• OnboardOnline Announces Content Partnership with The Islander

    Posted: 25th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    OnboardOnline today announced a strategic content partnership with The Islander magazine, a monthly superyacht industry print publication serving the Western Mediterranean. Together, OnboardOnline and The Islander will collaborate on storytelling and investigative series across platforms, building on each company’s strengths and offering consumers useful, relevant and entertaining journalism.
  • Port Vauban: The Future of Yachting in One of Europe's Oldest Ports

    Posted: 21st September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Port Vauban in Antibes is shining a spotlight on its major redevelopment and unique long-term berthing options with a newly released film. Thanks to the redevelopment plans of Vauban 21, which recently acquired the prestigious Port Vauban operation, a unique new opportunity in the region to acquire long-term berths of up to 23 years’ duration is available to yacht owners of vessels from several metres up to over 170 metres.
  • Dedicated Superyacht TV Station Attracts Massive Global Audience

    Posted: 20th September 2018 | Written by: Chrissie McClatchie

    The first luxury television station dedicated to superyachts and life on board has finally arrived: Superyacht TV. Based out of Monaco, the TV station broadcasts premium quality programming that showcases the industry and the yachting lifestyle. Responding to an evident desire in the public for such content, the station has drawn an impressive global audience of 30,000,000.
  • e3 Announces Commercial Availability of Customisable Kymeta KyWay™ Terminals

    Posted: 20th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Palma-based e3 Systems, the exclusive superyacht distribution partner for Kymeta™ communications solutions, are pleased to announce the commercial availability of the Kymeta™ mTenna™ PLUS and mTenna™ SELECT, which combine multiple flat-panel Kymeta KyWay™ terminals to provide an installation that is scalable and customisable.
  • New Sale Agreed for Indian Empress Superyacht

    Posted: 20th September 2018 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Nautilus International, the seafarers' union, has welcomed news that a long-running ordeal suffered by members serving on the superyacht Indian Empress may be nearing an end after a court received confirmation that the vessel is being bought for €35m.
  • 2018 Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza is on!

    Posted: 17th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 9th Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza will be held on Friday 5th October 2018 at the Grande Bastide Golf Course in Châteauneuf Grasse-Opio on the French Riviera. The day includes friendly competition over 18-holes of golf, a hearty lunch and networking with fellow yachting professionals.
  • PYA Sea Changes at MYS to Cover Sexual Harassment & Environmental Action

    Posted: 17th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The highly-anticipated PYA Sea Changes seminar, which offers concise industry updates and topical debates for yachting professionals, is continuing its successful format and will be held during the Monaco Yacht Show again this year.
  • New IPV Code: What it Means for Delivery Trips

    Posted: 10th September 2018 | Written by: British Marine

    The MCA has written a new draft IPV Code (intended pleasure vessels) in conjunction with British Marine, the RYA and the YDSA, which reduces regulatory and economic burdens on marine businesses. It also helps to ensure that operators of pleasure vessels in temporary commercial use are operating on the right side of the law.
  • 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.
  • Global Services Appoints Richard Acland as CEO

    Posted: 7th September 2018 | Written by: Alex Smith

    Global Services, the leading marine procurement company, is delighted to announce the appointment of their new CEO, Mr Richard Acland who has worked in the marine industry for 15 years.
  • Cannes Collection 2016

    Posted: 28th January 2016 | Written by: Cannes Collection

    A first! Yachting, Private Aviation, Automobiles, Art, Property, Travel…everything in the world of luxury goods and services gathered together in one place. Designed to meet the new expectations of consumers in the luxury market, the CANNES COLLECTION exhibition will present the latest innovations of the leading companies and enable visitors to try out products in real conditions, as well as permitting them to purchase their dream item on the spot.
  • Superyacht Rendezvous Montenegro 2016

    Posted: 28th January 2016 | Written by: Boat International

    Superyacht owners and charter clients looking for a truly unique yachting experience in the Med this summer need look no further than the second Superyacht Rendezvous in Montenegro, on July 7-9 2016. Enter now to be a part of the fleet.
  • Student Superyacht Designer Highly Commended by Industry Judges

    Posted: 28th January 2016 | Written by: Warsash Maritime Academy

    Solent student, Nadezda Lele, has been recognised for her design talents in Superyacht UK’s Young Designer competition held at this year’s London Boat Show.
  • Land Rover BAR Academy takes on the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series

