield, the Swiss-Dutch Defence company, to deliver a custom Anti-Drone Shield Protection solution - the only one in the superyacht market that can handle multiple, simultaneous drone attacks in the marina or out at sea.
  • MYS Superyacht Awards 2019

    Posted: 22nd August 2019 | Written by: MYS

    On the eve of the annual Monaco Yacht Show, the 6th edition of the show’s Superyacht Awards Ceremony will distinguish four spectacular vessels making their world debut in Monaco.
  • DGM & CAIM to Promote NaviGate Software for Superyachts

    Posted: 21st August 2019 | Written by: Mark Warren

    As part of their ongoing mission to enhance navigation standards in the maritime industry, Da Gama Maritime has joined forces with fellow UKHO distributor, CAIM to bring the NaviGate Pay-As-You-Sail (PAYS) software solution to the superyacht industry.
  • Where to Lunch at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

    Posted: 18th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    MYS 2019 kicks off on Wednesday 25th September, a pinnacle in the yachting calendar for meetings, networking and, of course, the opportunity to view 125 of the world's finest yachts afloat. The hospitality options are just as important and, whether you're looking for a leisurely treat with your guests or a business lunch with important clients, you can choose from a range of excellent options without exiting the show.
  • 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.
  • Trawler Arrested for Poaching in the ‘Land of Surfing Hippos’

    Posted: 16th August 2019 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    On July 24th, while the MY Bob Barker visited port between patrols of Operation Albacore IV - a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to tackle illegal fishing - Gabon's National Agency of National Parks arrested a local trawler fishing illegally in the protected waters of Loango National Park.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Shortlisted in Maritime UK Awards

    Posted: 15th August 2019 | Written by: Jake Young

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys has been shortlisted as an International Trade category finalist in the first ever Maritime UK Awards. SYTT is based in Suffolk and provides a one stop shop for superyacht tenders, yacht toys and gym equipment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Babb Rawlings Joins Northrop & Johnson

    Posted: 13th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Northrop & Johnson is delighted to welcome Babb Rawlings to its exceptional team of international sales brokers. Babb will be located in the Fort Lauderdale office.
  • DAME Design Awards 2019: Call for Entries

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Entries for the DAME Design Awards, held each year during METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam, are open to all manufacturers and suppliers registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the Show. METSTRADE is the world’s largest marine equipment trade event and DAME is unrivaled in terms of status and importance across the global marine industry.
  • First Salary Survey for UK Marine Industry

    Posted: 11th August 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    Specialist recruitment consultancy, Marine Resources, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. This unique piece of research aims to gain a comprehensive insight into the salaries currently commanded by professionals across the sector, and support businesses by highlighting common challenges and key trends.
  • Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Enhancing Global Connectivity for Superyachts

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat has revealed plans to triple the number of satellites servicing its flagship Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) network, the high-capacity VSAT constellation behind its Fleet Xpress high-speed mobile broadband service, by 2023 to meet rapidly increasing user demand for data across the globe, including the Arctic region.
  • Pearl Yachts Partners with NextWave Yachting in Asia

    Posted: 8th August 2019 | Written by: Alice Cislaghi

    Pearl Yachts announces a new partnership with the leading Asian yacht services and brokerage company, NextWave Yachting, who will now act as the British yard’s exclusive dealer in Hong Kong.
  • Growing Support for Water Revolution Foundation

    Posted: 7th August 2019 | Written by: Holland Yachting Group

    Water Revolution Foundation, the non-profit on a mission to drive and accelerate sustainability in the superyacht industry, has announced the support of nine anchor partners These forward-thinking companies have not only recognised the urgency to reduce the industry’s ecological footprint, but have pledged substantial multi-year commitment and financial contributions.
  • Presenting the Finalists for Crew Awards 2019

