• Marshall Islands Aims to Resolve Shipping Industry's Safety Concerns

    Posted: 31st May 2018

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has submitted a paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Intersessional Working Group (ISWG) on the consistent implementation of the 2020 global fuel oil sulphur standard under MARPOL Annex VI.
  • Sustainability at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Ocean waste is a huge problem in China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, who are jointly responsible for 60% of the eight million tonnes of plastic that enter the world's oceans each year. Regatta organizers are taking this seriously and once again Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is setting the example in Thailand.
  • ISS Awards of Distinction - Call for Nominations

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: International Superyacht Society

    The global superyacht industry is unique with some truly outstanding individuals and businesses that deserve recognition from their peers. The International Superyacht Society’s Awards of Distinction were established to celebrate this excellence and nominations are now open!
  • Countdown to Marina High Tech: Eco Innovation in Yachting

    Posted: 20th May 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    Marina High Tech, a new event dedicated to sustainable development and innovation to protect the marine environment takes place this week, from 24-25 May, in the iconic Marina Baie-des-Anges, Villeneuve-Loubet.
  • Exclusive YPY Sailing Day in Monaco

    Posted: 18th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YPY Monaco is happy to announce the Sailing Day that will take place at the Monaco Yacht Club on the 17th June. Members from all the worldwide chapters are invited, so it will be a great chance for all YPY members to all gather together.
  • Wyndham Harbour: The New Marina 30 Minutes from Melbourne

    Posted: 17th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Wyndham Harbour is a new marina in Port Phillip Bay just 30 minutes’ drive from the Melbourne CBD. Stage one of the development, comprising 150 marina berths, cafés, waterfront apartments and housing has been completed and the significant addition of a 24 hour fuel dock has just been opened. Wyndham Harbour is set to be a thriving lifestyle destination for locals and visitors, offering state-of-the-art facilities, a service and repair yard and 1,000 wet berths.
  • British Marine Appoints Interim Managing Director

    Posted: 17th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As out-going President of British Marine, David Pougher, with the support of the British Marine Board, has agreed to undertake the role of Interim Managing Director until such time as a new appointee is recruited to replace Howard Pridding. The role will be a minimum of six months to facilitate a smooth transition and ensure continued implementation of British Marine services to the membership.
  • London Boat Show 2019 Cancelled

    Posted: 16th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    British Marine, which organises and owns the London Boat Show, has announced that the 2019 Show, due to run at ExCeL London from 9-13 January 2019, will not take place.This decision was made after independent research showed there was insufficient support from a large proportion of the marine industry to the London Boat Show with its current format, duration and location.
  • Insurance That's MLC & French Law Compliant!

    Posted: 14th May 2018 | Written by: Laurent Prévidente

    You may well be aware that since the 1st January 2018 all seafarers resident in France have been obliged to affiliate to ENIM or to an equivalent private insurance scheme. WYCC private insurance is fully compliant with French law and the WYCC team is proud of their contribution towards the safeguarding of seafarers' jobs until recently under threat.
  • Luxurious Onboard Services by 39 Monte Carlo

    Posted: 9th May 2018 | Written by: Natalia Yesyutina

    The exclusive private members sports club 39 Monte Carlo, situated in the heart of Monaco is getting ready for a busy Summer 2018. Clients have the possibility to enjoy first-class services by 39 Monte Carlo not only in the beautiful facility of the prestigious Club, but also to get the best beauty & personal training services of the French Riviera onboard their yacht and in their villas – anytime, anywhere.
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  • Oculus Technologies appoints Joris Saat as Director of Projects

    Posted: 1st February 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Oculus Technologies has named Joris Saat as their Director of Projects. This key appointment and new position marks the company’s continued commitment to investing in growth. It reflects their dedication to further strengthening their team with exceptional candidates as they expand their product range in the superyacht, cruise and aviation market sectors.
  • Seminar in Nice on French Social Security Options for Crew