    Posted: 25th January 2016 | Written by: Extreme Sailing Series

    The British America’s Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, announces its Youth Academy Team for the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™.
  • Records Demolished at Mount Gay 80th Anniversary Race

    Posted: 22nd January 2016 | Written by: Sue Pelling

    Big winds, big speeds and the fastest times ever recorded made the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, one of the most spectacular in history with a total of five records broken, and each team winning their skipper’s weight in rum.
  • Conditions Call a Halt to Historical 18’s Australian Championship

    Posted: 22nd January 2016 | Written by: Di Pearson

    No wind, rain and the hint of a thunderstorm to come brought the opening day of the Historical 18 Foot Skiff 2016 Australian Championship to a halt on Sydney Harbour.
  • World Premiere of Azimut 66 at Dusseldorf Show

    Posted: 21st January 2016 | Written by: Azimut

    Azimut Yachts will exhibit 5 models in Germany in January 2016, at one of Europe’s most important boat shows: in addition to the Azimut 66, the 77S, the Atlantis 43, the Azimut 50 Fly and the Magellano 43.
  • MYBA Accredits Australian Brokerage House

    Posted: 21st January 2016 | Written by: Albatross PR

    Australian brokerage house, Bray Management, has received MYBA accreditation, to become an active broker in the Australian domestic market with the international superyacht-standard, stamp of approval.
  • BILGIN 263 is in Full Swing

    Posted: 20th January 2016 | Written by: Bilgin

    The work on the 80 metre project, which Bilgin has signed for a repeat client lately, is in full swing. Codenamed the BILGIN 263, the 80m is going to be the largest yacht built by Bilgin Yachts Shipyard.
  • Bella Mente Racing - New Year, New Goals

    Posted: 15th January 2016 | Written by: Media Pro Newport

    After wrapping up a highly successful 2015 campaign, Bella Mente Racing is at it again, diving into the New Year with an even more ambitious race program ahead. Led by owner/driver Hap Fauth, the team of 27 sailors will take on seven high-profile regattas in the U.S., the Caribbean and Europe aboard its Maxi 72 namesake.
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  • Palm Beach International Boat Show Reports Continued Growth

    Posted: 10th April 2018 | Written by: Marielle Sologuren

    Four days of picture-perfect weather set the stage for the 33rd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, welcoming more exhibitors and guests than ever before to the spectacular display along Flagler Drive. A steady stream of shoppers and browsers throughout the weekend contributed to a 7.5 percent increase in gate attendance over 2017. Boating enthusiasts had more to see, with the number of boats in the water for sale, both new and used, up 6 percent.
  • Vertex Tech Promises Joy of Fast Flight Metres Above Sea

    Posted: 10th April 2018 | Written by: Gonzague Leruth

    London-based innovation company Exclin Ltd has revealed its new concept: the Vertex Recreational Vehicle – a next-generation, fuel-efficient vehicle concept that will offer pilots an exhilarating, low-altitude flight over sea. Based on patented, award-winning Vertex Lift System technology, the vehicle will also allow vertical take-off and the ability to explore far-flung island locations beyond the range of a speedboat.
  • Superyacht Owner Urged to Pay Crew Following Court Hearing

    Posted: 5th April 2018 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Nautilus is urging the multi-millionaire owner of one of the world’s largest private yachts to urgently pay more than US$1m of wages owed to crew members following a court hearing this week.The yacht concerned is 95m Indian Empress which Nautilus had arrested as part of its efforts to recover unpaid wages for 24 members of the seafarers union.
  • AEGY Report Reveals Astronomical Rise of Chartering in the Balearics

    Posted: 4th April 2018 | Written by: Pablo Peiro

    In October 2013 the Spanish government made an amendment to the infamous “matriculation tax” which had prevented many superyachts from registering to charter in Spain. Since then, the Spanish Superyacht Association (AEGY) has produced an annual report on the state of the charter market in the Balearics, showing dramatic increases in visiting yachts and revenue from charter.
  • Limassol Marina's Luxury Homes Selling Fast

    Posted: 4th April 2018 | Written by: Laura Harrison

    Limassol Marina has reported that 80% of the private seafront villas have been sold, with only 15 now remaining. The sales success story of the first superyacht marina in Cyprus is a testament to the strength of the yachting property market and the marina’s exclusive backdrop which has enticed buyers of more than 30 nationalities.
  • Inmarsat Secures Order for 150 Fleet One Terminals

