• YPY: Yachting, Monaco and the Opportunities...

    Posted: 12th March 2019 | Written by: YPY Monaco

    If you are working in the yachting industry and would like to know what Monaco is doing to help the new generation to improve their business opportunities in the Principality, make sure you join us at the next YPY Monaco event on Thursday 17th March at 7pm.
  • Crew Awards 2019 - Nominations Open

    Posted: 12th March 2019 | Written by: Corinna Blanke

    ACREW is proud to open the nominations for the 2019 Crew Awards. Based on last year’s overwhelming response from the yachting industry, more than 300 nominees representing approximately 150 superyachts are expected in this year’s nomination round. The Crew Awards ceremony will take place on 12th October in Nice, France and will be a night to remember with 500 Captains and Crew from around the globe celebrating the best in the business.
  • Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza 2019 - Registrations Open!

    Posted: 12th March 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Registrations are now open for the 10th-year anniversary edition of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza on Friday 29th March 2019 at Auron. We look forward to welcoming you at the ski station in Auron for the biggest winter snow day for the superyacht industry on the French Riviera!
  • MB92 Barcelona Receive ISO 50001 Certificate for Energy Management

    Posted: 6th March 2019 | Written by: MB92

    MB92 Barcelona, part of the MB92 Group, today announced the recent addition of the ISO 50001 certificate for energy management by the Lloyd's Register. In achieving this, MB92 Barcelona are demonstrating their ongoing commitment to improving energy efficiency and reducing their impact on the environment.
  • Silver Arrows Marine Collaborates with Begüm Yachting

    Posted: 6th March 2019 | Written by: Silver Arrows Marine

    Silver Arrows Marine, creator of the unique Mercedes-designed ARROW460-Granturismo motor yacht, is taking the next step in its development with an exciting new collaboration with Begüm Yachting.
  • 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.
  • Howard Pridding Bows Out as British Marine CEO

    Posted: 20th February 2018 | Written by: British Marine

    British Marine have announced today that Howard Pridding will be leaving the company in the summer after completing five and a half years in the role of Chief Executive Officer.
  • Sri Lanka...the Next Sailing Destination in Asia?

    Posted: 20th February 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    While Sri Lanka boasts the richly biodiverse Indian Ocean on every side, with famed views and whale watching, the country was not considered a worthy stop for yachts due to the lack of a fully-fledged marina. However, continuing efforts are underway to make “Sri Lanka the next sailing destination in Asia” and “…a magnet for yachters and pleasure sailors worldwide”, reports Priyantha Perera of Asia Pacific Superyachts Sri Lanka.
  • 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.
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  • Dubai Harbour Marina Design Contract Awarded to Camper & Nicholsons Marinas

    Posted: 12th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Since early 2018, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas have played an integral part in creating and designing the detail of the largest marina in the Middle East. Dubai Harbour will have 1,100 berths split over four separate marinas, a cruise ship terminal, residential towers and a unique entertainment environment; it is destined to become a maritime leisure hub and a significant feature of the Dubai waterfront.
  • International Superyacht Society Welcomes New Board Members

    Posted: 12th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The International Superyacht Society (ISS) based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has counted the votes cast by its stakeholders and can announce the new members joining the board of directors for a three year term. 
  • New Year, New Faces at TWW Yachts

    Posted: 5th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Thompson Westwood White Yachts has announced that 3 new brokers will be joining their team in Monaco: Bjorn Vang-Mathisen, Bart Obin and Axel Douqué.
  • Port Louis Marina in Grenada to Release 90 New Berths in 2019

    Posted: 31st January 2019 | Written by: Laura Muirhead

    Camper & Nicholsons Marinas is delighted to announce plans for the expansion of its Port Louis Marina in Grenada commencing in Spring 2019, with berths ready for occupation by August 2019. Port Louis Marina is the superyacht and cruising hub in the Southern Caribbean, situated below the hurricane belt, the marina currently has 160 berths for vessels up to 90m in length.
  • Seabins Launch at St. Katharine Docks

    Posted: 31st January 2019 | Written by: Laura Muirhead

    St. Katharine Docks, Central London’s only marina, which has undergone a careful refurbishment programme and ongoing management support from Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, has introduced three Seabins in an exciting environmental initiative. This is part of a larger commitment by the Docks to invest in greater sustainability and eco-friendly projects to reduce the amount of waste that is found in both the River Thames and the ocean.
  • Spirit Yachts Set to Launch Flagship Eco-Friendly Superyacht

    Posted: 29th January 2019 | Written by: Helen Porter

    Spirit Yachts has unveiled interior designs for its new 34m eco-friendly superyacht. The yacht is set to be the largest wooden-masted, sailing superyacht built in the UK since the 1930s. The new, owner-driven yacht will be one of the most sustainable yachts on the water at the request of a European buyer.
  • Top Six Experiences You Won’t Want to Miss at the Miami Yacht Show

    Posted: 25th January 2019 | Written by: Miami Yacht Show

    With its big move to Downtown Miami, this year’s Miami Yacht Show promises to delight seasoned yachters and new enthusiasts alike with an array of new, elite experiences. Across three marina sites 500 yachts will be on display alongside the latest marine gear and equipment, time-honoured watches, luxury cars and contemporary artwork.
  • First Ever British Marine Expo

