• Crew Board Set to Simplify Yacht Recruitment

    Posted: 1st November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Crew Board, a start up launching in November, will improve the process of matching yacht crew with open roles, making recruitment easier for both employers and employees.The new web based app uses innovative technology including a ‘best match’ algorithm to help crew find the roles that best suit their experience, and make it easier for yachts to identify crew that meet their demands.
  • Spectacular Superyachts: Inspired Interiors, Coffee Table Book for Yacht Lovers

    Posted: 30th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Step aboard some of the world’s biggest and most exclusive superyachts with Spectacular Superyachts: Inspired Interiors. The limited-edition coffee table book takes you inside 21 superyachts, seven of which are among the world’s 100 largest yachts and two are among the top 50.
  • 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.
  • MYS: The Show for Future Superyacht Owners

    Posted: 26th October 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson

    A month after the Monaco Yacht Show official attendance figures confirm the hopes of the strategy for this year's edition. Despite a 2% drop in overall attendance compared to 2017, due largely to stricter entry requirements, exhibitors and brokers report a greater number of visitors really intending to buy or charter a yacht, with the prospect of confirmed orders in the weeks and months ahead.
  • Global Eagle Pioneers First In-Flight Broadband Connectivity via Low-Earth Orbit Satellite

    Posted: 25th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. today announced a major milestone in the history of satellite connectivity for aviation and maritime: the successful completion of testing to demonstrate how a new, low-cost satellite network can revolutionize the way airline and maritime passengers enjoy high-speed connectivity and content.
  • OneOcean to Host The Superyacht Show for Next Three Years

    Posted: 25th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following the success of this year's event, The Superyacht Show conceived by LYBRA (the Large Yacht Brokers' Association) will return to OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona for the next three years. The 2019 edition will take place in the second week of May, a client-centric event showcasing large yachts for sale.
  • FarSounder Joins NOAA as a Trusted Node

    Posted: 18th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    FarSounder, the underwater acoustics specialist, is the most recent company to join the International Hydrographic Organization’s Crowd-Sourced Bathymetry (CSB) initiative by becoming a “trusted node” with NOAA. This project enables mariners to voluntarily contribute seafloor depths measured from their vessels to NOAA’s data repository.
  • Inaugural Crew Awards Ceremony Celebrates the Best Crew in Superyachting

    Posted: 18th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The much anticipated Crew Awards from ACREW took place at Le Palace in Nice on Saturday 13th October in partnership with Port Vauban. 275 guests, made up mostly of captains and crew, gathered to celebrate exceptional crew in superyachting.
  • IMCI attends ICOMIA World Marinas Conference

    Posted: 18th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, to be held in Athens from October 25 to 27 this year, will deliver an impressive programme on the theme of “Cross sea challenges for marinas - Setting the scene for collective development and growth”. The line-up of over 40 prominent speakers hail from countries across the globe and will bring their local expertise to bear on subjects of international significance, linking emerging and traditional markets in the Balkans, Mediterranean and Middle East.
  • Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate Surcharge

    Posted: 16th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates has announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry will not follow competitors by levying surcharges and commissions on vessel documents and certificates issued on its behalf by the Classification Societies. The RMI Registry will continue to provide its clients with a transparent pricing structure for the issuance of key certificates needed by shipowners.
  • St Maarten Prepares to Welcome International Fleet

    Posted: 8th February 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta (March 1-4) has been a Caribbean favourite for almost four decades. Already, 75 yachts representing 22 countries have registered to race in this year's 38th edition, which will be the first major event in St. Maarten since Hurricane Irma passed through in September.
  • Panerai Transat Classique 2019 is in Production

    Posted: 2nd February 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The fourth Panerai Transat Classique yacht race will be held in early January 2019 between Marina Lanzarote and Christophe Harbour, St Kitts. A dozen sailboats, from 11 to 49 m, are already pre-registered, including two exceptional three-masted schooners. Twenty yachts, who have all been part of the beautiful history of sailing and ocean racing for more than 100 years, are expected in the Panerai Transat Classique 2019.
  • 'Sail the Andamans' Month Long Yachting Carnival

