• MCA's Chief Executive to Keynote Superyacht UK Technical Seminar 2019

    Posted: 1st March 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    The 2019 Superyacht UK Technical Seminar’s keynote speech will be delivered by the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s new Chief Executive, Brian Johnson. At the British Marine Expo on 27 March he will be sharing his thoughts of the importance of the superyacht market to the global fleet.
  • Sarnia Yachts Pre-Season Briefing for Captains and Crew

    Posted: 28th February 2019 | Written by: Sarnia Yachts

    On Thursday 7th March, Sarnia Yachts is hosting a pre-season briefing for captains, crew and industry professionals in the south of France, an opportunity to learn about industry changes affecting the forthcoming yachting season. Attendees will be able to ask questions through an interactive app (Slido) and will also be introduced to Sarnia’s new crew handbook, an essential resource for crew employment matters.
  • MB92 Group's Development Continues Apace

    Posted: 28th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following a successful 2018 with the integration of Compositeworks and Blohm+Voss La Ciotat under the Group umbrella, MB92 makes a series of structural changes including appointing Henk Dreijer Chief Business Development Officer. Whilst MB92 La Ciotat is operating at full capacity, the Group awaits the delivery of a 4,800t shiplift in Barcelona to increase capacity there.
  • Porto Montenegro: New Real Estate and a Superyacht Shipyard

    Posted: 28th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The pages of the 2019 agenda mark new phases of development at Porto Montenegro including completion of the high-class Elena Residences and the renovation of a specialised superyacht shipyard at Bijela.
  • Clear Ocean Pact Gaining Support

    Posted: 28th February 2019 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann

    It's hard to believe the Clear Ocean Pact was launched just three months ago. In this short time, the non-profit organisation has laid the foundations for what our industry desperately needed – a set of clear, manageable goals to unite superyachts in protecting the oceans. We review what the PACT has achieved so far and what its ambitions are for the months to come.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Announces Partnership with Henshaw Inflatables

    Posted: 26th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The leading independent tenders and toys consultancy is to become the exclusive superyacht supplier for Henshaw transom fenders.
  • Sea Shepherd Ship in France to Stop Dolphin Slaughter

    Posted: 21st February 2019 | Written by: Sea Shepherd

    Sea Shepherd’s ship, the M/Y Sam Simon, has arrived off the Atlantic Coast of France to join the organisation’s campaign Operation Dolphin ByCatch, exposing the ongoing slaughter of dolphins by industrial fishing vessels in the Bay of Biscay. Dolphins spending winter in this area are victims of non-selective fishing operations that in the past six weeks alone have caused 600 dead dolphins to wash up on French beaches.
  • Boat Builder Awards 2019 – Sponsors Quick to Sign Up

    Posted: 20th February 2019 | Written by: METSTRADE

    The countdown's already begun for the 2019 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement. Raymarine, leading manufacturer of electronic equipment, has committed to a two-year headline sponsorship deal of the much anticipated annual awards that take place during METSTRADE, Amsterdam.
  • Gold-Star Medical Insurance for Globetrotters

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: Laurent Prévident

    Keen to meet the insurance requirements of their highly mobile clientèle of yacht crew and expats, WYCC Insurance has created a new policy offering high-quality global cover.
  • Superyacht Crew Recruitment: Where were the jobs in 2018?

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: Marianne Burkhardt

    YPI CREW, the global authority in yacht crew placement, has published its 2018 data, which gives invaluable insight into the yachting industry. Once again, the figures indicate that the industry is expanding. The number of vacancies on yachts using YPI's recruitment services increased by an impressive 16% compared to 2017.
  • boot Düsseldorf 2016 Round-up

    Posted: 2nd February 2016 | Written by: boot Dusseldorf

    boot Düsseldorf closed on Sunday, when the water sports festival ended after nine fantastic days. There was a tremendous atmosphere in all 17 exhibition halls with 1,800 exhibitors reporting keen interest from visitors.
  • Zika Virus - Advice

    Posted: 2nd February 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.
  • Winners Announced for 2016 Refit Excellence Awards

