• New IGY Marina to Open in Málaga

    Posted: 18th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The world’s leading international marina management company IGY has announced its on-going expansion in the Mediterranean with the addition of IGY Málaga Marina in southern Spain. IGY is partnering with Ocean Capital Partners to redevelop the existing marina and infrastructure to serve the world’s largest superyachts, as well as other vessels seeking to enjoy Málaga’s convenient location.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards introduces New Sustainable Platform

    Posted: 17th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    La Ciotat Shipyards (LCS) has presented the features of its upcoming 4,300t platform dedicated to megayachts, which meets the highest environmental and sustainability factors.
  • Marshall Islands Registry Launches IHM Verification Service

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    From 31 December 2020, non-EU vessels calling at EU ports must carry an authorized Inventory of Hazardous Materials and Statement of Compliance.
  • New Service Portal Opens for Marlink Fleet Xpress Users

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Marlink has introduced a new online portal designed to give its Inmarsat Fleet Xpress (FX) customers deeper control and service status awareness. The Marlink FX Portal is a unique development that can share network data vital to service quality, availability and efficiency on board and remotely – anywhere in the world.
  • LYBRA Announces The Superyacht Show Palm Beach 2020

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) has today announced plans to hold an exclusive private event at the Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach from 25 - 29 March 2020. This joint initiative will bring together an exceptional selection of the finest superyachts from right across the world for both sale and charter.
  • Full Power with the 48 Wallytender X in Miami

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Hot on the heels of the world debut of the exciting new 48 Wallytender this autumn, Wally with Ferretti Group will reveal the first unit of a new, fully powered outboard version of the cutting-edge Wally day cruiser at the upcoming Miami Yacht Show (13–17 February 2020).
  • Ocean Quest Initiatives in the Mergui Archipelago

    Posted: 12th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Over the years, Burma Boating has shown its strong dedication to sustainability and environmental protection in many ways: banning the use of plastic, waste recycling, use of renewable energy sources and so much more. One particularly emblematic action it has taken is an unprecedented partnership with the Environmental Organisation Ocean Quest, in association with Awei Pila Resort.
  • iBi Foundation: Sailing for a Greener Future

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Olivia Ebeling

    No matter where in the world you are based, it’s undeniable that climate change, plastic pollution and sustainability have been some of the most hotly debated topics of 2019. And as the year draws to a close and we look ahead to 2020, it is certain that in the Balearic Islands, awareness of these issues is going to continue to grow as the local government is set to implement a ban of single-use plastics in the New Year.
  • New SY berths for Singapore Yacht Club

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Mike Derett

    As Singapore starts to position itself as a regional business and financial hub in the wake of the Hong Kong crisis, the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club (RSYC) has upgraded its marina with new superyacht berths.
  • Floating Life Opens Young Designer Hub for Nautical Innovation

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Andrea Pezzini of Floating Life, the Swiss management, charter and boat development company operating in the yachting sector, has announced the opening of a division in the company dedicated to young designers to welcome their ideas and introduce them to the nautical world.
  • Sled Triumphs at Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week

    Posted: 30th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The final day of the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) with the support of title sponsor Audi, was a thrilling one. Over the course of the week nine windward-leeward races were completed in total, and the overall classification saw Sled triumph by a wide margin over her closest rivals.
  • Gulf Craft Delivers 43m Majesty 140 ahead of MYS

    Posted: 23rd September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    At 43m in overall length and 8.30m beam, Gulf Craft has successfully delivered its latest superyacht masterpiece, the Majesty 140. The superyacht is a collaboration between the shipyard’s in-house Design Studio who drew the yacht’s exterior lines and Cristiano Gatto Design Team who were responsible for the interior design.
  • Pensacola to Host PSL Exhibition Series

    Posted: 23rd September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    It’s time to mark your diaries and plan a trip to Pensacola, Florida, in January of 2020, as it’s just been announced that the Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) will debut stadium sailing on Pensacola Bay during the PSL Winter Exhibition Series between January 3 and April 5.
  • 'Smart' MY SANGI To Premiere at MYS 2019

    Posted: 20th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    An innovative, attractive, efficient and highly adaptable, Royal Husiman is set to debut brand-new motoryacht SANGI at MYS this year. With a sleek 55m | 180ft hull that’s easily driven to enhance performance, range and economy while limiting environmental impact, she is a truly 'smart' vessel.
  • Dutch Superyacht Excellence to the Fore at MYS

    Posted: 20th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The superyacht sector in the Netherlands continues to go from strength to strength, building on a tremendous 2018 when the top six yards launched 18 superyachts over 30 metres in length worth more than 1.5 billion euros.
  • Candidates Revealed for the MYS Superyacht Awards

    Posted: 19th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call. Judged across four categories, the event will be attended by 350 VIP guests from the yachting social elite, owners, business leaders and CEOs of the show’s partners from the luxury industry.
  • La Ciotat Shipyards Adjust Their Business Offer for Yachts up to 40m