    Posted: 22nd January 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    With the new year comes new opportunities and the inaugural British Marine Expo promises two days of inspiration, education and engagement in the dynamic surroundings of St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton. British Marine Expo on 26-27 March will bring together over 700 professionals from across the sector to meet, share ideas and do business.
  • Valencia Boat Show Gets a Reboot

    Posted: 22nd January 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Valencia Boat Show will be held from the 30th October to the 3rd November 2019 in Valencia Marina, with an expanded and renewed offer. The new team in charge of innovating the event is led by nautical journalist Nacho Gómez with a board of directors made up entirely of women.
  • Wally Becomes Part of Ferretti Group

    Posted: 18th January 2019 | Written by: Ferretti Group

    At the opening of Boot in Düsseldorf, Ferretti Group will announce the entry of Wally, the iconic luxury nautical brand and emblem of design and innovation, within the portfolio of its brands. Ferretti Group can now boast the widest range of brands in the Italian nautical industry.
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  • Taiwanese Captain Sentenced to 20 Years for Shark Finning in Tanzania

    Posted: 12th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The owner and captain of the Malaysian-flagged fishing vessel (F/V) Buah Naga 1 have pleaded guilty to the charge of Unlawful Possession of Shark Fins in a plea agreement with Tanzanian Prosecutors. The criminals were brought to justice as part of Operation Jodari, a joint partnership between Sea Shepherd, Fish-i Africa and the government of Tanzania.
  • Steep Rise in Bug-Sweeping on Superyachts

    Posted: 8th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    High net worth individuals are increasingly concerned about the risks of being bugged on board their superyachts says Matt Horan, security director of cyber-security company C3IA Solutions. Some owners have wrongly believed that being at sea affords greater security than offices and homes, but Matt Horan is keen to dispel the myth.
  • Sea Shepherd's Flagship M/Y Steve Irwin to be Retired

    Posted: 4th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sea Shepherd International have announced that their flagship, the M/Y Steve Irwin, or the Steve, will be retired after 11 years of service. With Sea Shepherd, the M/Y Steve Irwin has conducted 18 campaigns in defence of the world’s oceans; from protecting pilot whales in the Faroes, bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean, and humpback whales off the Kimberley coast.
  • Clear Ocean Pact Aims for 1000 Yachts by 2020

    Posted: 24th November 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson

    A new initiative called Clear Ocean Pact has launched to gain commitment across the yachting industry to reduce the level of single-use plastic and microplastic waste entering our oceans. Founded by yachting veteran Richard Orme, the aim is to raise awareness and stimulate a culture shift from the bottom up by exploring viable alternatives and solutions that yachts can adopt in their daily operations.
  • 40 Years of Sea Shepherd in Photos

    Posted: 15th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    International marine conservation society Sea Shepherd has opened an online photo exhibition 'Sea Shepherd: On the Frontline of Marine Conservation', where stunning photos from their 40 year history can be viewed and purchased.
  • PRIVA Delivers Connectivity and Content

    Posted: 9th November 2018 | Written by: Don Hoyt Gorman

    PRIVA, the superyacht connectivity and content supplier (previously MTN), has a new name and a new focus. “PRIVA stands for enriching our client’s most valuable asset: their time. It underpins everything we do. Growing our team and offering the best customer service possible is how we deliver on that promise,” says Ole Sivertsen, Senior Vice President of Maritime.
  • YPY Monaco Event: The Uncertainty of Taxes

    Posted: 2nd November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YPY Monaco invites all members of the yachting industry to its next event, The Uncertainty of Taxes, on Thursday 8 November at the Yacht Club de Monaco. They are pleased to be welcoming the experts from WES Yachting to give an overview of Customs and VAT regulations and MYA, who will give a presentation on the new Monaco VAT deferment leasing scheme.
  • Sea Shepherd Launches a New Campaign in the Mediterranean Sea

    Posted: 16th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sea Shepherd protects the Italian waters thanks to a joint collaboration with the Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund to tackle Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Aeolian Archipelago. Their recent patrol led to the removal and seizure of 52 illegal FADS (Fishing Aggregating Devices) along with 100km of polypropylene line from the waters of the Aeolian Islands.
  • Sea Shepherd Australia: Operation Reef Defence

    Posted: 10th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Operation Reef Defence is a Sea Shepherd Australia campaign to halt the construction of the Adani Carmichael coal mine, rail link and coal port in Eastern Australia. A new report from the Climate Council released this week reveals the urgent need for Australia to kick its coal habit to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Looking Ahead to the Caribbean Charter Season 2018

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: Tom Mukamal, IGY Marinas CEO

    Think back to the first time you visited the Caribbean. What captivated you the most: the crystal-clear waters, the lush greenery, or the miles of sandy beaches? All of these allures have made yachting and nautical tourism an economic cornerstone of the Caribbean and, just a year after unprecedented hurricanes, the islands and the people have made a strong comeback.
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