• 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.
  • Race Viewing from a Yacht at Monaco F1® Grand Prix

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

    The 76th edition of Monaco F1® Grand Prix will be held from 24 - 27 May on the world-famous circuit through the streets of Monaco. Chartering a yacht is the ultimate way to experience the event but race fans can also consider shared hospitality or a VIP package to watch the action from a private terrace.
  • 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.
  • Péjout Marine Services To Unveil New 'Green' Fire Extinguisher at Marina High Tech

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: Muriel Pénoty

    At a time when everyone is concerned about the environment, Péjout Marine Services goes one step further. For its participation to the Marina High Tech Show (MHT18) which will take place on May 24 and 25 2018 at Villeneuve Loubet in the South of France, the firefighting, security and lifesaving specialist has sought out an ecological product to exhibit.
  • Palma Boat Show Comes of Age Generating Impressive Sales for Multimar Alcudia

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 35th Palma Boat Show drew to a satisfying close yesterday having welcomed over 35,000 guests. With 300 boats in the water – 48% more than 2017 – and a brand new 72 metre floating bridge to enhance the visitor experience, exhibitors reacted well to the Show’s improvements with no less than 98% of them saying they would like to take part in the 2019 edition – including Multimar Alcudia.
  • 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.
  • Inmarsat Launches Superyacht Connectivity Report

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: Inmarsat

    The 2018 Inmarsat Superyacht Connectivity Report is an extensive connectivity survey on the usage and demands for connectivity onboard the global superyacht fleet. Superyacht skippers and crew are reporting increasing demand for satellite-delivered bandwidth to drive vessel management, address higher than anticipated usage of internet of things (IoT) applications onboard and to deliver navigation optimisation.
  • The 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show has Arrived

    Posted: 30th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    After much anticipation, the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show has arrived at last and excitement fills the air as Nafplion buzzes to the chatter of yachting professionals, all of who are eager to inspect the luxurious line-up of crewed charter yachts on display. As the show gets underway, it is obvious that this year’s turnout is bigger than ever!
  • The NZ Millennium Cup Gives Notice of the 2019 Superyacht Regatta

    Posted: 27th April 2018 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    The NZ Millennium Cup will be the first superyacht regatta to welcome in 2019 and has just released its notice of race. It’s the world’s most southerly superyacht regatta and is becoming well-known as a must-do event for yacht owners who like to get off the beaten track.
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  • Antigua Charter Yacht Show 2017 Firing on all Cylinders

    Posted: 4th December 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Despite the damage and hardship caused to many Caribbean islands by the recent hurricanes, the Antigua Charter Yacht Show is up and running with over 70 magnificent yachts on display. Antigua is still the place to be at this time of year and the eagerness of yachts to attend is testimony to the huge moral and practical support in action across the yachting community.
  • Marina Punat: Croatia's Oldest Marina is Bang Up to Date

    Posted: 1st December 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Founded in 1964, Marina Punat is the oldest marina in Croatia. To deliver the best in security and customer service the marina has implemented the Proactive Boat Care monitoring system which gives clients remote access to frequently updated photos of their vessel and records of boat inspections.
  • Get Connected with e3 at the Antigua Yacht Show

    Posted: 29th November 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Antigua Charter Yacht Show is taking place from 4 - 10 December, 2017, where e3 is thrilled to be a prominent presence as title sponsor of the Captains' Briefing. Discover world-leading solutions such as the Kymeta™ flat panel and HYBRID communications solution.
  • ICOMIA Welcomes New Danish Member: The Ship and Boat Builder's Association

    Posted: 27th November 2017 | Written by: Barbara Fountoukos

    The Ship and Boat Builders’ Association is an 86-member strong association operating within the framework of the Confederation of Danish Industry, and joins ICOMIA as its 36th marine industry association member. SBBA is the new iteration of now defunct association Danboat, its function being to coordinate the marketing and boating exhibitions in Denmark.
  • Christophe Harbour Reveals Berthing and Bunkering Incentives

    Posted: 24th November 2017 | Written by: Kitty Jones

    From now until April 2018, the state-of-the-art destination Marina and resort community at Christophe Harbour, on the southern peninsula of St. Kitts, is offering special rates to visiting yachts.
  • METSTRADE Attracts Record-Breaking International Audience

    Posted: 24th November 2017 | Written by: Sigrid van der Wel

    The annual METSTRADE Show has completed a very successful week, reinforcing its reputation as the world’s premier gathering of the leisure marine community. As well as breaking new ground in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers, the B2B event in RAI Amsterdam convention centre welcomed an exceptional 116 different nationalities, the highest number to date. METSTRADE 2018 will take place from 13 to 15 November.
  • SuperYacht Radio Station Reaches 30,000 Listeners!