    Posted: 13th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Great news for smaller yachts, as La Ciotat Shipyards (LCS) has just announced it is adjusting its reservation policy for the berthing and the dry-docking of those up to 40m, allowing easier access for owners, captains and yacht managers.
  • Juliet All Set For A Green Makeover

    Posted: 13th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Royal Huisman and Huisfit have just announced that the 44m /143ft ketch Juliet is set to embrace all the latest hybrid technology benefits with an ultimate systems upgrade and leading-edge propulsion and power generation. Hybrid propulsion and power generation systems are delivering exceptional lifestyle and environmental benefits including silent operation and zero emissions.
  • CCN Opens the New Boat Show Season with new Import

    Posted: 12th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    CCN will be announcing the attainment of MY Vanadis - a 31m fully-custom aluminum beauty that stands out for her harmonious architecture, classical, timeless outer lines and cutting-edge technological solutions - at the Cannes Yachting Festival this week.
  • Cannonball on a Roll as Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Continues

    Posted: 5th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Modest 12 knot winds that dropped leaving a severely lumpy sea state put a complexion on the Costa Smeralda for day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year marks the 30th edition of maxi racing’s premier event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body representing maxi boats globally.
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  • Full Power with the 48 Wallytender X in Miami

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Hot on the heels of the world debut of the exciting new 48 Wallytender this autumn, Wally with Ferretti Group will reveal the first unit of a new, fully powered outboard version of the cutting-edge Wally day cruiser at the upcoming Miami Yacht Show (13–17 February 2020).
  • Ocean Quest Initiatives in the Mergui Archipelago

    Posted: 12th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Over the years, Burma Boating has shown its strong dedication to sustainability and environmental protection in many ways: banning the use of plastic, waste recycling, use of renewable energy sources and so much more. One particularly emblematic action it has taken is an unprecedented partnership with the Environmental Organisation Ocean Quest, in association with Awei Pila Resort.
  • iBi Foundation: Sailing for a Greener Future

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Olivia Ebeling

    No matter where in the world you are based, it’s undeniable that climate change, plastic pollution and sustainability have been some of the most hotly debated topics of 2019. And as the year draws to a close and we look ahead to 2020, it is certain that in the Balearic Islands, awareness of these issues is going to continue to grow as the local government is set to implement a ban of single-use plastics in the New Year.
  • Floating Life Opens Young Designer Hub for Nautical Innovation

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Andrea Pezzini of Floating Life, the Swiss management, charter and boat development company operating in the yachting sector, has announced the opening of a division in the company dedicated to young designers to welcome their ideas and introduce them to the nautical world.
  • Water Revolution Foundation Celebrates First Birthday

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One year on from its founding, it’s clear that Water Revolution Foundation is here to stay. Thanks to the strong support it has received from its partners, the foundation has been able to further its progress towards its goals and begin the first planned projects of year one.
  • VAT Reduction on Mediterranean Charters No Longer Applicable in 2020

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    According to a report published by the European Committee for Professional Yachting, VAT reductions ‘would no longer be applicable in 2020’.
  • OneOcean’s Unitary Platform Will Connect the Whole Maritime Industry

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Following the formation of OneOcean, Martin Taylor, the new firm’s CEO, has outlined its ambitions to accelerate change and “connect the whole maritime industry”. OneOcean is now the largest digital solutions provider in the maritime sector and will bring down barriers between ship and shore-side teams through its increasingly interconnected maritime technology.
  • Positive Outlook for Valencia Boat Show 2020

    Posted: 9th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The organising team of the Valencia Boat Show, directed by Nacho Gómez-Zarzuela, will continue at the helm of the event in its 2020 edition, which will be held from October 28 to November 1 in La Marina de València.
  • SYTT Ranked in Top 100 of Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100

    Posted: 29th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) is celebrating being ranked 95th in the 23rd annual Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100. The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years.
  • Acquera Yachting Purchases G&K Yachting

    Posted: 29th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting, has announced that the company has purchased Greek yacht agents G&K Yachting just three months after acquiring Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents.
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  • Secumar: Innovation in Lifejackets & Workwear

    Posted: 23rd August 2016 | Written by: Anne Finck

    SECUMAR will be exhibiting its innovative lifejackets and maritime workwear at both SMM from 6th – 9th September and WindEnergy from 27th – 30th September, both at the Hamburg Messe.
  • NIPI: The Portable Cooler You've Been Waiting For!

    Posted: 9th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    NIPI, as the name suggests, is a smart portable cooler but it’s also energized by solar panels. The idea came about on a boating trip, with the need for something to keep drinks cold, charge mobile phones and also keep belongings safe, but it also had to be mobile and look as good as the other accessories on board.
  • New from America's Favourite Fish Finder

    Posted: 22nd July 2016 | Written by: Cristiana Zama

    With a full armory of digital weaponry and a massive widescreen, the new HELIX™ 12 is Humminbird®’s rarest beast yet, with precise Humminbird® Broadband CHIRP, incredible imaging sonar and the mapmaking power of AutoChart® Live.
  • Incidence Sails at Cannes Yachting Festival