    Posted: 30th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Andaman Islands Yacht Carnival will run from February 20 to March 21 and to make participation easier “The Indian Embassies in Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to issue visas to participants of ‘Sail the Andamans’ who are non-residents of these respective countries,” reports R. Rathnam of Andaman Holidays and Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands.
  • Ammonite is the NZ Millennium Cup Champion 2018

    Posted: 26th January 2018 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    The 2018 NZ Millennium Cup has come to a close and Ammonite has taken the series, with former 2016 and 2017 champion Tawera, hot on her heels. 'There’s no better place in the world to sail,' declared the first time contender's owner, Marcus Blackmore, at the prizegiving ceremony that concluded events in the Bay of Islands.
  • NZ Millennium Cup Day 2: Series Standing Shake-up

    Posted: 25th January 2018 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    The third and fourth races of the 2018 NZ Millennium Cup saw tough competition with the addition of a series standing shake up. At the morning's briefing, former America’s Cup principle race officer, Harold Bennet, presented entries with three course options, ensuring the fierce racing of the day before could be continued with both short and long options depending on the breeze.
  • Superyacht Cup Palma 2018 is off to a Flying Start

    Posted: 25th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The New Zealand Millennium Cup, which concludes tomorrow, marks the start of the superyacht racing season, not to mention the beginning of the countdown to The Superyacht Cup Palma, one of the most hotly anticipated events on the superyacht sailing calendar.
  • NZ Millennium Cup: S/Y Ammonite Shows Her Stripes

    Posted: 24th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    S/Y Ammonite has shown her stripes on the opening Orams Marine Race Day of the New Zealand Millennium Cup. Over two close races the first time entry made it clear she's here to win, with crew pulling off slick manoeuvres to see her hold onto her lead over Silvertip.
  • Millennium Cup Underway in Bay of Islands

    Posted: 24th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    New Zealand Millennium Cup 2018, the world's most southerly superyacht regatta, is underway, marked by a welcome function hosting owners, crew and sponsors of the event staged in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands.
  • Tight Race to the Finish at Phuket ASR Cup

    Posted: 22nd January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    S/Y Aphrodite was awarded the ASR cup for the second year in a row, after exhilarating racing that saw S/Y Intrigue, S/Y La Numero Uno and S/Y Aphrodite neck and neck over the two days of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous held at the Sala Phuket Resort, Thailand.
  • Inaugural Gustavia Yacht Club - Christophe Harbour Cup Race Announced

    Posted: 19th January 2018 | Written by: Onboardonline

    Taking place 25-27 February 2018, the Gustavia Yacht Club - Christophe Harbour Cup Race is a three-day pursuit race that will cover the 90 nautical miles on a return circuit between St Kitts and St Barths. Open to sailing yachts 50-ft and over, interested yacht owners are invited to register by 30th of January 2018.
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  • 7th Annual Opportunities in Superyachts Conference March 2019

    Posted: 10th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Now in its 7th year, the Opportunities in Superyachts conference in Malta has become a key networking event in the superyacht calendar. Taking place on Thursday 28th March, 2019, the conference will once on the key issues of concern to leaders in the superyacht industry; finance, regulation, safety, security, insurance, tax, corporate ownership, brokerage, chartering, marinas, build and design.
  • Extensive Dredging Improves Access to Royal Phuket Marina

    Posted: 4th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Thailand's multi-award-winning Royal Phuket Marina, working closely with the Marine Department in Phuket, recently completed dredging of its marina basin and access channel, increasing the depth to two metres at the lowest tide and enabling motor boats up to 35 metres round-the-clock access.
  • Monaco Yacht Show 2018: Review

    Posted: 4th October 2018 | Written by: Don Hoyt Gorman

    The 2018 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show concluded last week. It was, by our account, the most upbeat show in a decade. With more deals signed and a sense of increased market activity afoot, the docks of Monaco were teeming with positivity. New build deals were announced and innovative designs unveiled. And it was good to see environmental initiatives high on the agenda yet again.
  • Red Sea Collection Sign Framework Agreement on Marine Conservation Aims at MYS

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Saudi Minister of Culture, His Highness Prince Badr bin Abdullah Al Saud, representing the Red Sea Collection by the Public Investment Fund and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco have signed a Framework Agreement to seal an agreement of shared interests and objectives regarding sustainable development and marine conservation. The relationship has been further strengthened by sponsorship of the Foundation’s star-studded fundraising Gala for the Global Ocean.
  • Summer 2018 Highlights for Superyacht Tenders and Toys