    Posted: 2nd February 2016 | Written by: Refit Show

    International yacht refit professionals were recognized for their accomplishments through the first annual Refit Excellence Awards presented January 28, 2016, at Refit International Exhibition & Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Offical Opening of new Gremco Operations in St Mandrier

    Posted: 1st February 2016 | Written by: Gremco

    January 2016 saw the official opening of the Gremco St Mandrier operation, a brand new, world-class industrial facility located in the harbour area, at the heart of the new Marine Activity Pole of St Mandrier, right at the entrance of the Toulon bay.
  • First Order for Breedendam MTB Fourzero Wheelhouse

    Posted: 29th January 2016 | Written by: Breedendam Yachts

    Breedendam Yachts in the Netherlands has sold the first boat in the wheelhouse version of its MTB fourzero design. The new order follows the critical praise received for this recently introduced 13.37-metre retro classic yacht, which comes complete with the very latest technologies and is designed by Guido de Groot.
  • 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.
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  • Major Changes to Regulations for Pleasure Vessels & Temporary Commercial Use

    Posted: 3rd August 2018 | Written by: British Marine

    The MCA has published a consultation on a new Code of Practice for Intended Pleasure Vessels in Temporary Commercial Use and Pleasure Vessel Exemptions - one of the most significant regulatory changes for the UK’s marine industry since the review of the Recreational Craft Directive.
  • Josephine Ive Joins Luxe Knowledge Centre by SuperyachtOS

    Posted: 3rd August 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht Operating Systems (SOS) is delighted to welcome valet expert, Josephine Ive, to collaborate on their innovative Luxe SOP System & Knowledge Centre. Josephine's contribution to Luxe will provide valuable and comprehensive information around Guest Personal Care and Etiquette.
  • Crew Onboard Luna have had Passports Returned

    Posted: 2nd August 2018 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Update on divorce case affecting crew onboard superyacht Luna: Having effectively been trapped in Dubai onboard MY Luna, Nautilus members serving on the Marshall Islands-registered vessel have now had their passports returned to them.
  • Radiance On Board Expands Across the Balearics

    Posted: 30th July 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    This season Radiance, the elite on board spa and fitness service for yachts and private residences, has extended its reach in the Balearics. As part of its growth strategy Radiance also welcomes Nick Mott as Financial Director, Wanda Lammers as Head of Training and Operations and Paul Cook joins its advisory board.
  • Nautilus Assists Superyacht Crew Caught up in Divorce Dispute

    Posted: 30th July 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Nautilus International, the seafarer's union, is assisting crew members who have been caught up in a bitter divorce dispute between a Russian superyacht owner and his ex-wife. Nautilus stepped in to support members after crew on the 115m Luna - the world’s second largest expedition yacht - had their passports seized by authorities in Dubai, where the vessel has been impounded since October last year.
  • Exciting New Chef & Menus at Karpaz Gate Marina

    Posted: 26th July 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has appointed a new chef with a tempting mix of local and international dishes at its stunning Hemingway’s Resto-Bar and Beach Club venues this summer. At the idyllic coastal destination near Yenierenkoy, Karpaz, guests can enjoy refreshments inside or outside on the promenade at Hemingway’s, or at the Beach Club.
  • HISWA Symposium of Yacht Design & Construction 2018

    Posted: 24th July 2018 | Written by: Annmarie Burgmans

    Celebrating 50 years of the HISWA Symposium, the 2018 edition with the theme 'Back to the Future' will invite experts and delegates to reflect on 50 years of past and future innovations in the fields of yacht design and construction.
  • DAME Design Awards 2018 Open for Entries

    Posted: 24th July 2018 | Written by: Annmarie Burgmans

    The DAME Design Awards, judged during METSTRADE in November, is the most significant marine equipment competition of its kind. Participation is open to manufacturers and authorised suppliers who are registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at METSTRADE and entries are now open until 18 September 2018.
  • Oceanco and ISS Form Partnership

    Posted: 23rd July 2018 | Written by: Vanessa Stuart

    Underscoring the Society's goal to broaden its impact on the superyacht industry and its global growth objectives, the International Superyacht Society enthusiastically announces a strategic partnership with Oceanco, a world-class builder of superyachts from 80-140 meters.
  • MB92 Strengthen their Position in La Ciotat

