• US Air Force Delivers Humanitarian Aid to St Kitts

    Posted: 23rd May 2019 | Written by: Christophe Harbour

    Shipping costs were prohibiting the delivery of USD$14,000 worth of humanitarian aid to St Kitts and Nevis until the United States Air Force stepped in to help. The shipment will benefit families in unexpected need for the next six to eight months.
  • 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.
  • South Coast Boat Show to Become Annual UK Event

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: Zella Compton

    Over 60 innovative sail and power boats were on display at Ocean Village Marina last weekend with major global brands represented on the water. After the success of this first edition, The South Coast Boat Show will become an annual event billed as ‘the buyers’ show’ for its no-frills approach.
  • Crew Wellbeing Event in Palma on Wednesday 22 May

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: Lynne Edwards

    Crew and all members of the yachting industry are invited to attend an event on emotional health in Palma on Wednesday 22nd May. The two main aims of the event are to bring awareness to as many people as possible of the help available for managing mental health and to help take the stigma out of mental and emotional disorders by showing people they are not alone.
  • Rolex Capri Sailing Week Title Snatched by Caol Ila R with Two Second Win

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division on Saturday. Alex Schaerer's modified Maxi 72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen's dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium.
  • Oceanco Acquires the Heerema Zwijndrecht Construction Facilities

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Oceanco has acquired the premises of Heerema Zwijndrecht as part of the company's long-term initiative for growth, expansion, and consolidation of its construction activities. Intrinsic to Oceanco's vision for increased efficiency, these new facilities will be a hub that will allow numerous co-makers to physically set up offices alongside the construction works.
  • World Superyacht Awards 2019: A Win for Benetti's M/Y Spectre

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A symbol of 'Made in Italy' style and design, 69m superyacht M/Y 'Spectre' was raised to the podium at the World Superyacht Awards in London where it won in the category 'Displacement yachts between 500 and 1,999 tonnes'.
  • World Superyacht Awards 2019: Oceanco's Black Pearl and DAR Win Big

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Oceanco is proud to announce S/Y Black Pearl and M/Y DAR have won honours at the World Superyacht Awards, 2019. Black Pearl came away with the award for 'Best Sailing Yacht Overall' and DAR won for 'Best Displacement Motor Yacht 2,000 GT and Above' as well as the coveted 'Best Motor Yacht of the Year' award.
  • Charter Brokers Discover the Magic of Campania

    Posted: 16th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    International charter brokers have concluded their tour of southern Italy's Campania region on a fam trip that allowed them to uncover the region's history, culture and cuisine. Over the week, brokers from as far afield as the Caribbean and United States stopped off in Castellammare di Stabia, Pompeii, Naples, Sorrento, Positano and Capri.
  • Nautilus International Stands Up for LGBT+ Rights

    Posted: 16th May 2019 | Written by: Nautilus Int.

    Nautilus International is proud to defend the human rights of LGBT+ maritime professionals and has added its voice to the global condemnation of new laws in the Kingdom of Brunei that punish homosexual sex with death by stoning.
  • 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.
  • Civitavecchia and Trieste: Ports of Call for World's Largest Superyachts

    Posted: 20th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    If anyone was in doubt that Italy is a superyacht destination, they won't be now. The world's largest superyachts, Azzam and Dilbar, have recently come to moor in Civitavecchia and Trieste.
  • Benetti Delivers 69m Motor Yacht Spectre

    Posted: 20th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Italian shipyard, Benetti, is celebrating the delivery of 69m motor yacht 'Spectre' in Livorno, a fully customized superyacht built for American owners John and Jeanette Staluppi. Taking 750,000 working hours to build, the end result is a combination of extreme comfort and extraordinary performance for a yacht of her size.
  • Cruising Indonesia - Orangutans in the Wild

    Posted: 12th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome back MY Latitude in November. “After an amazingly successful Komodo and region expedition in August, the owner, who is a keen wildlife and underwater photographer, wants more!” said Captain Jimmy Blee of APS Indonesia.
  • Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup 2019 Events Announced

    Posted: 6th November 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    The 18th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup promises fierce racing and exclusive relaxed social events in its invitation to superyacht owners, captains & crew to attend the January 18-20, 2019 event, returning for the third year to the beautiful SALA Resort & Spa Phuket on pristine Mai Khao Bay.
  • British Sailing Team Hopes for Kiteboarding Medals at 2024 Olympics

    Posted: 29th October 2018 | Written by: Justin Chisholm

    In what appears to be an impressive degree of pre-planning, the British Sailing Team has set its sights firmly on winning kiteboarding medals at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Despite being six years away, the British selectors recently put a call out for aspiring female riders who believe they have what it takes to win gold – whether they have kite boarded before or not.
  • International Schooner Association Founded

