• Union Challenges UK Government over Brexit Ferry Charters

    Posted: 10th January 2019 | Written by: Nautilus International

    The maritime professionals’ union, Nautilus International, has warned that the event of a no-deal Brexit could create a costly and damaging own goal for the British shipping industry. This follows the UK government’s move to spend more than £100m to secure additional ferry capacity to keep trade flowing.
  • Ince & Co Superyacht Law Firm Acquired by Gordon Dadds

    Posted: 9th January 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    The £27.3m acquisition of the UK assets of Ince & Co LLP law firm by AIM-listed Gordon Dadds LLP has been completed, leading to the creation of Ince Gordon Dadds, the UK's largest listed law firm. Ince & Co is one of the largest global maritime firms with international offices in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Its takeover by Gordon Dadds, an ambitious full-service law firm, will greatly expand capacity to deliver high-quality services to clients worldwide.
  • Plastic-free 2019? Superyachts and Companies Get Onboard

    Posted: 8th January 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    While many New Year's resolutions are broken within the first month, one resolution with real staying power is gaining traction across the yachting industry: to reduce consumption of single-use plastics and embrace a more sustainable way of operating. Since the Clear Ocean Pledge was launched in November 2018 with the mission of promoting these changes in the yachting sector superyachts have been keen to join up.
  • Cesme Marina Announces Environmental Initiative 'The Squid Project'

    Posted: 8th January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Camper & Nicholsons Cesme Marina in Turkey is continuing its efforts towards helping the environment by pioneering a new ecological approach to better protecting the oceans and caring for subaquatic eco-systems.
  • M/Y HELIOS: A 21st Century Refit

    Posted: 8th January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Delivering a superyacht refit to budget, on time and that exceeds the clients’ expectations is something often spoken about in the yachting world, but rarely delivered. For Fusion Marine Systems, a superyacht technology integrator based in Monaco, providing the perfect customer experience with regular updates, flexibility and diligence is par for the course, exemplified by its 2018 refit of Oceanco’s 59.1m M/Y HELIOS.
  • Benetti Launches 107m Superyacht

    Posted: 21st December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A period of great excitement and activity for the Italian shipyard has begun with the launch of 107m Benetti FB277. Over the next few months, Benetti will be under the spotlight of the yachting industry as 3 superyachts, each one over 100 meters in length, will be launched in Livorno.
  • 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.
  • Unique Program to Address Superyacht Skills Shortage in Australia

    Posted: 18th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A unique program, and the first of its kind in Australia, aims to address the looming welding skills shortage in the marine and boat building industry. Rivergate Marina & Shipyard and its tenants collaborated with East Coast Apprenticeships on the program's design to make it apt for the superyacht sector.
  • YachtAid Global Superyachts Bring Clean Water Access to Children in the Galapagos

    Posted: 18th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A recent operation by YachtAid Global alongside three superyachts saw clean water access implemented across every school in the Galapagos. As well as the installation of storage tanks and filtration solutions, the operation delivered a reusable metal water bottle to every child and educated communities on the importance of conservation with the charity Mingas por el Mar.
  • 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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • LYBRA's The Superyacht Show a Success in OneOcean Port Vell

    Posted: 9th May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Showcasing a collection of the world’s leading yachts, The Superyacht Show - launched for the first time this year by the Large Yacht Broker Association - took place at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona between the 2nd to 5th May. The much-anticipated show counted luxury brands, prestigious yachting companies and prospective consumers from across the globe, gathering 22 boats with a LOA from 33m to 82m.
  • Out of This World: MY Roswell Yacht Concept

    Posted: 8th May 2018 | Written by: George Lucian

    The Monaco based designer of M/Y “Dare To Dream” and S/Y “Project Origami” has released his latest yacht concept inspired by futuristic shapes and the radar-evading technology of military vessels.
  • Update on French Residence & Social Security for Seafarers

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    The bureaucratic saga of French legislation imposing social security obligations on seafarers has been watched intensely by the yachting community, stoking fears around employment and the effect on the local economy. After months of lobbying by ECPY and other prominent organizations across the industry, ENIM has now consented to several positive modifications which are explained in the text below.
  • MYBA Superyacht Chefs' Competition 2018: The Winners!

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: MYBA

    On Thursday 26 April the winners of the 2018 MYBA Superyacht Chefs' Competition were announced at a joyous prize giving ceremony in OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. This year saw the launch of the Meet & Greet competition alongside the Superyacht Chef awards and the tablescaping competition.
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  • MMLJ Dustless Hull Blasting System

    Posted: 3rd May 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    Removing paint and marine growth without harming the gelcoat in a fraction of the time of traditional methods? Watch the video now!
  • Centek Industries GEN-SEP™

    Posted: 26th April 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    The GEN-SEP™ from exhaust systems manufacturer Centek Industries is used in conjunction with a Centek Vernalift™ muffler on generator sets to separate cooling water from exhaust gasses and is an easy upgrade to any generator system – and the water drain can be located below the water line to eliminate irritating water splash during overnight moorings.
  • Dometic Marine's New Mobile Coffee Maker

    Posted: 24th April 2013 | Written by: Nautic Expo

    The world’s first pad coffee maker for mobile use is now available from Dometic Marine’s WAECO brand. The new WAECO PerfectCoffee PAD 01 produces a perfect cup of fresh coffee after just three minutes’ brewing time.
  • GOST™ and KVH® Yacht Monitoring Packages

    Posted: 19th April 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    Yacht security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems supplier GOST™ (Global Ocean Security Technologies) and KVH® Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communication systems, recently launched the GOST Watch HD mini-VSAT Global Remote Yacht Monitoring Packages.
  • Interlux® Micron® CF (Copper Free)

    Posted: 12th April 2013 | Written by: HomePortMarine.com

    The latest addition to the premier performance Micron® antifouling line, Micron CF not only offers best-in-class performance in the copper-free category of paints, it also offers the longevity that boat owners have come to expect from traditional copper-based antifoulings. By specifying and using Micron CF, a boat yard or marina gets to experience the benefits of a copper-free product, while ensuring complete satisfaction in performance.
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  • Valencia Boat Show 1-5 November 2017

    Posted: 11th April 2017 | Written by: Blanca López Handrich

    The Valencia Boat Show will be held from 1-5 November in the Marina of Valencia showcasing water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, paddle surf, kayaking an diving. The show also has a new image for 2017, inspired by the Mediterranean Sea and the thriving field of water sports.
  • The Story Behind the Photo: Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Arribada

    Posted: 11th April 2017 | Written by: Christelle Holler

    Three years ago, after a dive trip organized by Superyacht Private Expeditions we decided to take the time to explore Costa Rica a little further. We had had some of our most vibrant underwater encounters in a world which seemed relatively safe from poaching and illegal fishing, and it felt like we were part of the happy few witnessing marine wildlife absolutely untouched by human activity.
  • 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.
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