    Posted: 31st January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On February 8, 2018, Thierry Voisin, ECPY President, will be joined by Mathieu and Christian Henry of WYCC Insurance to discuss the recent updates to the French social security legislation affecting seafarers and explain how crew can fulfil their obligations. The conference, taking place in Port de Nice from 10:00 to 12:15, will allow plenty of time for questions and answers.
  • Pantaenius Yacht Insurance Celebrates Milestone

    Posted: 30th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The traditional Hamburg-based company has been an integral part of the water sports world for around 50 years. After half a century of steady growth, Pantaenius Yacht Insurance has reached an important milestone in the company's history with the conclusion of the 100,000th active insurance contract at this year's boat show in Düsseldorf.
  • Vista Mar Marina, Panama, Enhances Customer Experience with Online Booking

    Posted: 24th January 2018 | Written by: Diana Michel

    Vista Mar Marina on Panama's Pacific coast has recently acquired new technology to make its reservation process easier. In December of 2017, Vista Mar partnered with Dockwa.com, a website through which customers can make marina reservations online using their computer or mobile device. This is the first time that customers are able to reserve with Vista Mar Marina through an online service.
  • Azimut S7 Crowned 'European Power Boat of the Year 2018' in Düsseldorf

    Posted: 22nd January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On January 20, 2018, at the 2018 Düsseldorf International Boat Show, Azimut S7 was named the overall winner of the prestigious 'European Power Boat of the Year 2018' (EPY) award in the 'over 45 feet' category. Having the same renown in the boat world as an Oscar, this represents a huge success for the Italian brand and acknowledgement by top critics of the brand's design skills and quality.
  • Sunsail Grows its Fleet & Extends Antigua Sailing Season

    Posted: 21st January 2018 | Written by: Liberty Ash

    Sunsail is adding 81 new yachts to its global fleet in 2018, including Jeanneau monohulls and Leopard catamarans, with 41 new yachts going to the BVIs and 22 heading for Croatia. Sunsail has also extended its charter season in Antigua by remaining open until 31 July.
  • Dayworker App Destines End of Dockwalking

    Posted: 16th January 2018 | Written by: Patrick Maflin

    Anyone who has had to dockwalk looking for daywork knows how laborious and time-consuming it can be. In the digital age you’d expect to find a reliable platform to join the dots, and now you can! Patrick Maflin and his team have now launched the app version of Dayworker, a smart solution for crew looking for daywork and for captains looking for the right individual.
  • Fort Lauderdale Refit Show Attendance Soars

    Posted: 16th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Attendance jumped by 28% at the third-annual Refit International Exhibition & Conference, which took place January 10 -11, 2018, at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. An expanded exhibition hall and conference program, daily networking events, and live demonstrations attracted the sizeable crowd of refit-industry professionals.
  • Registrations to 'ICOMIA Technical File Generator' Accelerate Since Launch

    Posted: 15th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A unique and award winning software package, the ICOMIA Technical File Generator (ICOMIA TFG) simplifies the entire process of creating and managing compliance documentation required by the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD). One year after its launch, changes have been made to better serve the U.S. market.
  • ICOMIA Launches 'Grow Boating Guide'

    Posted: 15th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has launched the first ever ‘Grow Boating Guide’ – a collection of strategies and tactics to increase participation in recreational boating globally and safeguard the future of the industry.
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  • 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.
  • GOST® Launches FLIR® M-Series Thermal Cameras at NMEA 2013

    Posted: 25th September 2013 | Written by: GOST

    At the opening of the 2013 National Marine Electronics Association Conference & Expo in San Diego today, GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies) and FLIR® Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) announced the integration of the GOST Watch HD Remote streaming video platform with FLIR’s M-Series Premium Thermal Night Vision System.
  • ENJO Yachting Brainchild the ENJO Yachting Angels in time for MYS

    Posted: 20th September 2013 | Written by: ENJO Yachting

    ENJO is a revolutionary, chemical-free method of cleaning which removes oil, dirt, grease, dust and even bacteria, with a whole range of uniquely designed and manufactured fibres; and just water. Hanne and Rob Donald, the founders of ENJO Yachting, are delighted to introduce this ground-breaking cleaning process to the yachting industry all over the world.
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  • Boot Dusseldorf: 21-29 January 2017