    Posted: 4th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Inmarsat has received a first major commitment to its brand new Americas Leisure Plan for Fleet One, devised especially for sailing and motorboat users cruising in waters around North and South America, through an order for 150 Fleet One terminals from Network Innovations.
  • Support Blue Ocean, the Eco-Catamaran Project

    Posted: 3rd April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Blue Ocean is a project run with the support of the Eco Sail the World Association based in La Rochelle, France. The team's vision is to construct a catamaran using the latest eco technologies, which will serve as a platform for educating the public about the damage being wrought on the ocean and the innovative, eco-friendly solutions that can tackle it. The project has been nominated for a La Fabrique Innovation prize and you can vote now to show your support.
  • ECPY and MYBA Call for Changes to French Social Security Regulations

    Posted: 29th March 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    “Yachts are abandoning French waters for more welcoming jurisdictions and French-resident crew are having increasing trouble finding jobs,” declares MYBA President, Fiona Maureo, adding her voice to the lobbying cries of the ECPY, who demand a governmental review of the changes to social security legislation that for the last year have damaged the yachting sector and the job prospects of French-resident crew.
  • MYS supports the 2018 Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean

    Posted: 29th March 2018 | Written by: Johan Pizzardini

    The Monaco Yacht Show joins forces with the Event Committee of the 2nd edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, that will be held on the terraces of Opera Garnier on the opening day of the Monaco Yacht Show, Wednesday 26 September 2018.
  • Disabled Sailing Gets Boost with S\V14 and FAREAST YACHTS Collaboration

    Posted: 28th March 2018 | Written by: Duncan Worthington

    In exciting news for the disabled sailing community worldwide, the S\V14 organisation are proud to announce that FAREAST YACHTS will produce the S\V14 at their production base in China and in a remarkable offer, will supply the first one thousand S\V14’s at a subsidized price of US$ 3,000 for the base boat ex works Shanghai.
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  • Northern Lights at FLIBS 2013

    Posted: 23rd October 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    Northern Lights will feature its latest innovation in clean, efficient marine power generation – the M1306A32 - at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 31-November 4.
  • Excess Boat Inventory Liquidation Service

    Posted: 23rd October 2013 | Written by: UsedBoatEquipment.com

    Equipment and accessories manufacturers, distributors and dealers can sell discontinued, overstocked and other unwanted inventory commission-free on UsedBoatEquipment.com, a virtual market place connecting buyers and sellers around the globe.
  • Elite sign distribution agreement with Fri Form Furniture

    Posted: 17th October 2013 | Written by: Elite Yacht Linen

    Elite Yacht Linen is proud to announce their new distribution agreement with Swedish designer terrace furniture company, Fri Form. The Fri Form furniture is strong and durable and very attractive. It's the Mercedes Benz of furniture; reassuringly expensive with the same classic shape, unchanged for years built for comfort and that look of understated quality.
  • Three ways to spruce up your Christmas table linens

    Posted: 17th October 2013 | Written by: Elite Linens

    Christmas is nearly upon us and the yards are bustling with boats getting ready for the crossing over to the Caribbean, which means it’s time to trade in Sangria and Mediterranean glitz for some rum punch and Santa-themed swimwear.
  • ENJO Yachting Launch their Teak Deck Pad

    Posted: 11th October 2013 | Written by: Enjo Yachting

    ENJO Yachting is proud to announce the official launch of the Teak Deck Pad by ENJO. The latest addition to the ENJO range revolutionizes the way in which the teak is cleaned on-board. The teak deck pad lifts out dirt, grease, grime and unwanted salt marks from the decks using just the ENJO fibres of the teak deck pad and water.
  • US launch of iconic British powerboat brand

    Posted: 10th October 2013 | Written by: Hunton Powerboats Ltd

    Hunton, the iconic British manufacturer of high-performance, luxury powerboats and tenders is incredibly proud and excited to announce that their stunning range is to be introduced to US audiences.
  • Net-Logic Wireless BNWAS attains Wheel Mark accreditation

    Posted: 9th October 2013 | Written by: Net-Logic

    Net-Logic announce their WatchKeeper+, the world’s only type approved wireless BNWAS, now carries the prestigious Wheel Mark certification.
  • Elite Yacht Linen announce new line of Yves Delorme towels