    Posted: 7th August 2019 | Written by: Corinna Blanke

    Following the success of the inaugural Crew Awards in Nice last year, ACREW is hosting the event for a second year and is proud to announce this year's finalists. Recognizing superyacht crew who have excelled or gone above and beyond, the Crew Awards ceremony will be held at the prestigious Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice on 12th October.
  • Finalists Announced for IMRF Awards 2019

    Posted: 6th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist after careful consideration of compelling entries from around the world. Designed to honour the outstanding commitment of dedicated Search & Rescue (SAR) professionals and volunteers, the Awards also raise awareness of techniques, technologies and equipment to improve SAR capabilities for the future.
  • YPY's Annual Wine Tasting in Monaco with CRYS

    Posted: 6th August 2019 | Written by: YPY Monaco

    It's that time of year again, the sun is out, the guests are on yachts enjoying wonderful wines, and why shouldn't you too? Join us at 7pm on Thursday 8th August at the Yacht Club Monaco for YPY's Annual Wine Tasting Evening with Cannes Riviera Yacht Supply to sample a variety of food and wine pairings presented by a guest sommelier.
  • New Wave in Branded Spinnakers

    Posted: 5th August 2019 | Written by: ImageSails

    ImageSails has launched the world’s first seamless image hi-res spinnaker aptly named 'La Creación', from Cuban Painter Roniel Andrade, heralding a new wave in customization and advertising at sea. ImageSails are made of the finest sailcloth by elite sail makers in the USA using revolutionary technology to apply high-resolution images with precision and durability, without compromising performance.
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  • 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.
  • The Hottest Yacht Toys on the Water this Summer

    Posted: 23rd March 2017 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    The Med season is just around the corner and, if you're busy reviewing your inventory of water toys, here are some hints from Josh Richardson at Superyacht Tenders and Toys on some of the hot favourites for this summer.
  • America's Cup Inspires Crewsaver’s ErgoFit 50N EX Lifejacket

    Posted: 13th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    With the America’s Cup fast approaching, high performance sailing is on everybody’s mind. In a new era of high tech sailing comes demand for personal safety equipment which led Crewsaver to develop their ErgoFit 50N EX, a revolution in buoyancy aid design.
  • Kymeta Poised to Disrupt the Satellite Communications Industry

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Lindsay Sloan

    Kymeta, known for its revolutionary flat, electronically steered satellite antenna and is set to disrupt the satellite industry with two important announcements this week: The commercial availability of the Kymeta mTenna u7 satellite antenna and KyWay terminal, and a partnership with Intelsat to offer KĀLO™ Connectivity providing flexible connectivity for fixed and mobile applications in gigabyte packages.
  • Livewire Connections Launch Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit

    Posted: 17th January 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    Innovators in superyacht communications, Livewire Connections has created the Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit designed to address a known problem when accessing an antenna fitted with an underside swing down hatch door.
  • Repair Service for Superyacht Inflatables

    Posted: 5th December 2016 | Written by: Mark Anastasia

    Sealed Air Repairs (SAR), based in Florida, is a new repair service for superyachts worldwide, specialising in the repair of PVC inflatables including yacht slides, climbing walls, jet ski docks and fenders, and we can also provide spare parts with immediate shipping anywhere in the world.
  • Protect Your Yacht and Crew with Solarglide Solar Screens

    Posted: 4th December 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    Solar glare poses a dangerous threat to your yacht while out at sea where the sun is at its strongest. Glare from the sun significantly reduces visibility through navigational windows, increasing the risk of collision, especially when travelling through a bustling port. As the sun beats down on the yacht, glare can also become very uncomfortable for crew and guests.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Refit, Repair and Refurbishment Packages

    Posted: 6th November 2016 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys has seen growing demand for its Tender Refit, Repair and Refurbishment packages in 2016. Offering secure covered storage, practical workshops and excellent product knowledge, SYT&T is ideally located for boats in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, and can take care of all shipping, including collection from the yacht anywhere in the world.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys: The Rise of Motorbikes, Bikes & Buggies