    Posted: 17th July 2016 | Written by: Incidence Sails

    This year, the sail maker, Incidence, will participate more strongly than ever in the Cannes Yachting Festival, thanks to significant developments in design and production. Over the last three years, Incidence has invested in technical and human resources to produce and develop its own membranes, extending their expertise in custom-design.
  • Solarglide Wins Contract for 'Harmony of the Seas’

    Posted: 5th July 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    Solarglide has been awarded the prestigious contract to manufacture and supply 53 SG GLIDER solar screens to the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas’, providing crew wth an essential navigational aid and protection from solar glare.
  • McMurdo Launches MEOSAR Online Knowledge Center

    Posted: 1st July 2016 | Written by: Randel Maestre

    McMurdo, the world’s most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, announced today that it has launched a web-based MEOSAR Knowledge Center. The site is a dynamic information portal for MEOSAR (Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue), the next generation version of the Cospas-Sarsat international search and rescue (SAR) satellite system that has helped to save over 40,000 lives since 1982.
  • Mediterranean Single Data Roaming SIM

    Posted: 28th June 2016 | Written by: Diane Franklin

    e3 Systems has launched a great new service for the Med season. Their Mediterranean Data Roaming SIM covers 40 countries - just one SIM, so no more hassle changing cards and service as you move from one country to another.
  • Tender Care Boats Adds Southport Boats Center Console Line

    Posted: 27th June 2016 | Written by: Scott MacFarland

    Tender Care Boats based in Fort Lauderdale has added Southport Boats center console models 272, 292 and 33 to their already robust line of yacht tenders, extending their offering to serve the demands of much larger motor yachts.
  • Disney Magic's Glare Free Ride Into Newcastle

    Posted: 7th June 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    The Disney Magic, measuring an incredible 964 feet in length, ventured into Newcastle this morning with a glare free view from all bridge navigational windows, thanks to Solarglide's solar screens for ships.
  • 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.
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  • Do’s & Don’ts of Dual Agency Broker Representation in the US

    Posted: 25th October 2019 | Written by: Claudia Casalis & Nicholas J. Zeher

    While yacht brokers often welcome a dual agency because it usually means they receive a higher commission from the sale, there are many things that a broker should know before moving forward as it's easy to run afoul of the heightened fiduciary duties.
  • Daniel Echasseriau Talks Cuisine at Marigot Bay

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    As the newly-appointed Director of Food and Beverage at the Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the eastern Caribbean island of St Lucia, Daniel Echasseriau brings with him over 26 years of experience, working in some of the most distinguished kitchens in the world. We speak to him about his new role, and what you can expect from your plate during a visit to the stunning property.
  • Managing Perception vs. Perspective Onboard

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Sara Ballinger

    Understanding the difference between perception and perspective is very important as it helps develops self-awareness and tolerance while facilitating compromise. This is never more important than when you live and work with others in a highly pressurised and physically challenging environment – a key example being yachting.
  • Top Training for Crew at all Levels at The Boat Works

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Training, licensing and certification in all areas of boating are now available at The Boat Works along with the arrival of new partners, Paradigm Training. With boat ownership on the Gold Coast forecast to treble in the next 25 years and an influx of superyachts anticipated to head to south-east Queensland over the next decade, maritime training is in high demand.
  • Ally Ford on Working at Superyacht Tenders & Toys

    Posted: 18th October 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Ally Ford is the longest serving staff member of Superyacht Tenders & Toys, a close-knit team that works hard and plays hard with a work-life balance that many simply dream of. The role of Office Manager is not without its challenges as the company continues its meteoric rise, winning industry awards along the way, and with weekend water sports and Champagne Fridays, it’s no wonder she’s hooked.
  • A Spotlight on Limassol

    Posted: 16th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Located in the heart of Limassol, Cyprus’ most vibrant and internationally diverse coastal city, Limassol Marina has established itself as a sought-after superyacht destination for visitors worldwide, offering full service combined with an enticing lifestyle epitomised by living on the sea.
  • A Spotlight on Valencia

    Posted: 15th October 2019 | Written by: The Islander

    Valencia is a city of old and new, land and sea, art and science, and one with a proud sporting history. It holds a promising nautical future and always the warmest, sometimes quite literally, of welcomes.
  • Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Bianca Jade Murphy

    Posted: 15th October 2019 | Written by: Bianca Jade Murphy

    Currently working onboard the busy 50m charter yacht MY Endeavour II, Bianca Jade Murphy boasts 14 years’ experience as a chef onboard superyachts. Here’s what she has to say about her experiences in the industry…
  • Beginner’s Guide to European Wines for Yacht Crew: Part 2

    Posted: 14th October 2019 | Written by: Rod Hatch

    Written by Captain Rod Hatch as a guide for all those New World stewards and stewardesses who are new to this industry and to the Old World of Europe, part 2 of A Beginner’s Guide to European Wines takes you on a journey through Spain, Portugal, Croatia and more.
  • Let's Talk About Mental Health at Sea

    Posted: 10th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    World Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on October 10th to encourage open conversations about mental health conditions which is extremely important because let’s face it, even though working at sea onboard a superyacht might sound like the dream job to many, the mental and physical strain that comes with it often goes unseen.
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