    Posted: 9th October 2013 | Written by: Elite Linen

    Elite Yacht Linen, specialists in luxury bespoke linen for yachts and based in STP shipyard in Palma, attended MYS to promote the new line of Yves Delorme Athena Towel Range.
  • Northern Lights To Introduce M99C13 Genset

    Posted: 9th October 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    Northern Lights will introduce its latest innovation in power generation for the commercial marine sector, the M99C13 generator set, at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show, October 9-11 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
  • McMurdo Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon

    Posted: 2nd October 2013 | Written by: HomeportMarine.com

    The Smartfind S20 is a personal AIS device worn on a lifejacket and activated by sliding off the safety tab and lifting an arming cap to deploy the antenna. The compact, lightweight unit sends alert messages, GPS position and a special identity code directly to AIS receivers within approximately a four mile radius. A flashing LED light aids location at night.
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  • ECPY Riviera Yachting RDV: 18-20 April 2017

    Posted: 10th April 2017 | Written by: Karin Berner

    The European Committee for Professional Yachting (ECPY) is hosting the Riviera Yachting RDV in th Port of Nice from 18-20 April. ECPY is an association created in January 1993 to represent the interests of yachting professionals and to create the necessary conditions for the development of the yachting industry on the Cote d'Azur.
  • Sea Service Verification on Large Yachts: MIN 543 (M)

    Posted: 8th April 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has now published MIN 543 (M): Sea Service Verification on Large Yachts, outlining revised arrangements for the verification of Sea Service Testimonials (SST) for seafarers working on large yachts. As well as direct applications to MCA, this formalises authority for verification via Nautilus International and the Professional Yachting Association (PYA).
  • Efficient Sea App - Complete Vessel Management System

    Posted: 2nd April 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Efficient Sea App is an iPad app that sets itself apart from existing programs with its comprehensive array of manuals, checklists, templates and compliance reporting forms. It's also very simple to use - a complete vessel management system in a single iPad app.
  • Rio Boat Show: 5-11 April 2017

    Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: Karin Berner

    The Rio Boat Show, the largest indoor nautical event in Latin America, takes place at the exhibition centre Marina da Glória in Rio De Janeiro from 5-11 April 2017 in partnership with ACOBAR, the Brazilian Association of Boat Builders.
  • VIDEO: Three Reasons to Buy Motor Yacht My Soo Too

    Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: David Seal

    For the busy owner who has no time to travel to view yachts for sale, there is no better way to decide if a yacht is worth a visit than by watching a guided video tour. David Seal at Northrop & Johnson has been developing this unique and effective method of showcasing yachts for some years, and here he explains three good reasons to buy the Ferretti 960 'My Soo Too'.
  • French Social Security: Implications for US, AUS & NZ Yacht Crew

    Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: Patrick Maflin

    While the USA and Canada hold bilateral social security treaties with France, Australia and New Zealand do not. So what are the implications for AUS and NZ yacht crew when new French social security laws come into force on 1 July 2017?
  • Sea Shepherd Assists Liberian Coast Guard Against Illegal Fishing

    Posted: 29th March 2017 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    On 21 March, after receiving intelligence that a refrigerated cargo vessel was suspected of transmitting a fraudulent identity outside the Port of Monrovia, the Liberian Coast Guard assisted by Sea Shepherd crew and Israeli maritime advisors and conservationists boarded the 93m Sierra Leone flagged motor vessel M/V Lian Run.
  • Nautical Structures & the Art of Heavy Lifting

    Posted: 28th March 2017 | Written by: Captain Ken Kreisler

    Nautical Structures is known as the go-to powerhouse for tender handling and boarding systems for superyachts, a niche that's far more creative and diverse than one might think. With a new service hub in Fort Lauderdale and some exciting projects underway, we met with founder Rick Thomas to find out more.
  • Superyacht Salvage: Insurance Implications

    Posted: 24th March 2017 | Written by: Jonas Ball

    Does your hull insurance cover towing and salvage costs? In the event, a salvor may be a professional salvage company or the captain of a commercial yacht and, if successful, they are entitled to charge a fee. What many people don't realise is that this can equate to as much as 100% of the value of the vessel. Pantaenius explains how a salvage should be handled to avoid nasty suprises later.
  • 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.
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