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) has noticed a growing trend towards head-turning land-based toys, having recently supplied three high-performance HPC Revolution bikes to the new build MY Cloudbreak. The HPC Revolution bikes, designed by aerospace engineers and hand built in the USA, also featured recently in the US version of Top Gear.
  • Hub Ware Launches Web Portal for Managing New Builds & Refits

    Posted: 27th September 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Announcing the new standard for refits, Techman-Hub Ware has launched its new online project management sites, in time for the winter refit season. Designed for yachts from 25m upwards, the HUB improves visibility, consistency, and saves time and effort dealing with project admin, freeing crews and managers to concentrate on the technical supervision and quality control.
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  • Securewest: Maritime Security Incidents 22-29 July 2019

    Posted: 31st July 2019

    Securewest International is the leading provider of worldwide security services, specializing in travel risk management for personnel at sea and ashore. Each week the Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) provides a summary of recorded maritime incidents of interest to private and commercial seafarers around the world. During the period 22-29 July 2019, Securewest recorded five maritime related incidents: three robberies, one boarding and one migrant and refugee incident.
  • The Benefits of Traveller Tracking

    Posted: 31st July 2019 | Written by: Nicky Demellweek

    Traveller tracking can be a sensitive subject with organisations and individuals having very mixed views on the topic. Some people appreciate the need while others can be sceptical believing their employers are just trying to keep tabs on their whereabouts. At Securewest we find that if an organisation is transparent in it's use and intentions then employees are more accepting of the benefits of tracking as part of their travel risk management.
  • Nautilus & ITF Call for Urgent Release of Seized British Oil Tanker & Crew

    Posted: 23rd July 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Nautilus International and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today raised serious concerns over the seizure of British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz and have called for a diplomatic resolution to the situation and de-escalation of tensions in the region.
  • Life After Yachting

    Posted: 20th July 2019 | Written by: Jodie Clarke

    This article was inspired by a post in the Facebook Group, Palma Yacht Crew, that asked: “How do you know when you’ve had enough? And what do you plan on doing once back on land (aside from getting a dog, obviously)?” At the time of writing, this the post had 382 comments. As an ex-yachtie myself, I can totally sympathise!
  • Zero Emissions for all Vessels Ordered for UK Waters from 2025

    Posted: 12th July 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    The UK Government has announced that all new vessels for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector.
  • WYCC on the Market for Yacht Crew Insurance

    Posted: 8th July 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht crew insurance has remained fairly static for years but recent changes in regulations in both Europe and the US have promoted a raft of new insurance plans with more flexible and more comprehensive cover. We spoke to Mathieu Henri of WYCC to get the latest on the insurance market for yacht crew.
  • Enhancing the Visitor Experience at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Monaco Yacht Show has started its countdown to the opening of the 29th edition which takes place from 25-28 September 2019 in Port Hercules. Ever keen to perfect the format and attract serious buyers to the show, this year MYS has introduced a number of new initiatives including a change to opening times and a range of hospitality packages.
  • Sea Shepherd Returns to the Med to Fight Against Illegal Fishing

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Sea Shepherd Italy

    Thanks to the close collaboration and support of Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund and Smilewave Fund, Sea Shepherd continues to protect the Italian waters against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the South Tyrrhenian Sea. Operation Siso 2019 begins with the aim of protecting the delicate ecosystem of the Aeolian Islands from unreported and unregulated illegal fishing.
  • How Transparent is the Yacht Market?

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    I am a sales broker and I have been for many years so it's no surprise that I advocate appointing a broker to help you with buying a new or pre-owned boat/yacht. The reason is simple, it's what we do. We listen; we try to understand the factors that are important or even mandatory in a buying decision. But the market may not always be as transparent as you might think.
  • Join the Next Cogs4Cancer Bike Ride for Cancer Research!

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    Billed as '8 countries in 8 days' the next Cogs4Cancer endurance bike ride is from Maastricht to Monaco from 4-12 October. The ride itself is quite challenging but it’s great fun, and we’re looking for more riders to join us!
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