    Posted: 27th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    It’s been a summer of successes for Superyacht Tenders and Toys, leading up to the Monaco Yacht Show. SYTT is excited to be at the show, with a bigger and better stand than ever (QA7).
  • Andamans Remove ‘Restricted Area Permit’

    Posted: 27th September 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    The 'Restricted Area Permit' in the Andaman Islands has been removed with immediate effect. This transformative change allows visiting yachts to stay in the area, renowned for its natural beauty, for longer than 30 days. Visitors can now luxuriate in having time to explore the pristine beaches and reefs of India's most remote state, situated more than 1000km off the east coast, in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Monaco Yacht Show Marks Anniversary of Largest Superyacht Aid Push

    Posted: 27th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The last 12 months has seen the most widespread humanitarian efforts ever achieved by the superyacht industry. Now, YachtAid Global is pleased to announce AYSS has been the first organization to take the Yachting Pledge - committing to creating more change in the year to come.
  • 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.
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  • Solarglide: New Website for the Maritime Industry

    Posted: 31st May 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Solarglide Limited, based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK, is proud to announce the launch of their brand new website for the maritime sector. To promote the new site, clients can take advantage of ebooks and brochure downloads for the month of June. The website also features a number of exclusive offers for new enquiries this month.
  • FLIR Systems & Navionics Launch New Navigation Features

    Posted: 23rd May 2016 | Written by: Lance Godefroy

    Raymarine®, a brand of FLIR Systems, and Navionics®, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, have collaborated on several new features available on Raymarine’s LightHouse II based multifunction displays, including Navionics’ award-winning Dock-to-dock Autorouting, SonarChart™ Live and Advanced Map Options.
  • Marpoint Introduces 'Evo News' for Yacht Crew

    Posted: 23rd May 2016 | Written by: Katerina Vasilaki

    Marpoint introduces the most innovative crew welfare solution with Evo News, a customized, cost effective RSS solution delivering thousands of compressed articles to vessels around the globe. Maritime businesses can now customise their newsfeeds makng them as personal and low cost as possible.
  • Proteum Appointed UK & Ireland Distributor for Moteurs Baudouin

    Posted: 10th May 2016 | Written by: Celia Turner

    Marine products specialist, Proteum, has been appointed as UK & Ireland distributor for the French marine engine manufacturer, Moteurs Baudouin, with immediate effect. The long established Cassis based company has a reputation for an unparalleled range of marine diesel engines, marine generators and auxiliary engines for the demanding commercial marine, fishing and shipping sectors.
  • TEAM Italia Enjoy Double-figure Growth

    Posted: 2nd May 2016 | Written by: Team Italia

    TEAM Italia, an international leader in the navigation electronics sector for mega and maxi yachts, closed 2015 by reconfirming itself as a leading figure in the development of innovative technologies.
  • Subtech Sports Award-Winning Waterproof Gear

    Posted: 26th April 2016 | Written by: Saltwater PR

    SUBTECH SPORTS is introducing its 100 per cent waterproof sport bag and laptop case which are precisely engineered to keep gear dry and safe in the most extreme conditions.
  • Major Financial Investment for Oculus Technologies

    Posted: 26th April 2016 | Written by: Oculus Technologies

    It is with great pleasure and excitement that we are able to announce a major financial investment in our company Oculus Technologies. This investment will serve to accelerate the growth of our company resulting in many new developments. Our investment partner is very familiar with the maritime and superyacht industry and brings with them extensive and valuable knowledge and experience.
  • bunker buoy Launches Smart Nautical Miles Tracker

    Posted: 26th April 2016 | Written by: bunker buoy

    The bunker buoy app was originally launched around three years ago with the vision to produce an app that takes all the time consuming work out of making a fuel enquiry and gives the consumer the option to book the best quality fuel at the cheapest price every time.
  • Fully Integrated, State of the Art Simrad Glass Bridge Installed on M/Y Nati Tre