    Posted: 23rd November 2017 | Written by: SuperYacht Radio

    SuperYacht Radio, the only global digital radio station for the yachting community, has announced it attracted over 30,000 listeners in its first month of broadcasting out of Palma de Mallorca.
  • YachtEye 3.0 Updates

    Posted: 23rd November 2017 | Written by: Oculus Technologies

    Since the first preview of YachtEye 3.0 during this year's Monaco Yacht Show, twenty YachtEye systems onboard superyachts have been upgraded! The first reactions are positive: "The new version looks very nice and our guests find the improvements easy to understand," said one of our clients.
  • Review: Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017

    Posted: 21st November 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Read about the highlights of the 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017 – the biggest yacht show in the world. The prestigious yachting event concluded in superb fashion on 5th November with increased visitor numbers, having generated strong business leads and reflecting a buoyant sense of confidence in the industry.
  • Luxury Hospitality Management forms Partnership with TSF 2018

    Posted: 20th November 2017 | Written by: Sarah Flavell

    Luxury Hospitality Management, known as LH, are to form a partnership with TSF for the 2018 edition. The announcement follows an initial collaboration which took place at The Superyacht Forum during last week’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam.
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  • Josh Richardson on the Business of Superyacht Tenders & Toys

    Posted: 13th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson

    As superyachts get bigger and the quest for novelty continues, there's growing demand for custom tenders and toys at sea and on land. Josh Richardson saw the opportunity to deliver, but there's more to this story than luck. We met up with Josh to learn about the challenges and trends behind the meteoric rise of Superyacht Tenders & Toys.
  • Piracy Report Indian Ocean: Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles

    Posted: 7th November 2016 | Written by: Securewest International, Inc. (US)

    The purpose of this report is to provide an assessment of the potential threat from piracy and maritime crime in the Indian Ocean and, in particular, near the Maldives, Mauritius and the Seychelles. Between 1 January and 31 October 2016, there were no incidents recorded by the Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) in close proximity of these three island countries.
  • CrewBoard

    Posted: 7th November 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YachtCloud has launched a free to download app called CrewBoard, a digital record system for crew to sign in and out of their yacht replacing the traditional whiteboard. The app has an attractive and intuitive interface and crewmembers can sign in or out with a simple swipe.
  • Rudi Keil: Crew Fitness Onboard & Ashore

    Posted: 7th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson

    As an ex-professional rugby player, Rudi Keil, understands the connection between mind, body and spirit for performance and wellbeing. He's also passionate about good nutrition and set up B MOVED to offer an holistic approach to health for professional, private and yachting clients, as well as a service tailored specifically to the needs of crew onboard and ashore.
  • Why Malta is a Preferred Jurisdiction for Yacht Ownership Structures

    Posted: 4th November 2016 | Written by: Bruce Maltwood

    Choosing a yacht ownership structure has never been a simple matter but, with recent changes in legislation, a minefield of tax laws and fierce competition, along comes Brexit to really shake things up. According to Bruce Maltwood, Director of Sarnia Yachts, these changes present a wave of opportunity, putting Malta firmly in the spotlight as a preferred jurisdiction.
  • Alternative Route to OOW (Yachts under 3,000GT)

    Posted: 3rd November 2016 | Written by: Lars Lippuner

    Since the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore certificate of competency (CoC) is a command certificate for small craft, the RYA insists that at least half the qualifying 2,500 nautical miles have been acquired on a small vessel under 24m and 200GT. However, as tis makes it difficult for deckhands to progress to an OOW (Yachts under 3000GT) if all their sea time was acquired on large yachts, the MCA has created an alternative route.
  • Why do People Drop Litter on the Beach?

    Posted: 2nd November 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    On Saturday 29 October, 40 volunteers of all nationalities and ages gathered in Golfe Juan for a beach cleanup organized by Mission Ocean. We collected a massive 35kg of glass bottles, 18kg of other recyclables, a fishing rod, a ‘for sale’ sign, two broken chairs, a hypodermic needle and tons of cigarette butts and bottle caps, all incredibly dangerous for beach-goers as well as the environment.
  • RNLI Appoints SC Innovation to Design New Shannon Lifeboat Launch & Recovery System

    Posted: 30th October 2016 | Written by: Celia Turner

    SC Innovation has been selected to design the first new variant of the Shannon Launch & Recovery System since it entered service three years ago for the RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat. The SL&RS was designed and developed by SC Innovation and the RNLI’s Engineering Project Team to launch the Shannon independently of slipways and harbours.
  • Warsash: Unlimited Officer Cadetship for Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 28th October 2016 | Written by: Lars Lippuner

    Warsash Superyacht Academy has introduced a new officer cadet training program tailored specifically to the superyacht industry. Sponsored by The Trinity House Corporation, this program is the first of its kind to issue a UK MCA Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency (CoC).
  • Young Professionals in Yachting - Beach Cleanup on Saturday!

    Posted: 25th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnlline

    Together with Alexia Barrier from 4myplanet and Surfrider, YPY (Young Professionals in Yachting) is organizing a beach cleanup on Saturday 29 October. If you haven't yet signed up, there's still time to come and join us! The waste collected along this coastline will be sent for analysis as part of further research into the impact marine litter has on our oceans.
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