    Posted: 4th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Schooner owners do not come more passionate than Tomas de Vargas Machuca, who owns not one, but two, of these famous vintage craft. A new initiative, nurtured by his enthusiasm and that of his captain Simon Pandolfi, is the formation of the International Schooner Association. The association was founded last week at the 40th edition of the Régates Royales in Cannes, where a great group of classic schooners gathered together displaying the elegance and power of this classic craft.
  • International Maxi Association Set to Expand

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following its Annual General Meeting held during this month’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that oversees maxi yacht racing globally, has announced its prize winners, voted in a new President and published its 2019 race program.
  • Winners of the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

    Posted: 8th September 2018 | Written by: James Boyd

    The highlight of the maxi yacht calendar, the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup concluded in Porto Cervo on Saturday with stand-out performances in most classes. The most remarkable victory was seized by the Wally 77 Lyra in the Wally class, the first ever regatta for her owner-driver ending with a scoreline comprised of five wins and two seconds.
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  • 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.
  • Secumar: Innovation in Lifejackets & Workwear

    Posted: 23rd August 2016 | Written by: Anne Finck

    SECUMAR will be exhibiting its innovative lifejackets and maritime workwear at both SMM from 6th – 9th September and WindEnergy from 27th – 30th September, both at the Hamburg Messe.
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  • West Papua in Indonesia Becomes World’s First Conservation Province

    Posted: 8th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    “Today, history was made” said Cristina Mittermeier, Co-Founder of SeaLegacy, as West Papua in Indonesia becomes the world’s first Conservation Province.The new environmental law will ensure sustainable industries and establish protected areas, and will guarantee that West Papua’s Indigenous Peoples have access to their own resources.
  • 2019 Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza a Huge Success!

    Posted: 4th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 10th edition of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza started with a beautiful, south of France sunrise as 100 crew and industry professionals came together for a fun day with colleagues and friends on the slopes of Auron, skiing, snowboarding and soaking up the sun over a three course lunch.
  • Singapore Yacht Show 2019

    Posted: 2nd April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Asia's leading yacht show returns for four days on 11 April. Hosted in the glamorous locale of award-winning One°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, the show is a celebration of yachting and the premier introduction to Singapore's yachting and charter market.
  • Navigating the Yacht Insurance Storm

    Posted: 29th March 2019 | Written by: Sarah Allan

    When it comes to buying, converting or building a superyacht, insurance can sit a long way down the priority list but a certain level of insurance is mandatory, and can be a godsend if something does go wrong. But recent events such as hurricanes Maria and Irma have resulted in a well reported reduction of insurance capacity across the yacht sector. Sarah Allan, maritime lawyer and yacht master, discusses the impact of the 'hardening market'.
  • Training the Future Leaders of the Maritime Industry

    Posted: 28th March 2019 | Written by: Lars Lippuner

    When it opens its doors in June 2019, the new ship and port simulation centre at Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering will be the largest and most sophisticated maritime simulation centre in the UK, making hundreds of ship models available for the cadets and maritime professionals who come to train each year.
  • Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019

    Posted: 23rd March 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019 takes place from Thursday 28th March to Sunday 31st March. The show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to 90 meter superyachts, in a world-famous destination at the most beautiful time of year.
  • Five of the Best Drones for Superyachts

    Posted: 21st March 2019 | Written by: Colette Flowerdew-Kincaid

    Whether you’re a keen photographer or not, chartering a superyacht is an adventure you’ll want to record so you can enjoy the memories for years to come. Still there are some shots that just can’t be taken without a little technical help. That’s where drones come in, so here are some top tips on the best drones for superyachts in 2019.
  • Yachting Gives Back Launches Easter Campaign

    Posted: 14th March 2019 | Written by: Sarah Drane

    According to the Balearic branch of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN), almost 25% of the Islands’ population, around 276,000 people, is at risk of social exclusion – and that figure is rising. Yachting Gives Back, a concept founded by GYG’s Nick Entwisle, hopes to help close the stark disparity between rich and poor.
  • Clarity on French Social Security Obligations

    Posted: 14th March 2019 | Written by: John Cook

    Now that the furore surrounding the implementation of the French Decree on social security for seafarers who are resident in France and working on a foreign flagged vessel has died down, John Cook surveys the options available to superyacht crew.
  • Who Owns Your ISM History - The Yacht or Management Company?

    Posted: 14th March 2019 | Written by: David Clarke

    At Superyacht Operating Systems we frequently hear from yachts that would like to change their Management Company or ISM provider. But they feel stuck. They fear they’ll lose the yacht’s historical data if they make the change. So who really owns the yacht’s records? Is it the management company/ISM provider or is it the yacht?
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