    Posted: 17th July 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) announced today that following the approval from La Ciotat Shipyards (SEMIDEP), they have signed an agreement with Blohm+Voss, part of the Lürssen Group, to acquire their remaining 51% stake in Blohm+Voss La Ciotat, the exclusive operator of the Dry Dock in La Ciotat Shipyard facilities.
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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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  • Scott Walker on Superyacht Services in South East Asia

    Posted: 11th May 2017 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    As interest in the region continues to grow, Scott Walker, a co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts and Managing Director of APS Singapore, gives an insight into his role and the support services available to yachts visiting South East Asia.
  • Proceedings Against Denmark Over Pilot Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands

    Posted: 10th May 2017 | Written by: Heather Stimmler

    With the formal support of 27 Members of the European Parliament, Sea Shepherd Netherlands has officially submitted a request to the European Commission to launch infringement proceedings against Denmark for facilitating the slaughter of pilot whales and other cetaceans in the Faroe Islands.
  • Seahub – Yacht Maintenance Software

    Posted: 2nd May 2017 | Written by: Matthew Hyde

    Seahub is an intuitive cloud-based yacht maintenance software designed by ex-superyacht engineers - a platform to manage, in real time, vessel related projects, onboard inventory, oil analysis programs, documents, warranties and contacts and effectively schedule and document maintenance tasks to avoid costly unplanned downtime.
  • Sea Shepherd's Operation Nemesis

    Posted: 30th April 2017 | Written by: Karen Hockney

    The crew carrying out Sea Shepherd’s Operation Nemesis recently returned to Fremantle after a three month whale defence campaign in the Southern Ocean. Reflecting on the outcomes, we spoke with the captains of M/Y Ocean Warrior and M/Y Steve Irwin to discuss the work they do and the impact of Sea Shepherd's presence in the Antarctic.
  • Mediterranean Migrant Update: April 2017

    Posted: 28th April 2017 | Written by: Securewest International

    As we approach the start of the Mediterranean yachting season, it is important to be aware of the latest information concerning the migrant and refugee crisis to enable you to plan ahead. The Mediterranean Sea remains the main gateway to Europe for people escaping the economic and political turmoil of the Middle East and Africa, with thousands of people still crossing each month.
  • Yacht Crew FAQs: French Social Security

    Posted: 28th April 2017 | Written by: Patrick Maflin

    Following the announcement on 9 March regarding upcoming changes to French Social Security Laws, Marine Accounts has received numerous questions from concerned seafarers about how these changes will affect them. Here's a quick reference guide based on 12 of the most frequently asked questions.
  • Glossy Bay Marina Set to boost Caribbean Yacht Charters

    Posted: 25th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts

    The opening of Glossy Bay Marina in St Vincent & the Grenadines is set to create a new yachting hub for the Caribbean. Phase one officially opened on 10 April 2017 on the island of Canouan signalling the first superyacht marina in the eastern and southern Caribbean to offer 125 berths including 24 for superyachts, six of which can accomodate yachts up to 100m.
  • What do You Know About Yacht Transport?

    Posted: 25th April 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson

    For decades yacht owners have been using yacht transport services to get around the problem of range or to save on engine time and avoid wear and tear. It's also an opportunity to give the crew some down time between seasons. Whatever the reason, it's a complex and interesting business, as we found out when we met with Gina Last at DYT in Fort Lauderdale.
  • Cannes Yachting Festival 12-17 September 2017

    Posted: 19th April 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place 12-17 September 2017 in the bay of Cannes, stretching across the town's two marinas, Port Pierre Canto and Le Vieux Port close to the old town and the Palais des Festivals.
  • Banks Making Giant Profits on Overseas Transfers

    Posted: 18th April 2017 | Written by: Kevin Tullett

    A quiet long weekend in FX was punctuated by the below Guardian article which highlights the extent to which the customer is being failed and cheated by FX services at large banks. Thankfully there are alternatives...
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