    Posted: 19th January 2017 | Written by: Cathrin Imka

    This year the Düsseldorf International Boat Show, boot Düsseldorf, runs from 21-29 January, with 1,800 exhibitors from 65 countries showcasing developments in watersports, maritime leisure and yachting. The theme this year is protection of the ocean and sustainable development, with an impressive line-up of speakers including HRH Prince Albert of Monaco.
  • Insurance and Dayworkers Under MLC

    Posted: 13th January 2017 | Written by: Jonas Ball

    Dayworkers are always a contentious point with regards to insurance. All too often, no employment contracts are signed and in the event of a claim, the process becomes complicated in trying to prove whether the owner is liable for the dayworker’s injuries or death. So what status does a dayworker have and what are the employer's liabilities?
  • The Mystery, Sorry History, of Waste Water

    Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: Pippa Nicholas

    Since as long as people have used the water for transportation there has been the need to rid vessels of all the waste that Human Bodies emit on a daily basis. In the early days a simple wooden platform over the side of the ship sufficed and this of course has given us many off the cuff sayings we use today… such as “don’t sh#@ into the wind as it will come back to haunt you”.
  • Three Reasons to Buy Superyacht IZUMI

    Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: David Seal

    The superyacht IZUMI is a Palmer Johnson 120, built by one of America's greatest shipyards and designed by Nuvolari Lenard; one of Italy's most successful design teams. The marriage of the 85 year old American builder and the sexy Italian designer gave birth to a range of beautiful offspring, and IZUMI is one of the finest examples.
  • London On-Water 2017

    Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    From Thursday 4 - Sunday 7 May, London On-Water returns to St Katharine Docks for the third year running, this year a stand-alone event with a weekend packed with spectacular events. Set in St Katharine Docks in the heart of the city, London On-Water is London’s leading in-water show.
  • Paolo Casani, President Camper & Nicholsons

    Posted: 7th January 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    Camper & Nicholson's has long been synonymous with the pedigree of old school style, a familiar brand with a face you can trust. But yacht brokerage is notoriously competitive and changes in technology and patterns of wealth are keeping the big players on their toes. A natural innovator with a solid background in luxury markets, President Paolo Casani is steering a steady course with one eye firmly on the Asian market.
  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017

    Posted: 3rd January 2017 | Written by: Barby MacGowan

    When former United Technologies Chairman, George David, first brought his grand prix racing yacht Rambler to Les Voiles de St. Barth, it was the event's 2010 inaugural edition. David and his team won the superyacht class and helped launch the reputation of one of the most alluring annual regattas in the Caribbean.
  • Mission Ocean: Searching for the Perfect Boat

    Posted: 31st December 2016 | Written by: Laura Beard

    Mission Ocean will be setting sail from Cannes in June 2017, to promote clean seas and take part in some exciting research projects. But to negotiate the high seas you need a trusty vessel, so the last four months have been a different kind of adventure, scouring boat ads and shipyards across Europe to find the perfect catamaran for our project.
  • NZ Residency Laws Revisited

    Posted: 28th December 2016 | Written by: Patrick Maflin

    The New Zealand Inland Revenue Department is trying to remove any grey areas from their residency laws to produce a working model that is clear and easy to understand. However, to comply with the 183 and 325 day rules there are some important factors to consider so Marine Accounts has developed a free online residency test for anyone seeking clarity on their tax status.
  • Cyberbullying: An Extended Guide

    Posted: 27th December 2016 | Written by: Jenny Holt

    With the ease and convenience of technology comes a new set of issues. Cyber attacks at sea have increased and it seems hackers can access pretty much anything. Another more sinister abuse of the internet is cyberbullying. It can happen to your kids and it can happen to you, and it can be very upsetting and extremely isolating. So what is cyberbullying and what can you do to stop it?
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