    Posted: 30th March 2016 | Written by: Horizon Marine Electronics

    Horizon Marine Electronics was founded just over a year ago by life-long marine electronics expert Chris Keenan. The highly experienced team have already completed a number of headliner projects including aboard Feadship’s M/Y Herculina, and most recently a fully integrated bridge and fly bridge system aboard M/Y Nati Tre with, brand new to the market, Simrad Yachting equipment.
  • Tender Care Boats to Add 18’-42’ Tow Behind Tender Buying and Selling

    Posted: 24th March 2016 | Written by: Tender Care Boats

    Tender Care Boats, LLC will add a new Tow behind tender division for private yacht owners, captains and crew looking to buy or sell a tender between 18’ and 42’.
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  • Geert Vons, Artist & Director of Sea Shepherd Netherlands

    Posted: 26th May 2018 | Written by: Karen Hockney

    From the moment Sea Shepherd’s Netherlands director Geert Vons and I start chatting, it’s clear that his vision for marine protection differs from the usual scientific approach. A talented artist and tattooist, designer of the iconic Jolly Roger logo, he talks about the disconnect between humans and the environment we live in, the appeal of the pirate and the warrior and the power of art as a universal language.
  • 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.
  • Indonesia’s Raja Ampat: A Place to Inspire Passion

    Posted: 15th May 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    Indonesia and its vast expanse of islands is a must-see superyacht destination that offers a spectacular and memorable cruise. Captain Jimmy Blee fell head over heels for Raja Ampat seventeen years ago and knows the waters better than anyone else. He explains why the area is so special to him and what attractions it holds in store for superyacht visitors.
  • Ask the Expert: Life Insurance

    Posted: 14th May 2018 | Written by: Simon Dixon

    Life insurance. One of the dullest topics on Earth UNTIL it becomes urgently necessary. That’s when you wish you had paid a lot more attention to it. Taking the time to get it properly organised, especially in a profession entailing a certain amount of risk on the high seas, is not only wise, it’s essential.
  • Myth Busting VSAT Contracts

    Posted: 8th May 2018 | Written by: David Savage

    Satellite broadband, or VSAT, can seem dauntingly complex to those of us who aren’t ETOs or IT experts, so it’s important that providers try to see things through the eyes of the end user and tailor solutions to individual yachts. David Savage, Group Executive Chairman of Excelerate Marine, takes us through the most important factors to consider when choosing a VSAT solution in the real world.
  • New Horizons: Expedition Yachts Breaking The Mould

    Posted: 7th May 2018 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

    Explorer yachts have long been tipped as the 'next big thing', with a new breed of owner seeking ocean adventures and a seamless connection with nature. The market has certainly accelerated in recent years and expedition yachts are shaking off the dusty ideals of the yachting lifestyle to bring back the allure of seafaring far beyond the familiar cruising grounds of the Med and the Caribbean.
  • A New Era of Ultra-Flexible Connectivity

    Posted: 4th May 2018 | Written by: Simon Saunders

    The delivery of data to yachts has remained virtually unchanged for the past 15 years, unlike terrestrial broadband which has continued to evolve with competition driving down prices. For yachts we’ve mostly seen a 'one size fits all' approach, tying users to long and rigid contracts, but e3 is now shaking up the market to make connectivity more flexible and straightforward.
  • Join 'The Great Cigarette Butt Clean-Up'

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: Asociacion Ondine

    Asociacion Ondine invites you to join the international "Great cigarette butt clean-up"! The record breaking project is organised by Miguel Garau, a personal trainer and activist and founder of “No más colillas en el suelo” (No more cigarette butts on the ground) with the aim of raising awareness about the pollution caused by discarded cigarette butts in the environment.
  • Drones Doing the Dirty Work

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: Nautilus Int. - Steve Kennedy

    A Nautilus member is pioneering the use of drones to carry out dangerous and dirty work on ships. Claiming that 'Drones have a large role to play in the maritime industry', David Knukkel explains how robotics can not only cut costs but also save lives.
  • The Ida Pfeiffer Project - 70m Ice Class Explorer

    Posted: 25th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Globe Regal Yachting, in collaboration with Gill Schmid Designs and Dörries Yachts, have been developing a state-of-the-art 70m explorer yacht named the IDA PFEIFFER in homage to the indomitable spirit of the pioneering nineteenth-century explorer who forged an independent path of passion and curiosity.
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